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CCMH announces next CEO

TERRY NICHOLS TO BEGIN MAY 23 – Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors is excited to announce Terry Nichols has accepted the position as CCMH’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective May 23, 2022. “We had an extremely difficult decision to make due to the number of highly-qualified candidates we interviewed,” said Marvin Manring, CCMH

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Water safety fun day at Liston May 21

Families love to make a big splash on Memorial Day weekend with fun in the water. This Saturday, May 21, prepare to jump in with both feet and learn about water safety that will help keep your family safe and maximize your fun this summer. West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, in cooperation with the

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Bridge replacement on I-49 between mile markers 98 & 100

What: Southbound I-49 traffic shifted head-to-head in the northbound lanes between Mile Markers 98 and 100 in Vernon County over the Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad south of Nevada while contractor crews work to replace the southbound bridge When: Tuesday, May 10 and remaining in this pattern until completion of project Traffic Impacts: Southbound I-49

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Walker School Alumni reunion to meet

The Walker School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, June 4. The Reunion will be held in the School gymnasium of the Northeast Vernon County School High School Campus at 216 East Leslie Avenue in Walker. The reunion will open with registration at 10:30 with a catered meal at 12-Noon followed by a business meeting

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Listen to campfire stories at Stockton State Park May 28

Join Stockton State Parks team members around a campfire as storyteller Raelene Crotser tells some Ozark tall tales and Mother West Wind stories. The program begins at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28 at the amphitheater. This event is being held in conjunction with the National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day. For more information about

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Memorial Day and the American Flag

by David Bozarth, member of VFW Post 257 Memorial Day is only a week and a half away, this year falling on May 30. I thought it would be nice to refresh our memories by reminding us of the purpose of the holiday and sharing the thoughts of a veteran regarding the display of the

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Backing the Blue

CHAMBER SUPPORTS LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT – On Friday, May 6, the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce which represents, businesses, organizations and the City held a Back the Blue appreciation day. The law enforcement officers and staff were treated to a lunch at the El Dorado Mexican Restaurant and swag bags with donations from businesses

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West Central Missouri Community Action Agency Offices reopen

Agency Celebrates 58 Years of Service “Our doors are open and we look forward to seeing you!” West Central Missouri Community Action Agency (West Central) offices in five regional hubs and the organization’s Central Office are once again open to the public, and staff are prepared to assist individuals and families with preparing and submitting

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Come in and have some fun

HAPPILY HOME – The Hillbilly Debutante Mercantile and Pie Shoppe, located at 101 North Main, El Dorado Springs, MO, is Kathie Truitt’s dream come true. She’s in the place she loves the best – El Dorado Springs, in a building with big glass windows with a view of the “most beautiful Park in the world.”

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