Community

Walker resident injured in one car accident

Richard W. Poe, 44, Walker, failed to negotiate a curve on Rt. OO five miles east of Compton Junction. Mr. Poe ran off the roadway and struck a culvert as he was westbound. The accident happened Oct. 16, 2016, at 6:45 p.m. He was taken to Freeman Hospital in Joplin. His injury is listed as

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HE DONE IT

HE DONE IT – (much to his surprise) Drake Dobbs, Joy Dobb’s grandson, was fingered as the murderer of Natasha Chernobyl aboard the Disoriented Express during the  Murder at the Opera House comedy Dinner theatre event at the Opera House Arts Council Building on Thruday, Oc.t 13. Drake played the part of onetof the Hardy

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SMALL TOWN BUSINESS DEFYING THE RURAL ODDS

SMALL TOWN BUSINESS DEFYING THE RURAL ODDS – Bent and Broke Welding Co., LLC (Bent and Broke Welding) is proud to announce a new partnership agreement with Capital Steel Industries (CSI), based out of Littleton, CO. Through this new partnership agreement Bent and Broke Welding will offer premium quality, prefabricated steel buildings for commercial, industrial,

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School Board discusses possible conference affiliation

The El Dorado Springs R-II School Board met Thursday, Oct. 13. All board members were present: Darrell Eason, Greg Beydler, Josh Floyd, Allen Hoover, Benny Brower and Chad Whitesell. Board Member Scott Cluck sent his letter of resignation. It was accepted by the board. Cluck’s term would have been up in the spring, so the

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Cart shed burglarized

El Dorado Springs police officers responded to the Gene Pray Memorial Golf Course Pro Shop on Tuesday, Oct. 11, concerning a burglary at the golf course cart shed that had occurred sometime during the night. Thieves had removed screws and pulled back a metal panel on a back corner of the shed and removed several

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Thank yous

The family of Virginia Toliver would like to express their appreciation for flowers, memorial contributions to Tanner Barger Memorial Scholarship Fund and all other acts of kindness, prayers and sympathy after her final illness and death. Thanks to Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, Randy Bland and his staff for professional handling of the funeral and their genuine

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Chamber banquet awards

FUGATE PERFORMING WITH KC SMPHONY CHORUS- El Dorado Springs native, Tori Fugate, the daughter of Harold and Robin Fugate is performing with the Kansas City Symphony chorus during the 20126 – 2017 season. The KC Symphony Chorus lead by Grammy Award-winning Chorus Director Charles Bruffy, is a 160 voice ensemble that continues ia long tradition

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ECS 5K WALK/RUN

ECS 5K WALK/RUN – On a cool and crisp Saturday morning, approximately eighty participants competed in the 1st Annual ECS 5K Run/Walk. The event was held on Oct. 1, beginning at 8 a.m. sharp. First through third place medals were awarded to the top three competitors in each age category, plus an Overall Male and

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Twentieth Century Club meets

by Lana Jones On Oct. 10, 12 members of the Twentieth Century Club met in the home of Jean Wernel with Glenda Ware serving as co-hostess. President Sandi Eaves called the meeting to order followed by the reading of the minutes of our last meeting and the treasurer’s report which were accepted. Reports from the

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Gardening to distraction

Peak of fall color Suggested headline: I miss some of the calls, people wanting to know when fall colors will reach their peak. It was a yearly project where I used to work. It started with my trying to convince silviculture specialists in August to “guess” at what kind of fall colors we would have

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