St. Elizabeth Schools will have a new administrative team for the 2018-19 school year. Doug Kempker of Eugene has been hired as the new superintendent and Alicia Burrows of Tuscumbia is the new principal. They will officially begin their jobs on July 1.
In September, the Missouri Department of Revenue began using a new system to process sales and use tax returns and distributions to cities, counties and other political subdivisions with a sales tax. The change over resulted in some delays so a supplemental distribution was made to those entities recently.
The Eldon Chamber of Commerce held its annual Christmas luncheon at the Eldon Community Center Wednesday, Dec. 13, with entertainment provided by the Eldon High School choir. (Photo by Tammy Witherspoon)
Members of the Gearheads FTC Robotics and two of their coaches are pictured, from left: Coach Corey Matthias, Zachery Nemeth, Amya Brisbin, Trevor Lovelace, Grant Bishop, Kyle Conner, Conner Matthias, Jacob Arnold, Matthew Pollet, Addysson Gerber and Coach Cathy Roth. Noah Myers is not pictured.
The Eldon Middle School Gearheads Robotics team is still going strong after four years and looking forward to completing in a different arena than what they have been used to.
Eldon city officials Tuesday night heard presentations from two engineering firms regarding its stormwater drainage issues, with one proposal calling for construction of a stormwater detention basin underneath Allee Field.
TOPS MO 1002 Crocker met Monday, Dec. 11, 2017 at the Pulaski County Health Department with our Leader Linda presiding. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited. The TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Pledge was said followed by the KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) Pledge was said by Joy, Gladys, Juanita, Nancy and Vernetia.
For most of us, the holiday season is a time to be with our families and celebrate all of our blessings. That’s not the case for the thousands of service members who are deployed overseas and their families. For them, the holiday season is a poignant reminder of the sacrifices they make for the blessings we enjoy. This is an important time to reflect on everything they’ve done, and everything they continue to do, to keep us safe. And, it’s an even more important time to honor that sacrifice with our actions.
Judy Jones recently returned from a 10-day Caribbean cruise. She travelled with, Carol C., a friend. Among the places visited were St. Kitts, Nevis, Barrados, St. Lucia, Martinique, and St. Johns, Antigua.
Seventy-two attended Sunday school at Corticelli Baptist Church, and deacon of the week was Tyler Asbury. Special music was by the adult choir. Those participating in the praise and worship group were Erin and Debbie Schroer, Penny Knoche, Rachel Fish and Kelsie and Natalie Henderson. A skit depicting the angels appearing to tell the story of the birth of Jesus was also presented.
Sunday school attendance at Mt. Olive Baptist Church was 88, with 120 attending the morning worship service. Alex Earls gave the invocation and welcome and Mike Nichols led the intercessory prayer time. Special music was a vocal solo by Leigh Ann Smith, and Mike Nichols led the children’s Bible moment. Brother Alan Earls delivered the morning message.
Sunday school attendance at Enon Baptist Church was 22, with 40 attending the morning worship service. Shirley Goldammer gave the Sunday school report, welcome and announcements, and later led the intercessory prayer time. Kathy Sluyter gave the children’s message, and the morning message was brought by Brother J. Mauricio Vargas.
Please keep in prayer Brooklyn Pendelton, Joyce Rodden, Bob Aldermen, Juanita Clement, Gary Graham, Arlene Helton, Nicole Grimwood, Gilbert Bryant, all the folks with the cold/flu bugs, Beverly Phiffer, Jimmy Pemberton Keith Glawson, Elva Steen, Lee Todd, Tonya Winters, Santi Casas (5-month-old has cancer), Gilbert Bryan, Hunter Bushnell, Louie Hawken, Darlene Plemmons (Bud Abbott’s aunt), Joe and Donna Albertson, Lucille Steen, Tony Swanson (friend of Ron Helton, double lung transplant), Scott Patterson, Dave Whittle, Kelly Coan, J.R. and Diane LeCrone, Kaileen Wilkerson, Tennison and Sue Jarrett, Benny Kissenger, Danielle Burrows, Jim Chilcutt, Larry Huddleston, Dennis and Cyndi York, Lucy Wilkes, Tonya Farley, George Kuhn, Diane Pendelton, Rose Secrest, Paula Hedrick, Vickie Brown, Heather Davis, Bill Call, Shirly Hensley, Freda Patterson, Derrick Helton and family, Megan Vansell, Arzenie Nixdorf, Brently Bell, Joyce Connell, Naomi Darnell, Carol Vernon, Terry Branstetter, Sherry Holtmeyer, Bob McDonald, Connie Winters, Wanda Fields, Wayne Blue, Audrey Lee, 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, Larry Matthews, Chase Borque, and always our service men and women, their families and our country’s leaders.
Lake Regional hosts 'Freedom From Smoking' program
Most smokers know they need to quit smoking, but many don’t know how to succeed. To empower smokers who want to quit now, Lake Regional Health System will host the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking® program on Saturdays in January and February.