Patrol seeks help with sexual assault investigation
Following the recent arrest of a Kansas couple, the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is seeking further information for an ongoing sexual assault investigation in the Lake of the Ozarks area.
Byron Shaw from MECO Engineering reviews facts and figures on the city’s sewer treatment plant with the revenue bond issue on the April 7 ballot to construct a new treatment plant. The current plant is over capacity and must be replaced. To view a video of the discussion, scan this photo using the free VPI Interactive app on a smart phone or tablet. (Photo and video by Tim Flora)
Eldon officials discuss critical
need for new treatment plant
The Eldon City Council Tuesday night again discussed the critical need for construction of a new sewer treatment plant and the impact on monthly sewer rates should voters not pass the revenue bond issue on the April 7 ballot.
St. Elizabeth resident Amber Robinson has authored a book on organic aromatherapy which is now available on Amazon. Herbs and aromatherapy are her passion and she forages the farm that used to belong to her grandfather to plants and flowers to use. She says she lives the life. She doesn’t just write about it.
I live the life, I don’t just write about it
By Tammy Witherspoon
Just outside of St. Elizabeth, Amber Robinson and her young family live on a farm that once belonged to her grandpa.
After a closed session to discuss personnel, the Iberia R-V School Board Tuesday night named teacher Whitney Holtmeyer as new elementary counselor, effective next school year. She will replace longtime counselor Carole Copus who will retire at the end of the current school year.
Eldon Mayor Larry Henderson signed an official proclamation last week officially declaring “National TRiO Day” in the city. TRiO is a federal program designed to help low-income youth and adults succeed academically in and beyond high school. Pictured with the mayor at the proclamation are, from left: Dr. Brent Bates, vice president of education and student support services (back); academic coordinator Linda Creach, academic advisors Osiris Ochoa and Rona Prater, Donn Taylor, Jackalynn Pineda, Caleb Simmons, Mackenzie Kesel, Marissa Wazir, Dakota Sieling, program director Jeromy Layman, Harley McGee and academic advisor Nicholas Home. (Photo by Tim Flora)
State Fair Upward Bound program continues
State Fair Community College continues to partner with TRiO, a federal program aimed at helping disadvantaged students succeed in and beyond high school.
From left, Miller County Care and Rehabilitation Center residents Sammy Humphrey, Theresa Sheridan, Dave Humphrey, Bernice Kallenbach, Marie Shackleford and Wilma Gardner make Mardi Gras masks for the Fat Tuesday party. (Submitted photo)
Miller County Care and Rehabilitation news
We would like to thank the group from Mount Zion Church for coming in this past Sunday for church services.
Jesse and Donna Phillips celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary with a reception Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Magic of Midnight venue in Brumley. The celebration was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
“Healthy living for your brain and body,” a free program, will be offered Thursday, March 26 at the Willow Creek Clubhouse in Eldon. A meal will be served at 11:30 a.m., followed by the program at noon.