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Who’s going to save your Church?

Editor’s note: In response to the tragic church shootings in Texas, we decided to interview local law enforcement professionals for their advice on preventing anything similar in this area. Jarrod Schiereck, El Dorado Springs Police Chief. Q. First off, what kind of recommendations do you have for churches to protect themselves and what is it

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El Dorado Springs Christmas festivities

The holiday season is fast approaching. There are just over six weeks until Christmas. This year the El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce has planned some exciting changes to the Wonder City’s holiday events. This year Christmas festivities are rolled into one HUGE afternoon of celebration on Saturday, Nov. 18. The day kicks off with

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BOB FLOYD RECOGNIZED BY CHAMBER

BOB FLOYD RECOGNIZED BY CHAMBER – At the Chamber of Commerce Gala and “ Excellence in El Dorado Springs” Awards Dinner on Friday evening, Nov.3, Bob Floyd was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to the El Dorado Springs community.   Bob has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce since

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Parade entry deadline this Friday

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Nov. 18. The deadline for parade entries is this Friday, Nov. 10. The theme of this year’s parade is Thankful for the Holidays! The parade line-up will be at 1:30 p.m. and the parade will commence at 3 p.m. For children’s safety the parade committee is

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Chamber Awards Gala 2017

On Friday evening, Nov. 3, the Chamber of Commerce hosted their “Excellence in El Dorado Springs” Awards Gala and Annual Meeting at the Tri Lakes Eagles banquet facility. The event included a social hour, dinner and awards, annual meeting and dueling pianos entertainment. Chamber Director Jackson Tough said “putting on an event of this magnitude

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DECA to Hold 22nd Annual Veteran’s Day Assembly

The El Dorado Springs DECA Chapter cordially invites you to the 22nd Annual Veterans Day Assembly in the High School Gym beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.  There will be a reception to follow in the High School Library for our honored guests and community members. DECA needs to update the list of

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Ready to Rumble

CANDY FOR THE CARTWRIGHTS – Ashley Cartwright and her four children spent Saturday evening trolling for treats at the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club Annual Spooktacular in the Park. While kids were loading up with goodies and participating in the costume contest, others were having the bejabbers scared out of them in the National Honor

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ARRESTED

ARRESTED – Over the weekend, the Vernon County Sheriff’s Department arrested Charles Green in Schell City area on a warrant out of Cedar County. He was held in the Vernon County jail a few hours then transferred to Cedar County. The Vernon County Sheriff does not do press releases on a warrant arrests. Cedar County

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One arrested for questioning

Man shot in head identified On Monday, Oct. 23, El Drado Springs officers responded to the intersection of South Summer and East Joe Davis Streets concerning a subject lying partially in the street. Upon arrival officers identified the subject as Brandon S. Keith, 34, of El Dorado Springs. He was unresponsive with injuries to his

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Getting ready for Christmas Baskets 2017

The El Dorado Springs Christmas Basket committee is pleased to announce that the distribution date for food baskets and gifts will be Dec. 16 at the First Baptist Church on Main Street. Recipients should plan to pick up the gifts and food on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and should bring

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