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Drue Hoagland named to Dean’s List

Drue Cawood Hoagland of Schell City made the fall 2016 Dean’s List at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B. The deans of each of UNG’s five colleges – the College of Arts

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SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER Q: Why do I get depressed in the winter? A: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that comes and goes depending on the time of the year. The most common type of SAD starts in the late fall and goes away in the spring and summer. Some people call

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MU Extension offers updates on Missouri fencing laws

A new state law offers protection to responsible livestock owners. Under the law, which went into effect in October 2016, livestock owners would not be liable for damage caused by livestock unless found negligent in fencing practices, according to MU Extension agricultural business specialist Joe Koenen. Koenen teaches a class on fencing law from 6:30

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY INSTALLATION

ST. CLAIR COUNTY INSTALLATION – St. Clair County installed its officials who were elected in the November election. St. Clair County Clerk Debbie Peden administered the oath of office to (from left) Northside Commissioner – Leroy Strope, Public Administrator – David Knight, Sheriff – Scott Keeler, Assessor – Gladys Smith and Coroner – Randy Sheldon.

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church Of Christ Meeting room on Thursday, Jan.12. Robbie led us in roll call. We welcomed a new member, Kathy, Marie’s daughter. We also welcomed a guest, Elsie. Twenty-seven weighed in today. Best loser for the week was Chris with a loss of 4.0 lbs. Way

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Gardening Charlotte

Bring It, Winter I may be one of the few people you know who wants it to be cold again. It’s not for me, it’s for my honeybees. Bees don’t hibernate. They cluster in a ball inside the hive, shivering to keep warm. That’s why they store honey, to give them carbohydrates over winter to

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When power has been off, what about food?

When freezers or refrigerators are off for several hours – no matter the reason – the food safety rules about what to keep or toss are the same according to Dr. Pam  Duitsman, nutrition specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “The bottom line is that if power has been off for several days, all of

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ADHD Q: Why are there so many kids in my son’s class being treated for being hyperactive? A: It does seem like we have our share. Children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) often have problems paying attention and focusing on tasks. They sometimes act without thinking. Some children also fidget, cannot sit still, and

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Lottery winners

Scratchers winners for December 2016: Brandy Matter, El Dorado Springs – $5,000. Stacy Newsome, El Dorado Springs – $1,000.

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Crowder College fall 2016 Dean’s List

Crowder College announced its fall 2016 Dean’s list. Six hundred seventy-three students achieved Dean’s list honors by completing 12 or more credit hours and earning a 3.5 grade point average or higher during the fall 2016 semester. From El Dorado Springs – Jennifer Floyd, Nicholas Imhoff, Shelby Loane, Morgan Sumner, Riley Taylor, Morgan Toliver, Olivia

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