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

Volunteers Linda Bennett, Jim Hemphill and Mariah Fabry do some weeding.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Thanks to the hard work of local volunteers, two installations at the Ozark Regional Library in Ironton tell a different kind of story. In a general way, it is the story of native plants of the area and the other flora and fauna that interact with them. And it all came about with a little bit of... + continue reading

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09/21/2017
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
09/21/2017
The Crawford County Library Board of Directors (CCLB) will withdraw its participation in the Ozark Regional Library system  (ORL). That intention was announced in an Aug. 14 letter to the ORL Board asking for a financial settlement involving a “set of documents …which describe... + continue reading

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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.

09/21/2017
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
09/21/2017
The Crawford County Library Board of Directors (CCLB) will withdraw its participation in the Ozark Regional Library system  (ORL). That intention was announced in an Aug. 14 letter to the ORL Board asking for a financial settlement involving a “set of documents …which describe... + 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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