If you like history, music and ice cream, the Miller County Historical Society Museum in Tuscumbia is the place to be Saturday, July 21. The museum will host its annual ice cream social from noon to 3 p.m. that day, featuring live music, homemade ice cream and cookies.
The 38th annual David and Roberta (Copeland) Helton family reunion was held Saturday, July 14 at the home of Scott and Benita (Helton) Patterson of Tuscumbia. A carry-in meal was served, with 39 guests in attendance. Those attending were:
Please keep in prayer Sue McDonald (serious upcoming eye surgery), Audrey Lee (fell, back home now from hospital), Easton Rustemeyer, LuAnne Whittle, Bud Abbott (upcoming knee replacement surgery), Donna Gartner, Sherry Plemmons, Chet Jenkins, James Spark, Janice Beard, Paul and Marlene Sharaga, DeWayne Wood, Glotha Meredith, Jaylyn Glaze, Diane Kruger, Jason Howard, David Lupardus, Mike Walker, Bob Wyrick, Sheldon McGowin, Tim McPhearson, Carol Vernon, Jason Howard, William Rush, Greg Whittle, Diane Knotson, Sonny Irwin, Lucas Brown (praise report - Lucas is home and doing fantastic!), Ed and Gerri Teal, Vickie Mace, Lee and Cecil Todd, Donna Moss, Hailey Moriarity, Cherish DeGraffenreid, Kylie Ash, Joyce Baron, B.J and Lodi Vernon, Steve Helton, T.L. Taylor, Dr. Kirk (from Eldon), Joyce Rodden, Gilbert Bryant, Beverly Phiffer, Jimmy Pemberton, Keith Glawson, Elva Steen, Tonya Winters, Gilbert Bryan, Hunter Bushnell, 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, Tennison and Sue Jarrett, Benny Kissenger, Danielle Burrows, Larry Huddleston, Dennis and Cyndi York, Lucy Wilkes, Tonya Farley, George Kuhn, Diane Pendelton, Rose Secrest, Paula Hedrick, Vickie Brown, Heather Davis, Bill Call, Shirley 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, 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, Larry Matthews, Chase Borque, our service men and women and our country’s leaders.
Saturday, July 14, Enon Baptist Church hosted a community picnic, with 62 people registered for the event. Hamburgers and hot dogs, and many side dishes were served. A bounce house was provided for the children, as well as other games.
Sunday school attendance at Enon Baptist Church was 24, with 36 attending the morning worship service. The Sunday school report, welcome and announcements were given by Shirley Goldammer, and Kathy Sluyter gave the children’s message. A birthday offering was given by Angela McNeal.
Sunday school attendance at Corticelli Baptist Church was 59, with special music a vocal solo by Ellen Amos. Those in the praise and worship group were Tona Stockwell, Penny Knoche, Debbie Schroer and Gabby, Madelyn and Hannah Hansen. Deacon of the week was Ben Schroer, and Brother Rick Seaton brought the message.
It’s another busy week here at Eldon Nursing and Rehab. We started the week off with Sunday school with Eastside Assembly of God in the morning, then a group from Aurora Springs Church came by in the afternoon.
A family checks out the fish at the low water crossing in the Saline Valley Conservation Area. (Photo by Vicki Martin Wood)
Saline Valley Conservation Area -
a natural retreat steeped in history
by Vicki Martin Wood
Saline Valley Conservation Area is a welcome retreat from the daily grind of our routine lives. A short drive down Highway M at the second Eldon exit on Hwy 54, this is a place that you can literally go off the grid, get lost, or just relax and refresh for an hour or a day.
July 13, 2018 - In the wake of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement from the United States Supreme Court, President Trump has been afforded the opportunity to nominate someone to fill the vacancy.On Tuesday, he announced the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh who currently sits on the D.C. circuit.
On July 11, those in attendance at the St. Anthony church hall were Flavian and Jean Volmert, Dorothy Buechter, Dennis and Marge Wilson, Alma Blomberg, Carol Schaffer, Clara Hendrickson, Rose Gudeman, Rosemary Wieberg, Stanley and Sandy Wieberg, Del Dickneite, Paul and Catherine Kliethermes, Lawrence A. Bax, Jerome and Carol Kliethermes, Ruth Doerhoff, Dan East, Betty Voss, Anthony and Jeanie Bax, and Delores McDowell.
The placement of a storm siren at Camp Sabra, a report on crews’ response to an incident of electricity in the water by a dock and new monthly fire chief meetings with the Morgan County Communications Center were among items on the July 11 Rocky Mount Fire Protection District board meeting.
“Jungle River Adventure” is the theme of this year’s Vacation Bible School at Eldon First Christian Church, as attendees will “ride the current to God’s perfect plan” Sunday through Thursday, July 29-Aug. 2.
Taylor Murray from Iberia was graduated cum laude May 5 from the University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg. She earned a bachelor of science degree in education - secondary education and a degree in family consumer sciences teacher education.
Hearing July 24 for proposed interchange at Hwy. 54 & W
The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing Tuesday, July 24 to discuss building a new interchange to replace the signalized intersection on Highway 54 at Bus. Highway 54 and Highway W in Lake Ozark.