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
UGLY BUT HARMLESS – Fall webworm damage may look bad but likely won’t affect tree health. MDC photo.
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
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
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
CITZEN OF THE YEAR – Terry Smith LAWN OF THE YEAR – Dena McKinney
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.
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:
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
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