Fishing report

Taberville Report by Linda McCallister Dains Fish Farm I just talked to some people who are trotlining and they say they are doing good on white cats. They are using the bait we’ve got – regular perch and goldfish. I heard some people talking earlier this week. They were checking their lines morning and night

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FROGGING SEASON OPENS JUNE 30

Frogging can be done with a gig, as shown here, and the use of artificial light is permitted. Children under the age of 16 are not required to have a permit. Froggers can use a bare hand (called grabbing), hook and line (with colored cloth on the hook), gig, bow and arrow or a gun.

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VAN DYK’S KARATE COMPETES IN OKLAHOMA

On Saturday, June 4, students from Van Dyk’s Karate in El Dorado Spring who are representing the SWAT National Karate Team traveled to Moore, OK, to compete in the Dog Days of Summer Karate Tournament sponsored and sanctioned by the Oklahoma Karate Association. Hunter Malensek and Mason Gardner represented their team, school and community very

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Concert at El Dorado Springs Opera House June 23

The Opera House Arts Council has another scholarship concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23, featuring one of our local bands, Rekoil. Rekoil is a long time home town band of El Dorado Springs, made up of four country boys with deep roots in playing country music with an occasional old rock n roll

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Crowder College Spring Dean’s List

Crowder College announced the spring 2016 Dean’s List. El Dorado Springs – Makenzie Schwalm, Karlee Collins, Jamie Fletcher, Ginelle Esry, Lindsay Daniel, Shelby Loane, Robert Christian, Melissa Gooden, Olivia Witt, Ashlee Kicenski, Riley Taylor, Kayla Cochran and Tabitha Bender.

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Square dance to national caller in Nevada

On Friday, June 17, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will sponsor Tom Roper, National Caller, for our evening’s dance from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building on the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada.  Admission will be $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer.  All area square dancers and interested persons are invited

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Letter to a 12-year-old

Vice President Joe Biden wrote a letter to his 12-year old self and there were folks so touched that it brought tears to their eyes. Get ready to cry again folks ‘cause here is my letter to myself when I was 12. Dear Larry, It is hard to see a 12-year-old boy so torn up

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Third annual Tri set for Aug. 7

The third annual Stockton Lake Tri Wild-Life Challenge, sponsored by Evans Drugs Health Mart Pharmacy, is set for Sunday, Aug. 7, at the first Orleans Trail beach area. Events include the Sprint: swim 500 meters, bike 10.4 miles and run a 5K; and Olympic: swim 1,000 meters, bike 20.8 miles and run a 10K. The

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