Eldon News


Four Eldon students sent to hospital after bus accident

An accident involving a school bus occurred in Eldon this afternoon at the corner of 4th Street and Business 54.

Eldon woman indicted on federal firearms charge

An Eldon woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally possessing firearms.

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Eldon Career Center starts new year with new director

The Eldon Career Center starts off the new school year with a new face in the director’s seat after seven years.

U.S. Education Department awards 38 states, D.C. and the Virgin Islands $28.4 Million in Grants to help low-income students take advanced placement tests

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C. and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college- and career-readiness for historically underserved students.

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Eldon SkillsUSA team wins second in nation

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.

Eldon All-School Reunion to be held Oct. 2-3

An all-school reunion will be held for Eldon R-1 High School graduates in October.

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Eldon FFA shows projects at Miller County Fair

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.

Eldon seeks grant for storm water drainage repair

The city of Eldon announced last week they hope to submit an application for grant monies from the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) to help pay for repairs and upgrades on the city’s storm water drainage system.

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Charity golf tournament benefits Eldon baseball and softball

Eldon High School faculty hosted its second annual athletic golf tournament at the Eldon Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Enrollment open for SFCC-Lake of the Ozarks, Eldon

New and returning students may now enroll in fall classes that begin Aug. 24 at State Fair Community College-Lake of the Ozarks campus and in Eldon.

Eldon Ag instructor receives platinum award

Matt Biddle, an agriculture instructor at Eldon High School was awarded the platinum Teacher of Teachers Award last month during the annual Missouri Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association’s (MVATA) annual awards ceremony and banquet.

Maple Street Dance celebrates 19 years

Maple Street Dance in Eldon is dancing its way into their 20th year of offering a variety of dance classes.

Mustangs to host second annual athletic golf tournament

The Eldon Mustangs will be hosting their second annual golf tournament at noon Saturday.

Woman pleads guilty to federal meth charge after chase in Osage Beach

A Springfield woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to possessing methamphetamine for distribution, following a high-speed police chase in Osage Beach.

Eldon Chamber continues to connect with community

The Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce was busy at work in May and June.