Christmas Basket deadlines

The deadline for submitting your completed Christmas Basket application to Family Services in Stockton or Cedar County Health Dept. in El Dorado Springs is noon Monday, Nov. 20. Donations of non-perishable food and children’s gifts should be brought to the Youth Center (old Liston School) on north Main Street on Monday or Tuesday, Nov. 20

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Thanksgiving favorites can be a challenge to grow in Missouri

Cranberries, sweet potatoes and pecans are all favorite Thanksgiving foods that can be grown successfully in Missouri according to Patrick Byers, a horticulture specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Many consider cranberries to be an essential part of Thanksgiving. Cranberries are native to North America and are found in bogs or other areas where the

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CMA to hold garage sale Saturday

The Christian Motorcyclists Association will have a multi family garage sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club. Come support “Run for the Son.” At 6 p.m. there will be a free chili dog feed. Everyone is welcome to come join in on the fellowship.

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Be thankful you can Square Dance

On Friday, Nov. 17, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold their Thanksgiving Dance with Jay Wright calling from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area dancers and interested persons are invited to attend. For

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Soil Test gift certificate makes great gift

A soil test gift certificates make a great gift for the gardener or environmentally conscious person on anyone’s shopping list. Soil test gift certificates are available at the Greene County Extension Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, Mo. 65807, for $30. Visit the Greene County Extension Center in person to purchase a certificate or mail a

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Enter annual Christmas decorating contest

The Chamber of Commerce and City of El Dorado Springs present the annual Holiday Home Christmas Decorating Contest.  Prizes include utility credits of $150 grand prize, $75 for first place, $50 for second place and $25 for third place for a total of $300 in credits for contest winners. The contest rules state that winners

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School Board approves $5 million construction contract

At its regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9, the El Dorado Springs School Board approved the construction contract with Branco for $5,024,000. Board Members present were Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepherd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason presiding. Member Josh Floyd was absent. Cassie Sanders of Kaysinger Basic Regional Planning Commission addressed the

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CCAD to meet Monday

The Cedar County Ambulance District board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday,, Nov. 20, in the El Dorado Springs Ambulance Barn. Unfinished Business: -New Building financing 1. New Business: a. Nothing at this time, subject to change at meeting.

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GIRLS BRING HOME 13TH PLACE

GIRLS BRING HOME 13TH PLACE  – The El Dorado Springs girls Cross Country Team competed in Jeff City on Saturday, Nov. 4, just missing the 12th place position by 1 point to Lamar. Competing were: (from left) Lydia Eason, Abby Klaiber, Abby Cartwright,Ashley Knoll, Emily Ring, Sarah King and Megan Griffin.

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Construction and game night parking

Due to the ongoing construction, access to the High School building for activities will be different this year. Access to the building for ball games and activities will be through the south doors by the Choir room or the west doors by the High School Principal’s office Patrons can still park in the High School

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