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For $5.6 million to add elevator and more

R-II Board to put no increase bond on ballot During its Thursday, Aug. 18, meeting, the Dorado Springs School Board voted to put $5.6 million bond issue on the Nov. ballot with no increase in the current 54¢ levy. The ballot language the board approved is: Shall the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District, Cedar

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No looking back now

BACKPACK BUDDIES – Opening day dress code seemed to be backpacks as this group of young men headed for their High School classes Wednesday morning at the El Dorado Springs High School.

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R-II School Board sets tax levy

At its Aug. 18 tax levy hearing, the El Dorado Springs R-II Board set the tax levy at a total of $3.7266 per $100 assessed valuation. The operating levy is $3.1866. The debt service levy is 54¢.

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City Council sets tax levy

The El Dorado Springs City Council set the tax levy for El Dorado Springs at $1.0342 with a projected tax revenue of $323,500. It was approved by all councilmen present – Mayor Brad True, Jim Luster, Nick Bland and Randy Bland. Councilman Jerry Baldwin was absent. City Manager Bruce Rogers and City Clerk Lisa Allison

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100-Mile Yard Sale coming

Discover More on Rt. 54 is hosting the 2nd annual 100-mile yard sale that will be coming up on Labor Day weekend, Sept. 3-5.  This will cover communities along U.S. Hwy. 54 from Nevada to Camdenton. The host locations are for sellers living away from Hwy 54 who wish to participate over Labor Day weekend.

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CCMH welcomes new physician

Cedar County Memorial Hospital is proud to welcome Barbara Chilton, D.O., Board Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, to the Medical Mall Clinic in El Dorado Springs. Dr. Chilton comes to the Medical Mall Clinic with extensive education and experience. Dr. Chilton received her B.S. in Biology from East Central University, in Ada,

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James (Jim) McCrary interview

On Monday, James (Jim) McCrary, winner of the Republican nomination for Cedar County Sheriff, stopped by the Sun office for a get acquainted interview. He has no announced opponent in the general election, but he was to quick to point out that his election is not a “done deal.” Q. What is your law enforcement

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Walter H. Meeker charged with five sex felonies

Walter H. Meeker, Stockton, was charged last Thursday with five sex crimes with a person less than 14 years old. When the Cedar County Sheriff’s office went to arrest Meeker, there was a 45 minute standoff while Meeker held a gun under his own chin threatening to harm himself. He finally laid the gun down,

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Rice resigns from CCAD board

On Monday evening, Sue Rice resigned from her position as District 1 director on the Cedar County Ambulance Board saying she is in the final stages of moving to Moberly. The board accepted her resignation and voted to advertise in the newspaper for a replacement. The board elected Byron Hamilton to be secretary/treasurer, the position

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