EL DORADO SPRINGS POLICE REPORT

On September 3, 2018, officers responded to 107 West Poplar Street concerning reported property damage. The investigation revealed that eggs were thrown at a residence and vehicle with damage to the vehicle. A report taken and investigation continues. On September 3, 2018, officers responded to 1407 South Summer concerning a reported larceny.  The investigation revealed

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Elsie McAlexander

Elsie Mae (Schuman) McAlexander, 79, El Dorado Springs, returned to Jesus on Sept. 2, 2018, peacefully at home in the company of her loving son, Fred. She was born Jan. 1, 1939, to Fredrick Otto and Maritta (Merrifield) Schuman in Rockville. Early in life, Elsie worked various service-oriented jobs. In her later years, she cared

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Alan Parker Arnold

Alan Parker Arnold, 83, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Alan, the son of Cletis and Anna (Dickson) Arnold, was born in LaGrange, WY, on March 6, 1935. Alan and Arlene Hahn were united in marriage on Sept. 15, 1956, in Torrington, WY. They shared over 61 years together. Alan enlisted in the United

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Harold Wilson Graves

Harold Wilson Graves Jr. or Wilson, as he was known, age 70, passed away last weekend at his home after a long illness. He was born Dec. 15, 1947, in Clinton to Harold (Shorty) and Permelia (Moody) Graves. Wilson attended El Dorado Spring Schools, and could always be found at the local baseball field when

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Althea ‘Thea’ Louise (Moore) Johnson

Althea “Thea” Louise (Moore) Johnson, 52, was born on Dec. 30, 1965, in St. Louis to Arthur Raymond and Betty Ann Moore. She passed away after a short battle with cancer in Mercy Hospital in Springfield on Aug. 31, 2018. After growing up in Oklahoma with her brother and sister, Thea had three daughters. Her

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2018 Fall Festival Grand Marshal

Flora Bea McKinney was born in rural Vernon County on April gth, 1934 to Clay and Pernia Heath, and her three siblings. She enjoyed attending school at Stoney Point and Prairie Valley and then the Schell City High School. This is where she found love with Hugh McKinney. These high school sweethearts married on August

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El Dorado Springs Community Garden weekly update

by Sharon Lansing Our group met on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at the garden site where we planted a number of perennials brought from our own gardens. These plants were placed in the two tilled beds on the south edge of the garden site. The rain moved in just as we were finishing so we didn’t

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Join the VFW Auxiliary

VFW 257 Auxiliary is conducting a membership drive during the months of September and October.  Members must be at least 16 years old and be a close relative of those who served in overseas combat. The members are sons or daughters, brothers or sisters, husbands or wives, mothers or fathers of persons who are or

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KAMBER WINS

KAMBER WINS – On SepT, 8, Kamber Cain won the “2018 Modern Country Female Artist of the Year” award at the Josie Music Awards. The awards show was held at The Celebrity Theatre at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. The Josie Music Awards is the largest independent artist awards show globally.

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Adult volunteers needed

4-H enrollment open in October Enrollment for Missouri 4-H will open Oct. 1 for the new 4-H year all across Missouri. The 4-H program is open to any youth ages five to 18.  Annual enrollment dues for most county 4-H programs is $30.  However, for the second year in a row, youth covered with Missouri

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