A rural El Dorado Springs man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Vernon County Circuit Court to two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree robbery. Logan Ellison was charged with the fatal shootings of his grandparents, Herman Ellison, 76, and Rosie Ellison, 77, on Oct. 9, 2014, in their rural home on E. Quantrill
On Monday, July 11, at the request of Barton County Sheriff Mitchell Shaw, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Barton County Deputies, responded to a rural area approximately three miles southeast of Lamar to a report of a body located in a farm pond. Current information is the body is of an unidentified infant female.
Released by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Once more it is Picnic time again, in fact the 135th Annual Picnic. Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and our downtown area.
The 2016 baby contest will be held at the Opera House Theater. Registration will open at the bandstand in the park at 9 a.m. and will close at 9:55 a.m. Participants will then meet at the Theater after registering. The entry fee will be $5 (cash only). Age groups: 0-3 months, 4-7months, 8-11 months, 12-15
All El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools patrons are invited to attend an open meeting regarding district facilities needs, possible solutions and possible bond issue for the November election cycle. The meeting will be held in the HS Library at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18. The district would appreciate public feedback regarding these issues.
LAND OF LAKES YOUTH FAIR ROYALTY – On Tuesday, July 12, the Land-O-Lakes Youth Fair crowned it 2016 royalty. Those crowned are (from left) Junior Princess Olivia Graves, daughter of Andy and Jodi Graves and a member of Cherry Valley 4-H Club, was escorted by her big brother, Wyatt; Queen Taylor Robison, daughter of Scott
The Wayside Inn Museum will host a Needlework and Quilt Exhibit during the El Dorado Springs Picnic, July 21-24. This exhibit is open to needlework and quilters in El Dorado Springs, formerly from El Dorado Springs, and the surrounding area. The purpose of this show is to increase the prestige, artistry, creativity, professionalism and recognition
The El Dorado Springs City Council, during its meeting on Tuesday, July 5, mostly took care of final business in preparation for the 2016 Picnic – July 21, 22 and 23. The council hired Ron Alumbaugh to be the main announcer for the Picnic and entertain for $780. City Manager Bruce Rogers, who said Alumbaugh
LAND O LAKES ROYALTY CONTESTANTS – Each candidate had to submit an application to be considered. On Tuesday, June 28, all contestants were interviewed by a panel of judges. Coronation will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the LOL Show Ring. All are welcome to attend. Categories are: Jr. Princess: Clara Farran, Olivia
During its June 23 special meeting, the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board looked over the facility needs presented by the school staff. (Published last week in the Sun.) Supt. Mark Koca will convene a committee to take the list, vet it, screen it, prioritize it. After going over many of the suggestions, Supt. Koca