Artifacts acquired - Bryan Bethel (left), the new Natural Resource Manager at the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, and Brick Autry, an interpreter at the site, hold a recently acquired collection of artifacts found at the site before it was protected from collectors. The collection of belt buckles, breast plates, sword belt buckles, bullets and buttons was in a private collection and was put up for sale. Former site manager Walt Busch heard about it and the purchase was made possible by donations from The Friends of Fort Davidson and the St. Louis Civil War Roundtable. The collection will be on display at the site museum.

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Bryan Bethel remembers coming to The Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site reenactments when he was a kid, so when he took over the reins of the site from retiring manager Walt Busch, it was a comfortable change. He has been in the site’s Natural Resource Manager since August 20, a job... + continue reading

County Republicans hold meet and greet

Sunday, November 11, 2018
The Iron County Republican Club held a public Meet the Candidates at Thee Abbey Kitchen on Thursday (October 25) evening.  State Senator Gary Romine led a discussion of amendments and propositions to be on the November 6 ballot.   Candidates appearing included Megan Seay, candidate... + continue reading

Missouri Secretary of State John “Jay” Ashcroft discusses the upcoming mid-term election (November 6) with Iron County Clerk Virginia Queen in a visit  Wednesday morning (October 24).

Sunday, November 11, 2018
Secretary Ashcroft visits - Missouri Secretary of State John “Jay” Ashcroft discussed the upcoming mid-term election (November 6) with Iron County Clerk Virginia Queen in a visit  Wednesday morning (October 24).  Secretary Ashcroft intended to meet with all county clerks... + continue reading

Len Crow, pastor of the North Country Baptist Church in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, and Tina Mae Weber of Fredericktown pause along the Hildebrand Route of the Trail of Tears that goes through Iron County.  The pair, along with several other trail riders are riding the Trail of Tears to raise money for mission projects that would help on reservations in Arizona and Montana.

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Some trail riders passed through Iron County recently on a mission. Rather, they are trail riding for missions. Their leader, Len Crow, pastor of the North Country Baptist Church in Orillia, Ontario, Canada, organized the ride to raise money to benefit mission work being done on reservations in... + continue reading

 Junior Class Queen Candidate, Emmalea Nelson, was crowned Queen at the 2018 Arcadia Valley Fall Festival on Saturday night. From left are: Attendant Isabella Whited, 2018 Arcadia Valley Fall Festival Queen Emmalea Nelson, Attendant Carter Racer, (standing behind the Queen) Escort Kaleb Melton.

Sunday, October 28, 2018
 Junior Class Queen Candidate, Emmalea Nelson, was crowned Queen at the 2018 Arcadia Valley Fall Festival on Saturday night.  + continue reading

Latest News

11/11/2018
Bryan Bethel remembers coming to The Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site reenactments when he was a kid, so when he took over the reins of the site from retiring manager Walt Busch, it was a comfortable change. He has been in the site’s Natural Resource Manager since August 20, a job... + continue reading
11/11/2018
The Iron County Republican Club held a public Meet the Candidates at Thee Abbey Kitchen on Thursday (October 25) evening.  State Senator Gary Romine led a discussion of amendments and propositions to be on the November 6 ballot.   Candidates appearing included Megan Seay, candidate... + continue reading

Home Page

Featured News

Artifacts acquired - Bryan Bethel (left), the new Natural Resource Manager at the Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site, and Brick Autry, an interpreter at the site, hold a recently acquired collection of artifacts found at the site before it was protected from collectors. The collection of belt buckles, breast plates, sword belt buckles, bullets and buttons was in a private collection and was put up for sale. Former site manager Walt Busch heard about it and the purchase was made possible by donations from The Friends of Fort Davidson and the St. Louis Civil War Roundtable. The collection will be on display at the site museum.

11/11/2018
Bryan Bethel remembers coming to The Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site reenactments when he was a kid, so when he took over the reins of the site from retiring manager Walt Busch, it was a comfortable change. He has been in the site’s Natural Resource Manager since August 20, a job... + continue reading

County Republicans hold meet and greet

11/11/2018
The Iron County Republican Club held a public Meet the Candidates at Thee Abbey Kitchen on Thursday (October 25) evening.  State Senator Gary Romine led a discussion of amendments and propositions to be on the November 6 ballot.   Candidates appearing included Megan Seay, candidate... + continue reading

Sports

Second in State Tourney!

The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers were Second in the Class 2 State Tournament. They beat Herman 25-21 in the 2nd set and lost 25-21 and 25-17 in the 1st and 3rd sets. They played as hard as they could against a very good team.

11/11/2018
The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers Varsity Volleyball Team finished second in the Class 2 State Tournament on November 3 at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. There opponent, Herman, defeated them... + continue reading

Community

Students earn MMTA ratings - From left:  Kailyn George, Dylan George, Audrey McCulley, MacKenzie McAllister and Emily Parker (teacher) - photo taken at The Baptist Home.

Sunday, 14/10/18
Several students from the Arcadian Academy of Music participated in the District Competition for the Missouri Music Teachers Association held in Cape Girardeau on Friday, September 21.  The... + continue reading

Rev. Richard Wiskus

29/08/18 -

Valley Views

11/01/2018
by Randy Pribble randy@myironcountynews.com   We are all politically exhausted. We are tired of the half-truths, innuendos and outright lies that prevail in what passes for political... + continue reading

Follow Us on Twitter

Follow Us on Instagram

The Mountain Echo (@myironcountynews) * Instagram photos and videos

5 Followers, 0 Following, 1 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from The Mountain Echo (@myironcountynews)