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CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING

Preferred Family Healthcare, 1402 S. Hwy. 32 in El Dorado Springs, was honored with an official Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting on Friday, July 29. Preferred Family Healthcare of Joplin sent state officials to assist with the event. Pictured are (from left, first row) Direct Support Staffer Rita James, Regional Director Matt Ferguson, Vice President

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54 to be inducted into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Fifty-four Missourians will be inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. The Missouri 4-H Foundation annually recognizes the work of 4-H friends and volunteers through its recognition and awards program, said Rachel

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NORTH POLE VISITORS IN PARK

Santa, an Elf and one of his reindeer dropped by for a visit Saturday evening. (But they forgot the cool weather.) What a great surprise to see them. We had an assortment of Christmas music for Christmas in July so we sure hope we made all three of our visitors feel right at home –

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“The Band Plays On”

Santa, an Elf and a Reindeer as guests Saturday Night Santa, an Elf and one of his reindeer dropped by for a visit Saturday evening. What a great surprise to see them. We had an assortment of Christmas music for Christmas in July so we sure hope we made all three of our visitors feel

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More 2016 Picnic photos

GOLF CART RACE – first place – Julie and Jeff Mingus; second place – Kaleb and Jason Weaver; third place – Haley Wise and Matthew Thurman STREET DANCE – first place  – Candice Berning and Josey Smotherman; second place – Kayla Hooten and Karen Brower; third place tie Linda Wright and Jamie Norcross and Steve

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Entertainment 2016 ElDo Picnic

Blue Mound Sound And Mr. A PASTMASTERS TAKE STAGE BY STORM – If they drive like they perform, the El Dorado Springs Picnic Saturday night grand finale entertainment would collect a string of felony tickets. They belted out high energy, non-stop dance hits from start to almost midnight and that pleased the crowd.

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Gardening to distraction

11 Best Watering Practices In addition to stressing people and pets, temperatures over 90F for several consecutive days stresses plants. In those conditions, plants stop making nectar and pollen, eliminating any possibility of flowers and fruit and frustrating gardening friends aspiring to have perfect lawns. Luckily that’s not me. However, as we head into the

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Felty Family Reunion – 2016

George William Felty and Iva May Groves were married on July 18, 1901. They were the parents of seven children – Letha Margaret, Ruth Ellen, Melba Doris, Dow Estell, Virginia Roberta “Bertie”, Nina Maud and Zelma Irene. George passed away in 1938. George and Iva’s descendants held their first reunion in 1963, just a few

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Picnic Baby contest winners

0-3 month girls – 1st place Raven Cretel; 2nd place Ryli Langford and 3rd place Annlynn Barger. 4-7 month girls – 1st place Alex Todd; 2nd place Kaylin Dintaman and 3rd place Madeline Vinson. 8-11 month girls – 1st place Moriah Bingham; 2nd place Kaylene Dutcher and 3rd place Zella Helm. 12-15 month girls –

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, July 28. Our leader, Robbie opened the meeting.  Kay led us in singing “Help Me Slender”. Robbie led us in roll call.  Twenty-seven weighed in today. Sandi was the week’s best loser with a loss of 4.2 lbs.  Congratulations

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