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Left to Right: Kandon McGuirk, Noah Steward, Nathan Saderstrom, and Allie Ashlock

DECA Competes at State CDC

On March 3-5, 2024, four El Dorado Springs High School DECA members competed at the State Career Development Conference at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO. Members of Missouri DECA gathered over those three days to network, compete, and gain leadership insights from keynote speakers, advisors, and the Missouri State Action Team. Students from El Dorado Springs that competed were juniors Kandon McGuirk and Noah Steward in Financial Literacy Project and seniors Allie Ashlock and Nathan Saderstrom in Community Giving Project.

El Dorado Springs Lions Club is raising funds for park

The El Dorado Springs Lions Club is raising funds for park maintenance and improvement. There are two opportunities to donate: a t-shirt fundraiser and a breakfast at the Lions Clubhouse, located at 1109 South Jackson in ElDO, on April 27 from 7 am to 11 am.

Megan's Place to open April 20, Will celebrate with Open House and Tea

Megan's Place will host an Open House and Tea on April 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Plaza of Cedar County, 811 Owen Mill Rd, Stockton. This special event will kick off the opening of the facility for the 90-day residential recovery program.
Alexis Carroll’s homemade sourdough loaf with cheddar and jalapeño fillers.

Stockton local joins the Sourdough bread craze

Anyone perusing social media sites has probably noticed that the making of sourdough bread has grown in popularity again, especially in Cedar County and beyond.
Pop Rock is a beautiful black kitten who is ready for a great home. Check this furbaby out at Polk County Humane Society this week.

Pop Rock wants you to pop in

Pop goes the weasel! And by weasel, I mean Rock. Hello, my name is Pop Rock, and I am obviously really good at introductions.
Parker Phelan is in mid-swing during golf competition last week at Stockton Country Club. The Tigers finished second in the outing

Tiger Golf Has Busy Week

Last week, the Stockton Tiger golf team was busy, competing on three consecutive days.

Tigers and Lady Tigers Compete in the Buffalo Invitational

Jayse Sherif puts the shot at the recent Stockton Warm Up track meet at Stockton. Sherif finished first in the competition
Last Thursday, the Tigers and Lady Tigers track teams traveled to Buffalo to compete against 18 other schools in the Buffalo Invitational. At the end of the day, the Tigers took sixth place while the Lady Tigers finished 7th.

Lady Tigers Take Second In Basketball Districts

An emotional Ellie Flora is consoled by teammate Raelyn Henderson last Friday as the Lady Tigers’ season came to a close with a Class 3, District 13 championship loss to Cedar County foe El Dorado Springs. The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Lady Tigers, 70-39
Coach Brett Burchett and his Lady Tigers’ season came to a close last Friday as the Lady Tigers fell to top seed El Dorado Springs in the Class 3, District 13 championship at Adrian after the Lady Tigers previously defeated the host Adrian Blackhawks in the semifinal matchup.

Tigers’ Season Ends With District Semi-Final Loss

Head Coach Andrew Boone guides his young team during Class 3, District 13 semifinal action last Thursday. The Tigers knocked off the Sherwood Marksmen in quarterfinal action but fell to host Adrian in the semifinal game
The Stockton Tigers ended their season with a semifinal loss to host Adrian last Thursday, ending the season with a 14-12 record.

Registration for Little Tigers' Stockton class of 2037 is closed; next one is in May

Registration for the screening of Little Tigers and the Stockton class of 2037, a crucial step in our school's operations, is now closed. Approximately sixty families registered and were given an appointment time for April 9 at the Assembly of God in Stockton.

ElDo school bullying presentation raises questions with public

Nearly 500 comments have been generated from one local social media site regarding a popular anti-bullying presentation held Friday at the El Dorado Springs middle and high school. Opinions as to the assembly's appropriateness varied greatly. Several citizens who looked at the presenting company's restricted-age website opposed the program. According to officials, that website was not mentioned at the assembly.
The city of El Dorado Springs has an entirely new police department. Chief of Police Brett Dawn has begun a

Ride with a cop and learn a lot

Dateline. Murder in the Heartland. True Crime. People are fascinated by true crime documentaries. Perhaps not always as exciting, but Cedar County has a quick, interesting reality ride if a citizen wants to ride with a cop. In fact, Chief of Police Brett Dawn of the El Dorado Springs Police Department encourages anyone over 18 to join him or one of his officers on a cruise through town. Already, a few people have taken advantage of the offer to see a small town through the eyes of a cop.

Is anyone qualified to be police chief in Stockton?

When Stockton's board of aldermen met in regular session Monday night, they exchanged viewpoints concerning an unsigned and outstanding contract with the Cedar County Sheriff’s Department and the possibility of having a police chief added to county coverage. The conclusion: Advertise for chief of police applications and see what qualifications and interests are out there for the position.
Julio Sandoval

Former Agape dean of students allegedly working at a similar boarding school near Piedmont

Julio Sandoval, former Agape dean of students, is allegedly working at another unlicensed school and coming under scrutiny following community concern. Articles by the Kansas City Star and other news outlets report that last week, two runaways from Lighthouse Christian Academy, ABM Ministries, in Piedmont waved down a car of a 20-year-old woman and begged her to call 911. The teens, ages 12 and 14, were from the Academy and indicated a third had also run away.
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