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Spicing up community fun
With crisp fall leaves scuttering over the sidewalks of El Dorado Springs and warm chili filling up bellies, the The Wayside Inn Museum hosted its first annual chili cook off Saturday, Oct. 9, on …
Won’t you be my neighbor?
Filley is a small, unincorporated community in Cedar County, 11 miles west of Stockton. However, for the Whitesell family, especially Vera Whitesell, it has been her home for most of her life. …
Lights, camera, action
There is something to be said about watching visual storytelling on a massive white sheet. Audience members get pulled into sound and color in a way that doesn’t replicate when sitting on a …
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Brazilian student spends her senior year at Stockton

Raissa Carvalho of Brazil is completing her senior year at Stockton High School while staying with her host parents, Larry and Sheila Hand.  Back home, Raissa lives with her mother, sister, …

El Do council looks toward library transfer

The El Dorado Springs City Council met in a brief session Monday, Oct. 4, to discuss city and library updates. After El Do citizen Glenda Baker spoke to the council during the regular …

75 years of black walnuts

Black Walnuts are beginning to fall all over the area, and this year they’re worth more than ever. To open the season, harvesters will be paid $20 per hundred pounds after hulling — a 25% …
Local Sports
Up to speed
Stockton Tigers cross country runners saw high marks on Saturday, Sept. 11 at the Lebanon Invitational meet, with boys varsity claiming second place as a team. Out of 83 runners, Stockton junior …
Tigers strike Ash Grove in overtime thriller
Another Friday night at home culminated in another win for the Stockton Tigers.  The Tigers faced Ash Grove at home Friday, Sept. 10, coming out victorious with a 44-36 overtime win for the …
Lady Bulldogs carry strong momentum into fall season
With two wins already in the bucket, Lady Bulldogs on the El Dorado Springs varsity volleyball team have their goals set toward striking up another strong season. Last year, the Lady Bulldogs had …
Tigers football dominates Miller
Touchdowns and blocks were boundless during the Stockton Tigers football team’s home opener Friday, Sept. 3. Stockton eased through the night to put bragging rights on the scoreboard, …
Bulldogs, Tigers kick off XC season in Bolivar
El Dorado Springs and Stockton cross country runners raced through a wet, muddy course in Bolivar for the SWCCCA Richard Clark Invitational Meet on Saturday, Sept. 4, claiming impressive stats for …
Lady Tigers golf swing toward sixth season
Although Stockton’s Mary Anne Manring retired from teaching at R-I earlier this year, coaching is still on her agenda.  Manring, the Stockton Lady Tigers girls golf coach, said the Lady …
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