Fishing report for Sept. 8

ElDo Report by Ruth Foreman R&R Sporting & Tackle Fishing is not too bad. They are catching catfish on trotlines in the Osage and in Truman Lake baiting with perch, shad and hotdogs. Some of the blues are above he slot limit, some below, some in it. They are catching a few crappie down at

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ECH Varsity Lady Buffalos 2016 volleyball schedule

Home Games in CAPS/Bold Aug. 30      ECH JH vs. CLC JH      4:00 @ Christian Learning Center ECH vs. CLC5:00 ECH vs. Ottawa Calvary6:00 Sep. 2           ECH 5-6th vs. Plaza Heights Elementary      3:00 ECH 5-6thJH vs. Plaza Heights JH      4:00 @ Plaza HeightsECH

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Savvy Senior®

How to choose an adult day care service Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer any tips on finding and choosing a good adult day care service for an elderly parent? My 82-year-old mother, who is moving in with me, has Alzheimer’s and needs attention during the day while I’m at work. Looking for Help Dear

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Nutrition plays an important role in eye health

There is evidence that nutrients can play an important role in treating and preventing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 60 in the United States. Macular degeneration affects the tissue in the eye that is responsible for central vision, says Tammy Roberts, University of Missouri

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Protect your eyes with healthy habits

-Eat a healthy diet high in green leafy vegetables, whole grains and fish. -Don’t smoke; nicotine limits the oxygen in your bloodstream and creates free radicals that can damage your eyes. -Keep your blood pressure under control through diet and medication, if needed. -Maintain a healthy weight and exercise. -Limit your exposure to ultraviolet light;

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News from Harwood and area

By Helen Ellerman Friday afternoon, Sept. 9 and Saturday, Sept. 10, Madalyn’s Kitchen will open for breakfast and close around 10 a.m. so people can support the food stands downtown for the Fall Festival. She will be open for her regular times on Sunday, Sept. 11. Bob and Cheryl Ellerman, of Edwards, spent the day

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HAPPY 102

HAPPY 102 – Georgia Audrey Rhoad and the staff at Community Springs Health Care Facility celebrated her 102nd birthday on Friday, Sept.2. Audrey was born in Nebraska on Sept. 5, 1914. She has been a resident at Community Springs since 2013.

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Upcoming blood drive with CBCO

A Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) blood drive is scheduled for 1:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Church of Christ, 302 E. Hospital Road, in El Dorado Springs. Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) has issued a CODE YELLOW ALERT for all blood types.  A Code Yellow Alert means

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Gardening to distraction

Answering Emails, Pot Garden Update The following are some of the recent emails and calls from friends and readers, starting with one about one of my favorite projects, my “pot garden.” “…was wondering how your pot garden is doing? My mother started one this year and she is struggling with her tomatoes….” – Lisa Charlotte:

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