Eldon police arrest man
after 911 call at Hardee's
At 2:38 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, Eldon Police received a 911 call at from Hardee's of a robbery in progress. Officers arrived and found a 48-year-old man from Richmond behind the counter, confronting the staff. Officers arrested the subject and cleared the scene at 2:42 p.m. The name of the subject is being withheld, pending warrants.


Iberia gets clean audit report;
board selects FEMA wall colors
Iberia R-V's annual audit report was formally delivered to the board by Lynn Graves of Graves & Associates Thursday, Oct. 23, at the monthly business meeting of the school board.



CTA presents award
Recently the The Advertiser received an award from the Missouri State Teachers Association for its literacy program (Democracy Day). Wednesday, Oct. 22, Amber Ridenour (left), president of the Eldon Community Teachers Association presented the plaque to Tammy Witherspoon (middle) of the Advertiser. Eldon Upper Elementary Librarian Twyla Limbach nominated The Advertiser for the award.



EHS choirs perform (for a video of the perfomance click on photo)
The Eldon Middle School and Eldon High School choirs held a fall performance at the Eldon Fine Arts Building Thursday, Oct. 23 under the direction of Rachel Wyss. All of the EHS choirs performed a number featuring sign language led by student Savanna Thacker. (Photo and video by Tammy Witherspoon)



Udderly fun night
Cameron Hackett, grandson of Roger and Michelle Hendricks of Eldon, tries out the cow milking booth at Thursday's Eldon Parents As Teachers Farm Night at the old high school gym. The event featured food, an animal petting area, fishing for minnows, pumpkin crafts, a farmers' market and more. (Photo by Tim Flora)



Dishing up some more beans
Carolyn Cardwell dishes up another serving bowl of beans at Thursday's Eldon First Christian Church ham and bean dinner. The event, which drew a large crowd, required 150 pounds of white beans, 100 pounds of brown beans, 165 pounds of diced ham (whole hams weighing 242 pounds), 210 pounds of cabbage, 50 pounds of corn meal, 50 pounds of flour and much more. (Photo by Tim Flora)





Rock Island trail meeting Monday
In an effort to coordinate issues involving establishment of the Rock Island Trail, a meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Eldon High School media center. The meeting will focus on the western portion of the line.





Sounds of the Gridiron
The Eldon High School Marching Mustangs presented their Sounds of the Gridiron concert Tuesday evening, Oct. 21, featuring songs from pre-game and halftime performances during the football season. (Photo by Tim Flora)



Outstanding showmanship
In addition to winning first place in the Class 3 division at Saturday's Missouri State University Homecoming band competition, the Eldon High School Marching Mustangs (above) received the top caption award, the outstanding showmanship award, in a field of 25 bands. The color guard also took top honors in Class 3. (Submitted photo)

Marching Mustangs complete
perfect marching season
The Eldon High School Marching Mustangs completed a perfect marching season with the band and the color guard earning first-place finishes in the Class 3 Division Saturday at Missouri State University Homecoming parade competition in Springfield.


Lake Regional, emergency
responders prepare for Ebola
As the nation's strategy to address the Ebola virus continues to evolve, Lake Regional Health System is taking steps to protect its patients and employees.


Lake area orchestra winter concerts set
The Lake Area Community Orchestra will hold a series of free winter concerts starting Sunday, Nov. 30. All concerts are at 7 p.m. except for the one at Eldon First Baptist Church. That concert begins at 7:30 p.m.


Univ. of Missouri Extension answers
questions about Affordable Care Act
How will the Affordable Care Act affect you and your family? The Miller County University of Missouri Extension Council is sponsoring an informational program about the health care law that can help families and individuals understand their options and responsibilities.


Water, sewer fees changed for St. Elizabeth customers
The St. Elizabeth Village Board again reviewed the policy for delinquent accounts and voluntary disconnects at its Oct. 14 monthly meeting.


R-III board dissects new report card
Parents of Tuscumbia kindergartners and first graders will get their first look at a new grading system when grade cards are issued for the first quarter at the end of this week. Board members got their first look at the way those grade cards will look at their monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 20.


Seniors allowed overnight stay
The St. Elizabeth School Board met Wednesday, Oct. 15.










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