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Band Students had great performances

Congratulations to Bulldog Band members who participated in the Mid-America Music Festival today at Pittsburg State University. The JH Band members worked hard for the last few weeks and performed very well. 2 Ratings Cloie Green – Clarinet Solo; Blake Carnahan – Clarinet Solo; Lacey Miller – Flute Solo. 1 Rating Caitlyn Burchett – Flute

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Clean Up El Dorado Saturday, April 22

We’re cleaning up El Dorado Springs and need YOUR help. The second annual “Clean-Up El Do” campaign is this Saturday. The local event coincides with the nationally recognized “Earth Day” event. You too can organize a Spring City Clean Team. Volunteer teams average just 2-3 hours of work, but make a huge difference in our

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Pursuit leads to three arrests after help from local citizens

Three people were taken into custody Saturday afternoon thanks to the help of area citizens. According to a press release issued Monday morning, Vernon County Sheriff’s Officials are saying a vehicle pursuit was called out when a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a pickup after he confirmed the tags did not come

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Help celebrate Week of the Young Child

The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education for Young children (NAEYC.) This year’s local celebration is scheduled for April 24 – April 28 at the El Dorado Springs Head Start, 210 E. Fields. The schedule is as follows; Monday, April 24 – anytime between

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Care Connection for Aging Services honors thousands of volunteers

Care Connection for Aging Services is honoring its volunteers in 23 locations this month in conjunction with National Volunteer Week from April 23 to 29. Care Connection’s 1,800-plus volunteers are vital to the operation of its senior centers in 13 counties. Volunteer roles in senior centers range from receptionist and dining room host to food

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R-II School Board reorganizes

The R-II School Board met Thursday, April13, to install newly elected members, reorganized the board and conduct regular business. They installed Mark Burley, Darrell Eason and Terry Shepard and re-elected Eason as president and Greg Beydler as vice president. All board members were present: Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Greg

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VFW to demo flag procedure

April 25 at 6:30 p.m. the VFW Post #257 will exhibit procedures to raising and lowering a United States flag. This will be for the El Dorado Springs Girl Scouts Troop. Location will be the ElDo Youth Center (old Liston School) in El Dorado Springs. The public is invited to attend to observe this patriotic

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Royal treatment

EGGACTLY RIGHT – The Royal Neighbors donated Easter Eggs to go along with the home bound meals delivered by the Senior Center last week. Extra eggs were shared with the regulars at the center. Pictured are (from left) Senior Center staff members Pennie Eason and Jerry Bobbett and Royal Neighbors Dorothy Foster and Sheryl Walker.

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Just Say No assembly

DRUG DOG, BATMAN, POLICE CHIEF – On Friday, El Dorado Springs 4th, 5th and 6th grade students participated in a Just Say No assembly with El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jerrod Schiereck as emcee accompanied by his partner, St. Clair County Deputy Lee Hilty, and his drug dog, Havic, who demonstrated his drug finding abilities

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Time to dig in the dirt

NEW TREE AT THE HOSPITAL – The Iris Belles Garden Club planted an ornamental Cleveland Pear on the south side of the Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Monday, April 10. Beverly Janes, Vicki Golubski and Virginia Sprouse, with the help of hospital buildings and grounds, got it safely in the ground.

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