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Council dives back in to pool opening, comes up dry

The El Dorado Springs City Council revisited the issue of not opening the city pool with Mayor Cory Gayman producing a letter to the council stating that he believed that the council had made a mistake at the previous meeting.   He said, “While I understand the pool closure may seem like a minor issue,

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The Band Plays On

This Friday evening will begin the 135th season for the El Dorado Springs Municipal Band. Concerts will be held every Friday and Saturday night from 8-9 p.m. and Sunday afternoons from 2-3 p.m. All concerts are free to the public and Municipal Band members would like to invite everyone to come listen to three great

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Museum to open

The Wayside Inn Museum in El Dorado Springs will be open starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2020. Museum hours are Thursday – Saturday 1 – 4 and Sunday 2 – 4. Monday, June 8, will be our annual Meeting. Please watch for updates.

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Fire Department Benefit Auction

The El Dorado Springs  Fire Department will hold a benefit auction for the Caplinger Mills Fire Department starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, in the old Shopko parking lot, rain or shine. The day begins with the drawing for the gun donated by Big Bear’s LLC – Jay Schwalm. The auction follows. The

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Play Ball

LOOKING FOR A HOME RUN – The Lucien Carter Ballpark was full of players, parents and vehicles when the season opened on June 1.

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Summer School 2020 Information June 11 – July 15

Summer School at El Dorado Springs R-2 is going to look a little different this year as we do our best to follow the restrictions mandated by the Department of Education, the CDC and our local health officials. Our number one goal is to ensure the safety of our staff and students. The following is

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You know when it’s time

NEARLY 15 YEARS OF SERVICE – The NEVC administrators, on behalf of the board, presented Jeanne Hoagland a plaque for her nearly 15 years of service on the board, the last six as president of the board. Pictured are (from left) Chris Hudson- High School Principal; Charles Naas – Superintendent; Jeanne; and Kendall Ogburn –

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Hospital Board hears virtual audit report

At the May 18 meeting of the Cedar County Hospital board of Trustees, Josh Wilks of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP resented the audit report for FY 2020. He reported that the hospital’s net position, the difference between its assets and liabilities, is $12.9 million, decreased by $800,945 in 2020. The operating loss has improved over the prior

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Still remembered

FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FLAGS – The El Dorado Springs City Cemetery usually hosts the VFW Memorial Day Ceremony,  but this year the area around the monument to veterans was empty. Plenty of headstones had been decorated. A few individuals were still in the process of honoring their loved ones. A healthy breeze kept the flags

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