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A NEW LIGHT ON THE HORIZON

A NEW LIGHT ON THE HORIZON – Ten years ago, a groundbreaking vision took shape in Cedar County – children’s lights began to shine brighter than ever with the birth of the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre. “The Lighthouse,” as it is known by people in the community, became the first Eldo organization dedicated to children’s theatre

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CLASS OF 1950

CLASS OF 1950 – The class of 1950 held there 67th reunions Saturday, July 22, at Angie’s Cake restaurant. She did a very nice job serving the 13 classmates and seven guests. We enjoyed a great time of visiting and dinning. (Back row from left) Jr. Herbst, Nalleyn Smith Jones, Rosemary Burris Lusk, Bob Roe,

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New Tops Chapter paves the way to healthy lifestyle

Several residents of El Dorado Springs are embracing a healthier lifestyle after launching a new nonprofit weight-loss support group meeting. Weekly TOPS meetings will be held in the Community Center in downtown El Dorado Springs at 6 p.m. Thursday evenings. TOPS Club Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is an affordable wellness education organization with thousands

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Gardening Charlotte

August Gardening Chores I don’t plant anything in my garden in August.  The soil in USDA zone 5b is so dry few plants will survive even if watered so I just skip doing much planting. I try not to watch as some of my plants fry under the hot sun but I know if I

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Stork Report

Tristan Hart and Rylinn Crews, Sheldon, are proud to announce the birth of a son, Dawson Grant Hart. He weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches long. Cindy Zaber and Wyatt Duncan, Rockville, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Harper Rose Duncan. She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and

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Providing information

OPIOIDS Q: My doctor is reluctant to give me narcotics for my back pain. I don’t understand what the big deal is. I hurt all the time due to arthritis in my back. A: Opioids are medicines used to help relieve moderate to severe pain. They may be used for pain that you have had

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Thank yous

The ElDo Youth Center Board thanks everyone who made the 50/50 drawing a success. Six hundred dollars was raised for the Center. ElDo Youth provides summer camps, an after-school program and a teen program for the youth of the community. Congratulations to the $600 drawing winner, J.A.P. Sherry Wiseman ElDo Youth Board Secretary Thank you

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Trytsman graduates from Central Methodist University

Central Methodist University’s Heather Trytsman, from Walker, Mo., was one of over 500 CMU students to graduate in the spring. Graduates included students from Central’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES). This comprises CMU’s main campus in Fayette, extended locations and online programs. Trytsman earned a

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“The Band Plays On”

Sunday Band program to be held at Community Springs Nursing Home Everyone had fun last Saturday as the Band celebrated Christmas in July. We played Christmas music and Santa, Mrs. Claus and a cute little elf dropped by for a visit to our lovely park. The bandstand was decorated with lights and decorations. We’d like

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White Hall/Mount Hebron Cemetery report

Total donations for 2016 – $355. Upkeep and mowing – $250 (Thank you  Nathaniel Shehann). Interest on CD – $28.69. Donations for 2017 in loving memory of Ruby Janes – $165. Balance $2,376.54. Donations can be sent to: Nelda Coleman 3295 S. 175 Rd., El Dorado Springs, MO 64744. 417/296-3997.

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