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The Band Plays On

Three Special Concerts for the Band this Weekend! The Band will be especially busy this weekend with three special concerts to perform. On Friday we will be playing for the Chamber of Commerce members after “Picnic in the Park”. Then on Saturday we will have Lillian Sunderwirth Night, playing songs that were her favorites! We’ll

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R-II Board hires new Elementary Principal

by Supt. Heath Oates The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education met in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 10, in the high school gym. Three important recognition items were on the agenda after the call to order and approval of the consent agenda: • To recognize the El Dorado Springs R-2 Early

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Picnic lineup

We’re Excited about the El Dorado Springs Picnic performers this year! The Picnic Committee has some really good entertainers slated! • Wednesday, July 21 – Spring Park Dance – Barnstormers (A local favorite) • Thursday, July 22 Headliner – Members Only (Talented 1980’s tribute band) • Friday, July 23 Headliner – Midnight Rodeo (Kansas City

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MDC reminds people to celebrate safely this summer

As people celebrate this summer, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds everyone to be careful with fireworks, campfires, and other sources of fire that could cause a wildfire. Fireworks: Don’t light fireworks in any areas where the sparks could ignite dry grass, leaves, or other potential fire fuel. Always have an approved fire extinguisher

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Play Ball

TEACHING TO HIT AND STEAL– The El Dorado Springs summer ball program only has a few weeks left. Parents and volunteers help the sometimes distracted baseball youngsters with the basic ins-an-outs of the game.

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A first for ElDo

EL DORADO SPRINGS TRACK TEAM LEAVES MARK ON THE CLASS 3 MISSOURI STATE TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS – by Brian Goatley. The Missouri Class 3 State Track and Field Championships were held on Saturday, May 29, with the 13 members of the El Dorado Springs high school track team in attendance. From the Sectional meet

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Council renews trash contract with WCA

At the regular meeting of the El Dorado Springs City Council meeting on Monday, June 7, the council voted to renew the city’s solid waste collection services with WCA, the current provider. The five-year contract will increase everyone’s bill by $1.81. Under the new contract everyone will be provided with a poly cart that they

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Five arrested in El Dorado Springs

An investigation conducted by Sgt. Clay Jeffries and Sheriff Jim McCrary has resulted in the seizure of illegal drugs and explosive devices and five arrests. On 6/2/21 Sgt. Jeffries obtained a search warrant for a residence at 314 Lafayette in El Dorado Springs. Sheriff Chad Anderson from the Bates County Sheriff’s Office and his warrant

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VFW Honors Chamber

RECOGNIZED FOR PATRIOTISM – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States Auxiliary honored the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce with a certificate of appreciation for their unwavering support for uncommon Heroes. The certificate recognized the recent addition of 48 American flags along the stretch of 54 Hwy that runs through El Dorado

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Sac Osage to provide broadband internet service to REA members

On Thursday, May 27, Sac Osage Electric Cooperative announced plans to transform the lives of the 8,700 REA members by providing access to reliable, affordable, high-speed fiber broadband service.     The cooperative selected Conexon Connect, the internet service provider created and managed by rural fiber-optic network design and construction management leader Conexon, to lead

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