Evening attire

  NEW TWINKLES IN THE PARK – The Spring Park Gazebo and surrounding benches and trees, got a new Christmas wardrobe courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce.

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The Rock Wall

Happy Thanksgiving. I hope you have a lot to be thankful for. We do. We got to spend Thanksgiving with our children and grandchildren a week early, Adrian, Cain, Van and Snider arrived last Tuesday. Kimball fixed a late breakfast for everyone. If we had more class we could call it brunch, probably. The Gilfoils

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Canceled Holiday Events: Explained by Chamber CEO Jackson Tough

The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce opted to cancel the “Angels Among Us, Celebrating Our Healthcare Heroes” Christmas Parade, Holiday Expo and Lighting Celebration. Late last Thursday afternoon the chamber received a call from the Cedar County Health Department with updated El Dorado Springs public health information as well as information from the Missouri

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Seasonal work

MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS AND FRIENDS – Kraysen Leonard was crowned the 2020 Miss Merry Christmas at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov 21 along with Little Mr. Santa Nolan McCormick and Little Miss Santa Addison Hamm. The trio were originally scheduled to ride in the hastily scuttled Christmas Parade later in the day. Maybe next year.

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Man charged with molesting child

Mauricio Gonzalez 43, El Dorado Springs, has been charged in Cedar County Circuit Court with child molestation. If convicted, he could be sentenced to five to 13 years in prison. He is scheduled to appear before Judge Tom Pyle on Dec. 2. He is being held on $50,000 bond.

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Celebrate with Aunt Vernie

LAVERNE MOTLEY TURNING 100 YEARS YOUNG – Well friends and family, the big day will soon be here. Yes, this sweet lady will be 100 years old. We had always planned on having a big happy celebration, but Covid is changing many things this year. With that in mind, we are asking that those of

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Wonder City Illumination

The Wonder City of West Central Missouri is now illuminated from Spring Park to Main Street, Highway 32 and US Highway 54 for the holiday season. The festive atmosphere of El Dorado Springs doesn’t just happen by itself. It takes a number of people to coordinate and update the lights and decorations. Last month the

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BBB Tips: Be safe and save on Black Friday, Cyber Monday Deals

COVID-19 has upended the world and the economy, with massive changes to retail, which means the holiday shopping season is likely to look very different in 2020. However, the National Retail Federation estimates consumers will still spend an average of nearly $1,000 this year on gifts, decorations and other holiday items. Many retailers are already

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VETERANS DAY CELEBRATED AT ECS

El Dorado Christian School held their Veteran’s Day assembly on Wednesday, Nov. 11,  in the ECS gymnasium.  Science teacher, Mrs. Krystal Wyant welcomed students and shared with them the meaning and reasons, “Why we honor our Veterans and celebrate Veteran’s Day.”  Tyler Kay, Brenton LeeMasters, and Eli Daniel led pledges, beginning with the American Flag,

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Thanksgiving greetings

As we celebrate and spend time with family and friends on Thanksgiving, I hope we all take time to remember what this day truly means. Those who came before us did not have much, yet they knew to give thanks to God for the gifts and blessings that were bestowed upon them. My husband, John,

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