Jerico Springs Picnic this weekend

The annual Jerico Springs Picnic begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 10, with pulled pork sandwiches and hamburgers and pies in the Park. The Geezers will play at 6 p.m. Saturday begins with a Poker Run registration at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., rib dinners with potato salad and coleslaw are available until they

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CAMP GALILEE ENTERTAINS GUESTS

During the open house on Saturday, June 4, after the ribbon cutting for Camp Galilee, guests were treated to visit the Trail of Crosses directed by a member of the Camp Galilee staff. There were kids’ games which included Human Foosball, Gaga Ball, Horse Shoes Basket Ball and Volleyball. The big draw was the bon

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Lunkers in a Lonely Place

It was almost dark. I was fishing a black topwater chugger of some kind, about three inches long. But it was light enough to see the fish take it, and there wasn’t any doubt he was big and strong. I questioned for a moment whether I’d get to see him or not. Fish like to

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CAPITOL CAMPING

The James River Rendezvous Association participated in the second annual Bass Pro Outdoor Days in conjunction with the Governor’s Capitol Camping incentive. This event promotes healthy lifestyles through outdoor activities such as family camping and all other activities in the great outdoors. Local members participating were Les and Glenna Ray of El Dorado Springs and

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Rich Hill Alumni—128 Years Strong

by Beverly Sullins, alumni president Rich Hill’s annual alumni banquet was held on Saturday evening at the new Community Dome.  Approximately 160 people attended.  Our theme this year was “RHHS The Heart of Our Education.”  Tables were decorated with crape paper, arrangements in glass bowls with hearts, programs with streamers all in our school colors

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ECS JUNIOR HIGH VISITS WWI MEMORIAL

Seventh and eighth grade students from El Dorado Christian School traveled to Kansas City on Wednesday, May 10, to tour the World War 1 Museum and Memorial.  The tour was scheduled for two hours; however the ECS students stayed, asked questions and continued discussing all they had seen.  “Museum visits encourage experiential learning, which has

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NATIONAL FITNESS AWARD

Twenty students from El Dorado Christian School were awarded the National Fitness Award on Wednesday, May 18. The President’s Challenge, “helps promote health, and helps students earn a Presidential Youth Fitness Award. A student who scores in the Healthy Fitness Zone® (HFZ) in at least five test categories of the FITNESSGRAM® assessment is eligible to

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OATS named Rural Community Transportation System of the Year

OATS, Inc., was named the 2016 Rural Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) at its annual Awards Banquet, held this year in Portland, OR, on May 25. The system was recognized for its efforts in improving service to its passengers and serving the community. The award, presented

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El Dorado Middle School A all four quarters

6th grade Elliott Carpenter Tevi Gurley Kaylynne McCullick Morgan Mitchell Katylynn Moore Reese Schaaf 7th grade Rayden Davis Lydia Eason Brooke Ehlers Ian Esry Aidan Fugate Megan Griffin Brice Knoll Wraith Leyva Dorion Massengill Gaven Morgan Aunika Whitesell 8th grade Justin Dingerson Brooke  Larsen Hailey McGatha Jacob Owsley Reese Pellegrin

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ECS 4th quarter honor roll

A  honor roll 7th grade Isabelle Bryson Tevis Edmiston Kiely Messick Abigail Reasoner Jordanne Steuck 8th grade Brayden Housh 9th grade Bryce Walker 10th grade Abigail Batson Mindy Harper Caleb Jones Seth McKinney Ryan Owens Colten Pike Drew Steuck 11th grade Peyton Newman Cambria Witt 12th grade Paige Dobbs Chaney Housh B  honor roll 7th

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