Mary Maxine Sharp

Mary Maxine Sharp, 96, daughter of Homer Clyde and Jewell Fern Sharp was born March 10, 1920, in Taberville. She passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, after a short illness. She was the center of her family and will be dearly missed but she is celebrating in

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William A. Strong

William (Bill) Arthur Strong, 89, El Dorado Springs, formerly of Springfield, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility in Stockton with his wife by his side. William was born Dec. 22, 1926, at Mansfield. He moved to Springfield as a young boy to live with his grandparents. Bill served in the

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Shelba Jerene Simmons

Shelba Jerene Simmons, 78, was born on Nov. 29, 1937, in Nevada to Ithel and Beulah (McWilliams) Darnell. She passed away Oct. 21, 2016. Jerry, as she was known to family and friends, worked hard all her life. You could find her on a tractor, bucking hay, feeding cows, working in the garden and running

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Carol L. Harvey

Carol L. Harvey, 69, El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 25, 2016. Carol was born July 24, 1947, to Kenneth and Mary Jane Simpson. Survivors include: one son, Cody Eiskina – Filley; one daughter, Kim Turk, and husband, Mike – Ozark; grandchildren – Ryan and Ashland Eiskina and Kristin Perry; two sisters, Betty Smith, and

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Lucille D. Crane

Lucille D. (Reed) Crane, 87, Kansas City, passed away on Oct. 15, 2016. Lucille was loved by all who knew her, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and her pets. She was born in Presque Isle, ME, and moved all over the United States as an Air Force wife before moving to Kansas

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Betty Lou (Reedy) Wales Pearcy

Betty Lou (Reedy) Wales Pearcy, 87, passed away Oct. 22, 2016, in the Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility. She was born in November 1928 on a farm near Walker to Samuel Jay and Martha (Mitchell) Reedy. Betty grew up in a happy home of 18 children with nine brothers and eight sisters. Betty attended several schools,

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St Andrew Lutheran Church to hold craft fair

The Lutheran Women’s missionary League of St. Andrew Lutheran Church has plans underway for their 9th annual craft fair on Nov. 12. The event will be held in the fellowship hall of the church located on Hwy. 39, south of Stockton. Along with the craft sale, there will be a bake sale, offering many homemade

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Union Hall Baptist Church to host revival

Union Hall Baptist Church invites you to attend the fall revival Oct. 28, 29 and 30. Pastor Don Barger will be preaching four messages on the “Great Goodness of God.” In a nation and time filled with many threats of political doom from both parties come hear the Truth found only in Jesus Christ declared

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MONEY FOR MEALS

MONEY FOR MEALS – The Shopko Foundation has awarded a $500 grant to the District III Area Agency on Aging to be used at the local Senior Center for the home delivered meal program. Pictured are: (from left) Senior Center Coordinator Jerry Bobbett, Senior Center Head Cook Pennie Eason and local Shopko Store Manager Nick

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Bulldogs upset Cole Camp 26-6 to advance

The #6 seed, El Dorado Springs Bulldogs, used big plays to upset the #3 seed, Cole Camp Blue Birds, 26-6 on Friday night to advance to the 2nd round of District play. ElDo began the evening kicking off to Cole Camp. The Blue Birds were forced into a punting situation after going three-and-out and on

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