8th Congressional District U.S. Representative candidate Kathy Ellis was the guest speaker at the Thursday night (September 28) meeting of the Iron County Democrat Club.

Friday, October 6, 2017
Kathy Ellis, a Democrat challenger for Republican Jason Smith’s 8th District Congressional seat (in 2018) was the guest speaker at last Thursday’s (September 28) monthly meeting of the Iron County Democrat Club. Ellis is a first-time political candidate from Jefferson County.... + continue reading

Outdoor classroom 

The Iron County Soil and Water Conservation District held its first local Management Intensive Grazing School recently.  Mark Kennedy (in cowboy hat) discussed a cool season grass with some of the attendees.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
It was one day in the classroom then another day out in the field with ‘Pasture Management Sticks” to try their hand at “grading” a pasture and determining the the number of tons in the field. “They” were producers taking part in the Iron County Soil and Water... + continue reading

Eclipse watchers

Friday, August 25, 2017
People in The Valley - and across the nation - looked to the skies Monday to witness a total solar eclipse. From left are Sharon Parks, manager at the Pilot Knob Subway, employee Miranda Stirts, and Miranda’s mom, Angie Stirts, all wearing protective viewing glasses. The totality occurred... + continue reading

Career Tech Center Ag instructor and Future Farmers of America Advisor Richard Brummett, along with the local FFA Chapter Vice-President Katelyn Young, make a presentation Thursday morning before the Iron County Board of Commissioners.

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Representatives of the AV Future Farmers of America Chapter made a presentation at lThursday’s (Aug. 10) regular meeting of the Iron County Board of Commissioners. FFA Advisor Richard Brummett and Vice-President Katelyn Young told the board they would like to spruce up the courthouse... + continue reading

Jennifer Hudzic

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
It’s Dixie Stampede’s version of training days for Jennifer Hodzic. The former Ironton resident spends her days - and nights - training animals and performing for thousands at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Branson. Hodzic lives in Branson where her husband, Cory, is a police... + continue reading

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10/13/2017
Members of the 144th Legislative Democrat District Committee met Thursday, October 12 at the Iron County Courthouse in Ironton to nominate and elect a Democratic candidate for a special election set for February 6, 2018. The meeting was also designed to allow interested members of the district (... + continue reading
10/06/2017
Governor Eric Greitens has called a special election for Feb. 6, 2018 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Paul Fitzwater, state representative from the 144th Legislative District that includes Iron County. Fitzwater resigned to accept the Governor’s appointment to the State Board... + continue reading

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10/13/2017
Members of the 144th Legislative Democrat District Committee met Thursday, October 12 at the Iron County Courthouse in Ironton to nominate and elect a Democratic candidate for a special election set for February 6, 2018. The meeting was also designed to allow interested members of the district (... + continue reading
10/06/2017
Governor Eric Greitens has called a special election for Feb. 6, 2018 to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Paul Fitzwater, state representative from the 144th Legislative District that includes Iron County. Fitzwater resigned to accept the Governor’s appointment to the State Board... + continue reading

Sports

The Arcadia Valley Tigers Baseball Team is (kneeling, left to right) Taylon Jones, Eli Vandergriff, Trent Russell, Isaiah Gibbs, Luke Savage, Brandon Robbs, and Kyle Helms; and (standing, l-r) Assistant Coach Steve Thomas, Elliott Womble, Jackson Lamb, Stephen Pursley, Tatum Jones, Carter Brogan, Justin Rowland, Corbin Rea, Andrew Tedford, and Head Coach John Inman. 

09/01/2017
Trent Russell was the winning pitcher in the Arcadia Valley Tigers’ 9-6 win over the Bismarck Indians on August 22 at Bismarck. In 3 and 1/3rd innings, he allowed 3 hits, 2 walks, and no... + continue reading

The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers Varsity Volleyball Team is coached by Head Coach Tara Lamb and Assistant Coach Kellee Dement. The players are (left to right) Kirsten Day, Gracee Smith, Emma Barker, Macey Browers, Karson Dement, Laney Tucker, Josie Landrum, Maddie DeMent, and Jessie Jarvis.

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The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers Junior Varsity Volleyball Team is coached by Kellee Dement and Tara Lamb. The players are (l-r) Kirsten Day, Gracee Smith, Katie Whited, Cierra Layton, Shyanne Smith-Hotchkiss, Noley Kitchell, Lilee Jones, Maddie DeMent, and Hannah Helvey.

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Community

Thursday, 20/07/17
Kids and teens ages 8-18 are invited to attend Ozark Regional Library’s Summer Reading Carnival event to be held on July 22, 2017 from 10 a.m.-noon.   Circus Kaput is bringing a... + continue reading

Valley Views

09/07/2017
Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, I suggested that religious organizations failing to denounce the racism that led to violence in Charlottesville had little time left to demonstrate their piety... + continue reading

Vandals painted hate symbols on the brand new entrance sign to Berryman Campground during late-June.  Such vandalism can leave bad impressions of the national forest and surrounding area, especially to visitors coming from outside the local area.  Annually, over 6,000 people come to Washington and Crawford counties from distant places to participate in competitive trail events on the Ozark Trail and Berryman National Recreation Trail; the events often use Berryman Campground as a starting point.

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