Gardening to distraction

Tucking bees in for winter The first year beekeeper sitting next to me at the Fall Bee Festival in Kansas City acted very nervous. When I asked if she was ok, she said she was worried about what to do to get her bees ready for winter. Bees don’t hibernate, they spend winter literally shivering

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman There is change in when Madalyn’s Kitchen, south of Schell City, will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday. Madalyn had me put in my news last week that she would just be closed Thanksgiving day but she decided that she will be close Thanksgiving day through Sunday. She will reopen on Monday

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90th BIRTHDAY

90th BIRTHDAY – Retired teacher Luella Phipps celebrated her 90th birthday at the Church of God (Holiness) on Sunday, Nov. 13. Many friends and former students attended including her first student, Jim Lovewell.

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Thanksgiving challenge for TOPS

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Nov. 10. Kay gave the program today on Top 10 ways to keep your TOPS chapter active and fun. She said we already do a lot of these things. Get everyone involved. Have a tasting party. Have everyone bring

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Complete, But Unofficial AREA ELECTION RESULTS

Cedar County President and Vice President Republican ______________5,018 Donald J. Trump Michael R. Pence Democrat ________________1,010 Hillary Rodham Clinton Timothy Michael Kaine Libertarian ________________179 Gary Johnson Bill Weld Constitutional ______________40 Darrell L. Castle Scott N. Bradley Green _____________________30 Jill Stein Ajamu Baraka U. S. Senator Roy Blunt (Rep)__________________4,443 Jason Kander (Dem)__________________1,539 Johnathan Dine (Lib)__________________1732 Fred

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Owners to be ticketed

Drivers ignoring school bus stop arm by Jarrod Schiereck, Chief of Police The El Dorado Springs Police Department has received five reports of School Bus Stop Arm Violation since Oct. 12. This is to remind the motoring public, State Law  304.050  requires the driver of a vehicle upon a highway, upon meeting or overtaking from

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The Rock Wall

I was sorry to hear about the death of Johnny Moore. I guess I’ve known him about as long as I’ve known anybody. I remember him, his parents, Alfred and Kate, and his brothers and sisters from Pleasant Springs church which we always just referred to as Oyer. Johnny was powerfully built. He milked cows.

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Council learns of well and transformer issues

During the public forum at the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 7, Julia Shaw addressed the council about recent thefts at her home. She said that a camper had been stolen while she and her husband were out of town working. She also mentioned other items. She said that even though

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On the grow

THREE NEW TREES FOR THE PARK –With the Christmas Lighting only a few weeks away, the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has planted three Christmas trees to help expand decorations  for the Annual Lighting Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 21. The trees were purchased by Toshua McCormick State Farm Agency.  Ralph Satterlee of Chalet Nursery

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