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EHS Class ’53 Multi-class Reunion to be held July 23

EHS Class of ‘53 has planned a second multi-class reunion from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at the Chamber of Commerce office, corner of Hwys. 54 and 32. The one held last year, 2021, was a lot of fun for those attending from classes of ’50 thru ‘55. This year the classes of ‘50, ‘51,

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Lighthouse Children’s Theatre reboot produces classic musical

After a couple of years of hiatus, we are beyond thrilled to announce the revival of The Lighthouse Children’s Theatre. LCT has been an outlet for the artistic youth of El Dorado Springs and surrounding communities since 2004. With a new staff and renewed energy, like a phoenix, we are back. To get us on

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OUR OUTSTANDING CCMH AUXILIARY–WE THANK YOU

New CEO Terry Nichols was on hand at last week’s Auxiliary meeting to introduce himself, get acquainted with those in attendance — AND accept a $4800 check from the group to go toward hospital needs. These auxiliary members are outstanding with their Gift Shop management and fundraising efforts that benefit the facility in so many

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R2 School Board sets 2022-2023 calendar

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board met in regular session on Thursday June 9, 2022 at 7 p.m. in the MS/HS Library. After approval of the consent agenda, board president Josh Floyd read a note from the family of Yvonne Worthington. The board then recognized retiree Suzan Durnell, who retired after 30 years of teaching.

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Chamber honors local citizens

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR – Nature Made Gardens, owned and operated by Angela Kenney. Angela locally harvests and produces her own herbal products. She also offers yoga classes and locally made items. Her loyal customers appreciate her knowledge and merchandise. CITIZEN OF THE YEAR – Jordan White, El Dorado Springs High School Band Instructor. Under

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Chamber starts new year

Chamber board members – Corey Gayman, Joe Trussell, President Heather Brown, Vice President Jordan Payne, Treasurer Vicki Hillsman,Toshua Barns McCormick, Dr. Neil Linsenmayer.

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Something Quick & Devilish

HISTORICAL HYSTERIA DAY FIDDLE CONTEST WINNERS – (from left) 5th place – Alice Hunholz; 3rd place and 1st place accompanist Tad Johnston; 2nd place – Samuel Kendrick; 4th place Jacob Vallatti and 1st place and 2nd place accompanist – Beau Johnston. Ali Johnston was 3rd place accompanist. The contest was in the Banstand on Saturday,

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Council hears requests during Public Forum

The El Dorado Springs City Council spent a little extra time at their meeting on Monday, June 6, during the Public Forum, hearing requests from local citizens. Kathie Truitt, owner of the Hillbilly Debutante Mercantile and Pie Shoppe at 101 North Main, told the council that she had several customers that were in wheelchairs and

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Crash on 54 sends one to Hospital

According to the Missouri Hwy Patrol a three-vehicle crash at 9:45 a.m. four miles east of El Dorado Springs resulted in two totaled vehicles and one person being taken to Cedar County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. Vehicle 1, a 1994 Ford F150 driven by Stuart Wood of Stockton, struck vehicle two, a 2008 Toyota

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