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Wilkinson Pharmacy to close

On Tuesday, the Sun spoke with Mike Burns, owner of AuBurn Pharmacy which purchased the Wilkinson Pharmacy chain, and with Kevin McCollough, owner of Evans Drug which will receive all of Wilkinson’s pharmacy records next Tuesday night in an electronic transfer. Burns said, “Community pharmacy is tough.” He said, “Kevin over there and me. We’re

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What’s cooking?

RESTAURANT TO OPEN NEXT SPRING – Community members gathered at 1403 S. Hwy 32 South Hwy 32 on Thursday, Nov. 16, to break ground for the new Pappy’s Restaurant. Owner Stan Benton said his dad was a cook in the Navy for 27 years and always wanted to have his own restaurant, but never got

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American FFA Degree recipients: Caleigh Gardner and Landon Leonard

Two El Dorado Springs FFA members received the American FFA Degree, the highest the  organization offers, at the 2017 National Convention in Indianapolis, IN,  on DATE. Caleigh Gardner, the daughter of Crissa Gardner, graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 2016.Caleigh worked many hours and spent tons of time working at Pizza Hut in

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Miss Merry and friends

NUMBER 64 – Amy Ford reigned as Miss Merry Christmas at the El Dorado Springs annual parade held on Nov. 18. She was the 64th young lady to hold the title. She is the daughter of DJ and Brenda Ford. Her escort for day was Clayton Collins, son of Alan and Becky Collins Runner up

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ElDo crew to officiate State 1A championship

Saturday when Monroe City and Valle Catholic take to the football field to decide the State Class 1 Championship, they will play under the watchful eye of an El Dorado Springs officiating crew. Kirk Sibley will be the head referee. His crew will be Kevin Costello, an EHS graduate who lives in Stockton, Gary Benham,

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Christmas festivities this Saturday

This Saturday, Nov. 18, the holidays kick-off in the Wonder City of West Central Missouri. This year, Christmas festivities are rolled into one HUGE afternoon of celebration on Saturday, Nov. 18. The day kicks off with holiday shopping at the 4th annual Holiday Expo in the Park Community Building from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Community honors veterans

DECA HOSTS VETERANS ASSEMBLY – The event started at 1:30 p.m.Friday, Nov. 10, in the High School gym with the Color Guard from VFW Post 257 posting the flags: Don Andrick, Brent Beckman, Tim Bartkoski and Bill Bishop. Alexis Tough, DECA president, welcomed the guests and the entire High School. The EHS band and Concert

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2017 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade lineup

Conservation Dept. – 1 EDS Police Dept and Mayor Brad True – Lead, 4 Grand Marshal – Bob Floyd, 5 EDS Fire Truck #1, 6 GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidates (7 vehicles), A) Amy Ford – EHS Senior B) Kennedi Murdock – EHS Senior, C) Payton Babcock  – EHS Senior, D) Paige Esry  – EHS

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Token of respect

SCOUTS PLACE FLAGS – On Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11, ten members of Scout Troop 230 placed 150 flags on the graves of Veterans in City Cemetery. Here Joshua Stockdale, Blake Sloan and Clark Sloan inspect their handiwork. One of the Scout leaders, Frank Lambrecht, said they didn’t have nearly enough flags for all the

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Crown comes with a scholarship

MISS MERRY CHRISTMAS CANDIDATES – One of these young ladies will become the 2017 Miss Merry Christmas and the winner of a $500 scholarship from G.F.W.C. Generation III, the event organizers.  This year the contest was open to young women between the ages of 17 and 18 who are in the El Dorado Springs R-II

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