Apply for Picnic booth space

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee is still accepting applications for booths for the 135th annual El Dorado Springs Picnic to be held July 21, 22, 23 with set up Wednesday, July 20. Contact Judi at 417/876-2691 or El Dorado Springs City Hall at 417/876-2521.

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Good Samaritans rescue man after tree pins him in trailer

Anyone who saw Lon Peruzzi’s trailer in Woody’s Mobile Home Park after the storm last Thursday evening blew a huge tree down on it would likely have to agree that (1) the Good Lord was looking out for him and (2) he is fortunate that James Edwards and Michael Owens heard him hollering for help.

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To the rescue

FRIENDS IN DEED – Lon Peruzzi (center) and his dog, Skeeter, had two friends on Thursday, June 2, when they needed them. James Edwards (right) stopped out of curiosity in the driving rain, stuck his head into the demolished trailer and hollered. Lon answered. Michael Owens (left) stopped to help, crawled into the wreckage and

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Open for everyone

IT”S OFFICIAL – The community and Camp Galilee owners and personnel celebrated the camp’s new lease on life with an official El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, in front of the camp entrance. Visitors were  encouraged to tour the facilities and enjoy an all-time camp favorite,

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To Leslie Ray

Editor: In reference to patriotism. Those that didn’t have their flags at half staff more than likely was a over sight, not a lack of honor, and to insinuate the VFW was unpatriotic is asinine. The flag at City Cemetery was at half staff because our team leader made sure it was before VFW got

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Response to Les Ray letter

I have never written an article before but after reading Mr. Ray’s letter to the editor I felt obliged to do so. As a Life Member of the VFW I admit we were remiss in failing to lower the flag to half-mast and for that I humble apologize. Does this mean that we honor our

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In reply to Les Ray

Editor: I was reading Leslie Ray’s letter in last week’s paper. Thank you, Les, for mentioning the “fantastic program”  put on by the VFW that didn’t meet your standards. It appears most of El Dorado Springs  need to study up on flag protocol. Les, are you a member of VFW? I’ve never seen you at

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In support of CAFO

In regard to Mr. Oren Harris’s letter of May 28, 2016, in the Sun Newspaper and June 1, 2016 in the Republican, his first paragraph says it’s all in the facts of our issue on the influx of Mennonite persons and the chicken business coming into our county. I believe Mr. Harris has a very

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TEAM SWAT TRAVELS TO BROKEN ARROW

Students from Van Dyk’s Karate representing the SWAT National Karate Team traveled to Broken Arrow, OK, to compete in the 29th Annual Shotokan Tiger Karate Tournament sanctioned by the Oklahoma Karate Association. Many schools and teams competed in the tournaments which made for good competition. Team SWAT was well represented at the Tiger and competed

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Fishing Report June 9, 2016

Taberville Report by Linda McCallister Dains Fish Farm I don’t have a ton of news. From what I’ve heard, the river is dropping a little and fishing seems to be dropping off a little, too. While it was up, rod and reel fishing was great. You could use anything – night crawlers, perch, carp, anything.

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