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OGT offering $20,000 reward for help with MDC elk poaching cases

MDC and CFM need public’s help to catch poachers in six cases of illegally killed elk. Missouri’s Operation Game Thief (OGT) is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the poacher/s that shot a female adult elk and left it for dead Nov. 18 on National Park Service property near the

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Decorate now for Holiday Home contest

You, too, can get in the holiday spirit. Participate in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Contestants decorate their homes for the opportunity to win a part of $300 in utility credits from the city of El Dorado Springs.  You must live inside the city limits to participate. Register your property by noon on Wednesday, Dec.

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New digs

STATE FARM CELEBRATES NEW OFFICE – The El Dorado Springs Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting  for Toshua Barnes McCormick, State Farm on Friday, Nov. 22 , at her new office west of town on 54 Hwy. Present for the photo were: (from left) Chamber Members Sylvia Ackley, Janna Dody (Sac Osage Electric) Nikki

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Decorate now for Holiday Home contest

You, too, can get in the holiday spirit. Participate in the Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Contestants decorate their homes for the opportunity to win a part of $300 in utility credits from the city of El Dorado Springs. You must live inside the city limits to participate. Register your property by noon on Wednesday, Dec.

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Duck hunter

TIME OF YEAR FOR EAGLE VIEWING – Winter is the time of year when eagles follow waterfowl south as weather forces them out of the north country nesting grounds.  No Eagle Day has been scheduled for Schell-Osage Wildlife Area this year but the Missouri Conservation Department still lists Schell-Osage as  a prime area for eagle

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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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