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Cedar County passes 2020 budget

“We are in the best financial shape we have been in the seven years I have been there, so I feel pretty good about it.  We’re not rich or anything like that. But we’re better than we have been.  I feel pretty good about out budget. It’s nice to have good equipment for our guys

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Cherry Valley 4-H Club to turn 75

Cedar County 4-H would like to congratulate the Cherry Valley 4-H club on their 75th year of existence. The Cherry Valley 4-H Club will hold a reception in celebration of their 75th anniversary on March 29. The celebration will be held at the Land O Lakes fairgrounds metal building in Eldorado Springs between 2 and

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Apply for Lillian Sunderwirth scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2020 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship.  These scholarships are open to all students and returning college students who are  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

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Missouri Sheriffs United

On March 11, 2020 Missouri Sheriffs will hold a press conference at the Missouri State Capitol on behalf of Missouri law abiding citizens. Sheriffs will unite to discuss the state of public safety as seen at the local level from all corners of the state. Sheriffs will be discussing the catch and release policies of

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Just like clockwork

FIRST SIGN OF SPRING – Each spring this little bunch of yellow crocus seems to defy all the odds and barbs Mother Nature throws its way to put in a welcome appearance on the north slope of our driveway next to a big oak tree that long ago dropped its fruit. Other crocus follow in

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Common sense ways to avoid corona virus

On Monday, the Sun spoke with Jenean Ehlers, RN – Community Services Manager of the Cedar County Health Department, about the corona virus. Jeanean was hesitant to give any facts about the status of the virus because the situation is changing so fast that information given today would likely be outdated tomorrow. What she said

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital re-certified for immediate stroke care

Editor’s note: Big news – After an intense, voluntary process, the Level III Stroke Center at Cedar County Memorial Hospital has been re-certified leaving it as the only one in several counties in Southwest Missouri. A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted or reduced, depriving the brain of oxygen and nutrients. 

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Giving back

OSAGE RIVER 4-H  WORKING ON TABERVILLE SCHOOL HOUSE – Osage River 4H is honored to be awarded the Missouri Department of Agriculture BOAC grant for $500.00. The “Building Our American Communities” grant will be used to help restore the wall and chimney area of the historic Taberville Schoolhouse cloakroom . The Osage River 4H club

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