Community

TOPS hears steps to change

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ Meeting room on Thursday, Dec. 29. Robbie had the program today. She took her program from the TOPS Choice Is Mine book. She talked about taking control over what we eat. With the end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017, we all

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Painters celebrate 50th

Rick and Ann Painter celebrated 50 years of marriage together on Dec. 31, 2016. They were married on Dec. 31, 1966, in Schereville, IN. They have five children – Julie Painter (Brad Weaver), Janeen Painter (Fawn Monaghan), Dennis Painter and wife, Sarah, Jason Painter (Lisa McIntire) and Eric Painter and wife, Francie; 13 grandchildren –

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Leedy’s celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Leedy, Billings, MT, recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Roy Leedy and Mary Barger were married on De. 23, 1956, in their home east of El Dorado Springs. They left El Dorado Springs in the spring of 1961 and moved to Billings, MT. They have two daughters, Christine and Marla; five

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Gardening to distraction

Chili Fun We all have them, a special chili recipe with a special ingredient of some sort. There are even chili cook-offs that feature beer, chocolate, peanut butter, or that secret ingredient I can’t tell you about because if I did it wouldn’t be a secret any more. The toppings are almost as much fun.

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Providing information

RESOLUTIONS RESOLUTIONS Q:  Any tips on keeping New Year’s Resolutions? A:  Resolutions made to change a habit…are easy to make, but difficult to keep. There may be some significance in choosing an important date in time, as this adds to the weight of the resolution.  So, oftentimes we choose New Year’s Day or the birth

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New books at Cedar County Library

Seventh Plague by James Rollins – When a British archaeologist who had been missing for two years reappears and dies amid findings that his body was being mummified while he was still alive, Sigma Force must stop an ancient plague with ties to some of history’s most innovative minds. Egg Drop Dead by Laura Childs

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15 YEARS A WINNER

15 YEARS A WINNER – Marguerite Goodwin has been a KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) for 15 years.  That means she stayed in a range of no more than three pounds over her set goal and no more than seven pounds under her set goal. To do that for 15 years is quite an accomplishment

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CHRISTMAS GIVING

CHRISTMAS GIVING – The El Dorado Springs TOPS Chapter lost a total of 758 pounds from Jan. 1 – Dec. 15 of 2016. They donated $1 per pound and shared the proceeds with the Church of Christ Food Pantry and the El Dorado Springs Senior Center. Each organization received $379. The local Chapter was able

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Gardening to distraction

Poinsettia Trivia So you can easily change the subject at your family dinner table over this Christmas holiday, here are some interesting facts about the Christmas “flower,” the Poinsettia: 1. The Poinsettia is not really a flower, it is a small tropical tree Euphorbia pulcherima, part of the spurge family. In their native habitat of

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Christmas with the Shaw family

We all got together on the Sunday before Christmas. There were two daughters out of three that are left out of 12 kids of the late Jake and Eula Shaw. One of the daughters could not make it. There were less of the grandkids and great-grandkids this year because of the weather but hope next

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