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Gardening to distraction

Purslane Packs a Punch GTD Years ago, as I was visiting a farmer’s market in Georgetown. I saw bundles of a familiar plant that I couldn’t quite identify. As I watched market visitors, several bought the bundles that reminded me of moss rose leaves. I had chatted with the vendor earlier, who was from Missouri.

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Lockwood shooter in Cedar County jail

On Monday, Aug. 1, Caleb Zane Eccher, 20, Lockwood,  was arrested for his involvement in the shootings which occurred at the intersection of US 160 at Dade County Road 81 and at Prairie Mountain Screening, located at 509 West 4th Street, Lockwood.  The Dade County Prosecuting Attorney charged Eccher with two counts of Assault 1st

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Cards of Thanks

To the Class of 1966 for a most memorable evening with many of my favorite people. How exciting to be greeted with so many smiling faces and big bear hugs as I was escorted to the table decorated with our colors and a beautiful bouquet of dark red roses. It was a place for one-on-one

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SCHELL CITY FIRE RECEIVES CHECK FROM MDC

Billy Neuenschwander, (left) Missouri Department of Conservation Resource Tech, presents a check for $2,973.97 to James Goodman, Schell City Volunteer Fire Chief. It is that time of year again where local fire departments are receiving grant checks from the Conservation Department. The intent of the grant program is to organize, train and equip fire protection

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CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING

Preferred Family Healthcare, 1402 S. Hwy. 32 in El Dorado Springs, was honored with an official Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting on Friday, July 29. Preferred Family Healthcare of Joplin sent state officials to assist with the event. Pictured are (from left, first row) Direct Support Staffer Rita James, Regional Director Matt Ferguson, Vice President

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54 to be inducted into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Fifty-four Missourians will be inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. The Missouri 4-H Foundation annually recognizes the work of 4-H friends and volunteers through its recognition and awards program, said Rachel

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NORTH POLE VISITORS IN PARK

Santa, an Elf and one of his reindeer dropped by for a visit Saturday evening. (But they forgot the cool weather.) What a great surprise to see them. We had an assortment of Christmas music for Christmas in July so we sure hope we made all three of our visitors feel right at home –

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“The Band Plays On”

Santa, an Elf and a Reindeer as guests Saturday Night Santa, an Elf and one of his reindeer dropped by for a visit Saturday evening. What a great surprise to see them. We had an assortment of Christmas music for Christmas in July so we sure hope we made all three of our visitors feel

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More 2016 Picnic photos

GOLF CART RACE – first place – Julie and Jeff Mingus; second place – Kaleb and Jason Weaver; third place – Haley Wise and Matthew Thurman STREET DANCE – first place  – Candice Berning and Josey Smotherman; second place – Kayla Hooten and Karen Brower; third place tie Linda Wright and Jamie Norcross and Steve

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Entertainment 2016 ElDo Picnic

Blue Mound Sound And Mr. A PASTMASTERS TAKE STAGE BY STORM – If they drive like they perform, the El Dorado Springs Picnic Saturday night grand finale entertainment would collect a string of felony tickets. They belted out high energy, non-stop dance hits from start to almost midnight and that pleased the crowd.

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