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Gardening to distraction

Answering Emails: Saving rain water Delighted so many of you are interested in saving rain water for your gardens. The following are some of your comments and questions. Please share what you decide to do. “….I can’t wait to try this in my garden but I don’t want to spend a lot… I don’t have

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LCT LIGHT AND SOUND

A $20,000 grant from the Coover Regional Grantmaking Program through the Community Foundation of the Ozarks in partnership with the Commerce Trust Company has enabled the Lighthouse Children’s Theatre of El Dorado Springs to purchase quality sound and lighting equipment to use with their productions. Up until now, the LCT had borrowed the equipment they

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Gardening to distraction

Reserving Water Bed rest. Doctor’s orders, after planting in the rain last week. I count on cloudy, soon to be rain-filled days. It helps to get new plants successfully settled. I even have a raincoat that hangs in the garage for those special days. I am a big fan of the power of rain water.

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TEAM SWAT TRAVELS TO BROKEN ARROW

Students from Van Dyk’s Karate representing the SWAT National Karate Team traveled to Broken Arrow, OK, to compete in the 29th Annual Shotokan Tiger Karate Tournament sanctioned by the Oklahoma Karate Association. Many schools and teams competed in the tournaments which made for good competition. Team SWAT was well represented at the Tiger and competed

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ECS FOURTH GRADERS VISIT JEFF CITY

Missouri’s House of Representative in the 125th District, Mr. Warren Love, took time out of extremely hectic schedule to visit with fourth graders from El Dorado Christian School during their annual Jefferson City class trip. Mr. Love welcomed the students and their parents to his personal office at the Capitol and shared interesting facts concerning

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Assistance needed in reference to missing juvenile

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance in locating 14-year-old Samantha Leonard. On Monday, June 6, St. Clair County deputies took a missing juvenile report from Leonard’s mother, Linda Campbell, who Leonard lives with on B Hwy., Osceola. Campbell said her daughter left the house on June 5 and she assumed she went

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IN THE COOL OF THE EVENING

The El Dorado Springs Municipal Band began their 126th season on Friday, June 3. Patrons enjoyed the music conducted by Gary Hardison and the free, freshly popped popcorn provided by Fugate Motors. A few band aficionados enjoyed the music and the cool breeze close to the newly refurbished Lions Club fountain.

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“The Band Plays On”

Your Municipal Band had a wonderful kick-off to its summer of programs last weekend! We had nice crowds turn out to listen to our music, which always makes playing more fun. Friday evening the crowd was served free popcorn provided by Fugate Motors, Shannon and Associates and the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce. It

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CAMP GALILEE ENTERTAINS GUESTS

During the open house on Saturday, June 4, after the ribbon cutting for Camp Galilee, guests were treated to visit the Trail of Crosses directed by a member of the Camp Galilee staff. There were kids’ games which included Human Foosball, Gaga Ball, Horse Shoes Basket Ball and Volleyball. The big draw was the bon

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CAPITOL CAMPING

The James River Rendezvous Association participated in the second annual Bass Pro Outdoor Days in conjunction with the Governor’s Capitol Camping incentive. This event promotes healthy lifestyles through outdoor activities such as family camping and all other activities in the great outdoors. Local members participating were Les and Glenna Ray of El Dorado Springs and

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