Skakal Reunion June 12

The annual Skakal Family Reunion will be celebrated with a carry in dinner at noon  Sunday, June 12, in the home of Mark and Jennifer Koca south of El Dorado Springs.

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Welch-Gerster reunion

The Welch-Gerster reunion will be held starting at 12:30 Sunday, June 12, in the ElDo Civic Center. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

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Gardening to distraction

Reserving Water Bed rest. Doctor’s orders, after planting in the rain last week. I count on cloudy, soon to be rain-filled days. It helps to get new plants successfully settled. I even have a raincoat that hangs in the garage for those special days. I am a big fan of the power of rain water.

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The Rock Wall

Thursday night the Eastern Star ladies (and a few gentlemen) hosted an appreciation dinner for the Sun staff to thank us for doing the job that they help us do. Good food, good company. We thanked them then and will thank them again here. Everyone appreciates being appreciated. During the event, I whispered to Kimball,

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City Council hears speeding complaint, others

During the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting on Monday, June 6, several citizens took advantage of the public forum to vent their frustration over several issues. Virginia Davis voiced her concern about speeders in her neighborhood. She said they speed by her house on South Main and don’t stop at the sign at Main

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Sac Osage Electric annual meeting Tuesday

The Sac Osage Electric annual meeting will be Tuesday, June 14. Registration of members – 5-6:30 p.m. Entertainment. Business Meeting Call to Order – 6:30 p.m. Children’s Prize Drawing Door Prizes – Grand Prizes – Large Flat Screen TV, Apple iPad, Garman GPS and others. Free Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Chips, Drinks and Schwann’s Ice Cream

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Celebrate Freedom scheduled for end of June

The annual El Dorado Springs Sun Celebrate Freedom issue will publish on June 30. Please submit information and a picture of your active military family member by Friday, June 17. You can bring it by the office at 125 N. Main or e-mail it to sunpub@ceturylink.net and sunads@centurylink.net.

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Apply for Picnic booth space

The El Dorado Springs Picnic Committee is still accepting applications for booths for the 135th annual El Dorado Springs Picnic to be held July 21, 22, 23 with set up Wednesday, July 20. Contact Judi at 417/876-2691 or El Dorado Springs City Hall at 417/876-2521.

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Good Samaritans rescue man after tree pins him in trailer

Anyone who saw Lon Peruzzi’s trailer in Woody’s Mobile Home Park after the storm last Thursday evening blew a huge tree down on it would likely have to agree that (1) the Good Lord was looking out for him and (2) he is fortunate that James Edwards and Michael Owens heard him hollering for help.

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To the rescue

FRIENDS IN DEED – Lon Peruzzi (center) and his dog, Skeeter, had two friends on Thursday, June 2, when they needed them. James Edwards (right) stopped out of curiosity in the driving rain, stuck his head into the demolished trailer and hollered. Lon answered. Michael Owens (left) stopped to help, crawled into the wreckage and

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