ElDo man killed in crash

Posted October 23, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Glenn E. Redburn, 66, El Dorado Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene of a one vehicle crash which occurred at 10:40 a.m. Friday, Oct. 17, on I 49 .2 mile south of Joplin.

The report by Sgt. B. L. Klier said that the southbound 2006 Chevrolet pickup Mr. Redburn was driving crossed the median, went off the road and struck a tree. The report said he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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    FUGATE HONORED AS HOMETOWN HERO

    Local businessman Harold Fugate was honored on Monday, Oct. 20, by the Nevada Chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America, the largest fraternally-based Financial Services and Insurance companies that provides for the financial security for nearly one million members nation-wide. Fugate was recognized for his extraordinary service and commitment to the community of El Dorado Springs. He plans to donate the $100 check he was given to ElDo Youth. Pictured are (from left) Modern Woodmen of America Financial Services Representative Ryan Nowlin, Robin Fugate, Harold Fugate and MWA Financial Services

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    SMOKEY VISITS ELDO CHRISTIAN

    Fire Chief Owen Elliott, of the El Dorado Springs Fire Department, along with Smokey Bear, visited El Dorado Christian School, Tuesday, Oct. 7, in honor of Fire Prevention Month. Pre K4 through 6th grade enjoyed meeting Smokey and visiting with Chief Elliott. Sitting on the fire truck is Mrs. Jones’ 4 year old Preschool class – front row: Gavin Boch, Aleta Lyness, Miley Boultinghouse, Avery Rodgers and Bryli Boultinghouse; back row: Kane Caldwell, Allie Redburn, Braxton Hallam, Jase Tyler, Ayden Bruce and Macie Dunn.

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    AWAKENING

    The second annual Men’s Awakening was held at Camp Galilee on October 4. Seventy men representing 11 different area churches participated in a clay pigeon shoot and bow shoot in the afternoon and enjoyed a meal of smoked pork sandwiches, beans and potatoes. The evening ended with praise, worship and testimonies.

    Sponsors for the event included: Therapeutic Massage, Housh Dentistry, Evans Drugs, Randy Bland Used Cars, NAS Buildings and Friar Electric.

     

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    HELPING HANDS

    As part of the Super Service Saturday on Oct. 18, Terri Heitz and Kandy Swopes were two of the 14 volunteers who helped local residents with projects they couldn’t afford to do or were unable to do themselves. The two women helped Thelma Forest with her yard work including trying to tame an unruly rose bush. Volunteers worked at 12 sites in the area.

    Next Saturday, Oct. 25, the volunteers will again be out working.

    They should come

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    Cards of Thanks

    The El Dorado Springs Senior Center would like to thank those who helped get the beautiful new signs directing people to the Center – Daryn Adams from MoDOT gave sign posts, City Manager Rogers ordered, and his crew installed, the signs on Main at Fields, at the Hwy. 32/Hwy. 54 junction, plus a sign at Fields and Forrest. Now that we're "on the map" come visit us and enjoy the wonderful new heating and air conditioning system recently completed by Stutesman Heat & Air. Our thanks to all who helped.

    The Senior

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    Chili winners, crafts and more held downtown Oct. 18

    46 YEARS AND COUNTING – The El Dorado Springs Arts and Crafts Club held their 46th Arts and Crafts Festival in the Old Community in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 18. According to the club’s President, Melody Wilson, there were 22 vendors in attendance from within a 100-mile radius of El Dorado Springs – most of them new. She said she had no idea how many people went through, but from 9:30 a.m. on, it was packed.

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    Fowlers to celebrate 50th

    Gary and Carolyn (Owen) Fowler were united in marriage by Rev. Pliny Elliott at the Irwin Presbyterian Church on Nov. 1, 1964.

    Their daughter, Christy, will accompany them to the Farm Toy Musem in Dryersville, IA, to see the brick with Gary’s name on it that he earned in the mid 80’s, where they will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary.

    Gary and Carolyn have made their home for all 50 years on the family Century

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    Stork Report

    Michele Masters and Kyle Ewing, El Dorado Springs, are proud to announce the birth of a son, Keeton Michael Ewing. He weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19 inches long.

    Jason and April Burchett, El Dorado Springs, are proud to announce the birth of a son, Jaxon Tucker Burchett. He weighed 8 lbs. 6 oz. and was 21 inches long.

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    NEW BUSINESS

    World Finance opened its doors at 201 N. Main in El Dorado Springs in September. Kathryn (Kat) Berry manages the El Dorado Springs branch of this nationwide business. She has been with the company for two years. She says that World Finance has over 1,200 offices in the United States and Mexico. The business specializes in installment loans and taxes.

    Kat emphasizes that World Finance is not a Payday loan business.

    “World Finance makes loans up to $10,000. They

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