Drivers can expect one-lane traffic on Hwy. 54 between Weaubleau and Preston when a resurfacing project begins the week of Aug. 8, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Contractor crews will grind off the top layer of asphalt and replace it with new a new asphalt driving surface on a 23-mile section of Hwy. 54.
Ty Gaither, Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney, announces that on July 25, 2016, Joshua Brown was sentenced by Greene County Circuit Judge Calvin Holden. Joshua Brown was found guilty by a Greene County Jury on May 5, 2016, of Felony Murder, Hindering Prosecution, Possession of Methamphetamine and Tampering with Evidence in the death of Cedar County
MO HOUSE HONORS ELDO – Rep. Warren Love presented El Dorado Springs Mayor Brad True and the 2016 El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee with a resolution from the Missouri House in honor of the 135th Annual Picnic. Pictured are(from left) Judi Baldwin – Picnic Committee Secretary, Warren Love – Representative, Jerry Baldwin – City Council,
On Monday, the Sun contacted Cedar County Sheriff Leon Dwerlkotte about another matter and learned that a Greene County Circuit Judge had overruled the murder conviction of Joshua Jay Brown in the death of Cedar County Deputy Sheriff Matt Chism. The Sun called Cedar County Prosecutor Ty Gaither who confirmed that had happened but needed
GIRL SCOUTS PICK UP PICNIC TRASH – Members of Girl Scout Service Unit 712 and their families have performed a quiet service for their community for the past four years while earning some funds for their troops. This year the City paid them $500 for picking up trash on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the
On July 20 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Sheriff Dwerlkotte along with deputies from the Cedar County Sheriff’s Office, C.N.E.T. Drug Task Force, Vernon and Bates County Sheriff Office, served a search warrant at the Robert Winger residence located on County Road 752 approximately 1 1⁄2 mile off Hwy. AA within Cedar County. In search of
The Opera House Arts Council along with the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club will sponsor a free kids swim from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, at the El Dorado Springs City pool. The free event includes free ice cream.
The “big news” out of the July 14 R-II school board meeting was what Supt. Mark Koca learned from the school’s financial experts. He said he asked for the tax increase for $3 million and $5 million and he asked how much the school could bond with no tax increase. He said he expected the
NEON SIGN SHINES AGAIN. – El Dorado Springs historic neon sign brightened the sky once again when repairs were competed just in time for the 2016 El Dorado Springs Picnic. The light shone against the gathering darkness on Tuesday evening, July 19, for the first time since August of 2014 when a devastating hailstorm took
It was an interesting and pleasant discussion for a little over an hour Monday night in the High School Library about what the R-II School needs and how much patrons will be willing to spend. A couple of school board members were in the audience but basically didn’t speak. Supt. Mark Koca pulled up a