Joining John (left) on the Honor Flight was his twin brother, Carl Mertens (right). They both had the opportunity to meet up with their niece, Laura Mertens, a resident of the Washington D.C. area. John is an Army vet, while Carl is a Navy vet.

Monday, September 24, 2018
Since 2009, the Central Missouri Honor Flight organization has been giving elderly veterans a free trip to Washington D.C. to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. John Mertens of Ironton recently returned from such a trip and was enthusiastic in recommending it to other vets... + continue reading

Kathy Ellis (center), Democratic candidate for 8th District U.S. Representative, met with local supporters on Monday, Aug. 20 at the FDC Restaurant in Pilot Knob. Among those attending were Roxanne Parker (right) and Ann Gettinger (left). Ellis had planned to canvass the community beginning at noon but thunderstorms changed those plans.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
Kathy Ellis (center), Democratic candidate for 8th District U.S. Representative, met with local supporters on Monday, Aug. 20 at the FDC Restaurant in Pilot Knob. Among those attending were Roxanne Parker (right) and Ann Gettinger (left). Ellis had planned to canvass the community beginning at noon... + continue reading

Libby Turner and her mom, Betsy, at the Matterhorn in Switzerland.

Thursday, September 6, 2018
An Arcadia Valley High School student was among a group of Missouri musicians who toured Europe this summer for a series of concerts. Libby Turner, the daugher of Corby and Betsy Turner of rural Arcadia, was nominated by her band instructor, Charles Lee, for the tour, organized by Voyagers... + continue reading

Family tradition - Abbey Rouse applies frosting to some cupcakes with the help of her little brother, Tanner.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
By Randi Sargent Abbey Rouse, age 10, adjusts a gallon-sized bag of blue frosting in her hands as she decorates two trays of cupcakes. Her parents, Darwin and Katherine Rouse, owners of Thee Abbey Kitchen, are not the only entrepreneurs in the bakery business, and Abbey isn’t the only kid... + continue reading

Mark Twain National Forest (Potosi-Fredericktown District) Supervisor Sherri Schwenke explains the latest Crane Lake efforts in a public meeting last week in Arcadia.

Thursday, July 19, 2018
The good news about Crane Lake is that the engineering studies have concluded the dam is fixable, although the kind of repairs has not yet been determined and that decision might take another year and a half. In the meantime, the National Forest Service has accepted bids for the construction of... + continue reading

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09/24/2018
Since 2009, the Central Missouri Honor Flight organization has been giving elderly veterans a free trip to Washington D.C. to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. John Mertens of Ironton recently returned from such a trip and was enthusiastic in recommending it to other vets... + continue reading
09/24/2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff will lead two guided hikes to the top of Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Hike participants will meet at 9:30 a.m. each day at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site. During the hike, staff and... + continue reading

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Joining John (left) on the Honor Flight was his twin brother, Carl Mertens (right). They both had the opportunity to meet up with their niece, Laura Mertens, a resident of the Washington D.C. area. John is an Army vet, while Carl is a Navy vet.

09/24/2018
Since 2009, the Central Missouri Honor Flight organization has been giving elderly veterans a free trip to Washington D.C. to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor. John Mertens of Ironton recently returned from such a trip and was enthusiastic in recommending it to other vets... + continue reading
09/24/2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff will lead two guided hikes to the top of Pilot Knob National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Hike participants will meet at 9:30 a.m. each day at Battle of Pilot Knob State Historic Site. During the hike, staff and... + continue reading

Sports

The Arcadia Valley Tigers Varsity Baseball Team is (kneeling, left to right) Dawson Couch, Titan Armstrong, Jacob Gibbs, Kyle Helms, Eli Vandergriff, Luke Savage, Will Erpenbach, Matthew Jarvis, Hunter Smith, Isaiah Eudy, and Brandon Logan; and (standing, l-r) Head Coach John Inman, Jackson Lamb, Drew Tedford, Taylon Jones, Corbin Rea, Stephen Pursley, Carter Brogan, Keagan Lawlor, Evan Maxwell, and Assistant Coach Steve Thomas. 

09/06/2018
The Arcadia Valley Tigers Varsity Baseball Team beat Bismarck 11-1 in 5-innings on August 28 at Jim Erpenbach Field.  Eli Vandergriff was the winning pitcher. In 5 innings, he allowed 1 hit,... + continue reading

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Rev. Richard Wiskus

Wednesday, 29/08/18
The Rev. Richard Wiskus is the new part-time Vicar at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Ironton. Rev. Wiskus is a Farmington resident who is also a part-time Vicar at All Saints Episcopal... + continue reading

Miss Missouri 2018 Katelyn Lewis recently visited her grandmother Lena Patterson at the Baptist Home.

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09/24/2018
Tag is directed by Jeff Tomsic and stars: Jeremy Renner (The Avengers) as Jerry, Ed Helms (The Hangover) as Hogan, Jake Johnson (The Mummy) as Chilli, Jon Hamm (Baby Driver) as Bob, Annabelle Wallis... + continue reading

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