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C of C celebrates 120 years

  The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce celebrated 120 years of “Excellence in El Dorado Springs with an Awards Gala and Annual meeting themed “Hats off to YOU, our members, for 120 years.”   Dr. Neil Linsenmayer was recognized as the 2019 Member/Citizen of the Year. He has been the Christmas Parade and Lighting

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Drug take back next Saturday

On April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 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 Dorado

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Only you…

SMOKEY NEEDS YOU TO PAY ATTENTION   – Smokey the Bear was in town last week to oversee the installation of the Fire Danger sign at the El Dorado Springs Fire Department. The sign presents one of five possible weather conditions that could trigger fires. The lowest is 1- low; 2 – moderate, 3 –

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Annual Hot Rod Performance Day scheduled at Fugate Motors

Plan to join your friends and neighbors from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Fugate Motors in El Dorado Springs for the annual Hot Rod Performance Day. Fugate Motors sponsored race cars will be on display. Come look over these awesome cars and visit with the drivers. The 54 Cruisers will also

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and eggs in the Park

Get hoppin’ on Saturday, April 20, with the Nine Wonders Optimist Club and have breakfast at the Civic Center with the Easter Bunny. Breakfast will be from 7 – 9:30 a.m. Three to nine years old is $3 and 10 and up is $5. Your and/or your child can a picture taken with the Easter

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Local historian to sign books

BOOK SIGNING – The Cedar County libraries at Stockton and El Dorado Springs will host a book signing on April 22 for the fiction book of local history just completed by Neoma Foreman. The reception will be at Stockton at 10 a.m.,and at El Dorado Springs at 2 a.m. Collision with Destiny is compiled using

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School Board approves new gym seats

After installing the two newly elected board members and reorganizing the board, the El Dorado Springs R-II Board, at its Thursday, April 11, meeting went into open session. Board members present were Chad Whitesell, Mark Burley, Terry Shepard, Josh Floyd, Nathan Murry and Darrell Eason presiding. Board Member Bennie Brower was absent. In old business,

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Centennial Celebration

JOHN BROWN CELEBRATES 100 YEARS – Surrounded by family and friends at his home in Medical Lodge of Ft. Scott, KS, on John Brown, WWII vet and former German POW, wore his black western hat and settled in his wheelchair to enjoy all the attention. He was presented a lifetime membership in the local VFW

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School board to reorganize Thursday

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education is scheduled to meet in open session at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the High School Library. The first item of business will be to disband the old boad, sweawr in new members and elect a president and vice president. Call to Order and  The

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Hospital Easter Egg hunt scheduled for April 18

The Cedar County Memorial Hospital’s 9th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, on the hospital grounds, 1401 South Park in El Dorado Springs. There will be three age divisions: 0 – 3, 4-6 and 7 – 10. There will be prizes for each age group. Free refreshments

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