Streets outlined on map are proposed for improvements
The city of Eldon is considering an application for a Community Development Block Grant to enable them to rehab and resurface approximately 36 blocks of streets west of S. Grand Avenue and south of Highway 52.
Members of the Eldon City Council voted Thursday, Jan. 23 to place a $15 million sewer revenue bond issue on the April ballot. To view video, scan this photo using the free VPI Interactive app on a smart phone or tablet. (Video still by Tim Flora)
Sewer bond issue goes on April ballot
The Eldon City Council voted 5-0 (Alderman Jerome Atteberry absent) in a special meeting Thursday, Jan. 23, to place a $15 million sewer revenue bond issue on the April 7 ballot.
Members of the Eldon Gearheads robotics teams competed this past weekend at the state qualifier at Drury University in Springfield. Pictured are, from left, front: Antonia Connell; second row: Dakota Forrester, Reagan Hull, Addyson Gerber, Luke Graham; third row: Paige Chapman-Zacher, Brooklyn Hoskins, Zac Smithson, Kyle Conner, Jacob Arnold; back row: Matthew Pollett and Jonathan Hopkins. (Submitted photo)
Eldon robotics team advances to state
The Eldon Gearheads FIRST Tech Challenge teams competed this past weekend at the Drury University state qualifier with the gold team advancing to the state championships March 7.
“The Battle is On!” is the theme of this year’s Eugene Homecoming, set for Friday, Feb. 7. Festivities have been rescheduled due to winter weather that caused the cancellation of school most of the original week.
Patrons of the Tuscumbia R-III School District will not be asked to decide a bond issue on the April ballot. At Monday night’s Jan. 20 meeting, the four members of the board present decided to table the matter after brief discussion. The action also tabled a search for requests for qualifications for architects and construction management.
Two weekends in a row we have had a mixed bag of precipitation. We’ve had as much as two inches of rain and then freezing rain as the temperatures drop below freezing and then topped with snow. Larry and I stayed indoors last Friday and Saturday and church was canceled on Sunday and then this past week Friday was the bad day. At least we got to have church even though it was bitterly cold.
February is American Heart Month, and Lake Regional Health System will celebrate with a cardiovascular screening for the general public Saturday, Feb. 15. The screening will take place from 7:30 to 10 a.m. in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. Registration is requested at lakeregional.com/loveyourheart.