Community

KEEPING THE LIGHT IN THE LIGHTHOUSE

KEEPING THE LIGHT IN THE LIGHTHOUSE – The Lighthouse Children’s Theatre received a $500 grant from the Shopko Foundation on Monday, Dec. 12. Pictured are: (from left) local Shopko Manager Nick Rodenberg, Lighthouse Executive Director Lynne Hedrick and Lighthouse P.R Director Bob Coleman.

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SHARING THE HARVEST

SHARING THE HARVEST – The El Dorado Food pantry at the Church of Christ on Hospital Road in El Dorado Springs, received 90 pounds of deer meat from the Osage Prairie Thunderin’ Toms chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation on Friday, Dec. 9. The Thunderin’ Tom Toms paid a portion of the processing fee

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LIONS SHOPPED AT SHOPKO

LIONS SHOPPED AT SHOPKO – For the 11th year the El Dorado Springs Lions Club took over the local Shopko Store on Saturday morning, Dec. 10, to help local kids buy Christmas presents for themselves and loved ones. Thirty-nine children were escorted around the store by Lion members. At the end of the shopping spree

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A LITTLE OVER ‘6’ TO GO

A LITTLE OVER ‘6’ TO GO – As of Monday, Dec. 12, The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has brought in $37,5000 in pledges for the Sidewalk to the Future Phase II project that would build a sidewalk on North and South Park and down Hospital Road to Hwy. 32. The chamber needs to

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HONOR NURSE

HONOR NURSE – On Dec. 5, Bailee Bybee was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a member of Theta Lambda Chapter Missouri State University where she is continuing to work on her education in the nursing field. She graduated in May from Crowder College and is currently working as

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Gardening to distraction

Christmas Tree Care There really is something very romantic about the thought of going out into a forested area and cutting down a fresh Christmas tree. My husband-at-the-time thought so, picking a cold, snow-covered Saturday to bundle up the kids and head down a hill looking for the perfect cedar Christmas tree. After several debates

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TOPS learns Dr. Will’s last name

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Dec. 8. Warren had the program today. He started by asking us if we knew Dr Will’s last name. No one knew Dr. Will but we did know Dr. Will Power. We would all do well to have Dr.

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Hometown care for your family

Hometown care for your family – Kelsie Fiss is a fourth year University of Kansas pharmacy student from Prairie Village, KS. Her interest in pharmacy started after seeing the role a pharmacist played in the care of her Grandpa. She saw the importance of being able to advocate and educate patients on their medicines and

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Providing information

ALZHEIMER’S Q: My mother had Alzheimer’s and I’m getting older and am worried that I may be going to get it. A: Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. There are actually several different kinds, but it is by far the most common. It causes memory loss and affects judgment, language, and behavior. You may

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Locals win

$1,000 Scratchers winners during November were: Kim Neale and Rita Ryer, both from El Dorado Springs.

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