Eldon Police Chief Brian Kidwell and former Eldon Detective Jimmy Mays react to the conviction of Martin Priest for the murder of Tammy Rothganger, who disappeared in 1984. Though they are gratified that he was convicted of first degree murder they still want to find the remains of Rothganger. “We need to find that child,,” says Kidwell.
An Eldon gothic comes to a conclusion...if not an end
In fiction a gothic novel is a combination of mystery and horror where the deeds of the past haunt the present.
Informational meeting Oct. 30 on Rock Island Trail
The potential development of the Rock Island corridor into a state park will be the topic of an informational public meeting Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Morgan County Library at 600 N. Hunter Street in Versailles. The open house style meeting, hosted by Missouri State Parks, is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The 69th Missouri Photo Workshop was in Eldon one year ago. Check out this link to see the results of the week-long event that brought 39 professional photographers from around the world to Eldon. http://mophotoworkshop.org/mpw-69-eldon/
Area farmers can learn about the impact of the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act at farm tax workshops Monday, Nov. 12 and 19. The program is the same both evenings, so farmers can attend the one most convenient.
Please keep in prayer Mike Haines, Margaret Flaugher, Carl McDonald, Alvin and Doreen Pendleton (at Miller County Care Center), Gene Crain (at Miller County Care Center), Lynn Pendleton, Audrey Lee, Reggie and Christy Rush’s grandson, Lane Hendley (some autoimmune problems that are being looked at), Rosalie Hendry, Scott Garner, Dan Bax, Gladys Miekley, Ellen Horton (in Miller County Care Center), Quentin Lupardus, Shirley Mason, Morris Mace, Brenda Haley, Bill Hensley, Mary Rogers, Debbie Hulsey, Daniel Wry, Easton Rustemeyer, LuAnne Whittle, Sherry Plemmons, Chet Jenkins, James Spark, Janice Beard, Paul and Marlene Sharaga, DeWayne Wood, Diane Kruger, Jason Howard, Bob Wyrick, Sheldon McGowin, William Rush, Greg Whittle, Diane Knotson, Sonny Irwin, Ed and Gerri Teal, Vickie Mace, Donna Moss, Cherish DeGraffenreid, Joyce Baron, Steve Helton, T.L. Taylor, Dr. Kirk (from Eldon), Joyce Rodden, Gilbert Bryant, Beverly Phiffer, Keith Glawson, Hunter Buschnell, Louie Hawken, Darlene Plemmons (Bud Abbott’s aunt), Joe and Donna Albertson, Lucille Steen, Dave Whittle (back on dialysis and transplant list for new kidney), Kelly Coan, J.R. and Diane LeCrone, Kaileen Wilkerson, Benny Kissenger, Danielle Burrows, Larry Huddleston, Dennis and Cyndi York, Lucy Wilkes, Tonya Farley, Diane Pendelton, Rose Secrest, Paula Hedrick, Vickie Brown, Heather Davis, Bill Call, Shirley Hensley, Freda Patterson, Megan Vansell, Arzenie Nixdorf, Joyce Connell, Carol Vernon, Terry Branstetter, Sherry Holtmeyer, Bob McDonald, Wanda Fields, Wayne Blue, Helen Edwards, Denny Hodges, Roy Houston, Gary Putnam, Jan Marie Bender, June Hancock, Bill Williams, Jack Puckett, Mike Patterson, Charles Smith, Shirley Burnett, Billie Sue Pittrich, Sherre Smith, Susie Pryor, Chase Borque, and always our service men and women, and our country’s leaders.
Sunday school attendance at Mt. Olive Baptist Church was 66, with 88 attending the morning worship service. Megan Kennedy led the singing, with Sara Kennedy playing the piano. Intercessory prayer was by Aaron Steenbergen, and special music was by Amanda, Ava and Georgia Phillips. Mike Nichols gave the children’s Bible moment and brought the morning message.
Eighty attended Sunday school at Corticelli Baptist Church. It was High Attendance Sunday and doughnuts were served before Sunday school. Birthday offerings were given by Ava Knoche, Camdyn Wright and Daxon Porter, and deacon of the week was Gary Porter.
Sunday school attendance at Enon Baptist Church was 20, with 23 attending the morning worship service. Shirley Goldammer gave the Sunday school report, welcome and announcements. Kathy Sluyter gave the children’s message and Larry Farris led the intercessory prayer time.
Reta Casten, Sarah Breckon, Linda Amick, Joyce Browner, Rosalie Wyss, Shirley Looten, Carol Seidel, Hazel Rea, Loretta Raithel, Gloria Proctor, Erma Stark, Charlotte Sapp and Shirley Scrivner gathered for breakfast Wednesday morning at Bea’s Place Cafe in Russellville.
As a former community banker, I had the amazing opportunity to work with many members of our community on their journey to the American dream. Whether it’s the first loan to open a small business or credit to hire more workers, financial institutions are critical partners for individuals and businesses as they strive to achieve success through hard work and dedication.
Voters will face several constitutional amendments and propositions on the Nov. 6 ballot, including Proposition D that would raise the state motor fuel tax by 2.5 cents per year for four years starting July 1, 2019. This would increase the state motor fuel tax by 10 cents by July 2023, with cities and counties receiving a portion of the revenue.
Judy Jones and Barbara Osborne attended the production of “Cabaret” at a dinner theater in Jefferson City Saturday. Saturday evening Chris, Shannon, Ryan and Drew Jones from Boonville visited Judy and they went out to eat.
The High Point Tractor Drive sponsored by the High Point Community Renewal Association will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. There is a $20 entry fee and proceeds will benefit community projects. Participants will travel country roads in the High Point area. There will be a rest stop half way and a meal at the end at High Point School. For information call 660-489-2338, 660-489-2394 or 660-489-2200.
Too many Americans know firsthand how devastating breast cancer can be. Whether it is your mother, sister, wife, aunt, cousin, daughter or friend, everyone can name someone who has courageously fought against this horrifying disease. Since 1985, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month provides an opportunity to increase awareness of the disease while educating women across the nation on the importance of early detection.