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Arson suspected

BURNING BUSH – Two firetrucks arrived at the scene of  burning ornamental grasses in the Park on Saturday, Dec. 7. The fire was extinguished and the incident is under investigation.

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Governor and First Lady Parson invite families to Candlelight Tours

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson cordially invite families to attend this year’s Candlelight Tours and annual tree lighting ceremony at the Missouri Governor’s Mansion on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019.  Governor Parson and First Lady Parson will light the 2019 Mansion Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on Friday. The

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital’s cold weather clothing drive

During the month of December, Cedar County Memorial Hospital is receiving donations for warm weather clothing for our area Cedar County schools. We have reached out to staff in both El Dorado Springs and Stockton districts to target needed items to better serve the youth of our area. Please consider this worthy cause when shopping

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Santa wants your help

EVERYBODY NEEDS A LITTLE CHRISTMAS – The local community has had the true Christmas spirit in their donations to this year’s Toy drive. However, there are a few gaps to fill.  Gifts are still needed in the following categories: 0 – 8 months, boys gifts 7 – teen.    As with everything, there is a

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Council reviews marijuana ordinance

During the Monday, Dec 2, El Dorado Springs City Council meeting, an ordinance restricting medical marijuana was discussed. City Manager Bruce Rogers said the ordinance was written by City Attorney Bryan Breckenridge and it was a work in progress. Rogers said that the city’s ordinance would have to comply with the state. He said he

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Santa to arrive in Schell on fire truck

Be sure to gather in downtown Schell City before 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, to greet Santa when he arrives on the fire truck. A visit with Santa AND snacks will follow inside the Community Building. Be sure to bring your camera to take pictures.

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OGT offering $20,000 reward for help with MDC elk poaching cases

MDC and CFM need public’s help to catch poachers in six cases of illegally killed elk. Missouri’s Operation Game Thief (OGT) is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the poacher/s that shot a female adult elk and left it for dead Nov. 18 on National Park Service property near the

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Decorate now for Holiday Home contest

You, too, can get in the holiday spirit. Participate in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Contestants decorate their homes for the opportunity to win a part of $300 in utility credits from the city of El Dorado Springs.  You must live inside the city limits to participate. Register your property by noon on Wednesday, Dec.

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New digs

STATE FARM CELEBRATES NEW OFFICE – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting  for Toshua Barnes McCormick, State Farm on Friday, Nov. 22 , at her new office west of town on 54 Hwy. Present for the photo were: (from left) Chamber Members Sylvia Ackley, Janna Dody (Sac Osage Electric) Nikki

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Decorate now for Holiday Home contest

You, too, can get in the holiday spirit. Participate in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Contestants decorate their homes for the opportunity to win a part of $300 in utility credits from the city of El Dorado Springs. You must live inside the city limits to participate. Register your property by noon on Wednesday, Dec.

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