Eldon News


Victims identified in double fatal Morgan Co. fire

Authorities have identified the victims who died in an apartment fire in Barnett, last Friday.

Double fatal fire in Morgan County

The cause for a structure fire where two people died Friday morning is under investigation in Morgan County.

Iberia man sentenced to life in prison for 2013 murder

An Iberia man charged with first degree murder in the killing of his 13-year-old step-niece in late June 2013 pled guilty to the crime, Friday, and was sentenced to life in prison without eligibility of probation or parole

One dead in Miller County crash

An Eldon man was killed in a one vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Miller County. Missouri State Highway Patrol reports show the accident occurred a few minutes after midnight at Route Y and Forgotten Road.

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Old Rock Island Line railroad corridor to become bike path

In responding to questions about rumors that the old Rock Island rail bed was being converted into a bike path, a spokesman with Ameren Missouri told The Lake Today, “(We) recently filed letters for proposed abandonment of 144 miles of existing rail bed with the appropriate government agencies.”

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New playground equipment rolls into Rock Island Park

Eldon’s Rock Island Park ushered in new playground equipment last week, the first item on a long list of improvements community members are planning for the park.

Eldon hires interim city administrator

The Eldon Board of Aldermen approved a contract between the City of Eldon and Interim Solutions during its most recent meeting to hire an interim city administrator.

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Eldon community wellness efforts focus on Rock Island Park

Eldon's Rock Island Park has become a focus of a community-wide initiative to improve health and provide healthy opportunities.

Employment, entertainment concerns expressed in Eldon community needs survey

Unemployment and lack of job opportunities are the top concerns of Eldon citizens, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce.

2 suspects in custody after social media threat at Eldon High School

Two suspects have been taken into custody after a threat made to an individual and posted to social media was reported to Eldon High School administration this morning.

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.