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We have a few new things we’re going to add to the paper in the coming weeks. One, which starts this week, is a look back into our archives for a historical perspective on El Dorado Springs. We have every issue we produced since we bought the paper in July of 1979. Every issue, including

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Davis and I have decided to do a little rearranging and sprucing up of the newspaper. We told Kenny some of the things we had in mind and he was ok with it. After a moment’s thought he said we should ask you what you thought. So, your ideas and suggestions are welcome. I don’t

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The snow after Christmas was a big hit with the little boys from St. Francisville, LA. The Gilfoils took up residence at “The Loft” on St. James and spent Tuesday – Thursday shuttling between there, the office and my house. I didn’t put up a tree, so I put ornaments on a 20-year-old Ficus that

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As I was taking some supper to Kenny this evening, I was sure that I experienced a few more seconds of sunlight than I had the evening before. I know that is going to happen whether I experience it or not, but I take sunlight personally. I was listening to “White Christmas” this week. Where

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Daelen Ackley – all family and all fight I was poking around on my phone recently and up pops Daelen Ackley, son of Sylvia and Earl Ackley of El Dorado Springs. He and other students were recording promos for Notre Dame where Daelen goes to school. He is a member of the Fighting Irish Cross

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I found out that Santa is pretty chatty about his personal life. He wears regular clothes sometimes and does not arrive everywhere he goes in his sleigh. He employees thousands of elves, but never has a worry about any of them. After all, he told me, he knows if they have been naughty or nice.

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I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving. Now on to Christmas. A few things we need to mention. The Hospital Auxiliary Open House continues through Friday, Dec. 1. Hours are 1p.m. – 4 p.m. Friday, Dec 1, is also the final date for signing up to be in the El Dorado Springs Christmas Parade. –

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My friend, Angela, Kenney, told me last Friday that her mother-in-law, Linda Rose Budd Kenney, had died at age 81. I’ve heard for years that my mother-in-law, June Miller (Long), babysat the Budd’s first born, but I didn’t hear any details. Gary Vickers brought by a list of things Vietnam soldiers had to carry with

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Few weeks ago we decided to clean out a small room (aka big closet) located in our studio. I do not know the madness of the method we used to fill it up, but when we cleaned out everything the stuff filled most of the hall which run east-west down the middle of our building.

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I’m fixin’ to turn this weekly conversation over to Kimball. She’s  the one who’s out there amongst you daily and hears all the good stuff. One bit of possibly unfinished business: Months ago I told you I had some exciting news that had to wait. Adrian and Cain had their third child, Adrian June Gilfoil

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