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How to handle Old Glory

SHOW AND TELL ON FLAG ETIQUETTE – On Tuesday evening, four Girl Scout troops got a front row seat on how to respect and handle the nation’s flag courtesy of Donnie Allen (left) and Tim Bartkoski (right) of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 257. First the two showed the girls and their leaders how to

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Drug take back day Saturday

On Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the El Dorado Springs Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the El

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Local entertainers invited

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee would like to invite local entertainers to apply for the scheduled openings for the Picnic. Entertainment openings are 30 minutes, no bands please. The Picnic committee will make the final decision of time allotment, depending on the Picnic schedule. If you would like to apply, please contact any Picnic

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Bob Coleman among winners of the 2017 Senior Service Awards

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson announced the winners for the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award. The award, enacted in 2005, promotes and highlights the positive accomplishments Missouri’s senior citizens provide to their local communities. This year, 61 winners were chosen from 153 applications, representing 55 counties across Missouri. “I am pleased to see so many seniors

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Rescheduled date for Clean-Up ElDo

This cold rainy day “threw us for a loop.” I hated to postpone the “Clean-Up El Do” event but there were very few folks volunteering because of the weather. And traditionally when an event is moved the volunteerism unfortunately falls off dramatically. The new date and time is 9 a.m. this Saturday, April 29. Meet

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Plan on having ‘Dinner in the Park’

The Opera House Arts Council invites you to “Dinner in the Park” on Saturday, June 17. Entertainment for the evening will be the El Dorado Springs Municipal Band. Catering is by local restaurants. There are only 200 tickets for this event at $25 each. The proceeds will go toward the purchase of a new sound

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Daddy daughter date

     PARTY TIME – Cory and Morley Gayman arrive at the Daddy – Daughter Masquerade Ball on Saturday, April 22 at the El Do Youth Center. This year’s event was the fifth held at the Youth Center. One hundred ninety guests were greeted at the door by Princesses Paige Esry and Kelsey Thomas. The

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Band Students had great performances

Congratulations to Bulldog Band members who participated in the Mid-America Music Festival today at Pittsburg State University. The JH Band members worked hard for the last few weeks and performed very well. 2 Ratings Cloie Green – Clarinet Solo; Blake Carnahan – Clarinet Solo; Lacey Miller – Flute Solo. 1 Rating Caitlyn Burchett – Flute

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Clean Up El Dorado Saturday, April 22

We’re cleaning up El Dorado Springs and need YOUR help. The second annual “Clean-Up El Do” campaign is this Saturday. The local event coincides with the nationally recognized “Earth Day” event. You too can organize a Spring City Clean Team. Volunteer teams average just 2-3 hours of work, but make a huge difference in our

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Pursuit leads to three arrests after help from local citizens

Three people were taken into custody Saturday afternoon thanks to the help of area citizens. According to a press release issued Monday morning, Vernon County Sheriff’s Officials are saying a vehicle pursuit was called out when a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a pickup after he confirmed the tags did not come

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