Alleged Jiffy Stop robber caught after foot chase
According to Eldon Police Chief Rodney Fair, early Sunday, Sept. 21, Eldon Police received a call of an armed robbery in progress at Jiffy.



Iberia Fall Fest King and Queen were seniors Holden Luttrell and Tierra Evans. Prince and Princess were Jared Ash and Olivia Bird. They were crowned Saturday afternoon, Sept. 20, during the festival. For a short video of the ceremony, click on the photo.



Rhylyn Chapman, far left, was Little Miss Iberia Fall Fest Saturday, Sept. 20, and her runner up was Ellie Burton. Little princess of the Fall Fest was Paylyn DeVore, far right, and runner up was Destiny Medlen.



Juniors Preston Otto and Sarah Bradshaw were named king and queen of the St. Elizabeth School Carnival Friday night, Sept. 19. To see a short video of the ceremony, click on the photo.




Ruby Louise Holtmeyer
Ruby Louise (Haigwood) Holtmeyer, 92, of St. Elizabeth died Friday, September 19, 2014, surrounded by her family.



Traveling back in time
Members of the Osage River Antique Power Association kicked off their 2014 show with a tractor parade Friday morning, Sept. 19. Above is a portion of the tractors along the parade route on E. North Street/Highway M in Eldon. (Photo by Tim Flora)


MICHAEL GALLAGHER'S STORY:
Sonic closing hits home for Eldon family
Former Eldon Sonic Assistant Manager Michael Gallagher said he was unaware of plans to close the Eldon restaurant until it happened Monday night. Gallagher also said the decision by the franchisee to close the store came despite the fact the store had shown a 13 percent increase in sales over the previous year.


Blood drive Oct. 9 at Eugene High School
The Eugene High School science club will host an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday, Oct. 9, in the school's performing arts lobby. The blood drive is from 1 to 6 p.m. and is open to the public.







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