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Now hear this

This Saturday, June 17, the Opera House Arts Council will have a fundraiser in the Park to raise money for a new sound system. The system will be available for community events like weddings, kindergarten graduation, Christmas Lighting, etc,  as well as the annual summer Municipal Band Performances. It has the capability to play music

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Breakfast Smorgasbord this weekend

Come out to the Fair Haven Park, Saturday, June 17, for an All You Can Eat Breakfast Smorgasbord. Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. and lasts until 10. The menu includes pancakes, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, sausage, coffee or tea.   Adults – $6 donation; children 4-10 $4 donation and under 4 free.   All

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School board makes decision on construction management

During the June 8 R-II School Board meeting, they made decisions on base salaries, the type of constructions management to use among other decisions. All board members were present – Chad Whitesell, Benny Brower, Mark Burley, Terry Shepherd, Josh Floyd, Greg Beydler and Darrell Eason. The first item of business was a 20-year retirement plaque

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Proud to honor World War I Veterans

SOLEMN OCCASION – The Elizabeth Carey Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution along with other patriots spent Sunday afternoon, June 4, at Green Lawn Cemetery in Schell City honoring four WWI soldiers buried there. Frederick William Fastabend, Rankin L. Keeney, Harry Wilks Starkey and John B. Yowell died in the service of their

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Lions to celebrate 100 years of service

On June 7, Lions Clubs International will celebrate 100 years of service and the Missouri Lions would like to thank you, the reader, for your help over the years, including a very busy 2017. An idea by a man named Melvin Jones has grown into the world’s largest service club organization with over 1.4 million

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The WWI Centennial Commemoration

The Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I began on April 6, 2017, and the Elizabeth Carey Chapter DAR joined in that Commemoration with ceremonies at the grave of four heroes in Green Lawn Cemetery on Sunday, June 4. America tried to stay out of the war. In Jan. of 1917, the

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General info and deadlines for the 2017 El Dorado Springs Picnic

The El Dorado Springs  Picnic will be held Thursday – Saturday, July 20-22, 2017. The Picnic Committee will begin marking the streets with booth numbers on Wednesday morning. July 19.  The map will be put in the window at city hall to help vendors know where their spots are for later that evening. Then beginning

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Arkansas man pleads guilty to bomb threats at Cedar County Courthouse

Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Arkansas man has pleaded guilty in federal court to making bomb threats to the Cedar County Courthouse in an effort to cancel his own court hearing that he feared would send him to jail. Phillip Ray Robison Jr., 36, of

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Remembering the fallen

LOCAL VFW CONDUCTS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY – VFW Auxiliary President Linda McCormick participated in the ceremony during the annual Memorial Day event  at the City Cemetery in El Dorado Springs on  Monday, May 29, honoring those who died serving in the armed forces.   Originally called Decoration Day, the name Memorial Day was first used

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