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3M GIVES $1,000 TO ELDO FFA

3M GIVES $1,000 TO ELDO FFA – El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter thanks alumni member Richard VanBummel (left) for his outstanding actions to support our organization. Richard works at 3M located in Nevada. As an employee he filled out an application for the 3M Gives Foundation. This program donates to organizations and clubs that the

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Resource Officer on board agenda for Thursday

One of the topics for the 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, meeting in the High School library of the El Dorado Springs R-II school board will be a proposal from Cedar County Sheriff James McCrary to provide an armed deputy as a school resource officer. Also on the agenda will be for the board to

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Cards of Thanks

The family of Helen Bausch appreciate your kindness and support at this time of sorrow. My heartfelt thanks to all the people who sent cards on my 97th birthday. Dorothy Kenimer We’re so grateful to have friends like you when we need it most. Thanks to Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, Randy, Donna, RJ and Brent for

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Gardening Charlotte

Raspberry Cedar Arbor Old gardening books recommend growing raspberries in home gardens because they are delicate to move and hard to keep fresh. I decided to grow them because I love the berries and have had some in my garden in the past. Not that I planted them, the ones I found were wild ones

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Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home

We want to say “Thank You” to those who have entrusted the care of their loved ones to us this past year. Thank you so much for placing your faith and confidence in us. The holiday season can be a difficult time of the year. The transition we must make after the loss of a

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2018 Christmas lighting winners

SECOND PLACE HOLIDAY HOME DECORATING WINNER – Justin and Chelsea Jacobs – 610 S. High. Justin and Chelsea receive $75 off their utility bill. THIRD PLACE HOLIDAY HOME DECORATING WINNER – Michael Tracey – 1500 S. Vernon. Michael receives $50 off his utility bill. FOURTH PLACE HOLIDAY HOME DECORATING WINNER – David Levine and Sherry

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Keep gifts out of sight

“It’s that wonderful holiday season. I encourage people to keep their gifts and valuables out of sight in their locked cars and make sure they or their neighbors get deliveries off the porches,” said El Dorado Springs Police Chief Jarrod Schiereck. “We’ve seen some larcenies from unlocked vehicles.” “That’s just some of the ideas,” the

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OATS board elects 2019 officers

The OATS, Inc. state Board of Directors held their last meeting of the year in Columbia on Nov. 26. The following individuals were elected as officers for 2019: President: Mel Sundermeyer, Holt Summit. Vice-President: Krissy Sinor, Springfield. Secretary/Treasurer: Donna Turnbough, Paris.

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Two named to honors bands

After a long wait, I found out yesterday that Libby Toliver made 5th Chair Clarinet in the Conference Band and Alexis Barnett made 9th Chair in the Percussion section. I am very proud of these girls for their hard work to make this ensemble. If you see them, give them a pat on the back.

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LIGHTHOUSE CONTINUES TO SHINE

LIGHTHOUSE CONTINUES TO SHINE – The Lighthouse Children’s Theatre of Dorado Springs was once again selected by the Matthews Children’s  Foundation to receive a grant in the amount of $1,000. The foundation makes grants to benefit organizations helping children. This grant was made possible through Matthews International Casket Division and Artco Casket Company base on

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