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CCMH to hold 10th annual fundraiser on the lawn

Cedar County Memorial Hospital will host a “Luau on the Lawn” from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, on the west lawn of the hospital at 1401 S. Park Street in El Dorado Springs.  It’s the hospital’s 10th Annual Fundraiser and everyone is invited to attend to enjoy food and music with friends, along

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

September is National Suicide prevention month. The VFW Auxiliary would like to share these behavior signs that may mean someone is at risk for suicide. Risk is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. Watch for these signs and help that

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Schell City Royalty

CANDIDATES RAISE MONEY FOR COMMUNITY – The Schell City Fall Festival crowned this year’s royalty on Friday, Sept. 7. Candidates sold tickets for $1 each for a chance to become the Prince, Princess or Queen. This year’s crowned heads are, (from left) Lil Prince Chet Hubbard, Lil Princess Mackenzie Lee, Queen Lynn Souza, Princess Kiersten

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Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill coming up Oct. 18

Missourians practice ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ during exercise that draws one-half million participants Registration is now open for the 2018 Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill on Oct. 18. More than one-half million Missourians participated in last year’s ShakeOut, which teaches people how to protect themselves during an earthquake. More than 300,000 are already

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Community Garden update

Latest developments for the El Dorado Springs Community Garden include new efforts to obtain funding for the initial startup of bed-building and beautification efforts. Several ideas for a garden entryway and sign were discussed. We decided an archway or pagoda-type arbor might be nice for the entry to the garden. A design for a sign

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Every little bit helps

BOOT BLOCK RAISES MONEY FOR MDA – The annual El Dorado Springs Fire Department’s  Boot Block for  the Muscular Dystrophy Association collected $4,100, up from $2,375 last year. The El Dorado Spring Volunteer Firefighters spent their day at the corner of Hwy. 54 and Main receiving the donations.

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MDC invites public to native plant sale Sept. 22 in Joplin

Many homeowners are discovering the benefits of landscaping with native plants. Plants that are naturally adapted to their surroundings tend to be less dependent on pesticides and watering hoses and they provide better habitat for butterflies, songbirds and other local wildlife. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites people to purchase native plants at its

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Trivia Team tickets still available

The ElDo Youth Center’s Trivia Night #3 “Keep the Lights On!” still has availability for more teams.  The event will take place Saturday, Sep. 15 at the Center.  Doors open at 6:30 with questions beginning at 7. A team ticket for 4 members costs $40 and is available only at Community Bank.  Proceeds go to

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Leeper Building still available for events

As you may know, we recently purchased The Leeper Building from Bob and Barbara Leeper. This is a very exciting time for us, and we hope that the excitement flows into our community. Our vision is to one day see many more businesses and community projects move back to the downtown area. Everyone has been

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Fiddlestix opens on Main

CHAMBER HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING FOR NEW BUSINESS –The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted and ribbon cutting for Fiddlestix, a home décor store, located at 1218 South Main Street.   Present for the ceremony were (from left) Jordan Payne, Joshua Horne, owner-Tamara White, Travis Farran, owner- Barbara McGinnis, El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce

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