FORMER MISSES NAMED PARADE MARSHALS – Miss Merry Christmases all the way back to 1955 returned to celebrate the 2018 Christmas Parade and served as the Parade Grand Marshals. After the crowning of Mackenzie Melton, Miss Merry Christmas 2018, the ladies had lunch in the Civic Center courtesy of Generation III. The club was also
PARADE READY – Before the annual El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade, Miss Merry Christmas 2018 and Little Mr. and Miss Santa were recognized. This year’s winners were: (from left) Little Miss Santa Samantha Yakel, Miss Merry Christmas Mackenzie Melton and Little Mr. Santa Porter Collins.
It’s the time of year when people take a little time to be thankful – which we actually should do every day. At the On My Own annual dinner, the director, Jennifer Gundy, asked the 30 or so of us gathered there to each tell something we are thankful for. One thing immediately came to
Monday, Nov. 26, will be the last collection date for food for the Christmas Basket Project. Canned veggies, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce and other items you use in your Christmas meal will make someone else’s day much happier. Shelf-stable food may be dropped off at the El Do Youth Center on North Main between 1
JOLLY OL’ ELF MAKES FIRST APPEARANCE – Santa Claus entered El Dorado Springs as he usually does atop a firetruck at the conclusion of the Christmas parade on Saturday, Nov. 17. Later he heard Christmas gift requests in his house in the Park. He’ll be back late on Dec 24.
How would you feel if Santa didn’t have anything in his sack for you? How do you feel, with the Dec. 10 deadline swiftly approaching, that the Toys for Tots Truck at Fugate Motors is practically empty. Seriously. Toys for Tots is looking for gifts for children 0 -18 in the range of $10 –
You can get in the holiday spirit. Participate in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Contestants decorate their homes for the opportunity to win a part of $300 in utility credits from the City of El Dorado Springs. You must live inside the city limits to participate. Register your property by noon on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
BARNWARMING ROYALTY – The El Dorado Springs FFA Chapter had a great night on Saturday, Nov. 17. Our 2018 Barnwarming King was Kelian Jaques and our 2018 Barnwarming Queen was Jace Cundiff. Pictured from left: Front: Jonathon Ellison, Avery Schiereck, Dillon Hargrove, Maddy Cheek; Middle: Andrew Russell, Cameron Hargrove, Mikayla Loane, Allyson Snodgrass; Back
Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, Missouri has been an indispensible part of my family’s life for many generations. It’s where my grandfather went 50 years ago to recover from his first heart attack. It’s where my grandmother spent her final hours in the company of caring professionals who understood and accommodated our