Property rights and the Rock Island Trail
It was a packed house last Wednesday evening at Miller County VFW Post 2442 outside Eldon with property owners along the former Rock Island Railroad corridor and other concerned citizens.

Eldon Shop Hop Saturday, Nov. 29
Local businesses will host the second annual Eldon Shop Hop from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 29, with a chance for customers to win lots of prizes.

Community Thanksgiving service (Click on photo for video link)
Approximately 130 persons turned out Sunday evening for the Eldon community Thanksgiving service at the Eldon United Methodist Church. The annual event is hosted by the Eldon Ministerial Alliance.

The table is set for Eldon Thanksgiving
If you don't have anywhere to go for Thanksgiving, the Eldon Community Center should be your destination. The annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Thursday, Nov. 27, and is open to everyone.

Candy cane ornament (Click on photo for video link)
Amanda Hess with Eldon PAVE Americorps (left) helps Halle Poling of Eldon create her candy cane ornament during Saturday's Eldon Christmas Festival at the community center. (Photo and video by Tim Flora)

Santa's in town! (Click on photo for video link)
Santa and Mrs. Claus were in Eldon Saturday morning for the annual Christmas parade and festival. (Photo and video by Tim Flora)

Henderson gets life in prison for Shelton murder
Steven Neal Henderson, 31, of Iberia has been sentenced to life in prison without any possibility of parole, after pleading guilty to charges of first degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was a member of the same household.

Eldon Tour of Churches is Dec. 17
It's time again for the fifth annual “The Miracle of Christmas” Eldon Ministerial Tour of Churches. The event is from 6 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, with eight local churches participating.

Sixth grade choir, lake area
orchestra in concert Dec. 2
The Lake Area Community Orchestra will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the First Baptist Church in Eldon. The concert will be preceded by a 6:30 p.m. performance by the Sixth Grade Select Choir.

Several hundred attended the Iberia Ministerial Alliance's community Thanksgiving service Sunday night, Nov. 23. Faith Tabernacle was the host church this year.

Guilty pleas voided in Fisher child sodomy case,
judge orders case reset for pre-trial Dec. 3
Pleas of guilty from Aaron Michael Fisher, 25, entered July 28 to two counts of forcible sodomy of a 5-month-old child were voided and set aside Friday, Nov. 21 by Judge Ken Hayden in Miller County Circuit Court.

Eldon Chamber of Commerce
First Friday Coffee Dec. 5
The Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its “First Friday Coffee” from 7:15 to 8:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5 at the Eldon Community Center.

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