Why parks are important

Local parks are of great importance to our community. Parks provide a calm, soothing space where you can meet up with your friends and children can play safely. Parks are often taken for granted by those that don’t understand their importance. Parks are where many childhood memories and friendships begin. Most people can vividly remember

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The Rock Wall

There’s Mouse Roulette at the El Dorado Springs Eagles Lodge at 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 13. $2 bets. Proceeds benefit the El Dorado Springs Picnic entertainment. That might be more entertaining that the Solar Eclipse we just had. It was interesting, but I believe that being in a reclining lawn chair on the sidewalk

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Lions Club breakfast April 27

The El Dorado Springs Lions Club will have a breakfast buffet from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at 1109 South Jackson. Menu includes pancakes, biscuits and gravy, sausage and eggs. The cost for the breakfast will be a free will donation. Proceeds go to benefit local Lions projects including park, grounds and building

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Walker School Alumni Reunion

The 28th Consecutive Walker School Alumni Reunion is Scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2024.  The reunion will be held in the School Gymnasium of the NEVC (Formerly Walker R-4) school, 216 East Leslie Avenue in Walker.  Registration will begin at 10:30 with a meal at noon and business meeting to follow. As a cost saving

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DECA COMPETES AT STATE CDC

On March 3-5, 2024, four El Dorado Springs High School DECA members competed at the State Career Development Conference at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO. Members of Missouri DECA gathered over those three days to network, compete, and gain leadership insights from keynote speakers, advisors, and the Missouri State Action Team. Students from El

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Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who supported my campaign. While I may have come up short by a slight margin, your dedication and belief in me mean the world to me and my family.  To the newly elected member and the Board of Trustees—we wish them the best in their endeavors and our hope is that

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BBB tips to help your child have a safe, fun summer at camp

As you and your family plan for warmer weather and all the summer fun that comes with it, make sure you vet potential summer camps for your kids carefully. Summer camp is a safe environment for kids to develop social skills, grow a bit of independence and experience the outdoors. At a top-quality camp, parents

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State Rep Dane Diehl 125th District

It was a significant week in the Missouri House of Representatives. We worked through the House budget, which will now be sent to the Missouri Senate. The budget process has many parts and is one of the biggest undertakings while we are in session in Jefferson City. I am proud to serve on a sub-committee

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National Federation of the Blind of Missouri to hold convention

Blind people and their families, people who are losing vision, families with blind children, and others are invited to join the National Federation of the Blind of Missouri at our annual convention the weekend of April 12-14, 2024. The National Federation of the Blind provides blind people with opportunities for networking and mentorship. Our annual

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MO DNR photo contest is open for submissions

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is now accepting entries for its 2024 photo contest. The deadline to submit photos is Sept. 1. Missouri is home to beautiful natural resources, unique state parks and historic sites, natural phenomena, scenic landscapes, wildlife and more. For the 11th year, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is asking

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