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Tri-County girls night out

What do you get when you combine food, fun, music and auctions? The third annual Tri-County Girls Night Out. This year’s event will again be held in the Leeper Center from 5:30 – 9:30 Thursday, March 23. This ladies evening out features great food catered by Count On Us Catering, music by Sargent Pete, and

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Absentee Ballot Request

Absentee voting has begun for the April 4, 2017, Municipal Election.  Absentee ballots may be requested by mail or fax. Mail absentee ballot requests to Peggy Kenney Cedar County Clerk, Voter Registration, 113 South Street, Stockton, MO 65785 or fax absentee ballot requests to 417-276-3461 and it must include your name, phone number, address to

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Weather awareness class March 16

by Becky Groff Severe weather season used to be in the spring, but it seems, now, severe weather can happen at any time when the weather conditions are right. Would you like to learn more about tornadoes, lightning, floods and more weather phenomena? Cedar County’s office of emergency management and National Weather Service will host

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Apply for 2017 Lillian Sunderwirth Scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2017 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships are open to all students and returning college students attending or have obtained admission to an accredited two year or four year college or trade school.  This does include those seeking masters degrees. The recipients of these scholarships must be from

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Ready for her close up

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH  – Diamond, owned by the Lower family, peers from behind the bars of her trailer before joining the other heifers and steers being weighed in. The event was from 2 – 4 p.m. at the El Dorado Sale Barn on Sunday, Feb. 26. According to Land of Lakes Youth Fair Sec/Treas

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R-II school to host open house

The El Dorado Springs R-2 School District will host an open house at the newly opened Early Childhood Center (located just south of the Elementary School on Park Street) from 4-7 p.m. March 2. All patrons are invited to take a tour of the facility. Ribbon cutting for the facility will be at 4:00.

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New High School Principal named

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education has named Mr. David Rotert as the new High School Principal for the 2017-18 School Year. Mr. Rotert will replace retiring principal David Hedrick and comes to the district with 14 years of teaching experience and five years as High School Principal at Rich Hill Mr. Rotert

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Growing seeds of hope for the hungry

University of Missouri Extension Master Gardeners and Grow Well Missouri partner to plant seeds of hope in food pantry clients at Mexico’s Help Center. Food pantry recipients plant community garden plots with seeds bought in bulk and packaged by Master Gardeners and community volunteers. Master Gardeners provide tools, supplies and advice. The motto of the

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CCAD wants to build new Stockton barn

Two building experts were at the Monday, Feb. 20, Cedar County Ambulance Board meeting to discuss the possibility of the district building a new ambulance barn. Board Chairman John Wilson had evidently gotten in contact with Chillicothe based Ken Mata, Morton Buildings, and Lyle Prior, Municipal Development and Bonds, to make presentations about a design/build

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