EHS Alumni awards scholarships

Posted July 16, 2015 at 11:02 am

The El Dorado Springs High School Alumni Association awarded their two $1,000 scholarships this year to Rachel Cross, daughter of Matt and Hollie Cross, and Mckensi Marshall, daughter of Lindell and Kris Marshall.

Linda Prough, who was then the vice president of the Association, presented the scholarships at the High School awards ceremony in May 2015.

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    Photo of Fitting Department at International Shoe Company maybe taken in late 50s or early 60s.

    Can you fill in the blanks?

    Front row from left: _______, _________, Janice Fast, Velma Adams, Mary Greenstreet, Margie Pendley, Dorothy Moore, _____ Heaston, _________, ________, _______, _______, ________, Betty Salee; Second row from left: _________, _________, _________, _________, Toots Carter, _________, _________, _________, _________, Lorine Mays, _________, _________, _________, Ethyl Teague, _____ Fletcher, Edith Alexander, _________, _________, _________, Velda Blagg, Vera Green; Third row

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    Thank Yous

    I would like to thank the Ellis 4-H Club for placing a spray of spring flowers on my door at Moore-Few Nursing Home.

    Mary Profitt

    We would like to thank everyone who helped us celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary last week.

    Thank you for the gifts, cards and many Facebook friends who helped us in that celebration.

    It has been a blessing for us to have spent the last 50 of those years here in this community where we

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    The Band Plays On

    The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band had a great weekend with a special program Saturday highlighting songs written by Karl L. King. He was a great composer and our band is blessed to have several of his overtures, marches, and gallops. We learned many things about his life and enjoyed listening to his songs.

    This coming weekend the Band will play at 7 p.m. each night of the Picnic and at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon. We hope to see you at the Picnic and hope you have a safe and enjoyable

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    2015 LOL Youth Fair Winners!

    2015 LOL Youth Fair winners – Queen, Amy Ford, Iris Dunn Memorial Scholarship; Princess, Cheyenne Lame, El Dorado Springs Vet Clinic; Jr. Princess, Macy Stauffer, Roger and Terri Floyd; Jr. Clothing High Point, Sarah King, El Dorado Springs Vet Clinic; Jr. Foods High Point, Macy Stauffer, Producer’s MFA; Sr. Foods High Point, Rebecca Siegismund, Mid-Missouri Bank; Grand Champion Steer, Kraysen Leonard, El Dorado Springs Vet Clinic; Reserve Champion Steer, Kaylee Lower, Mid-Missouri Bank; Grand Champion Market Heifer, Avery Schiereck, Arnold Brothers Livestock; Reserve Champion Market Heifer, Kaylee Lower, Iris Dunn

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    The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Norval – Schwalm Appliances and Furniture on Thursday, July 10, at their location in downtown El Dorado Springs – the old Carl’s Gunshop building at 100 N. Main.

    Pictured are (from left) Chris Vickers, Edith Winfiel, Shannon Mays, Browning Kenney, Travis Farran, El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough, Cory Gayman, Landon Murry, self proclaimed Glorified Gofer Rusty Norval, owner Jill Norval, Erika Murry, Mallory Murry, Joe Norval, Doris Norval,

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    Landon Hutchison, son of Gator and Tammy Hutchison, has qualified for the NLBRA National Finals Rodeo in Pueblo, CO. In order for a finalist to qualify, they must receive a top 7 placing within their event, this is quite a feat to accomplish. Landon dually qualifed in the Dally Ribbon Roping and Breakaway Roping in his division. The National Finals rodeo will be held in Pueblo from July 20 – 25.

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    4th July Races at I-49 Track turned out to be a Firecracker Win for Lucas Dobbs.

    Lucas won his heat race in the Modified A Class for a good start Saturday evening.

    The feature race had Lucas on the pole and he drove hard for 20 laps to lead and kept the position making him the winner of the Modified Feature and letting him take home the extra purse for the special race.

    Lucas enjoys

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    2015 LOL Youth Fair a big success

    Land O Lakes Youth Fair President Dr. Brian Collins reported that the 2015 Land O Lakes Youth Fair had the numbers and the community support.

    He told the Sun, “We had 70+ animals in the auction, numerous entries in the metal building, 30 + for shotgun shooting sports and 40+ for archery. Shana Newman ran our cook shack with help from Craig Carpenter and Tracy Adams. Cedar Co Cattlemans Assoc. fed everyone on Wednesday evening. Lots of community groups and clubs helped in various ways all week long.”

    Wreck injures motorcylist

    Donald R. Malcom, 73, Sheldon, suffered injuries reported as serious in a nearly head-on crash between the 1983 Honda Goldwing motorcycle he was riding east on Hwy. 54 five miles west of El Dorado Springs at 7:10 p.m. Sunday, July 12, and a 2011 GMC Sierra pickup driven west by Donna S. Buck, 24, Harwood.

    An eye witness said the cyclist lost a foot in the accident. He was transpsorted to Freeman Hospital in Joplin.

    The report by Tpr. B. P. O’Sullivan said the accident occurred as the

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