Community

Thank yous

On behalf of the Discover More on Route 54 committee, I would like to thank each and every one of you for your kind assistance and generosity in promoting the 2nd Annual 100-Mile Yard Sale during Labor Day weekend.  We had a very successful event with buyers and sellers all pleased with the turnout, huge

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Mountains and Missions

A journey to the top of Africa by Joe Trussell Since my early childhood, mountains and missions have been two very important aspects of my life. I grew up the son of a missionary, and so missions – the commission to share Christ – was deeply embedded in my heart. And because of the fact

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DONATED STORAGE BUILDING

DONATED STORAGE BUILDING – The El Dorado Springs PTO and Elementary kids would like to thank Darrel Byler from Backyard Portable buildings for the donation of the storage building. This building will be used to store all of the Elementary playground equipment in one area and get the equipment out of the hallways. Thank you,

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FANCY NANCY PARTIES A HIT

FANCY NANCY PARTIES A HIT – The Friends of the Library Fancy Nancy Tea Parties were wonderful again this year. Every beautiful chair was filled both Saturdays. Shannon Mays joined the girls at the Fancy Nancy Tea Party the first week. She led the parade around the library then read a couple of Fancy Nancy

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Gardening to distraction

14 Fall Garden Chores Welcome, fall, a season when gardeners try to get a head start on next year. The following are my top 14 fall garden chores, in no particular order: 1. Get plants ready to bring inside. Trim off extra growth to reshape your plants into a manageable inside size. Spray with dishwashing

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Tri-County Quilt Club News

Tri-County Quilt Club met Monday, Sept. 12, at the Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall for their regular meeting. Evonne Anderson conducted the meeting of 15 ladies present. Business was conducted, Marge Zink gave the secretary report. Show and tell was by Madline Woodfin, Mary Mc Loud, Vicki Galubski, Ava Cortinger, Lena Gayman, Jeanie Breckenridge,

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Baked Potato Luncheon next week

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Sept. 15. Tickets have been printed for the Baked Potato Luncheon which will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Community Center Banquet Room, 135 W. Spring St. We will serve from 11 a.m.

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WHITESELL RE-ELECTED

WHITESELL RE-ELECTED – Denny Whitesell was re-elected to the board of directors for United Producers Inc. effective June 22.  As a director, he will represent the members of District 2, southern Missouri, for a three-year term on the board of directors. Elected during UPI’s district delegate meeting, he will help govern the largest livestock marketing

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The Chicago School of Free Speech

Article from The Wall Street Journal One school tries to educate freshmen, not bow to their anxieties For a change, we come not to bury a college president but to praise him. His name is Robert Zimmer, and nearby the University of Chicago president defends the educational and societal virtues of free speech on college

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Halfway man gets 15 years for meth conspiracy, firearms

Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Halfwayman was sentenced in federal court Sept. 12 for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene, Polk, Christian, Jasper, Laclede and Webster counties and for illegally possessing firearms. Joseph R. Allen, 42, of Halfway, was sentenced by U.S.

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