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TOPS hears about Mindless Eating and Hidden Persuaders

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meetin room on Thursday, Aug, 11. Our leader, Robbie, opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “TOPS Success.” Robbie had the program today. She took it from TOPS Real Life Guide titled “Mindless Eating and Hidden Persuaders.” The

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Gardening to distraction

Watermelon Juice and a Toast to Rio They were everywhere when I worked at the 2002 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I suspect they are also keeping athletes and their families company during the 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2002, I was the media advisor to the US Delegation to the United Nations’ conference,

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Sumners celebrate 50th anniversary

Charles and Joanne Sumner of Stockton, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. They have four children – Charles E. Sumner and his wife – Luessa, Daniel Sumner and his wife – Alejandra, Brian Sumner and his wife – Wendy and Melissa Gallette and her husband – Karl. They have eight grandchildren

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Kennedy, Huff, Fugate family reunion held

The annual Fugate, Kennedy, Huff family reunion was held Sunday, Aug. 14, in the meeting room of the Sac Osage Electric meeting room. Those attending from out of town were: Maxine Scott, Baldwin, KS., Joan and Janice Beydler, Independence, Tony Fugate, Allen, TX, and Floyd and Mary Fugate, Lexna, KS. Those attending from the El

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Stork Report

Amanda Miller and Godmother, Catelind Cooper, El Dorado Springs, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Aubree LeAnn Miller. She weighed 7 lbs. 10 oz. and was 20 1/4 inches long. Abigale McAubbi and Tanner Stutzman, Schell City, are proud to announce the birth of a daughter, Teigen Erin Stutzman. She weighed 7

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Holy Cow! history

The craziest protest you’ve never heard of… What Happened When A Missouri County Went Rogue by J. Mark Powell Let’s face it: 2016 is the Year of the Angry Voter. On the Left, Right and smack dab in the middle, many folks are fed up with politics as usual. In some cases, that frustration has

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Lip Sync Winners

OVERALL TALENT WINNER – Bentley Allison $100. OVERALL WINNER – Lydia Eason 0-11 YEARS – 3rd, Mazie Bogart/Kaydence Roper; 2nd, Lainey Dody; 1st – Alexis Collins/Dylan Whitesell. 12 AND OVER – No 3rd place, 2nd, Alandah Wynes; 1st, Tori Meister & Joni O’Banion.

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Tri-County Quilt Club News

Tri-County Quilt Club met Monday, Aug. 1, at the Rockville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall for their regular meeting. Evonne Anderson conducted the meeting of 18 ladies. Business was conducted. Show and tell was by Madline Woodfin, Mary Mc Loud, Marcelle Marqurdt, Marge Zink, Debbie Vickers, Kara Shelton, Lena Gayman and Sheri Suster, lots of

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Run for a Reason winners

Male 70-79 – Sam Eaves Female 60-69 – Linda Robb and Rita Crews Male 60-69 – Warren Wisner, Bill Lovewell and Dennis Elya Female 50-59 – Sara Compton and Cindy McConnaughey Male 50-59 – Rick Coale, Dennis Hallford and Ron Pitts Female 40-49 – Beth Meyers, Tonya Hooper and Stacey Preis Male 40-49 – Jim

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Young skunks strike out on their own in August

August marks a time of change not only for humans, but wildlife as well. Children head back to the classrooms for a new school year and in the wild, it’s time for young skunks to strike out on their own. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to discover nature by learning more about

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