2016 MISSOURI STATE FAIR FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY

2016 MISSOURI STATE FAIR FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY – Jarrod and Amanda Schiereck and family of El Dorado Springs were among the families honored during the Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15, at the Missouri State Fair. The Schiereck family was selected as the Cedar County Missouri Farm Family by the Cedar County Extension

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CROWD DISCOVERS MORE ALONG 54

  CROWD DISCOVERS MORE ALONG 54 – The 2nd annual 100 Mile Yard Sale took place over Labor Day Weekend. The event was held in communities along U.S. Highway 54 from Nevada, El Dorado Springs, Collins, Weaubleau, Wheatland, Hermitage, Preston, Macks Creek and Camdenton. Many families and groups set up individual yard sales along the

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Blunt: ‘Obamacare has been a disaster for Missourians, and it’s about to get even worse’

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt  released the following statement today regarding a new Kaiser Family Foundation report showing that an estimated 85 percent of Missouri counties could have only one Obamacare marketplace insurer next year, compared to two percent this year, significantly narrowing health care options for individuals and families required to purchase insurance under the

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Bulldogs’ late rally comes up short at Ash Grove

The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs made a late run at the Ash Grove Pirates but ran out of time in a 14-6 football game. The Bulldogs began the game on offense and was forced to punt after going 3-and-out. When Ash Grove took over on offense, the Bulldog defense looked well prepared and the Pirates

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MDC Telecheck has new questions on deer and turkey harvests

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer and turkey hunters to know that its Telecheck system for reporting harvests will ask some new questions this fall and winter when hunters check their game. Telecheck will ask deer hunters who harvest does if the distance from the edge of the eyeball to the edge of

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JV trounces Ash Grove 42-6

by Robert Jansen Junior Varsity Defensive Coordinator I talked to Offensive Coordinator Coach Highley and these are our summaries for Offense, Defense and Special Teams for Monday’s Game. Offense: We started the game struggling to finish our offensive drives with points. Also we had a fumble early in the game that Ash Grove capitalized on

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Bulldog Cross-Country competes well in Lebanon

by Head Coach Brian Goatley On Saturday, Sept. 3, the El Dorado Springs cross-country team traveled to Lebanon to run in the Richard Clark SWCCCA cross country meet at Richardson Ranch. There were close to 700 athletes from Southwest Missouri schools participating in the meet between the High School boys and girls varsity and boys

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Softball Bulldogs beat Hermitage 6-1

• Twenty-one batters couldn’t locate Tailor Hutsell as she threw a no-hitter on Thursday, in the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs Varsity’s 6-1 victory over Hermitage. Hutsell stuck out 13 batters and walked four while recording her momentous feat. She got Bell to strike out for the final out of the game. • Paige Esry had

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El Dorado Christian Lady Buffalos

ECS VARSITY VB STARTS SEASON ON ROAD – With only nine days of school under their belt, the ECHS Lady Buffalo’s volleyball season is already underway. The team traveled to Ft. Scott, on Aug. 30 for their first tri-match game. Head Coaches Kelly Bryson and Travis Bryson have a young and enthusiastic team who are

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Deer can see you even when they’re eating

By Lindsay Thomas Jr. Here’s a fun and cool experiment in deer biology: the next time you sit down to a meal, first look around for any potential threats, like predators or fire or your loudmouthed Uncle Floyd who wants to join your hunting club. All safe? Next, bend your head down and press your

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