ELDO FFA CAMP REPORT

Nine students from the El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Leadership Camp July 4-9. The camp is held at Camp Rising Sun at the Lake of the Ozarks. The week provides leadership training for over 200 students. The high school students are trained by State FFA officers as well as a Leadership

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On a Gravel Bar Long Ago

I don’t know how old grandpa was then… but I was 13. We were camped on a Big Piney gravel bar below the mouth of Hog Creek. Grandpa Dablemont taught me so much on those river trips. He was the best outdoorsman I ever knew, descended from a Frenchman who stowed away on a ship

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Fishing Report

Taberville Report By Linda McCallister Dain Fish Farm The catfish are biting in the North Lake at Schell on lines fastened to noodles, not jugs. They are baiting with brown carp. On Saturday, a man won the catfish tournament down here at the bridge fishing with perch. He caught a 43 pounder on rod and

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STATE RECORD WHITE CRAPPIE

Austin Campbell (left) and Blake Moreland (right) with the state record 2-pound, 1-ounce white crappie Campbell caught on a trotline in an irrigation pond in Cass County.

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Savvy Senior®

Acupuncture can help relieve pain and many other ailments Dear Savvy Senior, Is acupuncture a proven treatment for arthritis pain? I have a lot of back and neck pain and am wondering if it’s worth trying. What all can you tell me about acupuncture? Afraid of Needles   Dear Afraid, Many well-designed studies over the

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For Alzheimer’s caregivers, knowledge is power

Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives. “Not many people understood the disease or how to take

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Do not trespass on train tracks

Over the holiday weekend, four people in Missouri were hit and killed on train tracks. Three of the incidents occurred in the City of St. Louis and one in Ralls County near Hannibal. The Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Operation Lifesaver remind pedestrians about the dangers of disregarding railroad crossing

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Katydids join July summer symphony

Joining in the July chorus of cicadas, crickets and frogs this summer are katydids. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to discover nature by learning more about Missouri’s loudest insect. Katydids are a type of grasshopper. Their bodies have long slender legs, large, veined wings and antennae that are twice as long as

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Janice Carter of ElDo recognized for outstanding volunteer service

Community Leader Receives Highest Honor from GFWC, an International Women’s Volunteer Service Organization Headquartered in Washington, D.C. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is pleased to announce that Janice Carter of El Dorado Springs, has received the GFWC Jennie Award, a medal of honor given to only eight of the nearly 100,000 clubwomen from across

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90TH BIRTHDAY

A card shower is requested for Julia Cloe Brandom who will be 90 years young on July 20, 2016. Cards can be sent to her at 302 E. Henrietta, Stockton, MO  65785.

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