This is the weekend

There are plenty of family events to occupy your time this Sasturday, Oct. 15, in El Dorado Springs. This will be the 12th year for the Spring City Reviltaztion Group Chili Cookoff. Cookers and other vendors will be set up on West Spring. Cooking starts at 9 a.m. and the public tasting is at 11:30.

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The Rock Wall

Kimball accompanied me to the football game Friday night to help photo the seniors. You know that my first inclination was to say, “Shoot the seniors.” I don’t take photos. I shoot pictures. I used to waltz into the police station to photo a new officer and would announce, ”I’m here to shoot…” In today’s

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Benched

SITTING PRETTY – Peggy Snodgrass, co-executive director of the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Bruce Hooper of Show Me Country Metals and Executive Director Jackson Tough sit on one of the new benches long Highway 54. The seven benches are part of the Highway 54: Sidewalk to the Future project. Each bench represents a

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Ladies Night at POPS

The Preserve Our Past (POPS) holiday dinner will be Thursday, Nov. 10. Leave the guys at home, come out and support the museum while you enjoy appetizers, a four course meal and entertainment. The cost of the meal is $30. Seating is limited so please reserve your spot early. For reservations or information, call Georgia

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Last year’s winners

ARE YOU READY TO BROWN, CHOP AND DICE? –  The 2015 Chili Cook-off winners challenge all “old pros” and beginning chili cookers to try their hands at this year’s Chili Cook-off and the chance to win one of seven awards: 1st, 2nd or 3rd place as decided by the judges, the People’s Choice award decided

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Chamber of Commerce sets parade theme, dates

The annual El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lighting Ceremony will be in the El Dorado Springs Park starting at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21. The Christmas Lighting Ceremony is a Chamber of Commerce tradition that spans many years, bringing joy to children of all ages. As dusk settles upon western Missouri the darkness

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Ambulance Board to meet Monday

The Cedar County Ambulance District board is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Stockton Ambulance Barn. Unfinished business listed on the agenda is a tower update and inventory. New business is computer updates.

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Pound Pets

Dog – Neutered male, black and white Boston Terrier, approximately 1 year old.  Tall is not docked. Cat – female, Siamese mix adult.

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Candidates sought for 2017 Cedar County Extension Council Election

Nominations are being accepted for the January 2017 election to the Cedar County University of Missouri Extension Council. “The council is seeking people from all walks of life who are interested in education and the progress of our community,” says Nedra Fox. “Serving on the Extension council is a great way to help make our

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Help select bicentennial license plate

All Missourians are encouraged to help select the design of a new automobile license plate, which will be out in time for the Show-Me State’s bicentennial in 2021. Options for the plate design will be presented at four public hearings across the state, including the following:· – Oct. 11 at the Kansas City Area District–

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