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Cottey College named one of Top 50 Best Value Schools in Missouri

While other Missouri universities and colleges wrestle with increasing tuition costs and parents having fewer dollars to spend, Cottey College is proving they have a winning financial formula by becoming a top Best Value School in Missouri by BestValuesSchools.com. Cottey is listed at number 15 out of 49 institutions of higher education in the State

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2016 MISSOURI STATE FAIR FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY

2016 MISSOURI STATE FAIR FARM FAMILY FOR CEDAR COUNTY – Jarrod and Amanda Schiereck and family of El Dorado Springs were among the families honored during the Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15, at the Missouri State Fair. The Schiereck family was selected as the Cedar County Missouri Farm Family by the Cedar County Extension

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CROWD DISCOVERS MORE ALONG 54

  CROWD DISCOVERS MORE ALONG 54 – The 2nd annual 100 Mile Yard Sale took place over Labor Day Weekend. The event was held in communities along U.S. Highway 54 from Nevada, El Dorado Springs, Collins, Weaubleau, Wheatland, Hermitage, Preston, Macks Creek and Camdenton. Many families and groups set up individual yard sales along the

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HAPPY 102

HAPPY 102 – Georgia Audrey Rhoad and the staff at Community Springs Health Care Facility celebrated her 102nd birthday on Friday, Sept.2. Audrey was born in Nebraska on Sept. 5, 1914. She has been a resident at Community Springs since 2013.

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Gardening to distraction

Answering Emails, Pot Garden Update The following are some of the recent emails and calls from friends and readers, starting with one about one of my favorite projects, my “pot garden.” “…was wondering how your pot garden is doing? My mother started one this year and she is struggling with her tomatoes….” – Lisa Charlotte:

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TOPS Baked Potato Luncheon Sept. 29

TOPS Chapter 319 El Dorado Springs (Take Off pounds Sensibly) met in the Church Of Christ meeting room on Thursday, Sept. 1. Our leader, Robbie, opened the meeting. Kay led us in singing “Hand In Hand.” Twenty-seven members weighed in today. Angie was our week’s best loser with a loss of 5.2 lbs. Congratulations Angie

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Panther Creek youth retreat

Free opportunity for local youth groups. This 70 acre area is offered free of charge to local church youth groups to host their own camps and retreats. Includes •A 70 acre natural area with hiking trails and access to a large creek for kayaking and canoeing. •Two cabins with electricity, bathrooms, showers, and kitchens. •12

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GRANDPA’S NEIGHBORS

GRANDPA’S NEIGHBORS – Sunday was a special day. We began services by singing our opening chorus, We Worship and Adore You. Then Carl give us a test from the Book of Matthew on the genealogy of Christ, before going to our classes. After Sunday School we sang, Happy Birthday, to both Shawn Bray whose birthday

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TNT KARATE TOURNAMENT

TNT KARATE TOURNAMENT – On Saturday, Aug. 13, students from Van Dyk’s Karate representing the SWAT Karate Team traveled to Oklahoma City, OK, to compete in the TNT Blowout Karate Tournament. Mason Gardner and teammate Hunter Malensek both competed in the Youth 10-11 Novice Division. They compete hard against some good and talented competition. Mason

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PULLING FOR ELDO

PULLING FOR ELDO – Some 1,000 attended the Missouri State Truck and Tractor Pull Association event Saturday evening at the Land-O-Lakes Fairgrounds.  The pulls were supposed to start at 7 p.m. but it took the track tractors furnished by J Beaty Farm Equipment, Crownpower, Heartland Equipment, S&H Farm Supply, Trash Dumpsters WCA and Legacy Farm

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