El Dorado Springs Great Golf Cart Race

The El Dorado Springs Great Golf Cart Race will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, at the tennis courts in the Park. The golf cart race consists of two persons. The driver is blindfolded and the passenger will direct them around a designated, marked track. This hilarious activity is limited to 16 years

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Dederick reunion

The annual Dederick Community reunion will be held on Sunday, July 23, at the Dederick Christian Church. The carry-in dinner will begin at 1 p.m. in air-conditioned comfort. Please bring a dish and enjoy food, fun and fellowship reminiscing with new and old friends.

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Carnival wristbands on sale now

Wristband tickets are now on sale at City Hall. The  Picnic Committee and Pride Amusements, Inc are once again offering three nights of carnival wrist bands for the 136th El Dorado Springs  Picnic. Wristband tickets for each night may be purchased for $21 in advance from city hall during regular business hours and tickets can

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Governor Greitens announces statewide prescription drug monitoring program

Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order Monday. July 17, directing the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to begin work creating a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Through partnerships with private sector leaders, the state will be able to monitor prescribers and dispensers to find and eliminate bad actors in the system. “We need

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EVANS INTERN

EVANS INTERN – My name is Barrett Jones, I am starting my second year of pharmacy school this fall at the University of Kansas. I am from Topeka, KS, but have family in rural central Kansas and El Dorado Springs, definitely reminds me of being out there. I am excited to spend the next four

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1977 El Dorado Springs class reunion

The graduating class of El Dorado Springs reunion will be held above Carl McAlister’s building downtown El Dorado Springs from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017. After 9 p.m. it will be open to all alumni. Coffee, tea and snack food will be provided free of charge. All are welcome to bring additional food or

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Class of 1997 to meet

The El Dorado Springs High School Class of 1997 will meet for their 20th high school reunion at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, at the Land of Lakes Youth Fair grounds.

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Class of 1967

The legendary class of 1967 will celebrate their 50th reunion at 6:30 p.m., July 22, in the Leeper Center, N Main St, in ElDorado Springs. Alumni welcome at 9 p.m.   

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Snakebites on a rise in Missouri

by Kevin Patrick Allen It’s being called a byproduct of heavy rains in Missouri earlier this year – snake bites are on the rise. The state is home to five types of venomous snakes: copperhead, water moccasin, timber rattler, pygmy rattler and massasauga rattler. The most common is the copperhead. Julie Weber, director of the

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Greentop angler catches state-record green sunfish

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports Bowen Dockery of Greentop became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he caught a green sunfish on a private pond in Schuyler County. The new “alternative method” record fish caught by Dockery on July 5 weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces. Dockery’s recent catch broke the previous

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