Felty family reunion Saturday, July 23

The descendants of George and Iva Groves Felty will gather for a family reunion during the El Dorado Springs Picnic on Saturday, July 23, at noon in Dederick Christian Church located west of El Dorado Springs on 54 to Hwy. AA, turn north on AA, go one block to church. Please bring a basket lunch.

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Brubeck, Gilpin, Dobbs reunion

Date; July 24, 2016 Place: Deragowski “Barn” corner of Ohio and E. Thompson St., El Dorado Springs. All relatives and friends are invited. Bring a dish. No alcohol. Bring an item for the white elephant auction. Hope to see you there.

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Gardening to distraction

Beetles and Deer My sister-in-law mentions the cute goat as she posts pictures of my brother helping to relocate three alligators out east over the July 4 weekend. I suppose it’s in our DNA, the interest in animals and lending them a hand. Deer in particular get a bad rap, especially since some have a

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Swopes family holds reunion

The families of the late Melvin T and Goldie (Norris) Swopes gathered June 26, 2016, at the Circle S Feed Store with 33 present. This was the 28th year. So thankful for each one able to attend. We realize it is a busy time of the year for farmers. Our thoughts and prayers are with

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs  (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, July 7. Our leader, Robbie opened the meeting.  Kay led us in singing “We’ll lose weight”. Robbie led us in roll call.  Twenty-five weighed in today and the chapter had a net gain of 13

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Death of an organ, birth of baby chicks

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Moring message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Pastor Nick Van Dam titled “Flashlight and Crowbar” taken from Galatians 6:1-6, 7-16. We invite you to join us at 9 a.m. for worship; please note our new church sign, and yes the church bell rings each Sunday morning.

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Ruth Ijams’s son, David O’Brien, of Texas spent a week with her doing some work for her. He visited with his sister, Peggy O’Brien, at Grandview and his sister, Jeanie O’Brien, at Schell City. I talked to Connie Locke who was the former pastor at the Schell City United Methodist Church who

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4th of July family get together

The family gathered at Dakota and Kyra Newman and Gary and Debra Jones homes at 4 o’clock. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Newman and Julie and family of Stockton; Chase and Felecia Jones and Thea and Jack and Mary Lady of El Dorado Springs. Big time visiting and cooking going on from two kitchens, a grill

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City Council gets ready for Picnic

The El Dorado Springs City Council, during its meeting on Tuesday, July 5, mostly took care of final business in preparation for the 2016 Picnic – July 21, 22 and 23. The council hired Ron Alumbaugh to be the main announcer for the Picnic and entertain for $780. City Manager Bruce Rogers, who said Alumbaugh

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Youth Fair royalty candidates

LAND O LAKES ROYALTY CONTESTANTS – Each candidate had to submit an application to be considered. On Tuesday, June 28, all contestants were interviewed by a panel of judges. Coronation will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the LOL Show Ring. All are welcome to attend. Categories are: Jr. Princess: Clara Farran, Olivia

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