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Man arrested after urinating at Eldon Middle School in view of students

A man faces four charges in Miller County following an incident where he allegedly urinated in front of students Aug. 19 at Eldon Middle School.

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Rails to Trails Conservancy submits bid for Rock Island Line property

Ameren Missouri plans to make decision on former railroad by Aug. 31

The possibility of turning about 145 miles of the inactive Rock Island Railroad line into a biking and hiking trail could come to fruition.

Enrollment open for SFCC — Lake of the Ozarks, Eldon and Versailles

Returning and new students may now enroll in fall classes at the State Fair Community College Lake campus and in Eldon and Versailles. Fall classes begin Aug. 18.

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Back to School 2014: Under construction

School districts continue building efforts as school year begins

Summer construction has transformed the looks of all four major Lake Area school districts.

Miller County prosecutor seeks injunction to close Eldon smoke shop

Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Howard has filed a civil nuisance suit against Eldon retail store Puff N Snuff seeking to shut down the shop for at least one year.

SFCC to offer Registered Nursing program in Eldon

State Fair Community College — Eldon will begin offering a Registered Nursing (RN) program in January 2015, pending a site survey by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN).

Eldon R-1 approves $23.9 million budget for 2014-15

The Eldon R-1 Board of Education approved a $23.9 million administrative budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Eldon to combat vandalism with surveillance cameras at parks

The City of Eldon has pressed play on a long-considered initiative to install surveillance cameras at two parks to combat persistent vandalism.

Sites in 3 Lake Area school districts offer free summer meals

With summer school underway, area students can continue getting the education and the food they need.

Lake Area sales tax revenues level after May surge

Sales tax receipts in Lake Area cities have evened out after huge increases last month, with year-to-date totals on pace with last year’s.

High percentage of school buses pass MSHP inspection

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop F’s annual inspection of Mid-Missouri school buses scores most Lake Area buses as safe.

Driver abandons stolen vehicle after chase

Law enforcement officers chased a stolen car from Jefferson City to rural Moniteau County late Friday night before the driver abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot.

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Eldon R-1 safe room building set for spring 2015 completion

The Eldon R-1 School District just dug itself a few shovelfuls closer to a major safety upgrade.

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Eldon extends euthanasia waiting period for animal control

A new ordinance approved by the Eldon Board of Aldermen on June 10, extends the length of time dogs and cats must be at the Eldon Animal Control Center before euthanasia is an option.

Eldon man dies in motorcycle wreck

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Charles M. Holder, 46, of Eldon, died in a motorcycle crash at 10:35 p.m. Friday on Route W less than a half mile north of Greer Road in Miller County.

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