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Dobbs honored for her continued work in the Senior Market

Posted April 28, 2016 at 9:57 am

April 7, Joy Dobbs along with her husband, Rick, was invited to attend the Agent Conference in Phoenix, AZ, hosted by Oxford Life Insurance Company.

Oxford Life Insurance specializes in the Senior Market and Joy has been very active with them for several years in helping seniors at retirement time understanding choices in Medicare, Life Insurance and how to make their retirement savings work for them in plans to fit their individual needs.

Joy has always stated, “Service to our clients is our #1 priority and it does not stop with the sale, but just the start of a relationship that evolves, changing as the client’s needs change.”

Oxford Life Insurance has over 9,000 agents across the United States and at this years’ recognition conference there

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    Central Bolivar ideal site for new hotel, says study

    Thane Kifer, local businessman and owner of Vineyard Properties, formerly of El Dorado Springs, has recently partnered with Growth Services Group, LLC, a leading hotel and lodging consulting firm, to determine the feasibility of a new hotel in Bolivar. Given the choice of many potential site options, including sites on Hwy. 13 and others more centrally located in town, the firm identified the Vineyard Square development near the intersection of Boston St. and Aldrich Rd. as the optimal location due to its convenient proximity to local restaurants and entertainment.

    Kifer plans to

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    Cards of Thanks

    I want to thank everyone very much that sent me a birthday card for my 98th birthday.You sure made my day.

    Eunice G. Smith

    The El Dorado Springs Preschool would like to thank the following businesses for their generous contributions to our annual dinner and auction. We appreciate your help whether it is advertising, monetary donations, donation of auction items or food donations to our dinner. Without you, this fund raiser would not have been a success. Thank you so much – Adams Mark Hotel–Kansas City, Althoff

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    National Library Week contest winners

    On Saturday, April 16, the National Library Week Contest Drawings were held with 61 entries received for the children’s drawings and five entries received for the Scavenger Hunt.

    The winners for the kids contest are: Javelin Perkins – the Sippy Cup, Xavier Bean – the Bumper Sticker, Madison Reed – the Necklace, Dylan Gwinn – the Reading Light, and Kaden Burley – the Readers Journal. The Scavenger Hunt $25 Gift Card was won by Shyla Reed.

    Friends of the Library would like to congratulate all of the winners.

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    During library week, children attending story time helped make the library sign more beautiful. Ms. Donna Walker provided large spoons to be used as digging tools for the children to plant flowers around the library sign. The children enjoyed listening to stories and making a craft, in addition to digging in the dirt planting flowers. Story time is held on the third Friday of every month.

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    Pound Pets

    Puppy – female, Brown and White Boxer mix, approximately 4 months old. 

    Due to imposition of city ordinances all animals MAY be kept a maximum of 10 days before euthanzation.

    For additional information on the listed animals please contact the El Dorado Springs Police Department 24/7 at 417-876-2313 or by email- eldoradospringsanimal Animals are also

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    Popular strawberries healthy frozen or fresh

    Tiny, red, heart-shaped, sweet juicy snacks right off of a plant. What could be better? Strawberries are considered the most popular berry fruit in the world.

    The fruit is packed with vitamin C, fiber, phytonutrients and antioxidants. Just one serving — only about eight strawberries – packs more vitamin C than an orange according to Dr. Pam Duitsman, nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

    “Strawberries are the first berries on the market in the summer. Since their growing season is very brief, it is important to be

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    Papinville Historical news

    We in Papinville know that Spring has officially arrived when the Papinville Historical and Cemetery Association holds their yearly business meeting. This meeting was held on April 20 with 14 present. Meeting called to order by president, Beverly Sullins. Marcelle Marquardt, secretary/treasurer, read minutes of last meeting and gave balance of accounts. Both reports were approved as read.

    Report was given on items that have been donated to the school and museum since our last meeting, they are as follows; Banner and flag from American Legion; two dresses from Linda Swope; picture

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    Iris Belles discuss hummingbirds

    There was a lot of talk about the “birds and the bees” at the April meeting of Iris Belles Garden Club. Kathi Whitlock, committee chairman for “Birds,” refreshed and reminded everyone about the amazing hummingbird feats and great distances traveled during migration. It’s a mighty little bird.

    Mary McLeod presented an informative program on Honey Bees. She got everyone excited about the benefits of honeybees and the potential danger of losing them. Becoming a honeybee caretaker takes some education and equipment, but even if we don’t plan to have our own hive

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    Rich Hill Alumni News

    Committee members of the Rich Hill Alumni met on April 19 with 11 present.

    Plans continue to move forward to our banquet date of May 28. The meal will be catered by the Youth Development Center under the direction of Clayson Lyons. Our theme will be “RHHS Heart of Our Education.” Randy Ball will be Master of Ceremonies.

    Classes planning reunions and reserving a table for the banquet are as follows: 1951, 1953, 1956, 1961, 1963 and 1971.

    Remember it is very important to

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Community Archived

    March Lottery winners

    $1,000 Scratchers winners in March included Ella McNeece and Richard Tigner, both from El Dorado Springs.

    Hospital board

    After the newly elected board members for the Cedar County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees were sworn in at the regular hospital board meeting on Monday,

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    Cards of Thanks

    Thank you. Who would have thought anyone would pay attention to a Card Shower for an old fogey – but they did. Thanks again.

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