Apply for Picnic booth space

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee is still accepting applications for booth space at the 135th Annual El Dorado Springs Picnic. Applications can be picked up at City Hall or call Judi at 417/876-2691.

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Vicky Hartzler column

Missouri Girls State I was blessed to get to speak to this outstanding group of young women about leadership and the privileges and opportunity we have in this country to make our voices heard and to serve others through public service. I know our country will be in good hands in the future as these

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Let Freedom Ring

Millions of Americans came together in the streets, backyards, churches and meeting places of their hometowns to honor their fellow countrymen, past and present, as well as the wonderful land we all call home. Independence Day. While many celebrated the Fourth of July with our friends, families and neighbors by grilling hamburgers, shooting fireworks and

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Farm Bureau Criticizes Governor Nixon’s Support of Grain Belt Express

“In supporting the proposed Grain Belt Express, Governor Nixon has chosen to align himself with an out-of-state corporation at the expense of the individual property rights of Missouri farmers and other landowners.  Even though the Governor announced purported landowner protections, the fact remains that property can be taken from landowners over their objections by giving

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Dairy Association pulling for four candidates

The Missouri Dairy Association (MDA) Board of Directors has pledged their support for four candidates in the upcoming Missouri primary election. “MDA is pleased to recognize and support four candidates who we consider sincere friends of the Missouri dairy farmer,” says MDA President Ted Sheppard and a dairy farmer from Cabool. “Our dairy farmers are

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Register for Lip Sync

The 2016 Lip Sync contest will begin in the Park at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Each Lip Sync performance will be limited to one song and the contestant must provide his or her own CD. Contestants are judged in the following categories: costumes, props, lip movement, overall performance and audience appeal. There will be

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Frog Jump and Turtle Races

Frogs and turtles need to be returned to their home habitat following the contests. Do not leave them in the Park or other unfamiliar places. They need to be taken back where you caught them up so they can find food. Frogs also breathe through their skin so they need to be kept wet. Thank

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Street Dance Wednesday night

The Picnic Committee is very happy to announce that the County Liners will be the band playing for the Street Dance July 20 after Picnic set up. The Street Dance will begin at approximately 8 p.m. directly across from the Community Center on Spring St.

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