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Cottey College among top 10 colleges who do this best

U.S. News & World Report announces that Cottey College has been named to its Top 10 Colleges Where Joining a Club Is Easy. This announcement follows an earlier announcement by the same ranking organization citing Cottey among the Top Regional Colleges in the Midwest for 2017. According to U.S. News & World Report, the move

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Gardening Charlotte

Winter Tomatoes Over the years, I have mentioned to friends that I grow tomatoes in winter. I know there are some skeptics so meet Howard, my tomato plant for this winter. Howard is probably a Roma by the shape of the fruit. It’s a good guess because I tend not to worry about labeling my

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TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs met in the Church of Christ sanctuary on Thursday, Feb. 16. Kay led us in singing “Valentine’s Day.” We said our TOPS and KOPS pledges. Robbie led us in roll call. We had twenty-eight members weigh in and the chapter had a net loss of 13.0 lbs.  Steve was

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Providing information

MUMPS MUMPS Q:  I am concerned because I have heard that mumps is moving north, and was recently found in a nearby community.  What am I supposed to be looking for? A:  Mumps is a viral illness that causes painful swelling of the side of the face (parotid glands).  They are salivary glands between the

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February is Heart Month at Five Loaves

Five Loaves, a free life skills seminar hosted by the Dederick Christian Church, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. This will be an evening to share information and to learn while having fun. The theme for the evening is Heart Month and will feature food that is heart healthy and foods we love.

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Cards of Thanks

Thank you to all who said a kind word, brought food, sent a flower or a card for Olaf Ehlers’ funeral. It means so much to us. A special thanks to Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, Brent Bland and John Koch for a beautiful service. We want to thank members of El Dorado Springs Church of Christ

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Shelter Insurance® Foundation and Travis Farran to sponsor local high school scholarship

This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of El Dorado Springs RII High School. Shelter Agent Travis Farran sponsors and partially funds this scholarship. A committee of local high school officials and community leaders will select the local recipient. The committee will consider each applicant’s scholastic achievements, educational

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Rodger Culbertson retires

Rodger Culbertson, Line Superintendent for Sac Osage Electric Cooperative, has retired after 42 years. He began working as a tree trimmer on the brush crew and ended his career in the highest operation management position in the cooperative. After his hard work, dedication and knowledge he was promoted to Line Superintendent in 2011. He has

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Nahwana Maslen retires

There’s always a smile on her face and a laugh after she speaks. Nahwana Maslen retired from Sac Osage Electric Cooperative Jan. 5 with over 42 dedicated years of service. She retired as Accounting Clerk for the cooperative after working her way up to that position. She was an outstanding employee and the type of

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