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Posted September 25, 2014 at 11:23 am

Wee Care Preschool Day Care at the Caplinger Mills bridge.

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    Missy Ferris has taken over the reins of managing the El Dorado Springs Shopko store. She has 24 years of retail experience five of which have been with Shopko. She was born and raised in OK and currently lives in Ft. Scott.

    She says, “We’re going to clean up this store. It’s going to look beautiful. Customer service is a priority. It will be better organized and well signed. We’re going to make it a better shopping experience.”

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    Imagine looking out your window one morning and seeing what looks like orange candles growing and glowing in your yard. It was a first time experience for Corrine and Mary Stewart.

    According to Conservation this particular mushroom is referred to as the Elegant Stinkhorn. They grow on leafy debris, mulch piles and rotting wood. They are reportedly edible. It can emerge from its egg and grow to full size in just a few hours and start drying almost immediately.

    In the

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    Cards of Thanks

    The MO #0319 TOPS El Dorado Springs would like to thank everyone who helped to make our semi annual Baked Potato Luncheon a success.

    We appreciate the community support. Proceeds from this will fund our “biggest losers” recognition at the annual recognition days and fund various community projects in and around El Dorado Springs.

    We want to thank our friends and families who helped make our 50th wedding anniversary a great success.

    We want to thank Dorothy Palmer and Janice Stark for

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    Hammons to celebrate 60 years

    Junior and Laura Hammons of Lamar were married on Oct. 3, 1954, in El Dorado Springs. They have two children, a son, Jamie Hammons, Pensacola, FL, and a daughter, Judy (Darrel) Crockett – Lamar. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Junior worked for MODOT for 34 years.

    They celebrated on Sept. 21, with family and friends at Tractors BBQ.

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    The Nine Wonders Optimist Club installed officers for the 2014 – 2015 year at a dinner held on Saturday, Sept. 20, in the El Dorado Springs Optimist Building on Carmen Road. Pictured are: (from left) President Gina Whitlock, Secretary/Treasurer Terry Floyd. Vice Presidents, Kama Deschane and SuAnn Lundy, Directors Ramona Barger, Rene Harris, Suzette Berning, and Glenda VanBummel, and Past President Amy Hedrick. Not pictured: Director Sherry Norman

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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

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    CBCO volunteers and blood donors are thanked


    The staff and volunteers of the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks thank all of you who came to give our pint of life saving blood at the Church of Christ in El Dorado Springs on Thursday, Sept. 18. On average, 43,000 pints are used each day in the U.S. and you certainly do your part – Thanks: Mary Swindle, Teri Biddlecome, Robin Miller, Dianna Pyle, Courtney Spencer, Terri Hietz, Lola Wallace, Mert Fogler, Larry Daniel, Cathrine Rivers, Karl Newman, Ammen Martin, William Simmons, Khrystal Ehlers, Danita Ehlers, Suzann Gladden, Gary Benham, Steve Wieman, Gary Badger,

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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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