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Coach of the Year

TEN YEARS IN THE RUNNING – 10 years ago, Bulldog Track Coach Brian Goatley got permission from the El Dorado Springs School Board to start a Cross Country team. Kevin McCoullough and Travis Farren helped pay for the new sport. This year, for the first time ever, the girls Bulldog Cross Country team placed in

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2019 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade line-up

Conservation Department – EDS Police Dept – Lead, EDS Fire Department Rural Pumper Truck #2, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Winner, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Runner Up, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, 2018 Winner MMC with

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Goin’ up

DRESSED AND READY TO GO – Downtown El Dorado Springs is getting ready for the annual Chamber of  Commerce Christmas Parade scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Star Spangled Christmas, in honor of the local VFW’s 100 anniversary, will feature Abigail Batson performing the Star Spangled Banner as the lead Color Guard

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Holiday Expo 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring Park Community Building

Christmas Parade and Lighting details: NEW – Miss Abigail Batson performing the National Anthem at Parade start (Main and Spring). Springfield Central Kilties and Parkview Lassies drum and bugle corps. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks sponsored by Woods Supermarket. GFWC Miss Merry Christmas, Little Mr. and Miss Santa candidates. Nine Wonder Optimists kids cookie

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Best of the best

DAELEN SETS RECORD – Bulldog Cross Country Runner Daelen Ackley didn’t just take first at the State Cross Country meet Saturday, he set a new record time doing it. One other runner battled him for the first two miles, then Daelen pulled away in the 3rd mile to win the individual state championship with a

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Motorists reminded to Move Over for Responders

National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is Nov. 10-16 First Lady Teresa Parson knows all too well the dangers first responders face along the highways. First Lady Parson’s brother, Rick Seiner, was working as an EMT and loading a crash victim into an ambulance when a passing driver struck and killed him. “It’s a very

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Deer strike causes death of driver

Travis L. Bryson, 45, El Dorado Springs, died Saturday evening as the result of his eastbound 1997 Chevrolet Suburban striking a deer at 7:15 p.m. on Hwy. 54 two miles west of El Dorado Springs, according to the report by Trooper A. R. Torbeck assisted by Trooper A. M. Jeffreys. The report said that Mr.

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Man accused in death of deputy to go on trial

The Sun interviewed Cedar County Prosecutor Ty Gaither about one upcoming murder trial and learned about that and two more. Q. I heard last week on TV that Joshua J. Brown, El Dorado Springs, was going to go on trial in another county for the murder of Cedar County Deputy Matt Chism  and it would

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‘Tis the season

MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS TO REIGN ON NOV. 16 – The 2019 Miss Merry Christmas and her court will reign over the annual Christmas Parade which will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Contestants gathered at the Wayside Inn Museum on Sunday, Nov. 3, for interviews. Pictured are: (seated, from left) Taryn Dipman, (EHS

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Enter Now

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16. This year’s parade theme is Star Spangled Christmas Parade, honoring our VFW, the oldest Veterans of Foreign Wars post in the State of Missouri. Parade entry deadline is Friday, Nov. 8. Parade categories are Automobile, Civic, Youth, Business, Church, Motorcycles, Equestrian and Musical.

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