Goodmans to celebrate 50th

The children of James and Sharon Goodman would like to invite you to help celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a card shower from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Schell City Community Building. You can mail cards to 27364 E. Artillery Rd., Schell City, MO 64783.

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Many gather at Zink family dinner

By Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Moring message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Leland Browning; join us 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 to study the Bible with eight in attendance. Mt. Zion Club met

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KAMBER PERFORMS ON BIG STAGE

Saturday night, Home Town Honey Kamber Cain brought her high energy performance to her hometown El Dorado Springs Picnic for a half hour of her non-stop songfest. At the end, she posed with the unpredictiable emcee of the Picnic, Ron Alumbaugh.

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Square dance in Nevada

On Friday, July 29, Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold a benefit dance with area callers and Jay Wright as MC.  Proceeds will go to assist needy families in the Nevada area and for square dancers in need of a little help. This will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec

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News form Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Jewell and Helen Ellerman attended the community dinner at the First Baptist Church at El Dorado Springs Sunday evening, July 24. Several from the Harwood and Schell City areas attended the El Dorado Springs annual Picnic Thursday through Saturday this past week. Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday,

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Gardening to distraction

Bees in Feeders Between calls and emails, you would have thought bees were taking over the world, or at least mid-Missouri. I don’t blame the callers for being concerned, more and more honeybees are becoming prominent backyard visitors. At this point in the season, honeybee colonies are at their highest population levels. Bees will fly

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ Sanctuary on Thursday, July 21. Our leader, Robbie opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “A TOPS Club Clover.” Robbie led us in roll call.  Twenty-six weighed in today and the chapter had a 3.8 net loss. Sheryl Ann was the week’s

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The Rock Wall

Found it. Vi Clevenger’s directions, which she marked in red on a map of City Cemetery she gave me, were 100% accurate. But I still couldn’t find the gravestone. So, I went back to City Hall just after Vi had left the office. Debbie Potter came to the counter to help me. She readily admitted

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Superintendent told $5.6 million bond with no tax increase

The “big news” out of the July 14 R-II school board meeting was what Supt. Mark Koca learned from the school’s financial experts. He said he asked for the tax increase for $3 million and $5 million and he asked how much the school could bond with no tax increase. He said he expected the

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Pointing the way

NEON SIGN SHINES AGAIN. – El Dorado Springs historic neon sign brightened the sky once again when repairs were competed just in time for the 2016 El Dorado Springs Picnic. The light shone against the gathering darkness on Tuesday evening, July 19, for the first time since August of 2014 when a devastating hailstorm took

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