Arcadia Valley Trail Association (AVTA) trail builders: (from left) Mariah Fabry, Tony Parker, Diana Kinder, Jim Hemphill, Karen Christmas, Michael Hurd.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Orange, pink, and purple streamers mark new sections of trail just built by volunteers from the Arcadia Valley Trail Association (AVTA) and Ozark Trail Association (OTA).
Starting the trail at Shepherd Mountain Lake, hikers will encounter glades, a seep spring and lichen-covered... + continue reading
Thursday, February 16, 2017
A former South Iron High School student is excelling as a student composer at the University of Missouri School of Music.
Dustin Dunn, a South Iron High School alumnus and the son of Raquel and Richard Dunn of Annapolis, won second place in a national competition for student composers.
Dustin... + continue reading
The 2017 Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce Officers and Board members include (front row, from left) Treasurer Carol Kelsheimer, Our Town Tomorrow; Board Member Allison Bryson, Bryson Funeral Home; Board Member Debbie Hamby, Parkland HealthMart Pharmacy; Ex-Officio Karen Seifert, Valley Mist Events; Board Member Katherine Rouse, Arcadia Academy; Secretary Jacque Lambert, Law Offices of Brian Parker; (back row, from left) Board Member Brantley Hickman, Iron County Medical Center; Board Member Brad Wooten, Brad Wooten Auto Body; Board Member Bob Lourwood, Mayor of the City of Ironton; Board Member Dustin Branstetter, Arcadia Valley Roasting Company; President Elect Tim Sappington, Fort Davidson Motel/Shepherd Mountain Inn; President Brian Parker, Law Offices of Brian Parker; and Board Member Bill Bennett, president, River Valley Region Association.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
“Arcadia Valley: A Great Destination” was the theme of the AV Chamber of Commerce annual meeting, held Saturday evening at Meadow Heights Church.
Members enjoyed a buffet meal and the organization handed out awards and recognized the slate of officers and board members for the coming... + 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