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    Snow more school!
    Eldon South Elementary School students depart the building for their buses around 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. School was dismissed three hours early due to a winter storm that reached the area by late morning. (Photo by Tim Flora)
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    Eggs & Issues March 8
    The Eldon Chamber of Commerce is servin’ up eggs and issues Friday, March 8, at the 18th annual Eggs and Issues breakfast at the Eldon Community Center.
    Area chapters celebrate National FFA Week
    Eugene, Russellville and Tuscumbia FFA chapters will celebrate National FFA Week next week, with a variety of activities planned. The Eldon and Iberia chapters celebrated FFA week the week of Feb. 10-16.
    Eldon officials look at Tobacco Twenty-one
    The Eldon City Council heard a presentation Monday night, Feb. 11 about Tobacco Twenty-one, an initiative to prevent youth tobacco use by raising the legal purchase age for all tobacco products to 21.
    New Eldon City Administrator Debbie Guthrie
    Eldon council hires Guthrie as administrator
    The Eldon City Council Monday, Feb. 11 voted unanimously to hire Debbie Guthrie as city administrator and voted to table approval of the mayor’s appointment of Stacie Howk as city clerk.
    The Miller County Health Center and local youth gave a presentation to the Eldon City Council on the Tobacco Twenty-one initiative, encouraging local officials to move toward an ordinance changing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products (including e-cigarettes) from 18 to 21.
    Advertiser sponsors Readers’ Choice contest
    The Advertiser wants to know which businesses are its readers’ favorites. Categories include business and shopping, entertainment and professionals, with a variety of business types in each category.
    Music trivia night Feb. 22 in Eldon
    Area music lovers will get the chance to test their music acumen at the Eldon Friends of Music’s annual music trivia night Friday, Feb. 22.
    Letter to the editor
    I would like to thank Girl Scout Troop 71490 for cleaning the Elsie Cemetery near Iberia.
    Cardiovascular screening moved to March 23
    Lake Regional Health System’s Cardiovascular Screening has been rescheduled for 7:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.
    ‘Planting Community Pride’ order deadline March 4
    With spring fast approaching, it’s time for the Eldon Garden Club’s eighth annual “Planting Community Pride.”
    Spreading some love
    Willow, Silas and Malachi Ash made Valentines for each Miller County Care and Rehabilitation Center resident and delivered them to their rooms Tuesday, Feb. 12. Above, they pay a visit to resident Arzena Nixdorf. (Submitted photo)
    Miller County Care and Rehabilitation Center news
    We would like to thank the Goodtimers and Becky Wood for providing music this week. The residents also had a great time dancing with Robin Trotter.
    Iberia council approves street paving projects
    The Iberia City Council Monday night, Feb. 11 approved five street paving projects for 2019, with two of the projects to be paid for by the cemetery board.
    County sales tax revenues down for January
    Miller County sales tax revenues are down for January 2019, compared to 2018, but remain substantially higher than the first month of 2017.
    St. Elizabeth DARE program graduates 23
    Twenty-three St. Elizabeth fifth graders were graduated Friday, Feb. 8 from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
    Eugene graduates 50 during DARE ceremony
    Fifty Eugene fifth graders were graduated Friday, Feb. 8 from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.
    Miller County 4-H royalty crowned
    Miller County 4-H clubs gathered for activity night Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ninth Street Christian Church.
    Lake Regional hosts Alzheimer’s,
    Dementia health talk March 20
    Lake Regional Health System will host “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” a health talk, at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. The Alzheimer’s Association will present the talk, aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s.
    Lake Regional hosts
    Opioid health talk for public
    Lake Regional invites the public to Fighting the Opioid Epidemic, a free one-hour health talk set for 10 a.m. Thursday, March 14, at the hospital.
    UCM fall dean’s lists
    Residents from The Advertiser coverage area have been named to the dean’s lists for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg.
    Family dining with a smile
    Waitress Tiffany Kempker and owner Kelly Poe pose for a photo at Poe’s Place in Eldon. (Photo by Tim Flora)
    Poe’s Place - family dining and unlimited fries
    To say Kelly Poe cut his teeth at the kitchen stove wouldn’t be far from accurate.
    Master Gardener course offered in Lake Ozark
    Do you want to know more about gardening? Would you like to share that knowledge with others? Consider enrolling in the spring 2019 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course in Lake Ozark.
    Kindergarten signup scheduled at High Point
    For parents of soon-to-be kindergartners, it will soon be time to register your children at High Point School. Registration is set for Wednesday, May 8.
    Iberia kindergarten registration March 21-22
    Iberia kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year has been set for Thursday and Friday, March 21 and 22.
    Support group offered for
    grandparents raising grandkids
    Lake Ozark Christian Church is hosting a support group for grandparents raising or caring for their grandchildren.
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