Square dance in Nevada Friday

Posted June 18, 2015 at 10:24 am

On Friday, June 19, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold a dance with Tom Roper, national caller. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All area square dancers and interested persons are invited to attend/visit.

For more information, call the Harolds at 417/465-2241, the Eberts at 417/667-3069 or the Burneys at 417/432-3703.

    Blood drive at Agape Boarding School

    There will be a blood drive at Agape Boarding School located west of Stockton at 12998 E. 1400 Road from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 24.

    All presenting donors will receive a free American Red Cross T-shirt, donuts and other refreshments.

    1,200 Harley riders expected in Springfield June 18-20

    Springfield, Missouri – About 1,200 people will be in HOG heaven June 18-20 during the 32nd Annual Missouri Harley-Davidson Owners Group Rally in Springfield.

    Not only will they be riding their motorcycles around the city, the people who participate in the rally will enjoy the camaraderie of others who ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles, said James Roe, marketing coordinator for the Missouri HOG Rally.

    The event begins at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave. The vendor area is free and

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    Picnic booth space available

    The 134th El Dorado Springs Picnic is about one month away so you need to make your plans now. There is still space available for Picnic booths. Call Judi at 417/876-2691 or stop by City Hall to pick up an application.

    Trick dogs and other Library news

    Marilyn Slaton will demonstrate various dog tricks with her dogs, Yorik and Magik on Monday, June 29, at 2 p.m. at Stockton and 4:30 p.m. at El Dorado Springs.

    Summer Reading Program will begin on Wednesday, July 8, and end Wednesday, July 29, at the El Dorado Springs Branch. The time is 11-12. Call Miss Stephanie 876-4827 for more information.

    The Summer Reading Program will begin on Monday, June 22, and end August 5, at the Stockton Branch. Call 276-3413 for more details.


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    Grace UMC to host vacation bible school

    Grace UMC, 201 E. Broadway St., will host two nights of Vacation Bible School on Thursday, June 25, and Friday, June 26, for children ages 5-12 years old.

    On both nights, supper will be provided from 5:30-6 p.m. From 6-8:30 p.m., there will be Bible stories, games, snacks and crafts.

    Registration forms are available at the church on Sunday mornings or you can register online at www.grace4all.org. Questions: contact the church office at 816246-5764 or email Stephanie Smith at

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    City Cemetery Notice

    All flowers, figurines or other items on the ground, not mounted on stones, need to be removed from the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery by Friday, July 3, 2015.

    MDC managed deer hunt applications open July 1

    Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online for a shot at more than 5,100 slots for nearly 100 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) managed deer hunts. The managed hunts will take place from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state parks, national wildlife refuges, urban parks, and other public areas. The online application period runs July 1-31.

    To apply, visit the MDC website at mdc.mo.gov/node/11252 between July 1 and 31. MDC will post drawing results at the same website address from Sept. 1 through Jan 15. Applicants who get drawn will

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    The Band Plays On

    This next weekend we will celebrate Father’s Day with special music for the men in our lives. Bring a cold drink and come listen to our toe tapping music as you sit in the shade with some friends. We’d love to have a crowd to play for. We’ll play Friday and Saturday evenings from 8 to 9 and Sunday afternoon from 2 to 3.

    Band Manager – Teri Biddlecome.

    Friday, June 19

    1 Wings of the Army

    2 Cuckoo Waltz

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    Learn beef industry trends at Steer Feedout Finale June 25

    The 2014-15 Missouri Steer Feedout Finale will begin at 7 p.m., June 25, at the University of Missouri Extension Center located in the basement of the Lawrence County Courthouse in Mt. Vernon.

    At the finale, the results will be revealed for the 158 steers that began the program Nov. 2, 2014, according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

    The cattle were fed at Gregory Feedlot, Tabor, IA in conjunction with the Tri-County Steer Carcass Futurity (TCSCF).

    The first slaughter

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