Conservation Farmer of the Year - Russell and Regina Myers of Arcadia have been named the “Conservation Farmers of the Year” by the Iron County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).  On hand to present a plaque are (from left) SWCD Clerk Terri Matthews; District Manager/Technician Ken Wooten; Land owners Regina and Russell Myers; and SWCD Shared Technician Jessica Alvarado.

Friday, July 19, 2019
Regina and Russell Myers of Arcadia have been named the “Farmers of the Year” by the Iron County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) The Myers, who grew up in Park Hills and Viburnum, returned to their roots when they purchased a 100-acre farm south of Arcadia and retired... + continue reading

Iron Countians turned out to show the colors for the 1st Annual July 4th Parade. It was a colorful display of red, white and blue around smiling faces headed down Main Street in Ironton.  The event was sponsored by the City of Ironton and The Mountain Echo.

Friday, July 12, 2019
Iron Countians turned out to show the colors for the 1st Annual July 4th Parade. It was a colorful display of red, white and blue around smiling faces headed down Main Street in Ironton.  The event was sponsored by the City of Ironton and The Mountain Echo. + continue reading

The 4th Annual AV Chalk Festival was held Saturday at the Arcadia Academy. The event was for “just for fun” artists, serious artists vying for cash prizes, and for spectators, too.

Thursday, July 4, 2019
The 4th Annual Arcadia Valley Chalk Festival winners have been announced. The festival was held Saturday, June 29, at the Arcadia Academy. Artists competed in three categories for cash prizes. There was no charge for spectator admission and the event also included games for the attending... + continue reading

Mural refurbished

Thursday, June 20, 2019
Tom Miles, Jesse Auten and David Missey of Miles Signs in Virbunum hang the 12 panels of the refurbished Battle of Pilot Knob Mural at the intersection of Missouri Highway 21 and Ironton’s Main Street. Miles has been renovating the 48-feet-long mural since March. The project was made possible... + continue reading

A group of local musicians performed Friday evening on the Ironton Courthouse lawn. The free events are scheduled every Friday at 6 p.m. through the summer. (Bring your lawn chairs.)  A Farmers Market will also be held at the same place every Friday  from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays, from 7 a.m. - noon.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A group of local musicians performed Friday evening on the Ironton Courthouse lawn. The free events are scheduled every Friday at 6 p.m. through the summer. (Bring your lawn chairs.)  A Farmers Market will also be held at the same place every Friday  from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Saturdays,... + continue reading

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07/19/2019
A Belleview man was seriously injured in a one-car accident on Sunday, July 14 in St. Francois County. Adam E. Schrum, 29, of Belleview, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. The accident occurred at 8:15 p.m. on Missouri Route M, west of West North Street,... + continue reading
07/19/2019
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during its regular meeting on July 10. Awarded contracts include a bridge replacement and scour repairs. Contracts include the following: •A $1,537,525 contract was awarded to Robertson... + continue reading

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07/19/2019
A Belleview man was seriously injured in a one-car accident on Sunday, July 14 in St. Francois County. Adam E. Schrum, 29, of Belleview, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. The accident occurred at 8:15 p.m. on Missouri Route M, west of West North Street,... + continue reading
07/19/2019
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during its regular meeting on July 10. Awarded contracts include a bridge replacement and scour repairs. Contracts include the following: •A $1,537,525 contract was awarded to Robertson... + continue reading

Sports

05/29/2019
Champ McMurry and Ashley Cherry, both from Annapolis, were the Over-all Top Winners of the Annapolis 5K Barry Mills Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Champ completed the... + continue reading

Community

Friday, 19/07/19
More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest FBLA high school students traveled to San Antonio to Create, Lead and Inspire as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $175,000 in... + continue reading

Samuel Horrell of Leopold R-III, Katelyn Young of Arcadia Valley R-II, and Abigail Sullens of Fredericktown R-I.

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Valley Views

07/04/2019
Dear Editor: Very nice upgrade to the Battle of Pilot Knob mural painting in North Ironton, on cover of last week’s (June 19) Mountain Echo. Replacing the distant background mountains... + continue reading

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02/06/2019
This is our first segment of our new video series called The Business Showcase. Call us at 546-3917 to ask us how you can be a part of The Business Showcase! + continue reading

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