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Katydids join July summer symphony

Joining in the July chorus of cicadas, crickets and frogs this summer are katydids. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people to discover nature by learning more about Missouri’s loudest insect. Katydids are a type of grasshopper. Their bodies have long slender legs, large, veined wings and antennae that are twice as long as

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Janice Carter of ElDo recognized for outstanding volunteer service

Community Leader Receives Highest Honor from GFWC, an International Women’s Volunteer Service Organization Headquartered in Washington, D.C. The General Federation of Women’s Clubs is pleased to announce that Janice Carter of El Dorado Springs, has received the GFWC Jennie Award, a medal of honor given to only eight of the nearly 100,000 clubwomen from across

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Gardening to distraction

Beetles and Deer My sister-in-law mentions the cute goat as she posts pictures of my brother helping to relocate three alligators out east over the July 4 weekend. I suppose it’s in our DNA, the interest in animals and lending them a hand. Deer in particular get a bad rap, especially since some have a

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Swopes family holds reunion

The families of the late Melvin T and Goldie (Norris) Swopes gathered June 26, 2016, at the Circle S Feed Store with 33 present. This was the 28th year. So thankful for each one able to attend. We realize it is a busy time of the year for farmers. Our thoughts and prayers are with

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS CHAPTER 319 El Dorado Springs  (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, July 7. Our leader, Robbie opened the meeting.  Kay led us in singing “We’ll lose weight”. Robbie led us in roll call.  Twenty-five weighed in today and the chapter had a net gain of 13

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4th of July family get together

The family gathered at Dakota and Kyra Newman and Gary and Debra Jones homes at 4 o’clock. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Newman and Julie and family of Stockton; Chase and Felecia Jones and Thea and Jack and Mary Lady of El Dorado Springs. Big time visiting and cooking going on from two kitchens, a grill

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School Board holds final session of fiscal year

When the board was preparing to make final adjustments to the budget at it’s June 23 meeting, Supt. Mark Koca told the board, “We usually make a motion to transfer the maximum amount from Fund 1 to Fund 4 for capital projects. The reason we don’t go ahead and specify an amount is we wait

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Two patrol cars donated to Sheriff’s office

The Cedar County Sheriff office has received two used patrol cars that were gifted free from Greene County and Jackson County. Green County Sheriff Jim Arnott said, “We are often responsible for helping citizens in a variety of ways from contacting a victim of a crime to providing medical care at a motor vehicle accident

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Wreck hurts two near Harwood

Two Schell City residents were injured in a one vehicle wreck at 3:55 p.m. Friday, July 1, on Hwy. Y a mile northeast of Harwood, according to a report by Trooper J. D. Leemasters. The report said the 2007 Ford 150 driven east by Duane E. Sellers. 49, who was wearing his seatbelt, went off

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Missouri S&T announces honor list

Missouri University of Science and Technology announces the names of students who made the honor list for the Spring 2016 semester. From El Dorado Springs: Dennis Carl Floyd II, engineering, Jr.

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