Thank You from CBCO Blood Drive

Thank you to all who came to donate blood at the El Dorado Springs Church of Christ on Thursday, May 21st. The folks at the Blood Drive had extended hours due to the blood shortage and our goal was to collect 45 units. Our community really turned out to support the blood shortage due to

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ElDo Bulldogs strength and conditioning

We are taking an opportunity to try to get students back into a routine, and to get them active. First and foremost our number one priority is the safety of our students. If you do not feel comfortable sending your kid(s) during this time, please refrain from doing so. We ask that all students please

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MPUA statement on Grain Belt Express project moving forward

Missouri’s municipal electric utilities are encouraged by the outcome of the 2020 General Assembly, which ended today. Among the favorable outcomes was the reconsideration and defeat of parts of SB 782 by the Missouri Senate. Senators found a ‘hidden’ House amendment in the bill that was an attempt to kill the Grain Belt Express transmission

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Fire report for week of May 17

On Wednesday, May 20, at 11:29 p.m., the Fired Department was dispatched to the El Dorado Springs Airport for a medical aircraft standby. The trucks were told to disregard in routs. Twelve firefighters and Trucks 2 and 4 were responding when cancelled. On Thursday, May 21, at 7:26 p.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to

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BARN OWLS DON’T GIVE A HOOT

Check out these young barn owls from a nesting box in Barton Co. Chicks hatch in the order they were laid so you see various sizes. Barn owls do not “hoot” like other owl species. Instead, they hiss & click their beaks to ward off predators and make raspy calls.

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Missouri looks to continue recent increases in seat belt use

Click It or Ticket encourages everyone to always buckle up. With seat belt usage in Missouri steadily rising over the past three years, highway safety professionals are hoping for continued progress and eventually seeing the state reach the national average of 90.7%. The most recent survey in Missouri conducted in 2019 indicated a usage of

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Caplinger Mills – then and now

The community of Caplinger originated as Sacville, Missouri in 1870 because of it’s location along the Sac River. Prior to any township, a grist mill site was purchased by John G. Williams in 1840 along the Sac River. In 1842 he sold the nearly completed mill to the three Caplinger brothers from Tennessee who put

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SCHELL CITY MEMORIAL DAY

Attendees gathered in Green Lawn Cemetery for Memorial Day Services. congregational music was lead by Julie Wilson. Special music provided by Living Faith Mennonite choir. Pastor Dan Gayman was the speaker. Photo by Jeanne Hoagland.

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EMERALD ASH BORER DEATH KILLS ASH TREES

The wood from ash trees is used for baseball bats, tool handles and musical instruments. Sadly, the appearance of the emerald ash borer means nearly all ash trees will die. Those with ash trees in their yard should make a plan to remove them or treat them.

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Help Celebrate

Please help Verda Mitchell celebrate her 90th birthday May 29, by sending cards to 1108 S. Jackson, El Dorado Springs. After working 36 years at the Shoe Factor and 24 years at the nursing home, she retired when she was 79 year old. If you would like to call with birthday wishes, her numbers is

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