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Christmas Parade Winners

YOUTH: First Pace – El Dorado Springs FFA; Second place – El Dorado Springs Christian School; Third place – El Dorado Springs Church of the Nazarene. CIVIC: First place – Optimist Float; Second place – TOPS #9319. BUSINESS: First place – CVBT/Eagle Dispatch; Second place – Skate Town; Third place – CJ Lawn Mowing.

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CMS Vaccine Mandate Takes a Toll on CCMH Staffing

On Nov. 5, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule (the Rule), adding vaccination requirements to the Conditions of Participation for numerous health care providers, including Medicare- and Medicaid-certified hospitals and critical access hospitals such as Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH).  This Rule

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Cedar County Health Dept. COVID-19 stats for Nov. 22

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (1,814-41 new cases this past week) Active COVID-19 cases (27) Cases in Stockton (16) Cases in El Dorado Springs (22) # of deaths (31 confirmed PCR, 8 by antigen. Updated Oct. 21). Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar

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The Merriest

CHRISTMAS PARADE ROYALTY – The 2021 El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade Royalty was announced at 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the Civic Center. Libby Toliver was named Miss Merry Christmas and Isabelle Casey and Keeton Quamme were named Little Miss and Mr. Santa. Sydney Barger was named 1st runner-up to Miss Merry Christmas.

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Celebrating 100 years

Jim Kelly will be 100 on Nov. 29, 2021. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1941 and went on to become a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. He would love to get cards form El Dorado Springs friends. James Kelly, 8127 E. Wolfberry Circle, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118.

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Tis the season

GFWC GENERATION III HONORS MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS CANDIDATES – At Generation III’s Annual Tea held at the Wayside Inn Museum last week, the five 2021 Miss Merry Christmas candidates were introduced. They are: (seated from left) EHS Senior Gracie Swopes, daughter of Brad and Jenny Swopes; EHS Senior Libby Toliver, daughter of Darren and Kriste

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Line-up at 2, Parade at 3

2021 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade line-up Conservation Dept. – EDS Police Dept – Lead, EDS Fire Truck #1, G3 Miss Merry Christmas Candidates (6 vehicles), EDS Fire Truck #2 (with Santa Claus!), Olympia Volunteer Fire Department (3 Trucks), State Representative Jim Kalberloh – Ranger Truck. W. Hickory at Main – VFW Color Guard –

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CCMH Board announces resignation of CEO

The Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) Board of Directors accepted the resignation of CEO, Jana Witt, at their meeting on November 10, 2021.  Jana began her employment with CCMH in June of 2007 as the Administrative Project Coordinator and assumed the role of CEO in April of 2010.  Jana’s last day in this role will

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EHS hosts 25th Annual Veterans Day Assembly

by Juris Leroux, 10 On Thursday, Nov. 11, the El Dorado Springs High School DECA chapter held their 25th Veterans Day assembly. After last year’s assembly was canceled due to Covid 19 concerns, the DECA chapter, and Marketing II class have worked very hard in preparing this year’s assembly. It was the first time it

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Driver dies in wreck on Hwy. J

Clayton M. Hibbard, 57, Stockton, was pronounced dead at the scene where his northbound 2007 Kennwort T800 Truck ran off Hwy. J, stuck a fence, utility pole and several trees then caught on fire 1.7 miles north o Stockton a 7:44 a.m. on Nov. 3. MSGT Long worked the wreck.

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