The El Dorado Springs City Council heard a variety of issues at their Monday, Aug. 7 regular meeting. During the Public Forum, Amber Neal expressed concern over the number of feral cat colonies in El Dorado Springs. She said that there needed to be some way to capture the cats and spay or neuter them
Cedar County Memorial Hospital spent over week in the month of July fighting the heat. On July 1, the hospital’s chiller (a/c) was hit by lightning on Saturday night and didn’t get a temporary chiller until Friday of the following week. The hospital continued to operate for 8 1/2 days without a/c. The hospital did
El Dorado Springs sex offender sentenced to 35 years for coercing a child for illegal sexual activity
An El Dorado Springs, Mo., man with a history of child sex crimes was sentenced in federal court today for making plans to coerce the fictional child of an undercover federal agent to engage in illegal sexual activity. Jarrett Lee Vann, 49, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 35 years in
The Opera House Theater, in downtown El Dorado Springs, is looking for donations to upgrade the server for their projector. The fear is that if the server becomes obsolete and movie makers produce films that aren’t compatible with the server currently in use at the Opera House, there will be a lot of films that
It seems pretty clear: “Shall the County of Cedar impose a local use tax at the same rate as the total local sales tax rate, provided that if the local sales tax rate is reduced or raised by voter approval, the local use tax rate shall also be reduced or raised by the same action?”
PIECING IT TOGETHER – The El Dorado Springs Senior Center at 604 South Forest is the next beneficiary of the local ladies that paint. After finishing their project on Hwy. 54, they are helping some of the seniors at the center to paint 4’x4’ “quilt blocks” designed to hang outside. Above the door to the
On Monday, July 24, at 4:26 p.m. the fire department was dispatched to a trash fire on County Rd. 150 east of town. Five trucks and 19 firefighters responded. While this was going on, the chief and an assistant chief assisted law enforcement at a minor traffic accident west of town on US 54 Hwy.
Progress is being made on the property on Hwy. 54 where the new Police Station and Fire Department will be located. Still a ways to go
On Monday night, July 31, JCG CPA Firm donated 131 seats at the Opera House for patrons to watch “Sound of Freedom,” which will play through next weekend. The challenge is for individuals or businesses to step up and offer another free showing. Contact Shelly Barger at 417/876-1819.
According to General Manager Aaron Ash at Sac Osage Electric, the storm on Sunday night/Monday morning left 2,500 people in their whole territory without power. As of Monday afternoon, there were 497 still affected. According to City Manager Bruce Rogers, there were no power outages within the City of El Dorado Springs.