Community

IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING

The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band began their 126th season on Friday, June 3. Patrons enjoyed the music conducted by Gary Hardison and the free, freshly popped popcorn provided by Fugate Motors. A few band aficionados enjoyed the music and the cool breeze close to the newly refurbished Lions Club fountain.

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“The Band Plays On”

Your Municipal Band had a wonderful kick-off to its summer of programs last weekend! We had nice crowds turn out to listen to our music, which always makes playing more fun. Friday evening the crowd was served free popcorn provided by Fugate Motors, Shannon and Associates and the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. It

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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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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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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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Thank yous

We wish to thank all for the cards, letters, visits and phone calls to wish Norma and me a happy 68th wedding anniversary which was Sunday June 5. Thank you. Orville and Norma Taylor A great big thank you to all who spent time at Clintonville Cemetery receiving donations. Thank you to all who donated.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS Chapter 0319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, June 2. We welcomed our Leader, Robbie, back after an eight-week illness. She is not 100% yet but on the way to recovery. Kay led us in singing, “We’ll Lose Weight”. We said our pledges and Robbie led us

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El Dorado Springs Cemetery donations for 2015-16

$100 – Shirley Lynn, Lorene Kennon, Tim and Peggy Carter, Forrest and Sally Troyer, Glen H Jones, Delbert Bausch family and Timothy Carter. $75 – Jerry and Carleen Brackenridge $50 – Leona Bland, Pauline Hlavacek, Ettamae and Rowland Mays, James and Judy Brackenridge, George and Vera Hunt, Vera Whitesell, John and Edith Koger, Winnie Burrow,

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NEW DAR OFFICERS

The new slate of officers was inducted at the May 16 meeting of Elizabeth Carey Chapter NSDAR. (From left back row) Carol Hackney-Corresponding Secretary, Dorothy Palmer-Recording, Lynda Bishop-Treasurer, Nancy Thompson-Registrar, Betty Plush-Historian and Marty Patton-Librarian; (front row) Linda Mitchell-Regent, Heather Brown-Vice Regent and Valo Jones-Chaplain.

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