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STATINS Q:  I have heard pros and cons about statins for my high cholesterol.  What are your thoughts? A:  Statins are medications that lower your cholesterol and risk for a heart attack or stroke. Cholesterol is a fat in your blood. If you have too much, it can build up in the blood vessels. It

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Cards of Thanks

We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who donated, brought food, sent cards and flowers, and for all the prayers and support at the loss of our loved one. The family of Joshiah Ruston Thank you to those who opened their hearts to our family, who never think twice about giving of themselves.

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EVANS INTERN

EVANS INTERN – Rosalina Yorks is a fourth year University of Kansas Pharmacy student from El Dorado, KS. She originally started out her career by going into research upon graduating from Oklahoma State University with her bachelor degrees. After working in research, she realized she wanted to have a more direct impact on people’s lives

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Pick the Perfect Pumpkin

Pumpkins are the centerpiece of fall décor according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist, University of Missouri Extension. Picking the right pumpkin is, in many ways, a matter of personal preference because beauty is in the eye of the beholder. “Success in selecting a pumpkin is not about shape, but the initial quality of keeping it

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Trick of Healthy Halloween Treats

Halloween is a fun-filled time of year for young and old alike. There is the fun of planning and preparing costumes, the fun of some scary activities, and the excitement of walking neighborhoods or going to events to collect sugary treats. “Candy is not forbidden, and it is okay for children to be excited about

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RIVERVIEW REUNION

RIVERVIEW REUNION – Oct. 1, 2017, was a great fall day for the gathering at Riverview Bible Church for the Riverview Community Reunion. With a great abundance of food brought by the good cooks in our area, to the great weather, a good time was had by all. Mike Norval led the prayer before the

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Miller-Boultinghouse Reunion held

The descendants of Erma Davis Miller Boultinghouse gathered in the El Dorado Springs Civic Center on the third Sunday in September, the 17th, for their annual reunion. Attendance was down due to illness and other commitments, but the ones who were there enjoyed the good food and catching up. Present were – from El Dorado

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Gardening Charlotte

Baked Pears and Honey The first batch of freshly picked Bartlett pears have safely arrived at their destination and have been rated “yumm” by one of my brothers. It has become an annual family tradition when I have fresh Bartlett pears to share. After seasoning them to start ripening, I carefully wrap each one in

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TOPS Chapter 9319 morning group

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ Meeting Room on Thursday, Oct. 5. Leader, Sheryl Walker opened the meeting and Kay S. led us in singing “Count Your Calories”. Twenty-Four weighed in today and the chapter had a 9.2 loss. Sandi was the week’s best loser with a loss of

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