Just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 22, Eldon Police and Fire and Miller County Ambulance crews were at the scene of a four-vehicle rear-end collision on Business 54 at Aurora Street. Medics were assisting the driver of a car in the middle of the pile up before she was removed from the crumpled vehicle.

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.

12 area bridges will be repaired
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded a contract to repair 12 bridges in Miller, Camden, and Maries counties during its meeting Oct. 15 in St. Louis.

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.

Members of the Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force brought a restored B-25 bomber for a refueling stop at the Eldon Airport Wednesday, Oct. 15. Look for a story and more photos in next week's issue of the Advertiser.

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