Community

MoDOT seeks proposals for ‘Smart Highways’

As a part of its “Road to Tomorrow” initiative, the Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking proposals for a pilot project to incorporate innovative technology into a Missouri roadway that potentially could generate new revenue streams for transportation. The project will evaluate if “smart pavement” can make roads sustainably self-funded by providing value-added wireless services

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SCHELL CITY ROYALTY

SCHELL CITY ROYALTY- Schell City crowned their royalty to reign over the Fall Festival earlier this  month. (From left)  Lil Prince Bladen Haddix, Lil Princess Liya Bailey-Thompson, Queen Ruth Ijams, Princess Haley Elliot and Prince Treyton Pippin.

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Coale-Burrus-Conner-James reunion

On Sunday, Sept 11, 2016, the Coale-Burrus-Conner-James Reunion was held at the Lion’s Club in El Dorado Springs with 57 in attendance. Kenny Hubbard asked the blessing before a basket dinner. Following the meal and visiting, Brent Livengood acted as emcee. The first order of business was the prizes for: • the youngest in attendance:

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CCHS QUILT WINNER

CCHS QUILT WINNER – Jackie Melton, of rural Springfield, won the quilt raffled by the Cedar County Historical Society at the Black Walnut Festival on Sept. 24.  The quilt was sewn by Shirley Hedges-Potts, a member of the Historical Society.  The quilt pattern has no name. Shirley stated that she just started sewing and the

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NEOMA FOREMAN HONORED

NEOMA FOREMAN HONORED – At the  Tuesday, Sept. 20,  Vernon-Cedar County Genealogy Society meeting held in Nevada, Marty Patton (left)  presented Neoma Foreman with an Award Of Merit from the Missouri State Genealogical Association.  Neoma recently completed “The Walker Herald Books.” She has written four other historical books, compiled local veterans’ stories and has been

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IRIS BELLES MEET

IRIS BELLES MEET – The Iris Belles Federated Garden Club met in the First Baptist Church, El Dorado Springs, for the September meeting. Ten members and a visitor were present. President Dorothy Foster called the meeting to order and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag was recited by all. Roll call was answered by,

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Boultinghouse reunion held

On a beautiful fall day on Sunday, Sept. 18, a good crowd of descendants of Erma Esta Davis Miller Boultinghouse gathered for their annual reunion in the El Dorado Springs Civic Center. Relatives came from Kansas City, KS, Girard, KS, Bolivar, Joplin, Carthage and the El Dorado Springs area. The good cooks carried in their

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Gardening to distraction

What Makes Us Sneeze Do you follow the daily pollen count reports? So do I but I will bet for different reasons. You are following to know how aggravated your allergies may be. I keep an eye on pollen reports to know whether my bees will have food to take back to their colonies before

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Baked Potato Luncheon Thursday

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ Sanctuary on Thursday, Sept. 22. Tickets have been printed for the Baked Potato Luncheon. This will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Community Center Banquet Room, 135 W. Spring St. We will serve from 11:00 am to

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