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Cedar Co. COVID-19 stats for Sept. 13

Reported cases since beginning of COVID-19 pandemic (1608) Active COVID-19 cases (10) # of deaths (26 confirmed PCR, 7 by antigen. Updated Aug. 17). (We are waiting for state to confirm four other deaths). Total Cedar County Test Count (total of negative line list + # positive cases) Negative Cedar County Test Count (27878 reported

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Hospital lifts limitation on inpatient admissions

Last Tuesday, Cedar County Memorial Hospital CEO Jana Witt   told the Sun that limitation had been lifted. Chief Nursing Officer Marie Mitchell said the limitations were put in place because the hospital did not have enough licensed staff available to schedule the nurse to patient ratio needed to ensure safe patient care. The hospital

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Dr. Wyant to speak at Baton Rouge conference

Dr. Andrew Wyant MD, physician at the CCMH Medical Mall in El Dorado Springs, has been invited to speak at the Louisiana Association of Medical Psychologists (LAMP) this weekend.     Louisiana is one of five states that allow psychologists with a PhD and an extra fellowship to prescribe psychiatric medication. The group invites doctors

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Schell City names Gayman Grand Marshall

Dan Gayman was born in Denver, Colorado on Jan.y 22, 1937 and lived with his parents, Leo and Lucy Gayman, in the Rocky Mountains there until the family moved to Missouri in 1941.  The Gayman’s purchased land west of Schell City to farm and  raise livestock. They later moved and farmed the  Cresap Ranch, now

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Schell City Royalty

SCHELL CITY FALL FESTIVAL WINNERS – Little Princess – Teigen Stutzman, Little Prince – Hunter Leach, Princess – Avery Minor, Prince – Rex Davis, Queen – Christy Goodman. Royalty winners were crowned based on the umber of tickets they sold for Community Betterment. There was over $23,000 dollars raised by all the candidates. The winners’

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If the boot fits – fill it

FIREMEN/VOLUNTEERS COLLECT DONATIONS FOR MDA – Families and friends of El Dorado Springs Firefighters worked on Saturday, Sept 4, and Monday, Sept. 6, to collect $6,861.17 for MDA. For over 20 years the department has collected money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.   Fire Chief Bob Floyd and Jason Fick count Saturday’s donations.

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Cedar County Memorial Hospital addresses inpatient limitation

Cedar County Memorial Hospital (CCMH) has been asked to provide clarification of information that is circulating regarding the Hospital not admitting patients at the present time.  CCMH wishes to respond that all services are currently open per regularly established hours; including the emergency room, which is open 24/7, and the inpatient unit.  CCMH is limiting

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Veterans and First Responders Breakfast

VFW Post 257 will host a FREE breakfast to veterans and spouses and First Responders and spouses from 8 – 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept 11, at the post home, corner of First and Pine Streets in El Dorado Springs. Menu includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice and coffee. Join us

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Help us Celebrate 150 years

PRESIDENT ISSUES INVITE – Schell City Community Betterment President Jeanne Hoagland would like to invite everyone to this weekend’s Schell City Fall Festival. Hoagland, along with fellow Community Betterment officers – Vice President, Jim Goodman, Secretary, Kim Goodman; and Treasurer, Sharon Goodman as well as a number of other committee members and area volunteers, are

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First Winner

Vera Whitesell is the first winner of four tickets to the Renaissance Festival in KC. Be sure to enter for tickets at the Sun office, 125 N. Main. The Festival goes through Oct. 16 & 17.

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