James was born in El Dorado, Kansas, but moved to Nevada and then Harwood when he was 11 years old, where his future wife, Martha Waggoner lived with her family. She was the daughter of O.W. and Mable Waggoner, who owned the funeral home in Harwood for many years. Jim and Martha attended high school
CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW BUSINESS – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for The Finer Things Boutique at 113 S. South Main on Thursday, Sept. 3. The Finer Things Boutique is owned by Sherry and David Levine and is open Mon. – Thurs. from 10 – 6; Fri.
When citizens of the City of El Dorado Springs get their yearly tax notice from the county this year the city’s taxes will share the same notice. City Manager Bruce Rogers said that city and county have agreed on terms with the county serving as the collection agency for the city. The county will charge
Schell City Fall Festival – Schell City will celebrate 149 years at their annual celebration on Sept 11 and 12 in Schell City. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, with silent auction bidding in the Community building. Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. with the announcement of The Lawn of the Year,
Bob Leeper, a graduate of the El Dorado Springs High School and most recently known as the builder of the Leeper Center on North Main in El Dorado Springs passed away at St. Luke’s in Kansas City on Aug. 28, 2020, surrounded by his family and listening to his favorite country and western music. According
Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (75) Active COVID-19 cases (9) Total # of cases requiring hospitalization (9) Current # of hospitalized cases (?) # of deaths (0) Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar County Test Count (2092) Positive Cedar County Test Count (75).
TROPHY STAYS AT HOME – Bulldog Athletic Director Jeremy Barger presents the 2020 Cedar County Bowl Trophy to coach Kelley Beckner after the Bulldog’s win against the Stockton Tigers on Friday Aug. 28. This was the Bulldog’s 12th win in the series. The Cedar County Bowl began in 2003 with a 12 – 6 win
Public announcement from Sheriff James McCrary: The Sheriff’s Office recently sent two inmates to the Missouri Dept. of Corrections (DOC) that tested positive for Covid 19 after arriving at DOC. I was notified of this on August 25th. Immediately after being notified I began the process of having our inmates and staff tested. The test
By Heath Oates El Dorado Spring R-2 Superintendent This article is intended to inform district patrons about the first few days of school in the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District. These are also my first few days of observing how school functions. On the first day of school, a group of about 6 high
The Land-O-Lakes Youth Fair Royalty crowned their Queen and Princess on Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Fairgrounds. Queen Brodi McNeece, daughter of Doug and Kristin McNeece, is a freshman at the El Dorado Springs High School. Princess Kylee Walker, daughter of Kensey Esry, is in the eighth grade at the El Dorado Springs Middle School.