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It’s Picnic time again

Once more it is picnic time again, in fact the 138th Annual Picnic.  Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions, and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and our downtown area.  Certainly, we at the Police Department want to

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Fairest of the Fair

2019 LAND O LAKES YOUTH FAIR ROYALTY – The 2019 Royalty Coronation was held on July 9 at the Land O Lakes Fairgrounds. The eight contestants were escorted by brothers and friends for a great evening. Michaela Hicks was the guest speaker for the eve ning and focused her points on the impact that student leadership

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MDC agents make arrests in walnut timber theft cases

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and cooperating agencies including the El Dorado Springs Police department and the Sheriff’s Departments in Cedar St. Clair and Vernon Counties have conducted multiple investigations of walnut timber theft in three counties. These investigations have led to multiple felony and misdemeanor charges against eight suspects. Most of the thefts

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Picnic Armband Winners

   SUN ANNUAL ARMBAND HUNT – The Winners of the Picnic Armbands for 2019 are: (from left) Justin Swager,(didn’t take him long to figure out the first clue);  double winner Jami Crouch, (she correctly interpreted clues two and four); Jessica LaFalce (picked up the third armband) and Darin Lumley, winner of armband number 5 (he

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El Do Youth announces partnership with West Central

El Do Youth, Incorporated, is proud to announce a partnership agreement with West Central Missouri Community Action Agency which will bring new and expanded programming to community and area residents. The El Do Youth Board is responsible for the renovation of one of El Dorado Springs’ most well-known buildings, the old Liston School at 508

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More trash talk at City Council

Several citizens at the July 1 El Dorado Springs City Council meeting shared their concerns about trash and derelict homes during the public forum segment of the meeting. Glenda Baker asked how many of the councilmen had read the ordinances and wanted to know if all the council members were given copies of the ordinances

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Going bananas

LEARNING SAFETY IN THE KITCHEN – Aspiring young chefs spent part of their day at the Osage Prairie YMCA Summer Camp at the Liston Center in El Dorado Spring learning to use knives safely and correctly while preparing a snack for themselves – peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Camp counselor Haley Thurman looks on.  

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ELDo All-Stars to Shine Thursday of Picnic

Grab another corndog and just stay put after the Talent Show on Thursday, July 18. The ElDo All-Stars will brighten your life. The following line-up (never before on the same stage) might just be the highlight of your Picnic experience. Along with the outstanding talent, prizes will be thrown to the audience close to the

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Contribute to Bright Futures

The Bright Futures El Dorado Springs Chapter is ready to start the new school year. Bright Futures is again helping to collect school supplies for West Central Community Action Agency. Our goal is to collect the following items that will be used in back to school backpacks for students. Harold Fugate and Fugate Motors is

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