Gardening to distraction

Christmas Tree Care There really is something very romantic about the thought of going out into a forested area and cutting down a fresh Christmas tree. My husband-at-the-time thought so, picking a cold, snow-covered Saturday to bundle up the kids and head down a hill looking for the perfect cedar Christmas tree. After several debates

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TOPS learns Dr. Will’s last name

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Dec. 8. Warren had the program today. He started by asking us if we knew Dr Will’s last name. No one knew Dr. Will but we did know Dr. Will Power. We would all do well to have Dr.

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News from Harwood and area

by Helen Ellerman Jewell and Helen Ellerman and a friend, Rosie Taylor, attended the Christmas Dinner at the Senior Center at El Dorado Springs Sunday, Dec. 11. I talked to Connie Locke Sunday, Dec. 11. She says her and Miss Kitty are doig really well. She said to tell everyone hi. Church service was held

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Tri-County Quilt club to meet Jan.2

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Morning message at the Rockville United Methodist Church Sunday by Pastor Nick Van Dam was titled “Rejoice with Joy” from Isaiah 35:1-10; Advent candle by the Dylan Noble Family. Church as usual on Dec. 25, we invite you to join us. Mt. Zion Home Bible study held in the

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Little League Wrestling sign-ups

Hosted by The El Dorado Springs Bulldog Wrestling Team Sign ups will be held from 5-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 8 and 9 and located in the old “Physicians Medical” building in downtown El Dorado Springs. Little league is open to all students in grades three through eight Practice will take take place every

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Four arrested in ElDo drug bust

On Nov. 30, El Dorado Springs Police officers, assisted by deputies from Cedar and St. Clair Counties, served a search warrant at 319 West Joe Davis Street, after they received information of illegal drug activities. A St. Clair County Sheriff’s narcotics detection dog alerted on several areas within the interior of the residence and a

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The Rock Wall

Just received a death notice this morning on an old friend who has known me since I was born, Bernice Elliot Estes Neely Root. Her name was pronounced Burnace, not Berneece. She had a habit of outliving her husbands. Oh, the stories she could and did tell about her parents, Brother Ed and Sister Neva

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1st place business wins grand prize

SKATE TOWN ROLLS TO GRAND PRIZE – With a bevy of elves on roller skates leading the way, Skate Town took the grand prize award among floats in the 2016 El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade which was themed “Hollywood Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 3. That was after Skate Town claimed first place in the Business

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48,267 bright ideas

Marty Jones spent over 100 hours getting his Christmas display ready at 306 West Broadway. He put up 48,267 lights that will be illuminated from 6 to 10 p.m. from Dec. 8 through New Year’s Eve. For the best viewing, go both ways around the city block.

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Santa Claus is coming to Shopko Hometown

Santa Claus is coming to Shopko Hometown.  On Saturday, Dec. 10, Santa will be at our Shopko Hometown store in El Dorado Springs to visit with area children and be available for photos from 11 a.m. –  2 p.m.  Parents may take their own pictures of their children with Santa Claus as a photographer will

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