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Christmas festivities this Saturday

This Saturday, Nov. 18, the holidays kick-off in the Wonder City of West Central Missouri. This year, Christmas festivities are rolled into one HUGE afternoon of celebration on Saturday, Nov. 18. The day kicks off with holiday shopping at the 4th annual Holiday Expo in the Park Community Building from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Community honors veterans

DECA HOSTS VETERANS ASSEMBLY – The event started at 1:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 10, in the High School gym with the Color Guard from VFW Post 257 posting the flags: Don Andrick, Brent Beckman, Tim Bartkoski and Bill Bishop. Alexis Tough, DECA president, welcomed the guests and the entire High School. The EHS band and Concert

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2017 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade lineup

Conservation Dept. – 1 EDS Police Dept and Mayor Brad True – Lead, 4 Grand Marshal – Bob Floyd, 5 EDS Fire Truck #1, 6 GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidates (7 vehicles), A) Amy Ford – EHS Senior B) Kennedi Murdock – EHS Senior, C) Payton Babcock  – EHS Senior, D) Paige Esry  – EHS

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Token of respect

SCOUTS PLACE FLAGS – On Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, ten members of Scout Troop 230 placed 150 flags on the graves of Veterans in City Cemetery. Here Joshua Stockdale, Blake Sloan and Clark Sloan inspect their handiwork. One of the Scout leaders, Frank Lambrecht, said they didn’t have nearly enough flags for all the

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Crown comes with a scholarship

MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS CANDIDATES – One of these young ladies will become the 2017 Miss Merry Christmas and the winner of a $500 scholarship from G.F.W.C. Generation III, the event organizers.  This year the contest was open to young women between the ages of 17 and 18 who are in the El Dorado Springs R-II

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Who’s going to save your Church?

Editor’s note: In response to the tragic church shootings in Texas, we decided to interview local law enforcement professionals for their advice on preventing anything similar in this area. Jarrod Schiereck, El Dorado Springs Police Chief. Q. First off, what kind of recommendations do you have for churches to protect themselves and what is it

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El Dorado Springs Christmas festivities

The holiday season is fast approaching. There are just over six weeks until Christmas. This year the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has planned some exciting changes to the Wonder City’s holiday events. This year Christmas festivities are rolled into one HUGE afternoon of celebration on Saturday, Nov. 18. The day kicks off with

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BOB FLOYD RECOGNIZED BY CHAMBER

BOB FLOYD RECOGNIZED BY CHAMBER – At the Chamber of Commerce Gala and “ Excellence in El Dorado Springs” Awards Dinner on Friday evening, Nov.3, Bob Floyd was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to the El Dorado Springs community.   Bob has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce since

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Parade entry deadline this Friday

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Nov. 18. The deadline for parade entries is this Friday, Nov. 10. The theme of this year’s parade is Thankful for the Holidays! The parade line-up will be at 1:30 p.m. and the parade will commence at 3 p.m. For children’s safety the parade committee is

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Chamber Awards Gala 2017

On Friday evening, Nov. 3, the Chamber of Commerce hosted their “Excellence in El Dorado Springs” Awards Gala and Annual Meeting at the Tri Lakes Eagles banquet facility. The event included a social hour, dinner and awards, annual meeting and dueling pianos entertainment. Chamber Director Jackson Tough said “putting on an event of this magnitude

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