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Hoaglands named Grand Marshalls

This year’s Schell City Fall Festival Parade Grand Marshalls can trace their family history in the town to just after the founding of the community in 1871. Although he was born in Kansas City, John R. Hoagland has spent most of his life in Schell City except for his service in the U.S. Navy during

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Robison federal trial set for Oct. 24

Phillip Ray Robison Jr., El Dorado Springs,  is scheduled for trial on Oct. 24, which will be held at the federal courthouse in Springfield. He has been appointed a public defender because he cannot afford to hire an attorney. On Feb. 23, a federal grand jury inidicted Robison on two counts of making a telephone

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Bulky trash pickup Sept. 26-29

The date for the El Dorado Springs residential bulky trash will be the week of Sept. 26-29. Place the bulky items out the night before or by 4 a.m. the same day as your regular trash pickup. Yard waste (including brush and tree limbs), hazardous waste, tires, paint and appliances will not be picked up

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Lucky for life

ELDO COUPLE CLAIMS $25,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE PRIZE – An El Dorado Springs couple is now “lucky for life” after claiming a $25,000 a year for life second-tier prize in the Missouri Lottery Draw Game. Robert, 53, and Kathryn, 60, Foley claimed their prize at the Lottery’s Springfield regional office on Aug. 26 after

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ElDo man running from Vernon County arrested 12 feet from county line

A wanted fugitive has been taken into custody after a four-day manhunt and a fight that sent one Vernon County deputy to the hospital. According to Vernon County Sheriff’s office officials, deputies pursued a vehicle Tuesday afternoon that ended with the vehicle crashing in a ditch on 2350 Rd. in rural Vernon County. The driver

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Ellison sentenced for murdering grandparents

by Johaness Brann Nevada Daily Mail Circuit Judge James Bickel, at a hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 30, in Nevada, sentenced Logan Ellison, 19, to 22 years in prison for the murder of his grandparents, Herman and Rosie Ellison, on Oct. 9, 2014, in their Vernon County home southwest of El Dorado Springs where Logan lived

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Cedar County Farm Bureau schedules annual meeting

The Cedar County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Christian Church, Stockton. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. “All Cedar County Farm Bureau members are encouraged to attend this important meeting,” Cedar County Farm Bureau President Peggy Kenney said. “The dinner is complimentary.

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NRCS announces Nov. 18 application deadline

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Nov. 18 as the first cut-off date to apply for fiscal year 2017 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

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Biscuits and Gravy this Saturday

The El Dorado Spring Preserve Our Past Society will host a breakfast of biscuits and gravy in the Wayside Inn Museum Dining room from 7  – 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept 10. The menu will include all you can eat biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and orange juice, Proceeds will benefit the El Dorado Springs School

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Dance with the Stars Oct. 1

The Opera House Arts Council will hold a Dancing With the Stars multiple charity community fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 1. We are working on a fun filled night that will be held at the old gym at the El Dorado Springs R-II School. There will be various clubs dancing and doing skits to make the

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