Iron County Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Joshua Gilmore guides listeners through the complexities of hospital finances at a Town Hall meeting Tuesday (June 13) in a meeting room at Thee Abbey in Arcadia. Two other meetings were scheduled for Monday and Tuesday (June 19 and 20), one in Viburnum and another in Annapolis.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Josh Gilmore did not mince words as he stepped forward to address the crowd. “Right now we are in a critical financial condition,” he said, adding that the Iron County Medical Center’s cash reserves are dwindling while at the same time it’s accounts payable are steadily... + continue reading

Sherri Schwenke, Forest Supervisor for the USDA Forest Service, Mark Twain National Forest, listens intently to a comment for someone in attendance at the Crane Lake Listening Post held Thursday evening in Arcadia.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
A small crowd of Iron Countians attended the Crane Lake Listening Post held Thursday in a meeting room at Thee Abbey Kitchen in Arcadia. They listened intently to some presentations and hung around to speak one on one with the USDA Forestry personel. Generally, the group heard good news -... + continue reading

Making a check presentation to Karen R. White, CEO of Missouri Highlands Health Care is Tim Sappington, board president of the Iron County Economic Partnership. From left are Sandy Francis, ICEP director of partnership development; Lance Mayfield, MO Highlands board member; Sappington; White; Debbie Tarvid, MO Highlands chief operations officer; Samantha Gamblin, MO Highlands resources manager; and Scott Oatman, MO Highlands board member.

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Missouri Highlands Healthcare (MHHC) is adding dental care to its Pilot Knob facility. Construction is underway and was assisted by an $80,000 grant through the Iron County Economic Partnership (ICEP). The project includes expanded medical in addition to the new dental services at the existing... + continue reading

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06/22/2017
A resident of Black received moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Friday, June 16.  The accident occurred in Miller County at 5:10 a.m. on MO 52 approximately 50 feet west of Chapparel Road in St. Elizabeth, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Seth D.... + continue reading
06/22/2017
Former Viburnum City Clerk Dana Mayberry has been charged with receiving stolen property, a Class B felony. Iron County Prosecuting Attorney Brian Parker filed the charges on June 7.  Bond was set at $25,000 and Mayberry was released on bond on Friday, June 16,. The prosecutor said the... + continue reading

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06/22/2017
A resident of Black received moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision on Friday, June 16.  The accident occurred in Miller County at 5:10 a.m. on MO 52 approximately 50 feet west of Chapparel Road in St. Elizabeth, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Seth D.... + continue reading
06/22/2017
Former Viburnum City Clerk Dana Mayberry has been charged with receiving stolen property, a Class B felony. Iron County Prosecuting Attorney Brian Parker filed the charges on June 7.  Bond was set at $25,000 and Mayberry was released on bond on Friday, June 16,. The prosecutor said the... + continue reading

Sports

06/22/2017
Parker Forshee was the winning pitcher in the Arcadia Valley Cyclones’ 6-2 win over Leadwood on June 12 at Jim Erpenbach Field. In 7 innings, he allowed 3 hits, 4 walks, and 2 runs. He had 9... + continue reading

Community

Thursday, 22/06/17
Fulton - William Woods University celebrated its 147th commencement on Saturday, May 6, 2017. The university conferred 840 degrees, including 243 undergraduate and 597 graduate students. ... + continue reading

Valley Views

06/22/2017
Dear Editor, For years during the last administration, all I heard from Republicans was how the Democrats “Crammed Obamacare down our throats.”  The bill actually had bipartisan... + continue reading