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Apply for 2021 Lillian Sunderwirth scholarship

Applications will soon be available for the 2021 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships are open to all students and returning college students attending or have obtained admission to an accredited two-year or four-year college or trade school.  This does include those seeking master’s degrees. The recipients of these scholarships must be from the El

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Three wrestlers advance to state

Following sectionals three wrestlers  advanced to the state tournament. 126- Josh Haberle, 160- James King, and 195- Trey Graves. Trey Graves is El Dorado Springs’ first ever sectional champion! The boys will compete at the state tournament this Wednesday 3-10-21 in Independence Missouri.

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When looking for scenic views, don’t overlook MDC areas

Some conservation areas offer great vistas of surrounding countryside. In addition to great hunting, fishing and nature-viewing opportunities, the landscape of some Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas offer another opportunity – scenic views. Enjoying beautiful outdoors scenery might not be as far away as you think. Postcards and travel books often give the impression

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Fire report for week of Feb. 28

On Sunday, Feb. 28, at 8:49 a.m., the Fire Department was dispatched to a residence on E. 166 Rd. for a medical lift assist. Six firefighters responded. Later that afternoon, at 2:39 p.m., the Fire Department responded to another lift assist request on Allison Rd. Seven firefighters responded. On Tuesday, March 2, at 2:30 p.m.,

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The Pond is bluer on the other side

USED TO DRIVING ON THE LEFT AND NOW HAS RIGHTS– Sylvia Leila Ackley became an American citizen on Wednesday, Feb 24. A long time El Dorado Springs resident, she had thought about it for a long time. According to her, “I am proud to tell ya that I am now an American citizen. I was

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Foundation accepting nonprofit pandemic recovery grant applications

The El Dorado Springs Community Foundation is accepting applications for a grant program supported by the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation. Organizations with 501(c)3 nonprofit or equivalent IRS status, such as civic, educational or faith-based groups, are eligible to apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding for response and recovery efforts

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Not Losing Interest

MAKING A WITHDRAWAL – Native El Dorado Springs resident, Nikki (Friar) Allison has been promoted as a Retail Operations Manager for Simmons Bank’s St. Louis, Columbia, Sedalia, and Kansas City markets. Nikki will manage operations, security and compliance performance of the retail banks within her assigned communities. In the new position Nikki will work with

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Seen and Herd

OUTSTANDING IN THEIR FIELD – Two young women from El Dorado Springs received scholarships from the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association during the 53rd Annual Missouri Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show in January.  Avery Schiereck, from El Dorado Springs, was crowned the 2021 Missouri Beef Queen and received a $ 1,000 scholarship. Schiereck represented the Cedar

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Shooting for the stars

THROWN FOR A HOOP – Last week, during the Lady Bulldogs basketball game with Marshfield, Macie Mays, daughter of Jarrod and Tammy Mays reached a milestone in her high school basketball career scoring her 1000th point as a sophomore. She is pictured with her younger sister, 7th grader McKinli, and her older sister Madison. Jarrod

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March 8 open house: Women’s Business Center

Celebrate the launch of the 15-county New Growth Women’s Business Center, to be based right here in El Dorado Springs. https://www.newgrowthmo.org/region-wins-womens-business-center/. El Dorado Springs is the site of the first of five open house events 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 8, at the Liston Center, 508 N. Main St. Speakers, food, and inspiration

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