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The fairest of the Fair

LAND OF LAKES YOUTH FAIR ROYALTY – On Tuesday, July 12, the Land-O-Lakes Youth Fair crowned it 2016 royalty. Those crowned are (from left) Junior Princess Olivia Graves, daughter of Andy and Jodi Graves and a member of Cherry Valley 4-H Club, was escorted by her big brother, Wyatt; Queen Taylor Robison, daughter of Scott

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Wayside Inn Museum to host quilt exhibit

The Wayside Inn Museum will host a Needlework and Quilt Exhibit during the El Dorado Springs Picnic, July 21-24. This exhibit is open to needlework and quilters in El Dorado Springs, formerly from El Dorado Springs, and the surrounding area. The purpose of this show is to increase the prestige, artistry, creativity, professionalism and recognition

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City Council gets ready for Picnic

The El Dorado Springs City Council, during its meeting on Tuesday, July 5, mostly took care of final business in preparation for the 2016 Picnic – July 21, 22 and 23. The council hired Ron Alumbaugh to be the main announcer for the Picnic and entertain for $780. City Manager Bruce Rogers, who said Alumbaugh

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Youth Fair royalty candidates

LAND O LAKES ROYALTY CONTESTANTS – Each candidate had to submit an application to be considered. On Tuesday, June 28, all contestants were interviewed by a panel of judges. Coronation will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the LOL Show Ring. All are welcome to attend. Categories are: Jr. Princess: Clara Farran, Olivia

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R-II Board considers staff opinions on facility needs

During its June 23 special meeting, the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board looked over the facility needs presented by the school staff. (Published last week in the Sun.) Supt. Mark Koca will convene a committee to take the list, vet it, screen it, prioritize it. After going over many of the suggestions, Supt. Koca

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ElDo Rocks reveals mistake in old article

On May 17 of this year Breanna Wood created the ElDo Rocks facebook page. Since that time, people have developed the hobby of placing the colorful and colorfully decorated rocks randomly around El Dorado Springs. A rock is photographed and the picture placed on facebook with a hint as to where it might be found.

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Summer cookout prices stable

America’s favorite foods for cookouts remain affordable for the 2016 grilling season. A recent price check of 14 items included in most outdoor summer meals found Missouri shoppers paying only 61 cents (1.2%) more than this time last year, $50.50 compared to $49.89 in 2015. The menu includes hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato

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Inside ElDo city limits

Fireworks on July 4 only by Jarrod D. Schiereck Chief of Police Just a reminder to everyone, that the only time fireworks can legally be discharged within the City Limits is on the 4th of July between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. The possession of fireworks and use of fireworks on City

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El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools FY 17 Budget

Submitted by Mark Koča, Superintendent, June 23rd, 2016, to the El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools Board of Education In compliance with Missouri Public School Law, section 67.010, as set forth by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and the Missouri State Board of Education, the following Budget Document has been developed by the

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R-II Board approves a balanced budget

When El Dorado Springs R-II Superintendent Mark Koca presented the proposed 2016-17 budget to the board Thursday evening, June 23, he had a slight smile on his face as he announced that for the first time in the five years he has been at the helm, it is a balanced budget. In fact, the bottom

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