Community

Thank yous

The family of Bonny Gardner would like to thank everyone for the kindness, generosity, support, cards, food, calls, flowers and prayers. It has been a great help to us during this difficult time. Thank you to Hospice.    There are simply no words that can express our thanks for the sympathy you have extended to

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Walnut Festival 2016

 MISS ELDO – Brianna Jones represented herself and her community well during the Black Walnut Festival queen contest Saturday as Miss El Dorado Springs. BENDING STRINGS – Bentley Allison, El Dorado Springs, was well received by the crowd as the only entertainer during the Walnut Festival queen contest.

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KAMBER WINS NASHVILLE AWARD

KAMBER WINS NASHVILLE AWARD – Kamber Cain attended The Josie Music Awards which was held on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the beautiful Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, TN. The yearly red carpet event was hosted by Josie Passantino of Josie’s Country Blast Radio, which is a world-wide independent online radio station where up and coming

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Mum’s not the word: Chrysanthemums shout with bold colors

They are big, beautiful and bold. Their show-stopping flowers pack a wallop of color. Few flowers signal fall’s arrival more than the cheerful chrysanthemum, mum for short, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Mums’ long-lasting blooms show off for weeks, long after other flowers have clocked out for the season. Not only are

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Discover Nature: Pawpaws Ripen

“Way down yonder in the pawpaw patch” is an old song you might be familiar with, but today, surprisingly few Missourians know a pawpaw tree when they see one. This week on Discover Nature brought to you by the Missouri Department of Conservation we find the pawpaw. Missouri’s answer to the banana, pawpaws are short,

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GOOD GOLLY WHAT A GOURD

GOOD GOLLY WHAT A GOURD – In June, Avelina Heath planted a seed in her garden. On Sept.22, she had an Asian Calabash that’s 38 inches long 19 inches around and weighs 20 lbs. She says she’ll use it in stir fry. Got anything interesting growing in your garden? Contact us at 417/876-3841.

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‘Clean-Up ElDo’ fall campaign a success

Over 70 community-spirited volunteers assembled at the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce office this past Saturday for the fall “Clean-Up El Do” campaign. The “Spring City Clean Team” volunteers improved many local properties along with miles of streets, ditches and sidewalks throughout the community. Committee member Glenda Baker mentioned, “Everyone here is showing their

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UGLY BUT HARMLESS

UGLY BUT HARMLESS – Fall webworm damage may look bad but likely won’t affect tree health. MDC photo.

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Good time? No. Great time at Papinville Picnic

by Beverly Sullins, president Papinville was buzzing with fun and good times on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Approximately 150 persons from 20 different towns in Missouri and Kansas were present for a good old fashioned country get together. The day begin with two historical tours given by Phyllis Stewart on the history of the Drainage

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Honoring the fallen

by Gary Vickers Gary Vickers had the honor and privilege to spend his 3rd reunion with the 1st CAV, the unit he served with in Vietnam in 1968-1969. It was the 11th reunion for the 1st of the 12th but, the 3rd for the 2nd-12th that he served with. The Lawrence Welk Resort has hosted

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