Tuscumbia FFA members Sage Rush and Ethan Gregoire place a flag at the grave of a veteran buried at the Tuscumbia Cemetery Friday morning, May 26, for the Memorial Day holiday. The chapter performs the service for the community every year.
A lengthy discussion ensued at Tuesday’s Eldon City Council meeting over a proposed ordinance that would require fences and other structures to be erected five feet inside a person’s property lines. If approved, the ordinance would not apply to existing structures.
The Eldon Bassmasters will hold its 20th annual free kids’ fishing tournament from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17, at the Randy Davis farm approximately five miles south of Eldon off of Highway Y. Participants are asked to arrive early for registration.
Earlier this week, thousands of police officers came to the United States Capitol to be recognized and honored by President Trump for all that they do on a daily basis to serve our country at the 36th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service. This year, we honored 394 individuals who join the over 20,000 men and women who gave up their lives in the line of duty. It was a wonderful gathering that reminds Americans from one corner of our nation to another that the men and women in blue put their lives on the line to save others without any hesitation.
Sunday evening, May 14, David and Jane Jones attended a birthday party for their grandson Austin Roe, for his 16th birthday at the home of Tim and Donna Roe. The party was attended by extended family and many friends.
The children are out of school and ready to be entertained by grandparents or baby-sitters. Lots of graduations took place the last two weeks and these students will start a new chapter in their lives. I pray that each and every one of them make good decisions.
TOPS MO 1002 Crocker met Monday, May 22, at the Pulaski County Health Department, 101 12th St., Crocker, with Leader Randy presiding. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited The KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) Pledge was said by Pauline, Joy, Gladys, Juanita, Nancy and Vernetia, followed by the TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Pledge.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Evers, Debbie Schulte and Tom Evers attended the graduation of Tom Evers and Tami Evers’ son, Dr. Steven Evers and his fiancee Dr. Sahar Vahabzadeh from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Pharmacy School, May 12 in Kansas City, Mo.
The EPA has given the St. Elizabeth R-IV School District approval to have soil on the site of the former playground tested for presence of fuel products. Last year when excavations were done for the new ground source heating system for part of the school, a strong odor of petroleum was detected. The school board was informed of the EPA approval at its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, May 17.
June is almost here, which means it’s time for the Eldon Lions Club Follies. The local service club will present its annual community showcase at 7 p.m. Friday, June 2 at the Eldon High School Performing arts Center. Tickets are available at the door for $5 apiece.
Lake Regional Health System has announced its 2017 Beacon Award winners. The recipients - Stacy Anstine, Dee Ballard, Tony Kauten, Necolle Mundy and Donna Scott - represent the Lake Regional values of patient-centered care, commitment to community, clinical excellence, service excellence and integrity. Beacon Award recipients are nominated anonymously by their peers and will be recognized at a reception held May 31.