Eldon News


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Eldon FFA hosts annual Veteran’s dinner

The Eldon FFA hosted its Annual Veteran’s Dinner Jan. 28 drawing well more than 200 people to partake in the fundraiser.

EHS Holly Enowski wins speaking contest

Holly Enowski, a senior and FFA member at Eldon High School, won the Missouri Cattlemen’s State Speaking Contest Jan. 9.

City of Eldon announces spring clean-up

The city of Eldon’s annual “Residential Only” spring clean-up has been set for April 4-8.

Eldon aldermen hold special meetings

Mayor’s salary to increase; remove taxes, eliminate elected city marshal added to April ballot

The Eldon Board of Aldermen held special meetings Jan. 19 and Jan. 22 to vote on increasing the mayor’s salary, adding items to the April 5 ballot and approving the Election Day.

State legislators to host 3 town hall meetings to discuss Rock Island Trail

Last meeting scheduled for Feb. 25 in Eldon

State Representatives Tom Hurst and David Wood, and Senator Mike Kehoe will host a series of three town hall meetings to discuss the Rock Island Trail.

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Eldon FFA members attend Area 8 Greenhand Conference

Eldon FFA members traveled to Jefferson City Jan. 5 to attend the FFA Area 8 Greenhand Conference at Lincoln University.

Voting for the Miller County Extension Council online or in person held through Saturday

The annual election of members to the University Of Missouri Extension Council Of Miller County runs from through noon Saturday.

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Eldon PD K9 to get body armor

The Eldon Police Department has been awarded a protective vest for their K9 Rocky from Vested Interest in K9s, a charitable non-profit organization.

Eldon approves 2016 budget

The city of Eldon approved their 2016 budget during their last meeting of the 2015 year.

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Winners announced for Eldon Garden Club holiday light contest

Eldon was lit up for the holidays with many light displays for the Eldon Garden Club’s 2015 light decorating contest, Eldon Aglow.

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Wilson Music Christmas concert held at Lee House

Elaine Wilson took her music students to the Lee House in Eldon to present a Christmas concert Dec.15, consisting of nine piano students and two violin students.

On Campus: Eldon schools recognized for best practices of becoming a high-performing school

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has recognized the Eldon R-1 School District for their best practices in helping students transition from middle school to high school.

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Healthy Schools Healthy Communities movement starting at younger age

Local Eldon child care facilities move to get healthier

Two local child care facilities in Eldon have made changes within their daily routines to get the children under their care healthier.

Camdenton School District receives grant to improve school safety

The Missouri School Boards’ Association through its Missouri Center for Education Safety (CES) has awarded the Camdenton R-3 School District a school safety grant in the amount of $10,000.

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Eldon FFA student competes in Missouri Farm Bureau Speaking Contest

Halle Herbert competed at the Missouri State Farm Bureau Speaking Contest Dec. 6, representing the Eldon FFA as well as the Central FFA district.