Shooting under investigation
Investigation is continuing into a shooting Tuesday, July 22, in the Eugene area.



And the grand champion is...(for a video of Thomas Limbach showing his hog click on photo)
It was a good night for the Limbach family at the Miller County Youth Fair Hog Show Wednesday, July 23. Joseph Limbach took grand champion honors, his sister Reagan Limbach took reserve champion honors and their brother Thomas took showmanship honors. Joseph is shown in the ring. (Photo and video by Tammy Witherspoon)



Moreau Fire Protection District was called to this house fire at 5 Reed Lane just west of Eldon off Highway Y at about 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Eldon Fire Department also responded. This photo was taken just after firefighters were told to break off their interior attack when flames started racing along the roof ridge and it was feared the house would collapse. To see a short video, click on the photo. The alarms you can here are on the air bottles of firefighters, indicating they are nearly out of air.


R-I Board discuss benefits of Accupay
Eldon R-I School Board Treasurer Sarah Rader discussed the effectiveness of Accupay Payroll Services during the Eldon School Board meeting Monday, July 21.


R-I Board discuss benefits of Accupay
Eldon R-I School Board Treasurer Sarah Rader discussed the effectiveness of Accupay Payroll Services during the Eldon School Board meeting Monday, July 21.





Fair royalty
Kirsten Kliethermes (left) was crowned Miss Miller County 2014 Wednesday, July 23, Christina Beard was crowned Miss Miller County Teen.


PAVE AmeriCorps seeks tutors and wellness coaches
School District's successful tutoring program, is expanding this year to include more tutors and will add a wellness component. Additional grant funds were awarded by the Corporation for National and Community Service for the upcoming school year.


Tax sale, ballots published this week
The first advertisements for the annual Miller County delinquent tax sale and sample ballots for the Aug. 5 primary election appear in the July 24 issue of The Advertiser.


Staff changes approved by R-III board
Some staff resignations were accepted and one paraprofessional hired Monday, July 21, by the Tuscumbia R-III School Board.



Youngsters show bottle calves Tuesday night, July 22, at the Miller County Youth Fair in Eldon. Goats and sheep also were shown. Swine will be shown Wednesday night, July 23, and beef cattle Thursday, July 24. The livestock sale will be Friday night, July 25. For results of shows and many more photos, check this week and next week's editions of The Advertiser.












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