News

Learn to Square Dance

Beginning square dance lessons are being offered by the Mo-Kan Square Dancers starting Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. These will be held in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada. Jay Wright is the instructor and the first lesson is free.  New dancers will be accepted on Aug. 9, 16,

[ Read More ]

R-II Board to give tours before Aug. 11 meeting

A special Board of Education meeting will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, in the High School Library With tours of the campus to begin as soon as the executive session ends, probably about 6:15 p.m. The meeting will convene at 7 p.m. Old Business – Presentations from energy contracting firms. New Business – Set Tuition

[ Read More ]

Attend Seed Savers workshop

University of Missouri Extension in Cedar County will host a seed saver workshop which will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the Cedar County Library (717 East St, Stockton). The instructor for the class will be Robert Balek, Jasper County MU Extension Regional Horticulture Specialist. The class will educate participants on how to:

[ Read More ]

Fun at the Library

The Kids Scavenger Hunts went well during the month of July at the Cedar County Library, El Dorado Springs John D. Smith Branch. Overall 21 entries were received with a book prize given each week by Friends of the Library, Inc. The last week was the hardest with one of the clues being hidden on

[ Read More ]

Fidelity launches new Internet package

Fidelity Communications launched a new blazing fast Internet package for its customers in El Dorado Springs on Aug. 1. Everything about this package is faster. At 250 Mbps, download speeds are double the top current offering of 125 Mbps. And for customers seeking better upload speeds, the new package offers 10 Mbps upload speed –

[ Read More ]

2nd Facilities Needs meeting set

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education will host a second meeting regarding facilities needs and possible bond issue election. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the MS/HS Library. All district patrons are invited to attend.

[ Read More ]

Story Time correction

Story Time for August will be Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. Beginning in September, the Story Time will be moved to the second Friday of each month.

[ Read More ]

School immunizations reminder

This is gentle reminder that school will start in a few weeks, and eighth grade students as well as seniors have new immunization requirements before they will be able to pick up their schedules at the El Dorado Springs Schools. Eighth graders will be required to have a meningococcal and Tdap shot, and seniors will

[ Read More ]

Take Square Dance lessons

Mo-Kan Square Dancers will offer beginning mainstream dance lessons starting on Tuesday, Aug. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Jay Wright will be the instructor. These will be held in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada. The first lesson is free and new students will be accepted on Aug. 9,

[ Read More ]

Echo Bluff State Park opened Saturday, July 30

Gov. Jay Nixon and leadership from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Missouri State Parks celebrated the official opening of Missouri’s newest state park – Echo Bluff State Park in Shannon County – with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 30. Echo Bluff State Park is named for the largest sheer bluff feature

[ Read More ]