EHS Class of ’66 to hold 50th reunion

The El Dorado Springs High School Class of 1966 will hold its 50th class reunion on Friday, July 22, in the Spring City Venue (upstairs in Carl’s Gun Shop) beginning at 6 p.m. RSVP and $15 per person for dinner is due by Thursday, July 14. Call 417/296-2127 for more details.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, June 24. Our leader, Robbie, opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “When Your Smiling.” We said our pledges. Marilyn led us in a series of exercises. Robbie led us in roll call. Twenty-Five weighed in today and

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LCT ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK A SUCCESS

The LCT Lighthouse “Rock Around the Block” summer production was a glowing success. Nina Plaskett and Marie Barlow, two LCT “Circle of Light” alums, began volunteering with the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre creating costumes and set artwork nearly a decade ago. Their sister, Nellie, would complete the sister trio during those early years. Miss Nina and

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Fourth of July time almost here

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by our new Pastor Nick Van Dam. Sermon title was “Getting the Keys”, join us each Sunday at 9 a.m. for worship. Mt. Zion Home Bible Study meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Tom and Beverly Pelkey home

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WALKER CLASS OF 1971 HOLDS REUNION

Nine members of the Walker High School Class of 1971 gathered at the home of Glen and Alberta Hays for their 45th Class Reunion on Saturday, June 4th for a Fish Fry.   Many years of reminiscing were shared with one another as the evening progressed with lots of laughter and “do you remember this

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Gardening to distraction

How to help pollinators without planting These are not your standard how to help pollinators suggestions. Write it off to the record hot temperatures we have been having but I don’t think much will survive if we try to plant right now. That doesn’t mean there aren’t things we can do to help pollinators: 1.

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Kathy Smith The Cedar County Historical Society met at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 16, in the museum in Stockton.  Members present were Judy Nichols, president; Bob Phillips, vice president; Kathy Smith, secretary; Kay Snow, treasurer; Shirley Potts, assistant treasurer; Connie Maupin; Chris Barber; Barbara Fox; and Bob Estes. Visitors present were Ken Potts, Edna

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Wilbur’s 54th show

IT ATTRACTS ‘EM – Dederick hasn’t seen such a crowd since… Wilbur Charbonneau’s free fireworks show last year and 52 years before that. On Tuesday evening, June 21, cars, pickups, dune buggies and motorcycles lined both sides of Hwy. 54 and onto Hwy. AA north and Hwy. K south of Hwy. 54. If there had

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The Rock Wall

Saturday Kimball started working in the yard while the day was still cool, so you know it was early. I found my own list of things that needed to be accomplished. Chief among them was building watering dams around some of the baby red buds, flowering dog woods and white oaks we got from Conservation.

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Landlords address rumor about rental property

Several local landlords were present at the El Dorado Springs City Council on Monday, June 20, to voice their oppositions to a possible ordinance that would require them to have their property inspected by the city between renters. Councilmen Jim Luster, Randy Bland, Jerry Baldwin and Mayor Brad True were present as was City Manager

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