2ND BACKPACK FAIR SUCCESSFUL – Kaleb and Grace Hunt get trimmed up at the 2nd annual Backpack Fair at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center on Monday, Aug. 10. The event catered to about 200 attendees who could get shoes, vision exams, haircuts, dental exams (along with fillings), backpacks full of supplies and age
Medicaid expansion was one of the goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; however, in 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that states couldn’t be forced to expand their Medicaid programs. The decision to expand Medicaid or not was then left up to the individual states. At this time, 39 states (included
The Cedar County Commission will begin acceptance of Phase 2 CARES ACT funding applications beginning August 10, 2020 through August 24, 2020 and will make award decisions on or by September 8, 2020. This round of funding is being provided for Not for Profit organizations. Depending upon the number of applications received and amount of
LIONS HELP OUT WITH BACKPACK FAIR – The El Dorado Springs Lions Club raised $2,253 with their Breakfast Buffet and auction on Aug. 1 They presented that money to Terry Austin for the Backpack Fair held on Aug. 10. Pictured are: (back row from left) Sam Eaves, Cory Barton, Frank Lambrecht, Susie Bruce and James
For the first time in 70 years the Vickers – Galvin Reunion scheduled for the 3rd Sunday in Aug at the First Christian Church in El Dorado Springs has been canceled due to Covid-19. The families hope to resume the traditional reunion in 2021.
All veterans, spouses and guests are invited to a free Appreciation Breakfast from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug 29, at the VFW Post. Breakfast includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage, coffee and juice. It will be a time for all vets to get together and socialize. The El Dorado Springs Veterans
The El Dorado Springs Class of 1958 has cancelled its 80th birthday celebration due to Covid-19. It was originally scheduled for Sept. 5 at the Civic Center.
The El Dorado Springs City Council at the Aug. 3 council meeting voted unanimously to cap the showers in the Community Building due to misuse. Civic Center Director Charlie Cantrell said that the showers had been closed since the Covid-19 outbreak and had been cleaned and painted and were currently not in use. He said
SIGN OF THE TIMES – Notices on the doors of the R-II School warn all adults to mask before entering the school. If you don’t have a mask or forgot yours, one will be provided.
37 YEARS, SAME JOB – Dr. Rick Casey celebrated his 37th year at the El Dorado Springs Mercy Clinic on Monday, Aug, 3, with the help of clinic employees.