Rock Island Trail update
Kim Shafer with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program speaks to the approximately 60 persons gathered at a regional meeting on the Rock Island Trail project held Monday night at the Eldon High School media center. Click on photo for video link. (Photo and video by Tim Flora)

Forum outlines future of Rock Island Trail
The two decade dream of converting the old Rock Island railroad corridor to a biking and walking trail may be closer to becoming a reality.

Miller County Health Fair Saturday, Nov. 8 (Click on logo for video link)

Freeze warning issued
A freeze warning for most of Missouri is in effect from 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1. Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing to as low as the mid 20s, and in some areas into the teens, and remain there most of the night.

Sign language alphabet

Bond, Horn winners in sign language challenge
The Advertiser, in partnership with Dogwood Hills State School in Eldon, hosted a sign language challenge, with two winners chosen. A drawing was held from among the correct entries, with Wade Bond from Iberia and Elnora Horn from Eldon each winning two movie passes to the Wehrenberg theatre in Lake Ozark.

WIC program offered through
Miller County Health Center
The Miller County Health Center has signed a contract with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services to continue to provide Women, Infants and Children services for federal fiscal year 2015. Under the terms of the contract, the Miller County Health Center will be able to serve 773 persons eligible for WIC every month.

No word yet on extent of pool leak,
Eldon to apply for grant funding
The Eldon City Council covered several items in a brief meeting Tuesday night.

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