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New at the Elementary helm

DR. BARGER NAMED ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL – The El Dorado Springs Board of Education would like to announce that they have named Dr. Tracy Barger as the new Elementary principal and Cary Chambers as the new Director of Special Services. Dr. Barger is currently serving as the El Dorado Springs Elementary Assistant Principal and Cary currently

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Notice of annual fire service charges

El Dorado Springs Rural Fire due by March 15, 2020. The City of El Dorado Springs has established the following charges for rural fire service and dues. Annual renewal charge for present member – $65. New member or rejoin fee – $75 plus annual charge of $65. Charges are calculated on the basis of one

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Cedar County Republican Party to meet

The Cedar County Republican Party Central Committee will meetat 4:30 p.m Monday, March 2, in room 5 of the Cedar County Courthouse. The purpose of this meeting is for the preparation of the upcoming 2020 election cycle and the county caucus which will be held Apr. 4 at the Cedar County Courthouse. Filing for township

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Hospital Board makes plans for April election

The Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees met Feb. 17 in the hospital classroom and discussed the upcoming April election. The hospital is placing the tax levy back on the ballot. Michelle Leroux , a candidate for the hospital board, said she and Korissa Perrodin have started a FaceBook page, Committee Supporting the Future

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Cedar County Democrats to meet

Cedar County Democratic Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the courthouse in Stockton. Shavonne Danner, a retired physician from Kansas City and healthcare professional advocate of Missouri rural communities will be our guest speaker for the evening. She will prioritize the merits of Medicaid expansion in Missouri. Question about Medicaid Expansion?

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Granted

2019 EL DORADO SPRINGS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS – The El Dorado Springs Community Foundation is pleased to announce grant recipients for 2019.  Thirty three grant applications were received this year which is almost twice the number that is generally received. $11,875 was awarded to the following applicants: • $2,885 to the El Dorado Springs

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El Dorado Springs R-II Board rehires all administrators

In the executive session of the R-II School Board’s Feb. 13 meeting, the board rehired all administrators and received the resignations, effective at the end of the school year, of Becky Cooper and Phillip Martin. Ashley Rogers introduced five of her volleyball players to the board who had received district honors. They are Reese Schaaf,

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Town Hall this Friday

  State Representative Warren Love will be at the El Dorado Springs Civic Center at 1 p.m. this Friday, Feb. 21. Rep Love will speak about the Green Belt Express energy transmission line, CAfOs and the internet-mail order sales tax issue. The public is invited.

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EL Dorado Springs FFA Week

The National FFA week is something that happens the last week of February and is state wide. We are starting our FFA week on Sunday, Feb.. 23, attending El Dorado Springs First  Baptist Church on Main Street. Our first spirit day is Career Day. Students will come to school dressed as their future career, and

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Missouri bill would strengthen children’s health care

A bill proposed by Representative Steve Helms would strengthen children’s health coverage in Missouri. House Bill 2379 would allow eligible children to keep their Medicaid coverage for a full 12 months, preventing kids from cycling on and off their coverage throughout the year. “Ensuring children have continuous health coverage will help them grow into happy,

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