TWO ATTEND FFA LEADERSHIP ADVENTURE

Makenzie Melton and Justin Ellison represented the El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter at the Missouri State Leadership Adventure held in Springfield at the Darr Center. The conference focuses on preparing students to be better leaders in their chapter. Pushing students to stand out in the crowd and be a leader to those around you was

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Bulldogs hold midnight scrimmage

For the first time, at least in recent memory, Bulldog Head Football Coach Derek Scroggins scheduled a midnight scrimmage instead of the usual Red/Black Scrimmage just to create interest and do something different. Maybe 100 Bulldog supporters showed up for the 55 minute event and so did the pleasant temperatures which the players and fans

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Run for a Reason winners

Male 70-79 – Sam Eaves Female 60-69 – Linda Robb and Rita Crews Male 60-69 – Warren Wisner, Bill Lovewell and Dennis Elya Female 50-59 – Sara Compton and Cindy McConnaughey Male 50-59 – Rick Coale, Dennis Hallford and Ron Pitts Female 40-49 – Beth Meyers, Tonya Hooper and Stacey Preis Male 40-49 – Jim

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Young skunks strike out on their own in August

August marks a time of change not only for humans, but wildlife as well. Children head back to the classrooms for a new school year and in the wild, it’s time for young skunks to strike out on their own. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to discover nature by learning more about

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Smallmouth bass and Rock bass regulation changes

On Aug. 4, the Missouri Department of Conservation Regulations Committee voted to approve changes to the Smallmouth Bass and Rock Bass regulations.  After looking at the biological and social data (nine public meetings) the following changes were approved: Rock bass (goggle-eye) regulations • Maintain Rock Bass Special Management Areas except the Osage Fork of the

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Savvy Senior®

Medicar coverage for non-working spouses Dear Savvy Senior, Does Medicare cover spouses who have not worked? I have worked all my life, but my spouse worked only for a few years when we first got married but then quit to take care of our children fulltime. Will she be eligible for Medicare? Inquiring Husband Dear

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8 reasons to put a hearing test at the top of your ‘done’ list

Of all the life hacks for better living, taking care of your hearing is among the smartest – and it yields an incredible ROI. In short, getting a hearing test is worth it. No matter what your age, untreated hearing loss can take its toll. The catch is, hearing loss is stealthy. It’s usually hard

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Several from the Harwood and Schell City area attended the 50th wedding reception for Jim and Sharon Goodman at the Schell City community building Saturday, Aug. 6. Waggoner Morerod, who grew up in the Harwood and Schell City area, passed away Monday, Aug. 1. He graduated from the Schell City High School

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by Dora Jean Mckinley Being the coolest 4th of July weekend we’ve had in a long time, Marilyn Entrikin said she watched the great-grandkids on the rides. She mentioned they didn’t have much in rides or games and more. She had been winning some nice prizes at bingo lately. She volunteered two days this week

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