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Wednesday,   June 19 –   Closed. Happy Juneteenth. Thursday,   June 20 –   Baked pork chop, green beans with red potatoes & bacon, baked peaches, bread, soup, …

Eldon council discusses food truck options

The Eldon City Council Tuesday night discussed several items in a brief meeting. Food truck options The council discussed the city’s ordinance limiting food trucks to seven days at …
Obituaries
Evelyn “Carol” Hensley, 87,
It’s with our deepest sorrow that we share the unfortunate passing of our dear Carol. Surrounded by her loved ones, Evelyn “Carol” Hensley fell asleep in death at the age of 87, …
Roger “Dale” Hudson, 73
Roger “Dale” Hudson, 73, of Eldon, died Monday, June 17, 2024 at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach.   He was born June 9, 1951 in Phoenix, Ariz., a son of the late Glenn …
Jesse Wade Flaugher, 77
Jesse Wade Flaugher, 77 of Tuscumbia, died Saturday, June 15, 2024, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Tuscumbia July 25, 1946, a son of Wade and Grace (Roark) Flaugher. On Dec. 18, …
Dolar Gene Robinett, Sr., 92
Dolar Gene Robinett, Sr., 92 of Brumley, died Friday, June 14, 2024 at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach.   He was born May 9, 1932 in Latham, a son of the late William Leslie and Opal …
Michael “Mike” Steven Thompson, 66
Michael “Mike” Steven Thompson, 66, of Russellville, completed his final trip around the bases and crossed the plate to his eternal home Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at home surrounded by …
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Sports
Kids’ fishing derby June 15
The Eldon Bassmasters will hold its 26th annual free kids’ fishing tournament from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Randy Davis farm approximately five miles south of Eldon off of …
The Eldon Track and Field squads both finished second at the MSHSAA Class 3 Championships in Jefferson City.
Eldon track squads second at state
More history made for the Eldon track and field Mustangs at the MSHSAA Class 3 Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City May 17-18. The Eldon Lady Mustangs finished secoden for their third …
Summer bowling leagues starting
Eldon Lanes is starting up a summer bowling league.   Action will be either Tuesday or Wednesday evenings. This is a chance to beat the summer heat while bowling in an air-conditioned …
History
3rd Regiment Infantry Missouri Volunteers, Missouri State Museum
MILLER COUNTY HISTORY
In May 1861, the womenfolk of the families of Hawkins and Robinson, having torn old dresses of vivid colors into proper strips, made of the cloth a National Flag – the first Stars and Stripes …
Ernest L. and Helen T. Taylor,
MILLER COUNTY HISTORY
One hundred years ago Miller County parents were fighting an ongoing battle for an education for their children. Missouri law said a school district had to provide a “colored school” if …
Bob Nigg performing with The Poor Boys
MILLER COUNTY HISTORY
At his parents' club, the Casablanca, on the Bagnell Dam Strip, Gary Graham noticed Bob Nigg carrying a guitar. “Let's see how good you are,” was Gary's challenge. That moment in June …
Some of the men who left on May 26, 1918, helped to organize the VFW Post in Eldon.
MILLER COUNTY HISTORY
On Sunday, May 26, 1918, Miller County celebrated Memorial Day with a Farewell Meeting at 11 A.M. for men boarding a Missouri Pacific train in Eldon at noon.   The men were headed for training …
MILLER COUNTY HISTORY
The two story log house constructed by Peter Burton Lupardus in the late 1860's on his land in Equality Township, Miller County, Mo. near Ulman was of the best craftsmanship. Built of hewn logs and …
Opinion
BLAINE’S BULLETIN
Finances, Freedom, and Mainstreet Missouri During the Cold War, most Americans would be alarmed if they discovered their everyday purchases and government-backed retirement funds were financing …
GINNY’S GLIMPSES
I check out the list of August primary election candidates. I’m pretty happy with the choices we have for county officials. I’m pretty unhappy with the choices for state and federal …
BERNSKOETTER’S REPORT
Memorial Day Memorial Day is a time when we as a people join together to remember and celebrate the sacrifice of those who have paid the ultimate price to protect our freedoms and allow this …
BLAINE’S BULLETIN
Fairness, Integrity, and Freedom Whether you're watching baseball with your family, a sunset at the lake, or looking forward to the fireworks on the Fourth of July, we’re reminded of the …
GINNY’S GLIMPSES
Not one of my favorite people, but Dr. Deborah Birx, who served on the White House covid response team in 2020, says the U.S. is making the same mistakes with avian flu (aka “Bird flu”) …
Neighborhood News

Heroic actions save occupants of burning vehicle

Tragedy was averted Saturday, May 25, thanks to the quick action of an off-duty sheriff’s deputy, his wife and neighbors. According to Miller County Sheriff Louie Gregoire, Deputy Sgt. …

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Eldon man faces drug, child endangerment charges

Paul R. White of Eldon is in custody facing drug and child endangerment charges following an arrest Friday, May 31 in Eldon. According to Eldon Police Chief Brian Kidwell, the Miller County …

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