Other local entities review tax levies
The Miller County Commission and County Clerk Clinton Jenkins held a public hearing Aug. 28 to set the 2016 tax rate.
Esteemed judges name 12 winners from across the U.S. in annual writing contest including, Karsten Eckhoff, a first grader from Stover, in the national PBS KIDS Writers Contest.
Grant used to continue PAVE AmeriCorps program
The Eldon R-1 School District continues to enhance the education and health of their students by different programs they have implemented throughout the years, and for the 10th year they have received a grant to continue funding their PAVE AmeriCorps program for the 2015-16 school year.
The Columbia College online program recently announced the 51 recipients of the college's eScholarship. The $1,000 awards were presented to students from around the country for 2015-16 academic year.
A School of the Osage student participated in the American Legion Boys State of Missouri June 13-20 at the University of Central Missouri campus in Warrensburg.
The Eldon Career Center starts off the new school year with a new face in the director’s seat after seven years.
Mascot, announcer tryouts held next week for middle school students
The new Camdenton Laker mascot debuted at the high school football home game, pumping up the crowd, rallying cheerleaders and dance team members who were shooting T-shirts to audience members, and helping raise Laker spirit.
On Sept. 2-3, Camdenton Middle School students interested in becoming part of the new Laker Girls dance team can attend a clinic and try out for the inaugural group.
The first week of school has gone well for Lake Area schools, according to superintendents of the schools.
Two entertainers will headline the Genuine Country Music Association’s (GCMA) third annual benefit Classic Country Jamboree at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 at The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark.
Original scores incorrect
Eldon R-1 SkillsUSA Health Knowledge Bowl team recently learned they actual won second place in the nation at the national competition in June, not fifth as originally awarded.
An all-school reunion will be held for Eldon R-1 High School graduates in October.
Many members of the Eldon FFA exhibited their projects Miller County Fair, which was held July 21-25. Projects included agriculture mechanics, floriculture, hams and livestock.
The Morgan Country R-2 school district held a New Teacher Academy Aug. 5-6 for all new 2015/16 teachers entering the district.
The Camdenton R-3 School District has announced its new teachers and faculty for the 2015-2016 school year.