What makes kids come to the Library?

Is it the great books? Could be. Kids sure love Clifford, Cinderella, Miss Spider, Dr. Suess, Amelia, Junie and all the great book characters. What about the magazines? Did you know there are magazines at the library for every aged kid? Is it the fun things like the Take and Make packets filled with age

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70th birthday party for EHS Class of ‘64

The EHS Class of ’64 will have a casual gathering on Saturday, July 23, in the ElDo Chamber of Commerce building from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a sack lunch if you wish and any memorabilia you might want to share. Family and friends welcome. For questions, call Gary Collins (296-2383), Lois Hartwick Hendricks

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“The Band Plays On”

Your Municipal Band had a wonderful kick-off to its summer of programs last weekend! We had nice crowds turn out to listen to our music, which always makes playing more fun. Friday evening the crowd was served free popcorn provided by Fugate Motors, Shannon and Associates and the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. It

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Jerico Springs Picnic this weekend

The annual Jerico Springs Picnic begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 10, with pulled pork sandwiches and hamburgers and pies in the Park. The Geezers will play at 6 p.m. Saturday begins with a Poker Run registration at 10 a.m. At 11 a.m., rib dinners with potato salad and coleslaw are available until they

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CAMP GALILEE ENTERTAINS GUESTS

During the open house on Saturday, June 4, after the ribbon cutting for Camp Galilee, guests were treated to visit the Trail of Crosses directed by a member of the Camp Galilee staff. There were kids’ games which included Human Foosball, Gaga Ball, Horse Shoes Basket Ball and Volleyball. The big draw was the bon

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Lunkers in a Lonely Place

It was almost dark. I was fishing a black topwater chugger of some kind, about three inches long. But it was light enough to see the fish take it, and there wasn’t any doubt he was big and strong. I questioned for a moment whether I’d get to see him or not. Fish like to

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CAPITOL CAMPING

The James River Rendezvous Association participated in the second annual Bass Pro Outdoor Days in conjunction with the Governor’s Capitol Camping incentive. This event promotes healthy lifestyles through outdoor activities such as family camping and all other activities in the great outdoors. Local members participating were Les and Glenna Ray of El Dorado Springs and

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Rich Hill Alumni—128 Years Strong

by Beverly Sullins, alumni president Rich Hill’s annual alumni banquet was held on Saturday evening at the new Community Dome.  Approximately 160 people attended.  Our theme this year was “RHHS The Heart of Our Education.”  Tables were decorated with crape paper, arrangements in glass bowls with hearts, programs with streamers all in our school colors

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ECS JUNIOR HIGH VISITS WWI MEMORIAL

Seventh and eighth grade students from El Dorado Christian School traveled to Kansas City on Wednesday, May 10, to tour the World War 1 Museum and Memorial.  The tour was scheduled for two hours; however the ECS students stayed, asked questions and continued discussing all they had seen.  “Museum visits encourage experiential learning, which has

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NATIONAL FITNESS AWARD

Twenty students from El Dorado Christian School were awarded the National Fitness Award on Wednesday, May 18. The President’s Challenge, “helps promote health, and helps students earn a Presidential Youth Fitness Award. A student who scores in the Healthy Fitness Zone® (HFZ) in at least five test categories of the FITNESSGRAM® assessment is eligible to

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