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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.

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.