Safety improvements at Middlebrook Railroad Crossing authorized

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Safety improvements at Middlebrook Railroad Crossing Last week the Iron County Board of Commissioners signed an agreement with the Missouri Department of Transportation and Union Pacific Railroad for safety improvements at a Middlebrook Road Railroad Crossing.  The commission has targeted... + continue reading

Michelle Swane, branch manager at the Ozark Regional Library Ironton Headquarters, talks to members of the Iron County Democrat Club at a recent meeting. Sitting behind her at the computer is Holly Martin Huffman, the director of the Ozark Regional Library system. The duo explained the library’s ballot proposition and took questions from the group.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
When Ste. Genevieve County pulled out of the four-county consortium that is the Ozark Regional Library System, it made the future  look pretty dim. “Ste. Genevieve thought they were paying more than their fair share and they were,” said Holly Martin Huffman, speaking before the... + continue reading
Friday, March 3, 2017
One of the propositions facing Iron County voters on April 4 is a county-wide sales tax increase of 0.5 percent.  The increase in necessary, says the Iron County Board of Commissioners, to merely maintain the county’s ability to maintain its operations. The alternative, they say, is a 15... + continue reading

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
Dustin Dunn
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

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03/15/2017
A new Chief Executive Officer has been named at Iron County Medical Center. Joshua Gilmore has replaced outgoing CEO Terry Nichols, who resigned. Gilmore holds a Master’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Health Care Administration, from the University of Colorado at... + continue reading
03/11/2017
When Ste. Genevieve County pulled out of the four-county consortium that is the Ozark Regional Library System, it made the future  look pretty dim. “Ste. Genevieve thought they were paying more than their fair share and they were,” said Holly Martin Huffman, speaking before the... + continue reading

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03/15/2017
A new Chief Executive Officer has been named at Iron County Medical Center. Joshua Gilmore has replaced outgoing CEO Terry Nichols, who resigned. Gilmore holds a Master’s in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Health Care Administration, from the University of Colorado at... + continue reading

Michelle Swane, branch manager at the Ozark Regional Library Ironton Headquarters, talks to members of the Iron County Democrat Club at a recent meeting. Sitting behind her at the computer is Holly Martin Huffman, the director of the Ozark Regional Library system. The duo explained the library’s ballot proposition and took questions from the group.

03/11/2017
When Ste. Genevieve County pulled out of the four-county consortium that is the Ozark Regional Library System, it made the future  look pretty dim. “Ste. Genevieve thought they were paying more than their fair share and they were,” said Holly Martin Huffman, speaking before the... + continue reading

Sports

03/15/2017
The South Iron Lady Panthers Basketball Team beat Prairie Home 61-54 to take third place in the Missouri State Tournament on March 10 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.  Ashley Mickan led the Lady... + continue reading

Community

Among the members of the Arcadia Valley Career Technology Center chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), who recently competed in the District 12 FBLA competition at Mineral Area College were (front row, from left) Randi Sargent, Haylee Walker, Makayla Moise, Kinsey Phelps, Hannah-Beth Walker, (back row, from left) Jared Branstetter, Jon Inman, Jesse Wren, Ashley Nash, Alexa Holder and Katie Wren. Not present for photo: Thomas Fisk, Holly Inman, Amber Wilkerson, Caitlyn Crawford and Kaden Brewer

Sunday, 05/03/17
The Arcadia Valley Career Technology Center chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) recently competed in the District 12 FBLA competition at Mineral Area College in Park Hills. ... + continue reading

Pam Sherill has received the 2017 Bill and Ann Turner Distinguished Community Service Award from Great Southern Bank in Pilot Knob.  Presenting the award are (left) Bank Chairman Bill Turner, and (right) President and CEO, Joe Turner.

 

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Valley Views

03/15/2017
Dear Editor,  Many people thought that they could control him. They thought that he would be a normal head of government. They were the majority and had control. Others thought that the... + continue reading