Rebecca Martin

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Eldon police make meth arrest, possible federal charges after foot chase

Officer Mike Atkinson of the Eldon Police Department conducted an investigation at 10:27 a.m. April 14 of a subject stemming from pending charges from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, according to a news release from Eldon Police Chief Rodney Fair.

Eldon eases rules on food vendors

Nearly seven months after Jennifer Neal of Andy’s Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que asked the Eldon Board of Aldermen for a way to move her family’s business back to Eldon, the board has revised its ordinance regarding mobile food vendors.

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Mid-Missouri Collectors Show continues today

Gathers collectors from across Midwest

The Mid-Missouri Collectors Show will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today for its third and final showing at the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach.

Camdenton school board to trim $2M from next budget

Camden County R-3 school officials are proposing to trim a $2 million deficit in operating funds in a preliminary version of the new school budget.

Nixon touts education plan in Eldon visit

Good public schools and increased K-12 funding are vital to Missouri’s ability to compete and create jobs, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday during a visit to Eldon High School.

Eldon’s mobile vendor ordinance continues to freeze out businesses

Local ice cream truck prompts BOA to reevaluate

Debate over a controversial ordinance concerning mobile vendors in the City of Eldon resurfaced at the Board of Aldermen’s Feb. 25 meeting after the board voted not to change it last October.

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Polar Plunge draws 654 to frigid Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks was a chilly 34 degrees for Saturday’s 19th Annual Polar Plunge, but that didn’t seem to faze the record 654 who took the plunge into the frigid water.

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Mid-Missouri man crafts Olympic-level speed skates

Now renowned for making innovative professional-level speed skates, Bruce Kohen started his business, SS Boots, in his basement 16 years ago.

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Bills propose changes to education

Could bring more academic credits for career and technical courses, dual-credit reimbursement

Two Missouri House of Representatives bills sponsored by Lake of the Ozarks area State Rep. David Wood, R-Versailles, could change the way school districts look at certain career and technical programs, as well as what benefits students can earn through the A+ Scholarship.

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Eldon school district puts $5.6 million bond issue to ballot

Funds would support tornado shelter, fine arts renovation

The Eldon R-1 school board is putting a $5.6 million bond issue on the April 8 ballot for district-wide improvements, including construction of a tornado safe room and Early Childhood Learning Center.

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