Eldon Woods Supermarket Manager Randy Jaguars (right) hoops it up with Hot-doggers Dorothy "Hot Diggity Dot" Spratlin and Troy "Tailgate Troy" D-Souza during the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile's visit to Eldon Friday, June 21. (Photo by Tim Flora)
This video still image of the tornadoes that damaged Eldon was taken from the parking lot of the Eldon Middle School. To view the video, scan this photo using the free VPI Interactive app on a smart phone or tablet. Note: freeze frames at 22 and 32 seconds. (Video by Michele Vernon).
FIRE AND POLICE REVISIT MAY 22:
Definitely not something they want to experience again
By Tammy Witherspoon
Wednesday night, May 22, had been a bit stormy. In fact, the Eldon storm watchers had been out keeping an eye on a storm.
In celebration of National Homeownership Month, USDA Rural Development and partners gathered Monday, June 17 to recognize Eldon homeowner Bonnie Stickney. Attending the event were, from left: USDA Rural Development Acting Area Director Travis Zimmerman, contractors Cherish and D.J. DeGraffenreid, homeowner Bonnie Stickney, Charlie Stevens (Stickney’s great-grandson), Eldon City Administrator Debbie Guthrie, USDA Rural Development area technician Patty Hensley and Central Bank representative Angie Martin. (Submitted photo)
Eldon homeowner recognized during
National Homeownership Month
The USDA Rural Development service center in Eldon recognized homeowner Bonnie Stickney Monday, June 17, as part of National Homeownership Month.
Seventy-five years ago, brave men, some barely more than boys, stormed the shores of five French beaches. Under heavy fire from German forces, these men fought hard for every step they took across the Normandy beaches codenamed “Utah,” “Omaha,” “Gold,” “Juno” and “Sword.” Causalities were heavy, but slowly and surely, the tide began to turn in favor of these Allied troops, and they were eventually able to take the beaches. The invasion of Normandy, commonly known as D-Day, would prove to be the turning point in the greatest war the world had ever seen.
by 3rd Distilled. of Mo. U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer
Throughout my life I’ve held many titles from student, to farmer, to small businessman, to banker, to Congressman. However, none of these titles will ever mean as much or sound as great as being called “dad” and “grandpa.” My wife Jackie and I raised three amazing children who are now grown with families of their own, and they have blessed us with six grandchildren.
Miller County taxpayers who are three years behind on paying real estate taxes have been mailed notices that their property will be included in the annual tax sale the fourth Monday of August if the taxes are not paid.
Would you feel better if you could lose weight and keep it off? Get help with a weight management class and support group at Lake Regional Health System. The class is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at Lake Regional Hospital in the third floor conference rooms.