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HOW SWEET

HOW SWEET – Cindy Wallentiny dug this 9 3⁄4 lb sweet potato out of a raised vegetable garden bed at her home near Blackjack. For her birthday this Saturday, she plans to cook it in a pit with whole chickens. The pit is three ft. deep. She puts coals from wood she has burned topped

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PROVIDING INFORMATION

PROVIDING INFORMATION – Healthcare providers at Mercy Clinic in El Dorado Springs will start a series of health related questions and answers next month in the El Dorado Springs Sun. Questions can be submitted directly to the providers, called in to Mercy Clinic at 417/876-5851 or submitted through their new App mymercy.net. Pictured are (back

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Pumpkins: What to do with them

Although we often think of pumpkins in terms of pie or Halloween decorations, they are more versatile than most people think. “The flesh of the pumpkin can be used in a variety of cooked dishes as a good source of vitamins K and A, magnesium, fiber and potassium,” says Janet Hackert, regional nutrition and health

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Pound Pets

Dog – Adult male, black and Labrador Retriever with camouflage collar. Cat – female, gray and white Tabby bobtail with red and blue collar, approx. four months old. Due to imposition of city ordinances all animals MAY be kept a maximum of 10 days before euthanzation. For additional information on the listed animals please contact

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MONEY FOR MEALS

MONEY FOR MEALS – The Shopko Foundation has awarded a $500 grant to the District III Area Agency on Aging to be used at the local Senior Center for the home delivered meal program. Pictured are: (from left) Senior Center Coordinator Jerry Bobbett, Senior Center Head Cook Pennie Eason and local Shopko Store Manager Nick

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4-H stories

MY 4-H EXPERIENCES BY AVERY SCHIERECK – Hello, my name is Avery Schiereck. I am a member of the Union Hall 4-H Club, I have been a member for six years, going on my 7th. In 4-H I show cattle, show poultry, and judge livestock. I have shown Cattle for what is going to be

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TTOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off pounds Sensibly) met in the Church of Christ Sanctuary on Thursday, October 20. Co-Leader, Linda H opened the meeting and Carol led us in singing “I Must Attend My Meetings”. We said our pledges and had roll call. Twenty-two weighed in today and the chapter had a

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65TH WALLEN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED

65TH WALLEN ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED – Dale Wallen and Juanita Fleeman were united in marriage on Oct. 31, 1951. They are the parents of two sons, Dennis Wallen of Dederick, and Rick Wallen of Springfield. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, Dale and Juanita Wallen were the honored guests at a surprise party to mark their 65th

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Gardening to distraction

Don’t bag those leaves What if I told you there is something that will improve what soil you have, easily make new soil and take almost no work to do it? Good, then stop bagging those leaves. I know some of us want to have immaculate lawns but you are doing your garden a huge

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Run, don’t walk

NEW SIDEWALKS OFFICIALY OPEN – Though they’ve been available for a couple of months, the official ribbon cutting for the Hwy 54 Sidewalk to the Future Project happened on Saturday, Oct. 15. It was immediately followed by the FFA Heroes Against Hunger Run. Chamber Executive Director Jackson Tough addressed the crowd thanking the City of

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