The Rock Wall

While we were in the Evans drive up line late last week, I asked the owner, Kevin McCullough, how Donnie Levi’s book is selling.  He said they had sold out several times and had to resupply. Kevin said, “I’ve got to read the book. I was raised on a dairy farm and milked cows until

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It’s Picnic time again in El Dorado Springs

Once more it is picnic time again, in fact the 140th Annual Picnic.  Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions, and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and our downtown area.  Certainly, we at the Police Department want to

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Double Armband Winner

JUST 30 MINUTES – That’s how long it took Kason Roe to find the double armband prize on Wed. July 14. It was under a mailbox across from the Catholic Church. Mom Amber Roe drove him to the spot.

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Important info for baby contest

The El Dorado Springs Picnic baby contest sponsored by McDonald’s is on Saturday July 24, at the community center. Registration is 10am until 10:55 a.m. The contest will be in the gym at 11 a.m. Groups will be split into boys/girls and into age groups. Eligible ages are 0-18 months. Prizes from donors will be

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Film Festival scheduled at Opera House during Picnic

The Wayside Film Festival will present 23 of the 29 films that were submitted for viewing Thursday – Saturday. July 22 – 24, at the Opera House in downtown El Dorado Springs. These dates coincide with the annual El Dorado Springs Picnic. The film festival has attracted films from all over the world as well

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A special day

A DAY SHE WILL NEVER FORGET – Luella Phipps looks at the page in her diary that records when she was saved at the Herriman Chapel Camp Meeting on Aug. 18, 1943. She said she was saved after the morning with Sister Englund preaching.

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90 years of Herriman Chapel camp meetings

There is a song that we sing at Concord Missionary Baptist Church. The chorus goes like this. I like the old-time, preaching, praying, shouting, singing, I like the old-time reading of God’s word; I like to hear those Glory hallelujahs ringing I like the old-time worship of the Lord. For 94 year-old Luella Phipps those

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BBB Tips: Finding a trustworthy storage unit when it counts

Unemployment, evictions, foreclosures: The economic uncertainties COVID-19 created for many families have countless consumers on the move. Many may be looking for storage units to facilitate these changes in living situation. It’s important to find a trustworthy storage facility, especially for prized possessions or antiques. Better Business Bureau (BBB) advises doing careful research before committing

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Class of 1986 to hold 35-year reunion

The class of 1986 reunion will be held from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the High School cafeteria. Snacks and drinks will be served. $5 per person. Please let Tania Molz know if you plan to attend, 417/876-8549. Hope to see everyone there.

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