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VETERANS GO TO BRANSON

VETERANS GO TO BRANSON – On each Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, you find thousands of people gathered to show respect and thanks to veterans from all wars. Branson rolls out the carpet for vets. Hundreds of vets join in the parade and help fill the sidewalks along the parade route, of which it is said

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HALF WAY THERE

HALF WAY THERE – The Sidewalk to the Future, Phase II project is half way to the goal of $44,000 with $22,000 in pledges as of Tuesday, Dec. 6. According to El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough, all pledges must be in by Dec. 28. Pictured are (from left) Cedar County

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2016 Christmas Parade winners

Youth, 1st – EHS FFA Chapter Students Civic, 1st – Lions Club Church, 1st – Community Church Youth, 2nd – Girl Scouts Civic, 2nd – Nine Wonders Optimist Club Church, 2nd – First Baptist Church Business, 2nd – Community Springs Health Care Youth, 3rd – EHS/EMS Journalism Students Civic, 3rd – El Dorado Springs Optimist

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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, Dec. 1. Kay led us in singing “Deck The Fridge.” Robbie announced the winners of her Thanksgiving Challenge. The TOPS who lost 2 lbs or more after the Thanksgiving holiday were, Warren, Susan and Emily. They won free dues.

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Cedar County Historical Society meets

by Connie Maupin The Nov. 17 meeting Cedar County Historical Society was called to order by President Judy Nichols. Members present were President Judy Nichols, Vice President Bob Phillips, Assistant Treasurer Shirley Potts, Interim Secretary Connie Maupin, Luella Phipps, Sharyl Henry and Kenneth Potts. Nichols reported work is in progress for the reprinting of “Lyceum

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Gardening to distraction

Christmas and Thanksgiving Cactuses GTD If I had to guess based on the stories people have shared with me, one out of every two homes in the area where I live have either a Thanksgiving or Christmas cactus. They can become like members of the family, passed down from one generation to the next with

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Wheelers married 50 years

The family of Larry and Cheryl (Faubion) Wheeler of Arcola request a card shower in honor of the couples 50th anniversary on Dec. 15. Larry and Cheryl are celebrating with a trip to Tennessee in December and then a trip with the entire family this summer. The couple have four children – Paula (Terry) Rodabaugh

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Special Road board meets

The El Dorado Springs Special Road District board held its November meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 29, in the district headquarters on South First Street. Present were board members Lalan Cole and Ron Swopes. Mike Bush was not present. Also in attendance were the bookkeepers, Linda Breeden and the district employee, Carl Swager. The board approved

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2016 Chamber of Commerce Christmas lighting well attended

Ten – Nine – Eight – as the countdown continued at the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lighting Celebration and El Dorado Springs became illuminated for the holiday season! The evening saw several hundred friends and neighbors gather in the Park for the festivities last Monday. Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jackson Tough welcomed the

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Thank yous

The family of Dustin Littlewood would like to thank all of those who stopped by, sent prayers and words of sympathy, food, cards and everyone who thought of us in our time of loss. Maurice and Ardella Fugate Brian, Janelle, Turner and Aidan Fugate Kirk and Kristi Fugate Art, Deanna, Lance and Cassidy Littlewood On

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