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Jeannie Barritt 92nd birthday celebration

Jeannie Barritt will celebrate her 92nd birthday on Sunday, Aug. 25 beginning around 2 p.m. Please come and help her enjoy her birthday cake and ice cream at the Morningside Care Facility, 640 E. Highland Ave, Nevada.

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Spicer Grimsley VFW Post Centennial celebration Sept. 21

This year will mark the 100th anniversary of VFW Post 257. It is the oldest continuously active Post in the state of Missouri. It was mustered in on Nov. 18, 1919, as Harris Spicer Post 257 with 17 chapter members. It derived its name form a local soldier serving with the AEF who was killed

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Square Dance Friday night

On Friday, August 16, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will have a dance with Jay Wright calling.  This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada.  Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area dancers and interested persons are

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Middle school volleyball practice to begin

El Dorado Springs Middle School volleyball practice will begin, August 21st in the Old Gym immediately following the first day of school.  Practice will be over at 4:30.  Girls need to be dressed to participate and will need an up-to-date physical.

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90th birthday

Send cards to Lorene Kennon at PO Box 93, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744, so that they will arrive in her mail box on Aug. 23.

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Galvin-Vickers reunion Sunday

The 67th annual Galvin-Vickers family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18. The carry-in dinner will be at the First Christian Church at 300 S. Main St. El Dorado Springs. Please get your families together and plan to attend.

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Flagway to be dedicated Aug. 19

Monday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., State Representative Warren Love will host a ceremony proclaiming the Highway 54 Flagway (between El Dorado Springs and Collins) as the “World’s Largest Display of American Revolutionary War Flags.” The event will be at the residence of Ken and Sue Molzahn, 6120 SE US Hwy 54, Collins. The display

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Learn to square dance

Starting on Tuesday, Aug. 13, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold beginning square dance lessons with Jay Wright as instructor. Lessons will be held at the Neal Senior Center, 301 North Main, Nevada from 7 to 9 p.m.  The first lesson is free and lessons will continue weekly until December.  New students will be accepted

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Application Deadline is September 3

NRCS provides emergency assistance Sponsors representing segments of state government have until September 3 to apply for financial and technical assistance to repair flood damage in 68 Missouri counties. This assistance is made available through the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Emergency Watershed Protection Program (EWPP). Following the federal disaster declaration (4451-DR) for severe

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Take Hunter Ed course Sept. 14

The Missouri Department of Conservation will conduct a Hunter Education course on Sept. 14, at the El Dorado Springs Conservation Office. Hunters who were born on or after Jan. 1, 1967, and are 16 or older must successfully complete an approved hunter-education course to qualify to buy firearms hunting permits. Class size is limited to

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