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Board votes to increase charges by five percent

The regular monthly meeting of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees was held on Monday, Dec. 19 in the hospital Board Room with the following in attendance:  Judy Renn, President; Jan Neale, Vice-President; John Walker, Secretary/Treasurer; Carla Griffin and Julia Phillips, Board Members; Jana Witt, CEO; Carla Gilbert, Director of Finance; Drew Alexander,

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Merry Christmas

From: Kenny, Kimball and Davis Long, Adrian and Cain Gilfoil, Mary True, Gwen Nickerson, Nancy Dissler and C.W. Spohn

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OSHA cites numerous hazards at Barrington Mfg.

A federal workplace safety inspection – that occurred only after a federal court ordered an El Dorado Springs sheet metal manufacturer to allow inspectors to respond to complaints of unsafe working conditions and employee injuries – led to the discovery of more than a dozen repeated and serious violations and an assessment of $138,430 in

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Don’t wait ‘til Christmas

ALMOST THERE – In a short time the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has been able to collect $39,500 in pledges for a $44,000 matching grant that would provide sidewalks on North and South Park and from the corner of Park and Hospital Road, east to Hwy. 32. This is Phase II of the

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CMH El Dorado Springs Medical Center, Walk-In Clinic to open Jan. 3

Citizens Memorial Hospital announces the opening of its new CMH El Dorado Springs Medical Center & Walk-In Clinic at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The clinic is located next to Community Springs Healthcare Facility at 322 E. Hospital Road, El Dorado Springs. An official ribbon cutting ceremony and open house will be announced at

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New circuit judge

JUDGE TO JUDGE – On Wednesday morning, Judge David Munton (right), formerly the Dade County Associate Circuit Judge, took the oath of office as the Circuit Judge of the 28th Circuit (Cedar, Dade, Vernon and Barton) from Judge Tom Pyle, (left) Cedar County Associate Circuit Judge.

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School Board donates to sidewalk project

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board met on Thursday, Dec. 8. Present were Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Allen Hoover, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason – presiding. Sccott Cluck was absent. The board approved the payment of bills totalling $603,639.57. The board reviewed the property and liability insurance. It was up $4,000 from

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2016 Chamber of Commerce holiday home decorating contest winners

It’s easy to see the holiday season is upon us. The City of Gold is lit in all its festive glory and home owners are adding to the splendor with their Christmas lights and décor. The Chamber of Commerce Holiday Home Decorating Contest judges had an extremely difficult time deciding who to award the prizes

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Sound and lights of Christmas

FIRST PLACE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – The 2016 El Dorado Springs Christmas home decorations winner took a step into technology. Justin and Chelsea Jacobs, 610 S. High St. (North off Hwy. 54 and in the first block north of Fields Blvd.) have a sign in the yard inviting viewers to tune to an FM radio station

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2016 Bulldog Courtwarming royalty

2016 BULLDOG COURTWARMING ROYALTY – On Friday, Dec. 9, the Bulldogs crowned their royalty after the JV won its game and before the varsity lost by two points. The queen is Anyssa Salazar, daughter of Patty and Drex Salazar. Her favorite motto is, “Life is simple, just not easy.” The king is Shane Trowbridge, son

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