The Mountain Echo: The Mountain Echo Ironton, Missouri

Snowing outside, but a sea of green inside

Green Thumb Plants owner John Proffitt is transplanting the first trays of plant “plugs.” Transferring the plugs to larger pots to grow to selling size.  It seems a strange sight after crunching through snow to get inside the greenhouse.  

Posted: March 05, 2015
Entertainment line-up announced for festival

Mark your calendars for May 15-17, the dates of this year’s Spring Mountain Music Festival.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Elephant Rocks, Fort Davidson site show dramatic visitor increase

Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites saw record attendance in 2014, with more than 18.5 million visitors The record attendance number for 2014 represents a nearly 25 percent increase since 2008.

Posted: February 20, 2015
MDC/Forest Service shoot for feral hog eradication

The out-of-control feral hog population in the Bell Mountain Wilderness will be tackled this month by the Missouri Department of Conservation personnel with rifles and helicopters.  

Updated: February 20, 2015 - 2:39 pm
On schedule: Arcadia Valley Amtrak stop could begin by end of summer

Beginning last November, the Amtrak Texas Eagle schedule included a listing for a stop at “Arcadia Valley, MO.” True, it says “Future Service,” but for those who have long anticipated Amtrak passenger service in Iron County, that future seems very close.

Posted: February 12, 2015
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Lady Tigers finish in 2nd

Saxony Lutheran beat the Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers 62-39 on February 27 at Scott City to win the championship game of the Class 3, District 2 Tournament. 

Posted: March 05, 2015
Tigers come in 3rd in District

Woodland beat the Arcadia Valley Tigers 71-68 in the semi-finals of the Class 3, District 2 Tournament on February 27 at Scott City. 

Posted: March 05, 2015
Arcadia Valley Tigers will MAAA Conference Tourney

The “biggest win” for the Arcadia Tigers Basketball team came on Saturday night when they defeated the Central Rebels 52-51.

Posted: February 21, 2015
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