Flies seem to hide fly swatter

by Marge Zink and Julia Snethen Moring message at the Rockville United Methodist Church was by Pastor Nick Van Dam titled “High Priority” taken from Luke10:38-42. We invite you to 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

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Five Loaves for July

Dederick Christian Church would like to invite you to the July meeting of Five Loaves. Five Loaves, a free life skills seminar hosted by the Dederick Christian Church, will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28. This will be an evening to share information and to learn while having fun. The theme for the

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61st annual Beydler reunion held

The 61st annual Beydler reunion was held on Sunday, June 26, 2016. There were 64 in attendance. The location has always been in Jerico Springs for the last 60 years because that is where the ancestors settled. The new location was changed to El Dorado Springs this year due to the community building in Jerico

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Ellison pleads guilty to murder of his grandparents

 A rural El Dorado Springs man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Vernon County Circuit Court to two counts of second-degree murder and one count of first-degree robbery. Logan Ellison was charged with the fatal shootings of his grandparents, Herman Ellison, 76, and Rosie Ellison, 77, on Oct. 9, 2014, in their rural home on E. Quantrill

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The Rock Wall

Davis is into dwarf hamsters. He thought his mom just had to have a couple, so he deposited a cage on her desk complete with exercise wheel, watering bottle and feed dish a few weeks ago. There’s not room for anything else on her desk, so the cage was soon on the John S. Smith

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Infant’s body recovered from pond near Lamar

On Monday, July 11, at the request of Barton County Sheriff Mitchell Shaw, the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Barton County Deputies, responded to a rural area approximately three miles southeast of Lamar to a report of a body located in a farm pond. Current information is the body is of an unidentified infant female.

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Rules and Regulations for a safe Picnic

Released by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Once more it is Picnic time again, in fact the 135th Annual Picnic. Each year we pause to remember day’s gone bye, renew old friendships, meet new friends, have some school class reunions and enjoy the carnival and entertainment in our City Park and our downtown area.

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2016 Baby Show Saturday, July 23

The 2016 baby contest will be held at the Opera House Theater. Registration will open at the bandstand in the park at 9 a.m. and will close at 9:55 a.m. Participants will then meet at the Theater after registering. The entry fee will be $5 (cash only). Age groups: 0-3 months, 4-7months, 8-11 months, 12-15

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School patrons invited to facilities needs meeting

All El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools patrons are invited to attend an open meeting regarding district facilities needs, possible solutions and possible bond issue for the November election cycle. The meeting will be held in the HS Library at 7 p.m. Monday, July 18. The district would appreciate public feedback regarding these issues.

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The fairest of the Fair

LAND OF LAKES YOUTH FAIR ROYALTY – On Tuesday, July 12, the Land-O-Lakes Youth Fair crowned it 2016 royalty. Those crowned are (from left) Junior Princess Olivia Graves, daughter of Andy and Jodi Graves and a member of Cherry Valley 4-H Club, was escorted by her big brother, Wyatt; Queen Taylor Robison, daughter of Scott

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