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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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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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