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Open house at library

The Cedar County Library board and staff will host an open house and tour Monday, April 3, both in El Dorado Springs and Stockton. They will be available to discuss the 1⁄4 cent tax increase request on the April ballot: Stockton – 3-5 p.m. Friday, March 23; El Dorado Springs – Monday, April 3.

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Friday and Saturday Spring one-act play offers tasty drama

The Spring One-Act Play at El Dorado Springs High School for 2017 will be “Fine Dining,” by Burton Bumgarner. This delicious comedy is made up of three scenes set in a restaurant during the time customers arrive, place their orders, and await their meals. The scenes include “The Irritated Man,” “Anxiety Dreams,” and “Stephen King

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SCHS alumni association plans 130th reunion

The officers of the 130th Annual Schell City Alumni Association will hold a planning and work meeting on Sunday, April 9 in the First Christian Church (use north door) in Schell City, beginning at 2 p.m. All SCHS Alumni, NEVC Alumni and friends are encouraged to attend and assist in continuing the longest continuous school

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HEY FROM JEFF CITY

HEY FROM JEFF CITY – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended Missouri farmers and agriculture associations for providing aid and assistance to victims of a massive wildfire in Kansas. Over 650,000 acres of land have burned, and numerous farmers have lost livestock and feed. Over the past few weeks, dozens of Missouri farmers including a

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CCAD picks new spot for ambulance barn

For over an hour and a half, the Cedar County Ambulance Board and members of the public discussed the new ambulance barn the board now wants to build on the lot just to the west of the current ambulance barn in Stockton. The board said it has reserved $25,000 to purchase the lot but would

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State FFA choir bound

TWO FROM NEVC – The Missouri FFA Association has selected Emma Pritchett and Logan Goodman, from Northeast Vernon County, as 2017 State FFA Choir members. Goodman and Pritchett are members of the Northeast Vernon County FFA Chapter. Emma is the daughter of Scotty and Brandy Pritchett. Logan is the daughter of Jared and Christy Goodman.

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Council hires Friday Picnic entertainment

At the Monday, March 20, meeting of the El Dorado Springs City Council, the council passed a resolution approving the hiring of Blend to perform on Friday, July 21, at the annual Picnic. The a cappella group will perform for 90 minutes from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for $2,000. They also approved the hiring

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