Nelson ‘Gene’ Edmiston

Nelson Eugene Edmiston, 87, went home to his Lord and Savior on Nov. 3, 2018. Nelson, known as “Gene” by most, was born March 6, 193, in Stockton, the son of George and Ada (Perkins) Edmiston. Gene joined the Navy in 1947 at the age of 17. That is also when he met and married

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Opera House to restart music performances

The Opera House Theater is proud to present music back on stage.  Mark your calendars for  7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, with a wide variety of local and area performers to hit the stage. Featured performers for the evening include:  Randy Polson, multi-talented musician and singer hailing from St Clair County doing a wide variety

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Tigers Take Down the Bulldogs, 48-36

The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs had their season come to an end as the Versailles Tigers won 48-36 on Friday night. Eldo began the evening on offense and on the second play of the game, Tanner Witt broke off a 36-yard run before being tackled. Three plays later, Witt rushed for a 17-yard gain and

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School Board to meet Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education is scheduled to meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday Nov. 8, in the HS Library. First on the agenda will be communication, patron comments and recognition for the Cross Country Team, Old Business will include a Construction Report and  Food Service Finance report. Under

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LADY BUFFALOS 2ND IN STATE

LADY BUFFALOS 2ND IN STATE – It was a season that no one expected. Coach Kelly Bryson had a young team, new players, and new opponents. The Lady Buffalos started the first few games of the season as underdogs. But as time went on, they started relying on each other; playing as a family, instead

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Hunters check 2,169 turkeys during Missouri’s fall firearms turkey season

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that hunters checked 2,169 turkeys during Missouri’s fall firearms turkey season, Oct. 1-31. Top harvest counties were Greene with 57, Henry with 48, and Laclede with 47. Last year’s fall firearms turkey harvest total was 2,899. MDC’s turkey biologist says the low harvest total can

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Justin Delk wins on Stockton Lake

It was a slow bite for keepers on Stockton Lake Nov. Thirty-four American Bass Anglers launched from Old State Park at 7:30 a.m. looking for 15” bass. Justin Delk took the win with a 5-fish limit weighing 14.29 lbs which included Big Bass of the tournament, a 3.71 largemouth. He won $1058. Austin Lowrey came

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MCSAA State Volleyball Championships

2ND TEAM ALL-STATE – Isabelle Bryson, the setter for El Dorado Christian Lady Buffalo’s volleyball team, won a top award at the 2018 MCSAA State Championships, when she was named 2nd Team All State. 1ST TEAM ALL-STATE – Jordanne Steuck, a sophomore at El Dorado Christian School, received top honors at the MCSAA State Volleyball

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ALL – STATE WINNERS

ALL – STATE WINNERS – Two El Dorado Springs Bulldog  freshmen finished in the top 25 to become All State Athletes at the state cross country championship meet in Jeff City on Saturday, Nov. 3. Daelen Ackley, the top ranked freshman in the state and in the top 4 or 5 in the state, finished

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SOFTBALL AWARD WINNERS

SOFTBALL AWARD WINNERS – From left: Freshman Keylie Steward with most improved, Freshman Katy Mann with Bulldog award, Junior Brooke Larsen with best defensive average, Senior Makenzie Melton with MVP, Senior Jace Cundiff with highest batting average and Junior Kenley Widener with lowest earn run average (ERA).

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