With Christmas coming soon, Santa is probably checking his list and polishing his boots to get ready for his trip around the world. Here in El Dorado Springs we are helping to share the holiday spirit. Thanks to the donations of food, toys and time, the holiday will be brighter for some families that have
The time-honored ritual of raking leaves during the fall months is a chore many homeowners would like to avoid. In fact, there are several ways of putting leaves to better use in a yard according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “From an ecological point, the best way to deal with
A chili feed to benefit youth. Come and eat chili with us at First Christian Church in our new fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 A donation of $5 will get you chili and dessert. All proceeds go to our youth program.
The Cedar County Democratic Committee will meet in the Courthouse in Stockton at 7 p.m. Tuesday , Dec. 6. The public is invited to attend. Darrell Martin, secretary, 296-3754.
by Chris Fennewald The 2017 Farmers’ Almanac is out, and as always, it makes for some interesting reading. My copy says it is the 200th edition. That means for 200 years, folks have relied on it to determine the best days to wash their windows and wax their floors. How is that possible? There are
The 35th Show-Me-Select Bred Heifer Sale had a $1651 average on 364 heifers Nov. 18 at Joplin Regional Stockyards in Carthage. The price range varied from $1100 to $2050 according to Eldon Cole, livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. The most active bidding was done on 55 head of Red Angus heifers consigned by
by Shiloh Perry Food companies and retailers face tremendous pressure to respond to consumer expectations on issues like animal care, environmental protection and the healthfulness and safety of products. Farmers understand this because they too face tremendous pressure to meet the same consumer expectations. In fact, agriculture has always adapted in response to market preferences.
The El Dorado Springs Special Road District board held its November meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 29, in the district headquarters on South First Street. Present were board members Lalan Cole and Ron Swopes. Mike Bush was not present. Also in attendance were the bookkeepers, Linda Breeden and the district employee, Carl Swager. The board approved
Ten – Nine – Eight – as the countdown continued at the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lighting Celebration and El Dorado Springs became illuminated for the holiday season! The evening saw several hundred friends and neighbors gather in the Park for the festivities last Monday. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough welcomed the
Pork producers have two opportunities to attend the 2016 Pork Profit Seminar, hosted by the Missouri Pork Association. The seminars will held Dec. 9 at the FCS Financial Office in Nevada and Dec. 12 at Central Missouri Meat and Sausage in Fulton. Topics include: The Ins and Outs of Batch Farrowing Dr. Tim Safranski –