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HAPPY 85 BIRTHDAY

To our wonderful Mom, Grammer and Mother-in-law. We Love You! Chris, Kyla, Brett, Nicole, Nevaeh, Brady, Tiffany, Kirston, Kaleb & Kameron Birthday wishes can be sent to Joy Carson at 1201 S First St. or drive by on Thursday December 17, and give a honk to wish her a Happy Birthday.

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TOPS MO #1325 Wednesday group meets

by: Felicia L. De Klein Tops MO. 1325 meeting for Wednesday, Dec. 9, opened with four people weighing in, three Tops, two Kops. The Best Loser was Felicia, with a loss of 1.8. We had a net loss of 1.8. Our Red Light Food is Cookie. Felicia read the poem called Scale. We talked about

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LOCAL WRITER SHARES HER STORY IN “HEART OF THE OZARKS”

Missouri native and author Jackie Collins Cargill says that writing has always been her passion. When her husband, Irvin, who always wanted her to publish a book because he thought her stories and poems were amazing, passed away in 2018. She had too much time on her hands so she finally wrote the book. About

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TOPS MO #9319 El Dorado Springs

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in the Bethel Free Will Baptist Church, 1300 S Summer St, El Dorado Springs on Thursday, Dec. 10, for their weekly weigh-in and meeting. Carol led us in singing “TOPS IS GREAT” We said our TOPS and KOPS pledges. Marble Game: Judy D won the right to draw

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CELEBRATING 150 YEARS

Show Me Country Metal created a special metal design celebrating Walker’s 150th year of existence. Walker Community Betterment Association members, Clint and Raye Swopes placed the memorial on the shelter house in the Walker Park. The WCBA plans to upgrade the shelter house.

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WCBA RECEIVES $2,500 GRANT

Charles Foreman presents the Walker Community Betterment Association Treasurer, Brandy Pritchett, a check for $2,500 as a grant from Grow Farmers and sponsored by Bayer Fund. • The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by Bayer Fund, partners with farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits to help their communities. • Through the program, farmers

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Fire report for week of Dec. 29

On Thursday, Dec. 3, at 3:52 a.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to a residence on E. 320 Rd. to a fire behind a dishwasher. Trucks 2, 4, tankers 1 and 2 and 15 firefighters responded. Later that evening at 5:55 p.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to a residence near Cedar Springs on Hwy.

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Precious memories

Sherre King: All day Buddy has spoken about what happened on Dec. 4, 1991. God changed his life by saving his soul at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Nevada. He has been talking about this anniversary for several days. I am so thankful.

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Dairi Concepts shops at home

According to Dairi Concepts Human Resources Manager Amber Nelson, the company wanted to come up with an idea to illustrate their appreciation for their team members. Dairi Concepts gave 140 team members $50 in gift certificates to five local El Dorado Springs businesses. Find a way to support local businesses any time you have the

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New owners acquire former El Dorado Youth Center

West Central Missouri Community Action Agency is proud to share their latest investment in El Dorado Springs. The agency has purchased the renovated El Dorado Youth Center, formerly referred to as the Liston Center. The purchase includes the renovated school building and its property that equate to 3⁄4 of a city block located on North

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