Eldon News


Eldon property tax issue fails

Voters say 'no' to small property tax increase in Eldon

By a total of 472 to 248, voters said "no" to a question on the April 5 ballot that would have given Eldon officials the right to levy a small property tax increase as a way of financing street improvements.

Eldon celebrates progress toward increased access to healthy food and physical activity

Results from the Community Healthy Living Index (CHILI) Assessment have shown tremendous strides toward Eldon’s goal to increase access to healthy food and physical activity where kids live, learn and play.

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Eldon’s Healthy Hub gets walking path

Construction was recently completed on a walking trail around Eldon’s Rock Island Park, one of many parts of the master plan that was created to make the park Eldon’s Healthy Hub.

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.

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Eldon Police Department’s K9 Rocky has received body armor

The Eldon Police Department’s K9 Rocky has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

Eldon Board of Aldermen appoints Debbie Hurr as city administrator

Hurr expected to start April 1

The city of Eldon has appointed Debbie Hurr as their new city administrator.

Gear up for laughs with Darryl Rhoades during VFW Comedy Tour Series

Entertainer Darryl Rhoades will stop in Eldon during his VFW Comedy Tour Series Saturday, March 19 at the VFW Post 2442.

Missouri Students named as Prudential Spirit of Community Award Winners

Two students from Missouri are among a select group named as the nation’s top youth volunteers in the 2016 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

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Miller County commissioner provides county update at Eldon Chamber 1st Friday Coffee

Miller County Commissioner Tom Wright spoke to attendees of the Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce’s 1st Friday Coffee last week, providing an update on activities within the county. Held March 4 at Eldon Furniture Company, Wright started off by thanking local businesses, something needed for local people to shop.

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Eldon senior helps implement World Food Prize institute in Missouri

Emcee’s inaugural Missouri Youth Institute

An accident of sorts, or as Eldon High School Senior Holly Enowksi says, “by chance” a luncheon had her in the right place at the right time during the 2014 World Food Prize Global Institute, where she crossed paths with a University of Missouri professor.

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EHS hosts statewide FFA contest

Nearly 1,000 students from across the state gathered in the Eldon High School gymnasium Feb. 27 for Eldon FFA’s eighth annual Invitational Contest.

Eldon Garden Club order deadline approaching

In preparation of the Eldon Garden Club’s fifth annual “Planting Community Pride” project, the club is taking orders for a variety of plants. In order to have the orders back on time for the planting event, all orders must be placed by Friday, with a deliver date at the end of April.

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Rock Island Trail meeting draws crowd

A crowd of people filled Eldon High School’s cafeteria Feb. 25 at the invite of Rep. Tom Hurst, Sen. Mike Kehoe and Rep. David Wood, for a public meeting regarding the Rock Island Trail project.

Multi-million dollar lottery winner sought

A Missouri Lottery player at C & D Market, 722 Missouri 52 in St. Elizabeth, is the state’s newest lottery-made millionaire.

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Eldon FFA holds FFA Week

The Eldon R-1 FFA chapter held FFA Week Feb. 14-19 in recognition of an agricultural and farming legacy.