Growing a business with Facebook
Mike & Sandy Waggett hosted a free seminar "Grow Your Business with Facebook" Thursday, April 24. The Event was held at Central Bank, Eldon Branch. The event was open to the public. (Photo by Tammy Witherspoon)

Passel of pancakes
A passel of pancakes-Dianna Bennett, Jackson Bennett, Ethan Bennett and Brooklyn Bennett, pictured, from left, around the table, get served pancakes and sausage by Eldon Lions Club member Linda Bierbower at the Lions Club McDonald's pancake night Tuesday, April 22. (Photo by Tammy Witherspoon)

Ambulance district staying within budget
Thursday, April 17, Miller County Ambulance District Administrator Kevin Johnson told the board that the district is staying within its 2014 budget.

New Eldon Chamber of Commerce President
New Eldon Chamber of Commerce president-Tonya Pehle will become the new Eldon Chamber of Commerce president after the annual chamber dinner Thursday, April 24. Pehle says one of her goals is to help the Eldon community continue to grow.

Meet the new Eldon Chamber of Commerce president
by Tammy Witherspoon
After the annual Eldon Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Thursday, April 24, the Chamber will have a new president.

Eldon Police report
For the week of April 13-April 20, the Eldon Police Department handled 163 calls, which included one abandoned vehicle, 10 animal control, one domestic dispute and one fighting in public.

Eldon council clears way for airport improvements
The Eldon City Council took another step toward the latest round of improvements at the airport Tuesday night when aldermen approved an amended agreement with the Missouri State Highway and Transportation Department.

Russellville schools to save
$176,277 from bond refinancing
The Russellville School Board voted April 17 to refinance its 2010 series bonds, saving taxpayers $176,277 in interest over the life of the bonds.

Day of Prayer events Thursday, May 1
National Day of Prayer events will be held in both Eldon and Osage Beach next Thursday, May 1.

Disc golf improvements (Click on photo to view video link)
Eldon Airpark Aces Disc Golf Club President Tim Ochs works to cut away undergrowth along the creek in the Eldon Airpark Tuesday. He and fellow officers Mike Matthias and Dakota Dummermuth are working to clear the brush from along the creek corridor to improve the beauty and play of the disc golf course, which has been in the park since around 1998. (Photo and video by Tim Flora)

A trackhoe is used to place and pack rock along the Highway 17 embankment at the Highway 52 intersection in Tuscumbia Thursday, April 24. A contractor has been widening the shoulders of Highway 17 between Iberia and Tuscumbia and is nearly done placing dirt along the shoulders. The entire project will include paving that stretch of highway and graveling the newly expanded shoulders.

R-I board makes safe room decisions
With the successful passage of the no-tax increase bond issue in the April 8 election, the Eldon R-I board was ready to get down to practicalities Monday, April 21.

Five new teachers hired at R-3
Members of the Tuscumbia R-3 School Board reorganized Tuesday night, April 22, after the April 8 election results were accepted.

Sheriff's Department investigates death
According to Miller County Sheriff Bill Abbott, the Miller County Sheriff's Department responded to an investigation off of Hwy. Y outside of Eldon.

State FBLA recognition
Willard Haley (left) was named State FBLA Administrator of the Year, and Jerri Haley was recognized for her retirement as a business teacher and FBLA advisor at this year's FBLA State Leadership Conference. (Submitted photo)

Haleys earn state awards
for commitment to FBLA
This year's FBLA State Leadership Conference was extra special for Willard and Jerri Haley.

Pork steak BBQ April 25 for Mustang Packs
It's pork steaks for Mustang packs this Friday, April 25, at Paul's Supermarket in Eldon.

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