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Posted October 16, 2014 at 1:39 pm

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 can take applications over the phone and loans can be approved in less than 30 minutes,” she says.

World Finance’s tax service has licensed and professional tax preparers available 365 days a year. Tax Preparers receive training all year round and CPAs are available for problem

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    The Crowder Debate team placed 1st in Debate Sweepstakes, 3rd Place in Overall Sweepstakes, and was also named Top Community College at the Bob R. Derryberrry Memorial Season Opener last weekend in Bolivar. Crowder College competed against 11 universities, which included: University of Central Missouri, Drury University, and Northwest Missouri State University. Individual awards went to: Gabby Francisco (Neosho) and Olga Martinez (Neosho) – 1st Place Novice Forum with a 6-0 record; Shelby Musgrave (Seneca) and Drew Young (Pierce City) – 3rd Place Novice

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    Pound Pets

    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
    control@gmail.com. Animals are also listed on Petfinder.com

    Kitten – male, Russian Blue mix approximately 4 months old.

    Puppy – spayed female, black Labrador mix approximately 7 months old. Shots are current

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    Cards of Thanks

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our Christian Brothers and Sisters, friends, neighbors and relatives who came out to support us at the Phil and Pam Morgan Concert at the Dederick Christian Church. We cannot tell you how much this means to us. God bless you all.

    The Gersters – Harvey,

    Connie, Lillie

    The family of Debra Wills would like to thank everyone for their prayers, phone calls, cards, flowers, money gifts and food.

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    Farm Bureau’s Cut to the Chase

    WOTUS’ large dose of anxiety

    by Rebecca French Smith

    It’s raining. For many, a rainy day conjures thoughts of sleeping in or, at the very least, a pajama day on the couch. If only it wasn’t a workday. For farmers this time of year, though, every day is a workday. However, rain means it’s a day not in the field but stuck indoors when corn needs to be shelled and soybeans harvested.

    This rain also illustrates what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army

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    Jack Tough wins Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame – Leftime Achievement Award

    Saturday evening you might have thought you stepped back in time to the old west, or maybe onto a John Wayne move set. The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet was held at the Eagles Lodge with the theme, “Denim & Diamonds – An Old West Eve.”

    The evening featured a benefit auction and “Dinner with the Duke.” Distinguished John Wayne impersonator Ermal Williamson entertained the attendees along with his wife, Paula, known as “America’s Yodeling Sweetheart” and five time national yodeling champion.

    Awards were presented to Kevin McCullough

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    Grace Debler, long time El Dorado Springs resident, celebrated her 105th birthday on Oct. 10, 2014 in the Community Springs Healthcare Facility where she has lived since 2006.

    Grace was born near Virgil City on Oct. 11, 1909, to Lizzie and Jesse Overton.

    She and her husband, Raymond, were married for 50 years. He died in 1993.

    Grace’s daughter, Wanda, and her husband, Jack, have given her two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She’s proud

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    Five reason to ditch diet soda

    10 ways your kitchen can help lose weight

    TOPS Chapter 0319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ Meeting Room on Thursday, Oct. 9, for the weekly weigh-in and meeting.

    Carol and Dorothy gave the program today.

    Carol gave the program today on five reasons to ditch diet soda.

    Daily consumption of diet soda is associated with a twofold risk in kidney decline.

    Diet soda is linked to a 34% risk of developing metabolic syndrome.

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    Lily’s Story

    Chapter 7: Searching St. John’s

    by Carolyn Mueller

    A few days into the recovery from the Joplin tornado, Tara and Lily were assigned to search what was left of St. John’s Hospital. They needed to go to the roof, they were told, though it was unclear whether the building was structurally sound. The tornado hit the hospital dead on. There had been a scramble to save patients the night of the storm.

    A group of firefighters surrounded Lily and Tara in a tight circle as they ascended the remains of the hospital’s stairs. The windows were blown out, and holes were torn in

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    Lily’s Story

    By Carolyn Mueller

    Chapter 6: The aftermath

    A cloudy dawn brokeover Joplin on May23, 2011.

    Tara Prosser and Lily woke to a new world. Though their house suffered only cosmetic damage, the landscape surrounding them was greatly altered.

    Lily and Tara were sent to search the Home Depot on Rangeline. Rangeline is the aorta of Joplin, running right through the middle of town, host to major shopping centers, day cares and the high school. The Home Depot was split wide open by the storm, its contents spilling across the ground.

    When Tara and Lily arrived, they encountered an alien world. It was a foreign

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Community Archived

    Cards of Thanks

    During this difficult time we would like to express our thanks and gratitude for support during the loss of our husband and dad.

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