60th Anniversary

JD and Jean Wilson of Walker celebrated 60 years of marriage on Feb. 16. JD and Jean were united in holy matrimony in Ridgeland, SC, on Feb. 16, 1957 after being high school sweethearts in El Dorado Springs. They made their home in Savannah, GA while JD was in the Air Force. Jean spent these

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Helpful door greeters at Wal-Mart

by Dora Jean McKinley Dora Jean McKinley went to Wal-Mart a coupe of days ago. Tex McKinley let her off at the front door after she dropped off her letters in the mailbox. I was getting ready to go inside and a nice looking young man from Wal-Mart met me at the door before I

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Gardening Charlotte

March Gardening Chores This is the month when I am ready to push my potted plants wintering inside out but in my heart I know it’s too early, our last frost day is supposed to be in May. This year, though, everything seems to be at least one month ahead of schedule. According to the

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News from Harwood and area

By Helen Ellerman Madalyn’s Kitchen, south of Schell City, said that she doesn’t know if she will have her steak dinner at the end of March. She said if she decided to have it, she will call me and tell me to put it in my news. Jim Dale Carrier, the son of the late

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54 Cruisers scholarships available

The 54 Cruisers Car Club of El Dorado Springs will award three $1,000 scholarships to area high school seniors annually. Each scholarship is for one year. Applicants must be one of the following: enrolled in El Dorado Springs, Nevada School or Votech, Stockton or Northeast Vernon County School districts or a family member of the

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TOPS baked potato luncheon March 16

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Feb. 23. Sheryl opened the meeting in the absence of Robbie who had surgery on her shoulder on Wednesday. Kay led us in singing “We’ll Lose Weight”. We said our TOPS and KOPS pledges. Sheryl

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The Rock Wall

Folks, I’m sick. It hit me like a ton of bricks about mid morning Tuesday and I went home about 1 p.m. I don’t remember being this sick or hurting this bad. I bought some lunch but didn’t eat it, Thank Goodness. I found myself bending over the kitchen sink, something I have done only

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CCAD wants to build new Stockton barn

Two building experts were at the Monday, Feb. 20, Cedar County Ambulance Board meeting to discuss the possibility of the district building a new ambulance barn. Board Chairman John Wilson had evidently gotten in contact with Chillicothe based Ken Mata, Morton Buildings, and Lyle Prior, Municipal Development and Bonds, to make presentations about a design/build

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Possible legal issues with CCMH offer to ambulance board

While the Monday, Feb. 20, CCAD meeting was proceeding smoothly, most people in the room were not aware that Drew Alexander, Directr of Nursing for Cedar County Memorial Hospital, had give the board a letter that night offering space for an ambulance barn in the hospital’s Stockton facility. Jan. 16, 2017 Cedar County Amulance District

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MDC offers guided prairie chicken viewing at Wah’Kon-Tah

Male prairie chickens are showoffs in spring. They do a foot-stomping strut and make a booming sound to impress females as courtship occurs on hilltops. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer the public a chance to view prairie chickens on a lek, or booming ground, at Wah’Kon-Tah Prairie 6 to 9 a.m. on

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