To better meet the needs of students in Eldon and surrounding areas, changes are in place for the Mustang Closet, which has provided necessary clothing and personal items for students over the past few years.
Stephanie Bax with Farm Services Agency speaks to a group of cattle farmers about forage alternatives during a Thursday, Aug. 9 meeting at Miller County Regional Stockyards. The meeting was held to inform cattle farmers of ways to keep their cattle fed in light of a shortage of hay. (Photo by Tim Flora)
Meeting gives cattle feeding
options in light of hay shortage
Although Miller County has not yet been assigned a level three drought status by the state, dry conditions and a lack of hay is cause for real concern.
Interview with Chip Sanders and Chuck Drace about The Well Rural Resource group assuming ownership of the old Iberia Christian Youth Center building in downtown Iberia and plans to use the building to reach out and minister to the need of the Iberia community.
Lake Regional Health System invites you to a Remembrance Day. This event, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, will give an opportunity to honor loved ones who have died. It will take place at the Public Beach No. 2 Grand Glaize Shelter in the Lake of the Ozarks State Park in Osage Beach.
Four generations - Pictured are four generations of the Kidwell family. From left, Garland Kidwell, Barnett; Caitlyn (Kidwell) Elley holding newborn Ellis Dennis Elley and Dennis Kidwell, all from Eldon.
Twenty-three attended Sunday school and 32 attended morning worship service at Enon Baptist Church. Shirley Goldammer gave the Sunday school report, welcome and announcements, with the children’s message by Kathy Sluyter.
Sunday school attendance at Corticelli Baptist Church was 50, with a birthday offering given by Tonya Stockwell. Those in the praise and worship group were Penny Knoche, Darla Hickey, Ellen Amos, and Angie and Billi Galigher. The deacon of the week was Dean Parker.
Mt. Olive Baptist Church had a Sunday school attendance of 74 and a morning worship attendance of 124. Sara Kennedy played the piano and Pat Jobe led the singing. Special music was by Curt Matthews, who sang and played the guitar. Frank Procter also played bass guitar.
Rocky Mount Fire Protection District patrons will see an incremental increase in their property tax bills this December as the tax rate will go from 38.54 cents to 40 cents per $100 assessed valuation.
The Moniteau County Fair was well attended by the High Point community. Members of the community were in the parade, individuals and the High Point 4-H Club (Shamrock) entered items in the fair and worked at the 4-H concession stand. We had the winning Grand Champion ham and had participants in the rabbit show, hog show and the cattle show.
This week, I had the opportunity to attend the Callaway County Teachers’ Appreciation breakfast, a wonderful event hosted by the Callaway County Chamber of Commerce. At the event, teachers from public and private schools across the county were recognized for their hard work and for the strong bonds between their school districts. It was a pleasure to meet many of our esteemed educators from Callaway County and an honor to share the many legislative solutions we’ve been working on in Washington.
Tuscumbia School has six new members of its teaching staff for the 2018-2019 school year. They are, from left: Amber Dunwoody, Kayla Kuse, Terry Dunham, Brett Morris, Kayla Peterson and Megan Brumley. (Photo by Connie Wyrick)
New faces in Tuscumbia classrooms
By Connie Wyrick
This year, there are six new teaching staff members in the Tuscumbia school district. New teachers are Brett Morris, Amber Dunwoody, Kayla Peterson, Terry Dunham and Kayla Kuse, with Megan Brumley joining the staff as a paraprofessional.
Lake Regional Health System will offer the AARP Safe Driving Course from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms. This program is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers ages 50 and older.
Severe drought conditions through much of the state have prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to offer a special overwidth hauling permit to help farmers and ranchers move hay as needed. Loads must be of legal height, length and weight.