Around the Lake: Eldon Chamber encourages visitors, residents to attend community events this holiday season
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At approximately 4:22 a.m., Friday, officers with the Eldon Police Department caught a 23-year-old hiding in the basement of Eldon Drug, Maple Street, Eldon.
A 37-year-old Eldon man has been convicted of raping a woman at an Elgin, Ill., motel last year.
Eldon’s 2014 budget, approved by the city’s board of aldermen at its Nov. 12 meeting, includes a 3 percent pay increase for most city employees – the first in several years – as well as allotments for several upcoming projects.
The Eldon FFA chapter earned a three-star rating, the highest possible, at the National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky.
Eldon will play Ava
After a rainy Tuesday, the surface of Eldon’s football field contained as much mud as it did grass. When play got underway, both teams’ propensity to run the ball made the game and their uniforms sloppy and brown.
The Eldon Police Department has cancelled an endangered person advisory issued Nov. 5 for 16-year-old Ethel M. Parker, who had been missing since an event that occurred the evening of Oct. 28 at Grand Avenue in Eldon.
A Stover man accused of killing another man in Morgan County in July 2010 will be sentenced later this month after a jury found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter.
The Lake Area Community Orchestra is happy to announce a six concert Winter Schedule for 2013. These concerts take place in various communities and places around the Lake area.
The Eldon Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the University of Missouri Extension and Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Centers, is sponsored a free SBA lending training seminar from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Central Bank of Lake of the Ozarks Eldon branch.
Mustangs move on to face Salem in district semifinals
When Versailles’ wide receiver Kaden Wilson fumbled the opening kickoff and Eldon scored on the next play from scrimmage on a 27-yard run by Dylan Wood, a silence washed over the few Tiger faithful that showed up to support the winless football team.
The Eldon Police Department has cancelled the Endangered Person Advisory issued last Tuesday, Nov. 5, for missing 16-year-old Ethel M. Parker, who has been found safe in Miller County.
The Eldon Board of Aldermen voted at its Oct. 22 meeting not to pass a bill revising the requirements for a food vendor to be considered permanent and able to operate within the city.
Students who want to enroll in State Fair Community College’s Practical Nursing program in Eldon should apply by Nov. 1 for priority consideration. Program capacity is limited.
Griffith’s 10-kill night leads the way
In their last home regular season game on Oct. 22, the senior players for the Eldon Mustangs came out in full force defeating the Tipton Cardinals 25-19, 25-23.