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12/08/2016
A Steeleville woman has been arrested in connection with an accident on Thursday, November 4 that killed a Bixby resident. On Thursday, December 2, members of the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested Penny J. Dyer, 56, of Steeleville on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Dyer was incarcerated in... + continue reading
12/08/2016
An Ironton man received moderate injuries when a car backed into him. The accident occurred at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, December 1 on 572 County Road 39A, one mile east of Ironton, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Rose M. Frazer, 68, of Pilot Knob, was backing a 2007 Toyota Camry... + continue reading

Holiday Artistry

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Holiday Artistry Ironton artists Billy (William) and B.J. Perkins have been producing seasonal artwork to spruce up the community since 1998.  In this photo, Billy works on a scene for the windows at City Hall while his mom, B.J., works across the street painting the windows at The Mountain... + continue reading

Some still-usable concrete firepits and picnic tables, now half hidden in underbrush, are remnants of a day-use park that used to be adjacent to the Shepherd Mountain Lake, an impoundment owned by the City of Ironton.  The city’s Board of Aldermen have started a process to clean up the area and decide how to better use it.

 
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Approximately 100 acres of land adjacent to the Shepherd Mountain Lake is getting some new attention. The lake and property are owned by the City of Ironton - the lake is the source of the city’s drinking water - and the municipality allows fishermen access to the lake. However, if you look... + continue reading

As the train pulled into the Arcadia Valley Station Thursday night, the crowd cheered and the sound of thundering fireworks mixed with the steady pulls on the train’s horn. Most of the crowd stayed to wave to departing passengers.

 
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Fifteen or 20 minutes before arrival at the Arcadia Valley Amtrak Station, an employee on the Texas Eagle walked down the aisle of the lounge car and announced to the group of 29 dignitaries assembled there: “I just received a call...and they said when we are pulling into Arcadia to get on... + continue reading

A library patron tries out “Mango” at the Ironton branch of Ozark Regional Library.  The program has been made available free of charge to anyone with an Ozark Regional Library card.  And that card is free for the asking. It can be accessed through any computer.

 
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Would you like to pick up where you left off on that high school conversational Spanish course?  How about ordering from the menu in French? Planning a trip to anywhere a different language is spoken?  Perhaps you first stop should be your neigborhood library. The program is easy to use... + continue reading

Honor Flight brothers -  Jasper Dettmer (left) and his brother, Dr. Robert Dettmer, are among some 75 veterans making an “Honor Flight” to Washington D.C. this week.  They were honored at the annual Veteran’s Breakfast held at Ste. Marie Du Lac Catholic Church in Ironton. 

 
Friday, November 11, 2016
Two local veterans are among those from around the country who are on the latest  “Honor Flight” headed to Washington D.C. this week. Jasper Dettmer and his brother, Dr. Robert Dettmer flew out of Lambert International Airport Monday. The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit... + continue reading

Holiday Artistry

Some still-usable concrete firepits and picnic tables, now half hidden in underbrush, are remnants of a day-use park that used to be adjacent to the Shepherd Mountain Lake, an impoundment owned by the City of Ironton.  The city’s Board of Aldermen have started a process to clean up the area and decide how to better use it.

 

As the train pulled into the Arcadia Valley Station Thursday night, the crowd cheered and the sound of thundering fireworks mixed with the steady pulls on the train’s horn. Most of the crowd stayed to wave to departing passengers.

 

A library patron tries out “Mango” at the Ironton branch of Ozark Regional Library.  The program has been made available free of charge to anyone with an Ozark Regional Library card.  And that card is free for the asking. It can be accessed through any computer.

 

Honor Flight brothers -  Jasper Dettmer (left) and his brother, Dr. Robert Dettmer, are among some 75 veterans making an “Honor Flight” to Washington D.C. this week.  They were honored at the annual Veteran’s Breakfast held at Ste. Marie Du Lac Catholic Church in Ironton. 

 

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12/08/2016
A Steeleville woman has been arrested in connection with an accident on Thursday, November 4 that killed a Bixby resident. On Thursday, December 2, members of the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested Penny J. Dyer, 56, of Steeleville on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Dyer was incarcerated in... + continue reading
12/08/2016
An Ironton man received moderate injuries when a car backed into him. The accident occurred at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, December 1 on 572 County Road 39A, one mile east of Ironton, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Rose M. Frazer, 68, of Pilot Knob, was backing a 2007 Toyota Camry... + continue reading

Sports

12/08/2016
The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers Varsity Basketball Team beat Naylor 72-59 on December 3 to win the Fredericktown Tournament.  Briar Johnson led the Lady Tigers with 25 points, 9 rebounds, 2... + continue reading

Valley Views

12/01/2016
Dear Editor,  I just read a startling statistic: 82 percent of evangelical Christians voted for Donald Trump for President of the United States.   It seems as if they have supported and... + continue reading

Community

Wednesday, 30/11/16
If you don’t see it at your local branch, ask your librarian to order it for you (or you can go to the online catalogue and place a hold on the item yourself).   Fiction •Blair,... + continue reading

Class of ‘66 gathers for reunion - The Arcadia Valley High School Class of 1966 held it’s 50th Class Reunion on October 15 at The Abbey. Front row, from left are Darlene Mitchell Jaycox, Beverly Spitzmiller McKenna, Karen Cloin Kitchen, Judy Woods Schumacher, Nancy Whited Peek, Carolyn Price Miller, Jane Rice Barthel, Linda Thomas Freeman, and Joanne Turner Propst, (second row, from left) Susan Epperson Childers, Gary Henley, Vallery Tripp Muncie, Edna Browers Wagoner, Cherie Hicks Adcock, Karen Wilkerson Harter, Gary Gardner, Larry Propst, and Steve Young, and (third row, from left) Jerry Hughes, Mike Johnson, Bud Newhouse, Bill Heller, Rick Carver, Jim Smith, Rob Reichert, Pat McDowell, Tom Rinehart, Leroy Liggett, Garry Moreland and Dan Hall.

 
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Cade Aaron Middleton

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Head Start students “Trick or Treat” at the The Mountain Echo office on Friday, Oct. 28.  The kids traditionally visit participating businesses within walking distance on a day close to the holiday. 

 

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