Panthers outclaw Bulldogs at homecoming

The El Dorado Springs boys basketball team played an exciting Courtwarming game but came up a little short losing to Knob Noster 57-55 on Friday night.  Coach Joel Braden reports the Bulldogs held a 18-17 first quarter lead but then had a scoring drought in the second.  Knob Noster outscored El Dorado 16-6 in the

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NRCS expanding efforts to aid Bobwhite Quail

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is adding the northern bobwhite to Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW), the agency’s targeted, science-based effort to help producers restore and protect habitat for declining species on farms, ranches and working forests. “Agriculture and wildlife both thrive together through landscape conservation,” said J.R. Flores, NRCS state conservationist in

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ELDO CHRISTIAN BASKETBALL UNDERWAY

ELDO CHRISTIAN BASKETBALL UNDERWAY – El Dorado Christian varsity Buffalo’s kicked off their season at home on Nov. 21 against South Park Christian Academy.  ECHS won 56-54.  Seth McKinney was named, “Player of the Game.”  The Buffalo’s traveled to Christian Learning Center in Ft. Scott, KS, on Tuesday night, Nov. 22.  Coach Cole’s boys came

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ECS JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL TEAM

ECS JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL TEAM – The junior high boy’s basketball team at El Dorado Christian School has been working hard and playing harder. Their ball season continues at home on Friday night, Dec. 16, against Plaza Heights Christian Academy beginning at 5 p.m. Pictured are (front row) Aiden Walker, Noah Bland, Rylee Bowman, Brenton

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TERRIFIC TEN CHEER BUFFALOS

TERRIFIC TEN CHEER BUFFALOS – Let’s Go Buffalos, LET’S GO!    The “Terrific Ten” are full of energy and have cheered for their Buffalos at every home game this season.  The crowd enjoys their sweet smiles and the players appreciate the encouragement.  The Jr. Buffalos 2016-17 Cheer Squad Sponsor is Mrs. Angie Batson; Cheer Coach

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FROST FLOWER

FROST FLOWER – If you’ve seen a frost flower in person, consider yourself very lucky! According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, their season is brief and they disappear very quickly. So what exactly is a frost flower? It’s not actually a flower at all! Frost flowers are ribbons of frozen sap that form at

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Savvy Senior®

Locating lost life insurance policies Dear Savvy Senior When my mom passed away we thought she had a life insurance policy, but we have no idea how to track it down. Do you know of any resources that might help? Searching Susan Dear Susan, Lost or forgotten life insurance policies are very common in the

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A senior-friendly workout to improve movement and prevent injury

Exercise is good for everyone, but seniors with mobility or balance issues may wonder what kind of exercise they can do that will be safe, easy and effective. Jogging outdoors, running on a treadmill or lifting weights at the gym aren’t always practical – or enjoyable – activities for everyone. However, one type of exercise

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Heed the labels on food gifts

The gift of food can be a delightful part of the holidays. But before taking the first bite, make sure the food had a safe trip to your doorstep and didn’t take a detour into the temperature danger zone. “Mail-order food companies have an excellent safety record, but delays, breakage and failure of cold packing

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Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional plants adorning homes at this festive time of the year can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, evergreens and other plants used for holiday decoration were rarely brought into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein said. Today, the holiday season starts

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