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SERVICE WITH A SMILE

SERVICE WITH A SMILE – Each year the Preserve Our Past Society hosts a Holiday Tea in the Wayside Inn Museum Dining Room with male members of POPS serving as waiters.  This year’s servers were (form left) Troy Allison, Tim Tabor, Bob Coleman and Bruce Rogers. Loel Wilson, between Bob and Bruce, isn’t a member

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Gardening to distraction

Tucking bees in for winter The first year beekeeper sitting next to me at the Fall Bee Festival in Kansas City acted very nervous. When I asked if she was ok, she said she was worried about what to do to get her bees ready for winter. Bees don’t hibernate, they spend winter literally shivering

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90th BIRTHDAY

90th BIRTHDAY – Retired teacher Luella Phipps celebrated her 90th birthday at the Church of God (Holiness) on Sunday, Nov. 13. Many friends and former students attended including her first student, Jim Lovewell.

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Thanksgiving challenge for TOPS

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Nov. 10. Kay gave the program today on Top 10 ways to keep your TOPS chapter active and fun. She said we already do a lot of these things. Get everyone involved. Have a tasting party. Have everyone bring

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Providing information

SCABIES Q:  My granddaughter was diagnosed with scabies and I baby-sit her.  Can I get it? A:  Yes. Scabies is a skin problem that can cause severe itching. It is caused by tiny bugs that dig under the skin and lay eggs. The allergic reaction to the mites causes the itching. It is spread by

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Aaron Roberts graduates

On, Nov. 4, 2016, Aaron C. Roberts graduated from Vatterott College in Joplin carrying a 3.8 GPA. He was on the Dean’s List the last 24 months. Roberts completed his studies in the field of electrical service technician. He is the son of Larry and Twyla Roberts, El Dorado Springs.

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Our Flag

With Veteran’s Day and our Christmas Parade coming up your local VFW Auxiliary #257 would like to remind all of you of some proper etiquette for our Flag (Old Glory). The flag is very much a part of our daily lives. We should always respect it because it represents everything we are as Americans –

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EASTERN STAR INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS

EASTERN STAR INSTALLS NEW OFFICERS – El Dorado Springs Chapter # 148 Order of the Eastern Star began their new year with an open installation of officers on Saturday, Nov. 5. The installing officers were: Installing Matron – Retha Squires, Installing Patron – C.L. Squires, Installing Marshal – Wanda Reno, Installing Chaplain – Alberta Hays,

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Gardening to distraction

Bug-Busting Mums Do you have a mum in your garden? Have you looked at it closely? Go ahead, take a peek. I will wait. What did you see? OK, so the flowers are starting to fade on one side. And yes, most of us need to water our mums more than we do. See anything

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