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2nd Facilities Needs meeting set

The El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education will host a second meeting regarding facilities needs and possible bond issue election. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, in the MS/HS Library. All district patrons are invited to attend.

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Story Time correction

Story Time for August will be Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. Beginning in September, the Story Time will be moved to the second Friday of each month.

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School immunizations reminder

This is gentle reminder that school will start in a few weeks, and eighth grade students as well as seniors have new immunization requirements before they will be able to pick up their schedules at the El Dorado Springs Schools. Eighth graders will be required to have a meningococcal and Tdap shot, and seniors will

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Take Square Dance lessons

Mo-Kan Square Dancers will offer beginning mainstream dance lessons starting on Tuesday, Aug. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Jay Wright will be the instructor. These will be held in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds in Nevada. The first lesson is free and new students will be accepted on Aug. 9,

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Echo Bluff State Park opened Saturday, July 30

Gov. Jay Nixon and leadership from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Missouri State Parks celebrated the official opening of Missouri’s newest state park РEcho Bluff State Park in Shannon County Рwith a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, July 30. Echo Bluff State Park is named for the largest sheer bluff feature

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Breakfast smorgasbord at Fair Haven

Fair Haven Park will have an all you can eat breakfast smorgasbord from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. The menu will consist of pancakes, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, scrambles eggs coffee or tea. Adults will be a $5 donation, Children ages four to 10 $3 and four and under are free. All donations used for

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Fugate, Kennedy, Huff to hold reunion

The annual Fugate, Kennedy, Huff family reunion will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14, in the meeting room of Sac Osage Electric. Bring your family and best covered dish meal, along with your table service. The room will be open at 10:30 a. m. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring pictures if you

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Midnight Red and Black Scrimmage Saturday

We are doing something different this year in hopes of getting more students involved, according to Bulldog Athletic Director Mike Durnell. The Football Scrimmage will be this Saturday morning, Aug. 6, from 12:01 a.m. – 12:45 a.m. On Friday, Aug. 5, we will practice from 9-11 p.m. and then take an hour off as we

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Cross Country Fundraiser Friday

On Friday, Aug. 5, the Bullddog Cross Country team will host their annual pulled pork sandwich fundraiser in the Woods parking lot, starting at 10:30 until we sell out. We will also come around to businesses this week with order forms for anyone who would be interested in having meals delivered to their business for

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Galvin, Vickers family to gather

The Galvin-Vickers family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 21 in the Lions Club building in El Dorado Springs. The building will be opened by 11 a.m. and the carry in lunch will begin at 12:30. Help spread the word and plan to attend.

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