Community

Cards of Thanks

Dixie and I want to thank the Iris Bells Garden Club for awarding us the Yard of the Month for June. It is a great  honor and we greatly appreciate it and want to thank everyone who had a hand in it. We want to thank Kenny for the nice write-up he had with the

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KARL ALLISON HONORED

Karl Allison and his son, Davin, attended the Champion brands 60th anniversary celebration in Clinton on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, where he received recognition for being their longest running customer. Davin said, “My dad opened his business in 1957. If you have any room in the paper I thought it might be a nice piece.”

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“The Band Plays On”

This was a busy weekend. Saturday night we took Band pictures just before playing our concert honoring Miss Lillian with some of her favorite songs. We shared some interesting facts about her life and her history with the Band. Sunday our concert was centered around Father’s Day and the gentlemen in the crowd and in

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Booth space applications

Booth space is still available for the 135th El Dorado Springs Picnic. Please contact Judi, 417-876-2691 or city hall, 417-876-2521. Also applications can be found on the city website. It is cityofeldoradospringsmo.com under city news & events the 4th heading says 2016 Picnic applications. Click for application. If you have any questions fell free to

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IN THE GOOD OLE SUMMER TIME

Area kids, and some adults, have spent their summer afternoons at the Virginian Ryan Strain Municipal Pool. During the recent extremely hot weather, the water is a cool and inviting refuge.

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2016 Cedar County Youth Fair

Auction results from Cedar County Youth Fair GRAND CHAMPION MARKET GOAT – at the 2016 Cedar County Youth Fair, shown by Cheyenne Lame, was purchased by Cedar County Farm Bureau represented by Clay Doedon, Don Boulthinghouse and Peggy Kenney. Cheyenne also received Intermediate Market Goat Showmanship. RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION GOAT – shown by Macy Stauffer 

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SBU releases spring graduate, honor roll lists

Southwest Baptist University has released its Spring 2016 graduate and honor roll lists. Graduate: Katelynn Stewart, El Dorado Springs – Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude. Honor roll: Brooke Bland, Trustees’ List; Cameron Collins, Trustees’ List and Emily Jones, El Dorado Springs, Trustees’ List.

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Hummingbirds gone from feeders?

The ruby-throated hummingbird with blurred wingbeats and the ability to hover in the air is a fascinating visitor to flower gardens and home bird feeders. But each summer they seem to mysteriously vanish from some yards. They will return, says Larry Rizzo, Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) natural history biologist. “Many people see ruby-throated hummingbirds

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TOPS ten steps for a healthy summer

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ Sanctuary on Thursday June 16. Our leader, Robbie, opened the meeting with a funny story. She is now finally free of all the medical stuff and she and her husband, Norman, were going to Sam’s Club.  She got out of the pickup and

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Gardening to distraction

Delicious Daylilies My Washington D.C. friend, Phyllis, likes to have a good chuckle when she stops by on her cross-country trips. She usually cruises through when daylilies are blooming, one of her favorite meal treats. I can’t help but laugh as she uses an English accent to mimic an imagined conversation between a 1621 European

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