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Get a selfie with Santa in your PJs

Enjoy a delicious meal of pancakes and sausage in our pajamas and get a selfie with Santa in front of the fireplace in the beautiful Wayside Inn Museum Inn Museum at 119 West Spring, El Dorado Springs, from 8 to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. All for only $5 per person.

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Governor Parson announces launch of youth vaping awareness campaign

Governor Mike Parson announced the launch of the state’s Clear the Air youth vaping awareness campaign to bring attention to the risks of using electronic cigarettes and vaping products. In October, Governor Parson signed Executive Order 19-18 directing the Departments of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), and Public Safety (DPS)

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The Merriest of all

PARADE READY – The 2019 El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade royalty was crowned at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Miss Merry Christmas was allyson Snodgass. Little Mr. Santa was Braxton Quamme and Little Miss Santa was Bree McCullough. Parade pictures on Page 7.

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Over 3,000 attend Christmas parade

Ten! – Nine! – Eight! – was the chant as the countdown ensued at the 2019 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lighting Celebration. The Wonder City of West Central Missouri is now illuminated from Spring Park to Main Street and US Highway 54 for the holiday season! Spectators were treated to over 100 “Star Spangled Christmas”

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Coach of the Year

TEN YEARS IN THE RUNNING – 10 years ago, Bulldog Track Coach Brian Goatley got permission from the El Dorado Springs School Board to start a Cross Country team. Kevin McCoullough and Travis Farren helped pay for the new sport. This year, for the first time ever, the girls Bulldog Cross Country team placed in

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2019 Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade line-up

Conservation Department – EDS Police Dept – Lead, EDS Fire Department Rural Pumper Truck #2, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Winner, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Runner Up, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, GFWC Miss Merry Christmas Candidate, 2018 Winner MMC with

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Goin’ up

DRESSED AND READY TO GO – Downtown El Dorado Springs is getting ready for the annual Chamber of  Commerce Christmas Parade scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. The Star Spangled Christmas, in honor of the local VFW’s 100 anniversary, will feature Abigail Batson performing the Star Spangled Banner as the lead Color Guard

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Holiday Expo 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Spring Park Community Building

Christmas Parade and Lighting details: NEW – Miss Abigail Batson performing the National Anthem at Parade start (Main and Spring). Springfield Central Kilties and Parkview Lassies drum and bugle corps. Free hot dogs, chips and drinks sponsored by Woods Supermarket. GFWC Miss Merry Christmas, Little Mr. and Miss Santa candidates. Nine Wonder Optimists kids cookie

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Best of the best

DAELEN SETS RECORD – Bulldog Cross Country Runner Daelen Ackley didn’t just take first at the State Cross Country meet Saturday, he set a new record time doing it. One other runner battled him for the first two miles, then Daelen pulled away in the 3rd mile to win the individual state championship with a

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Motorists reminded to Move Over for Responders

National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week is Nov. 10-16 First Lady Teresa Parson knows all too well the dangers first responders face along the highways. First Lady Parson’s brother, Rick Seiner, was working as an EMT and loading a crash victim into an ambulance when a passing driver struck and killed him. “It’s a very

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