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Baby Contest Winners

Posted July 30, 2015 at 11:44 am

GIRLS 0-3 MONTHS – 1st Place – Avery Hinton and Meagan Reach, 2nd Place -McKenzie Bonnett and Kristy Bonnett, 3rd Place – Alena Rhoades and Savannah Rhoades.

BOYS 0-3 MONTHS – 1st Place – Conley Cyr and Chance Cyr, 2nd Place – Tytan Cain and Robin Duncan, 3rd place – Remington Sloan and Jaymi Sloan-Self.

GIRLS 4 – 7 MONTH – 1st Place – Chesni Flagg and Stacie Flagg, 2nd Place – Emmaline Middleton and Sabrina Middleton and 3rd Place – Alyna Whitford and Jessica Colbert.

Boys 4 – 7 MONTHS – 1st Place – Gabriel and D. J. Bland, 2nd Place – Kale Lundy and Lizzie Altgren and 3rd Place – Jaden McKinney and Joel McKinney.

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    Run for a Reason winners

    FEMALE 20 TO 29 – 1. Maggie Benham-Holder, 2. Laura Inge and 3. Brooke Beaty.

    FEMALE 13 AND UNDER – 1. Olivia Bryson and 2. Isabelle Bryson.

    MALE 13 AND UNDER – 1. Ethan Pittsenbarger, 2. Clayton Collins and 3. Hayden Preis.

    FEMALE 14 TO

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    Summer heat safety tips to ensure fun in the sun

    by Ron Rabena

    The summer season and warm weather triggers an urge to be outdoors, but fun in the sun can be dangerous when the heat and humidity rise. In addition to sun burn, heat-related illnesses including heat stroke or sunstroke can send unsuspecting victims to the hospital. The human body keeps itself cool by allowing heat to escape through the skin and by evaporating the resulting perspiration. If the body cannot cool itself enough, the person could suffer from heat-related

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    The Band Plays On

    This last weekend Santa came to visit and the Band celebrated “Christmas in July.” Santa was mighty warm, but there were a few youngsters who came down to see him. He visited with the kids and handed out treats to everyone who came to see him while the Band played Christmas music to help cool everyone off.

    This coming Saturday night the Band will play music that is popular because we associate it with movies we know or have seen. It should be a lot of fun! On Friday and Saturday evenings

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    New Baker and Taylor books at Cedar County Library

    Come by and check out the newest releases from Baker and Taylor books at the Cedar County Library John D. Smith El Dorado Springs branch.

    Silenced by Heather Graham – When a congressman’s media assistant abruptly quits her job and goes missing on the way home, novice FBI agent Meg Murray teams up with special agent Matt Bosworth to investigate a serial killer with ties to a political conspiracy.

    Tom Clancey Under Fire by Grant Blackwood – Jack Ryan Jr. clashes with Russian intelligence in a race to

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    Christmas in July with the Band

    SANTA’S LITTLEST PARTNER – This is Gabriel Bland. He is the son of Daniel Bland and the grandson of Darcy and Kevin Bland.

    SANTA’S TINY PARTNER – This is 2-year old Porter Collins. Parents are Kali and Chandler Collins.

    SANTA’S LITTLE PARTNER – This is 4-year old Cash Collins.

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    Charity Clayton dances in national competition

    Charity Clayton attended the Talent on Parade National Dance Competition on July 16 in Oklahoma City, OK. She presented lyrical and musical theater competition pieces receiving Elite awards for both performances, 2nd place overall in her division and a judge’s award for Fantastic Focus.

    Charity, 12, is the daughter of Todd and Danna Clayton and granddaughter of Ralph and Sue Clayton of Stockton and Joyce Whitlock of El Dorado Springs.

    She is currently enrolled at Stockton Dance Elite.

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    Relay For Life of Cedar County wraps up the 2015 relay season

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cedar County hosted the annual event wrap up celebration on Tuesday evening in El Dorado Springs. A wrap up meeting is held every year after relay takes place to go over results, present awards, and begin planning for the next relay season.

    This year’s Relay For Life event was held at the El Dorado Springs football field on Saturday, June 20. Despite the heat, several dedicated teams sat up campsites to raise money, celebrate survivors,

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    Cards of Thanks

    The family of Kimberly Harms Parrish would like to thank the following- Vernon County Ambulance, Barton County Memorial Hospital, Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Church of God Holiness, Pastor Norman Conklin, Brother Brady Davis, Laurenda Ferguson and LaDanta Bush and the pallbearers.

    Thank you to everyone for the prayers, calls, visits, food, cards, flowers and donations

    W.I.N.GS Refuge would like to say thank you to the following businesses and ministries for sponsoring our T Shirts during the El Dorado Springs Picnic – A New U Salon, Assembly of God,

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    Service Dog Margo left El Dorado Springs last week with Sara (right) for her new job in New York. Margo was trained by Shawn Abel, (left) of Dog Nation.

    This is Shawn’s account of how Team Margo came to be.

    “We met Margo’s future partner through the Autism Speaks website.”

    “When Sara first contacted us, I had in mind a Jack Russell terrier named Bombay. It was then I discovered that Bombay had a back leg issue

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    The Band Plays On

    El Dorado Springs Municipal Band will celebrate John Philip Sousa on Friday, July 24. We will learn about his life and his music as we march

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