This is the carcass of a 10-year-old bull elk that was shot and left near the Log Yard area of Shannon County. An adult cow elk was also shot and left in the area. MDC asks that anyone with information on this poaching case call (573) 226-3616, ext. 226, or Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is still looking for leads on the two elk shot in Shannon County Feb. 8, near the Log Yard. The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) and Operation Game Thief (OGT) are now offering a $8,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of the... + continue reading

Mural renovation under way - A mural at the intersection of Main Street and Highway 21 that depicts the Battle of Pilot Knob is receiving a facelift. Six of the 12 panels are already being refurbished with the other six to be completed tentatively by the end of April.

Friday, March 22, 2019
The mural has been a greeter for out-of-town visitors for over a decade. However, since it is a bit weathered, it is getting a face-light. The 48 feet long mural depicts The Battle of Pilot Knob and is located near the intersection of Missouri Highway 21 and Ironton’s Main Street. Over a... + continue reading

A bridge over Knob Creek on North Main Street (Old Mines Road) in Ironton was ordered closed on Friday, March 15 by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Ironton Mayor Bob Lourwood said the city’s Board of Aldermen cannot find a means to fund the repairs needed, estimated from $150,000 to $400,000.  The piers for the structure appear to be in good shape, but the decking would need to be replaced. No residences will be entirely cut off by the bridge closing, the mayor said.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Bridge Replacement

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Bridge Replacement - Work is under way on a new bridge over Big Creek on Missouri Highway 49 south of Annapolis.  The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the $2,102,127 contract to Robertson Contractors, Inc. last November. + continue reading

Weapons, drugs and cash were discovered when officers serve a search warrant at a rural Iron County residence Friday evening (February 8). Three people have been arrested and Iron County Sheriff Roger Medley said he expects more arrests in the ongoing investigation.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Three people were arrested after officers served a search warrant at a rural Iron County residence. As stated in a written release by Sheriff Roger Medley, the warrant was served at 1295 State Highway D at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office... + continue reading

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04/04/2019
Volunteers throughout Missouri are teaming up with the American Battlefield Trust to aid in the maintenance and restoration of six Show-Me State battlefields and historic sites as part of Park Day, an annual nationwide, hands-on preservation event. Since its inception in 1996, Park Day has... + continue reading
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It is a situation that could possible get out of control and that has been getting worse during the past 1 1/2-2 years: threats to county employees are a concern for the County Commission and  members are discussing the matter with the Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney. Sparking the... + continue reading

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04/04/2019
Volunteers throughout Missouri are teaming up with the American Battlefield Trust to aid in the maintenance and restoration of six Show-Me State battlefields and historic sites as part of Park Day, an annual nationwide, hands-on preservation event. Since its inception in 1996, Park Day has... + continue reading
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It is a situation that could possible get out of control and that has been getting worse during the past 1 1/2-2 years: threats to county employees are a concern for the County Commission and  members are discussing the matter with the Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney. Sparking the... + continue reading

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04/04/2019
The Arcadia Valley Tigers Varsity Baseball Team beat the Lesterville Bearcats 16-1 in 4 innings on March 18 at Jim Erpenbach Field. Elliot Womble was the winning pitcher. In 4 innings, he allowed... + continue reading

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04/04/2019
by Chuck Banks     The GOP in the Missouri House is proposing to pass a law that will continue the trend of smaller and smaller voter turnouts. Republicans want Missouri to join... + continue reading

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