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06/23/2016
Don Firebaugh has been named the 2016 Iron County “Farmer of the Year” by  the Iron County Soil and Water District.  The recognition came at the organization’s annual dinner meeting held Thursday, May 19, at the Elk’s Lodge in Pilot Knob. The meeting also included... + continue reading
06/13/2016
Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agents would like to speak to the driver of a 2007-12 dark gray four-door GM pickup, reported by an anonymous tip to have been at Log Yard Access along the Current River between 8:30 and 9 p.m. on Dec. 28, 2015.  Anyone who was at the... + continue reading

Ken Wooten presents Donald Firebaugh with a plaque designating him as the “Farmer of the Year.”

 
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Don Firebaugh has been named the 2016 Iron County “Farmer of the Year” by  the Iron County Soil and Water District.  The recognition came at the organization’s annual dinner meeting held Thursday, May 19, at the Elk’s Lodge in Pilot Knob. The meeting also included... + continue reading

William “Bill” Burckhalter, the station manager at Kirkwood talks about his experiences in maintaining an “agentless” Amtrak station.

Friday, June 10, 2016
A quartet of speakers held forth on Tuesday, May 31, on what to expect with the imminent opening of an Amtrak stop in Arcadia. The meeting, at the Meadows Heights Church in Ironton, was put together by Carol Kelsheimer and Judy Schaaf-Wheeler of Our Town Tomorrow and featured Mary Beth Rettke,... + continue reading

A public hearing has been set for Thursday, June 16 to review a study by the National Forest Service of alternatives for Crane Lake in Iron County.

Friday, June 10, 2016
The future of Crane Lake will be the topic at a public meeting by the National Forest Service (NFS) next week. The NFS lowered the water level of Crane Lake (located in Iron County on the Potosi-Fredericktown District) in August 2015 for maintenance purposes and to conduct safety studies of the... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
It’s time to fire up the smoker and dust off that secret barbeque recipe for this weekend’s 3rd annual Arcadia Valley Barbeque Battle.  The delicious smell of hardwood smoke and cooking ribs will fill the air around the Iron County Courthouse in downtown Ironton on Friday and... + continue reading

Cape Girardeau Artist Craig Thomas works on a chalk rendition of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Two Sisters (On the Terrace) during Saturday’s Arcadia Valley Chalk Festival.  See more of his work at www.craigthomasart.com.

 
Thursday, June 2, 2016
“Street painting is performance art,” said Craig Thomas as he worked on a chalk on asphalt rendition of Renoir’s Two Sisters. “You have to think of it like a band (performance).”  In other words, it isn’t permanent, except for the photo documentation.... + continue reading

Ken Wooten presents Donald Firebaugh with a plaque designating him as the “Farmer of the Year.”

 

William “Bill” Burckhalter, the station manager at Kirkwood talks about his experiences in maintaining an “agentless” Amtrak station.

A public hearing has been set for Thursday, June 16 to review a study by the National Forest Service of alternatives for Crane Lake in Iron County.

Cape Girardeau Artist Craig Thomas works on a chalk rendition of Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Two Sisters (On the Terrace) during Saturday’s Arcadia Valley Chalk Festival.  See more of his work at www.craigthomasart.com.

 

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Ken Wooten presents Donald Firebaugh with a plaque designating him as the “Farmer of the Year.”

 
06/23/2016
Don Firebaugh has been named the 2016 Iron County “Farmer of the Year” by  the Iron County Soil and Water District.  The recognition came at the organization’s annual dinner meeting held Thursday, May 19, at the Elk’s Lodge in Pilot Knob. The meeting also included... + continue reading
06/13/2016
Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agents would like to speak to the driver of a 2007-12 dark gray four-door GM pickup, reported by an anonymous tip to have been at Log Yard Access along the Current River between 8:30 and 9 p.m. on Dec. 28, 2015.  Anyone who was at the... + continue reading

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The Arcadia Valley Cal Major 11-12 Year-Old Cougars Baseball Team players and coaches are (kneeling, left-right) Coach Jeremy Eudy, Bat Boy Logan Eudy, Isaiah Eudy, Hunter Myracle, Colin Whited, and Eli Browers; and (standing, i-r) Coach Chris Dement, Noah Silvy, Keagan Lawlor, Drennon Dinkins, Hunter Smith, Hunter Myracle, Jackson Dement, and Coach Tim Whited.

 
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06/02/2016
The Arcadia Valley Cal Major 11 & 12 year-old Cougars, coached by Chris Dement, Tim Whited, and Jeremy Eudy, beat the Farmington Hounds 13-2 on May 6 at Farmington.  Colin Whited was the... + continue reading

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05/26/2016
Dear Editor,  Rep. Paul Fitzwater’s description of the execution he witnessed was informative and exceptionally detailed: he noticed 45 seconds of toe twitching, observable despite the... + continue reading

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Friday, 27/05/16
The following students have been named to the spring 2016 Dean’s List at Southeast Missouri State University. Miriah Allgier of Fredericktown. Alexis Amelunke of Fredericktown. Alexandrea Ammons... + continue reading

VFW Missouri Teacher of the Year

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FBLA State Leadership Conference - AVHS students and faculty who attended the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Conference in Springfield included - (from left) Shelly Walker, Jesse Wren, Haylee Walker, Makayla Moise, Tori Hardy, Kinsey Phelps, Kristen Kirnbauer, Savannah Price, Allee Moise, Megan Williams, Rebecca Buffington, Randi Sargent, Maycie Lubbers, Ethan Jones, Julius Ratliff and Julie Hampton.

 
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