Newly elected and re-elected county office-holders were sworn in by retiring County Clerk Virginia Queen on Thursday at the Iron County Courthouse.  From right are Presiding Commissioner Jim Scaggs, Prosecuting Attorney Brian Parker, County Collector Crystal Price, County Clerk Stephanie Lebron, Circuit Clerk Sammye Gail White, County Treasurer Carol Hardy, Recorder of Deeds Karen Reagan, Virginia Queen.

Friday, January 4, 2019
Newly elected and re-elected county office-holders were sworn in by retiring County Clerk Virginia Queen on Thursday at the Iron County Courthouse.   + continue reading

Heading into Retirement

Thursday, December 27, 2018
Iron County Clerk Virginia Queen chats with County Treasurer Carol Hardy (seated) during an open house Friday in the clerk’s office.  In the background, from left, are Carolyn Thomas and County Recorder of Deeds Karen Reagan. Queen has spent 32 years in public service in the county, the... + continue reading

Bridge replacement

Thursday, December 27, 2018
A one-lane bridge on Morningside Lane/County Road 103A  is in the process of being replaced. Associate County Commissioner Dwayne Warncke said the former one-lane bridge was in poor condition and needed to go. It will be  replaced by a wider version. Warncke added that the residents of... + continue reading

ICMC staff wins 3rd place in national “My Hospital, My Community” contest

The award is for $5,000 dollars which will be spent to aid the hospital in some fashion as yet to be determined. On hand to receive the award last Thursday were (front row, from left) Brantley Hickman (Controller), Joshua Gilmore (CEO), Ellie Chase (athenahealth Marketing Manager- Community Health Systems), Angie Nations (HR Director) Kayla Chamberlain (Accountant), Debbie Wade (Pharmacy Tech), Lisa McQueen (Athena Director of Hospital Sales), Francis Slape (Housekeeping./Maintenance. Asst.), and Rick Thompson (Maint. Tech), (back row, from left) Craig Browning (Lab Manager), Mark Natale (IT Manager), Christi Johnson (Exec. Asst.), Jim Broombaugh (Facilities Maintenance Mgr.), Sylvia Beard (Purchasing Specialist), Vicki Branstetter (Community Champion), Marjorie Taylor (Lead Housekeeper), Steve Creek (Infection/Quality RN) and Dr. Bruce Harrison (ER Medical Director).

Saturday, December 1, 2018
Iron County Medical Center (ICMC) administrators and staff gathered Thursday afternoon to accept high honors, and money, in a national competition. “My Hospital, My Community” is a contest sponsored by anthenahealth, one of ICMC’s providers and a nationwide company providing... + continue reading

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

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01/04/2019
tate Historic Site and experience its rotating exhibit  of artifacts relating to the site. Many of these original artifacts have never been displayed until now. Each exhibit will be on display for two months. During January and February, visit the “After the Battle” display,... + continue reading
01/04/2019
Two Ironton residents were seriously injured in a one-car accident in Washington County. The accident occurred at 8:10 a.m. on Christmas Day on Missouri Highway 21, south of Buford Road, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Kaylie N. Wells, 22, of Ironton was driving a 2002... + continue reading

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01/04/2019
tate Historic Site and experience its rotating exhibit  of artifacts relating to the site. Many of these original artifacts have never been displayed until now. Each exhibit will be on display for two months. During January and February, visit the “After the Battle” display,... + continue reading
01/04/2019
Two Ironton residents were seriously injured in a one-car accident in Washington County. The accident occurred at 8:10 a.m. on Christmas Day on Missouri Highway 21, south of Buford Road, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Kaylie N. Wells, 22, of Ironton was driving a 2002... + continue reading

Sports

01/04/2019
by Sarah Ettinger-Dietzel Conservation Agent for Iron County   As deer and turkey season end, avid hunters switch their focus from large game to small game hunting and trapping.... + continue reading

AV Thanksgiving Tournament Winners!

The South Iron Panthers Basketball Team took 1st place in the 92nd Annual Thanksgiving Tournament with overwhelming wins over Bismarck 94-35, Fredericktown 79-47, and Lesterville 82-44. Presenting the 1st place trophy is Arcadia Valley Fall Festival Queen and Junior Emma Nelson. The coaches are (not in order) Head Coach Dusty Dinkins and Assistant Coaches Jared Middleton, Delbert Jackson, and Jason McMurry. The players not in order are Albert Gaffney, Dalton Roark, Luke Lunyou, Jermarco Burse, Blake Crayton, Brock Wakefield, Champ McMurry, D. J. Drator, Drenin Dinkins, and Austin Ruble.  

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Arcadia Valley’s Hannah Amelung signed a National Letter of Intent to swim for Missouri State University under Head Coach Dave Collins. Pictured are Greg Amelung, her father; Ashtyn Amelung, her sister; Hannah Amelung; Ragen Amelung, her mother; and Coach Morgan Dodge of the Flyers Aquatic Swim Team of St. Louis. 

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Winter Recital

Students at The Arcadian Academy of Music in Ironton were featured in a winter recital held Sunday, December 16.  Among the students were (first row, from left) Alex Trowbride, Abbey Rouse, Amelia Stringham, Samuel Buckner, Nadia Parker, (second row, from left) Dylan George, Kailyn George, Austin Bradshaw, Gatlin Portell, Mackenzie McAllister, Liam Ring, Allison LaBrot, Emily Parker (teacher), Audrey McCulley, Desirae Conrad, Megan Cooper and Nataly Walker.

Friday, 04/01/19
The Arcadian Academy of Music in Ironton held its fourth annual Winter Recital on Sunday, December 16th at the Jeanette McKinney Recital Hall.  Students performed a classical work and a... + continue reading

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hitchings

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Coat Donation - The Iron County Medical Center, ICMC employees, and the ICMC Community Outreach Committee joined forces and donated new coats, hats, gloves/mittens, scarves and socks to the Arcadia Valley R-II School District. 

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Valley Views

01/04/2019
by David Gifford   Aquaman is the latest film in the “DC Extended Universe,” which has had such films as Wonder Woman and Justice League. It isn’t a controversial... + continue reading

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