Career Tech Center Ag instructor and Future Farmers of America Advisor Richard Brummett, along with the local FFA Chapter Vice-President Katelyn Young, make a presentation Thursday morning before the Iron County Board of Commissioners.

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Representatives of the AV Future Farmers of America Chapter made a presentation at lThursday’s (Aug. 10) regular meeting of the Iron County Board of Commissioners. FFA Advisor Richard Brummett and Vice-President Katelyn Young told the board they would like to spruce up the courthouse... + continue reading

Jennifer Hudzic

 

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
It’s Dixie Stampede’s version of training days for Jennifer Hodzic. The former Ironton resident spends her days - and nights - training animals and performing for thousands at Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede in Branson. Hodzic lives in Branson where her husband, Cory, is a police... + continue reading

Volunteers Linda Bennett, Jim Hemphill and Mariah Fabry do some weeding.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Thanks to the hard work of local volunteers, two installations at the Ozark Regional Library in Ironton tell a different kind of story. In a general way, it is the story of native plants of the area and the other flora and fauna that interact with them. And it all came about with a little bit of... + continue reading

A table full of AV Rocks! co-conspirators gathered Thursday evening at the Arcadia Valley Sports Complex to try out their creativity painting rocks.  Clues to the whereabouts of the brightly colored stones are listed on Facebook and some of them are scattered randomly about. The just-for-fun exercise is just that - an attempt to get people out to get some exercise and to promote this beautiful area we call The Valley. Taking part in the fun are (clockwise from upper right) Richard Brummett, Holly DeMaria, Jenn Sutton, Maddox Sutton, Mason Sutton, Jake Sutton, Emma DeMaria, Sarala Buckman and Mandy DeMaria.  Others came to help later in the evening.  In all, 31 people chipped in to help.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
If there is one thing the Arcadia Valley has plenty of, it is rocks.  They are everywhere in this ancient volcanic region. However, you might start seeing some brightly painted stones if you get out of the house and do some walking. That is what Rich Brummett is trying to do: get... + continue reading

Pat Archambault

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Pat Archambault was known for her sense of style. As an employee in the administration building at Arcadia Valley R2 School District for some 20 years, she was a well-known striking figure. “She was awesome,” said her son, Gregg. “Everybody in The Valley loved her and she was... + continue reading

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08/20/2017
An Ironton woman received minor injuries in a one-car accident on Tuesday, Aug. 8 in St. Francois County. Deanna K. Orrick, 30, of Ironton, was traveling southbound on Route N, one-half mile north of King’s School Road when the accident occurred at 1 p.m., according to a report by the... + continue reading
08/20/2017
When Ken Hobbs bought his 362 acres in Reynolds County, it was pristine and he planned to farm cattle and goats on the land. Then feral hogs moved in. Feral hogs are an aggressive invasive species. Their violent nature, rooting habits, and known diseases pose a threat to wildlife, farm crops, and... + continue reading

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08/20/2017
An Ironton woman received minor injuries in a one-car accident on Tuesday, Aug. 8 in St. Francois County. Deanna K. Orrick, 30, of Ironton, was traveling southbound on Route N, one-half mile north of King’s School Road when the accident occurred at 1 p.m., according to a report by the... + continue reading
08/20/2017
When Ken Hobbs bought his 362 acres in Reynolds County, it was pristine and he planned to farm cattle and goats on the land. Then feral hogs moved in. Feral hogs are an aggressive invasive species. Their violent nature, rooting habits, and known diseases pose a threat to wildlife, farm crops, and... + continue reading

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08/20/2017
Van Buren - Many areas at Ozark National Scenic Riverways have been reopened following the historic flood that swept through the region at the end of April and early May.  While a remarkable... + continue reading

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Thursday, 20/07/17
Kids and teens ages 8-18 are invited to attend Ozark Regional Library’s Summer Reading Carnival event to be held on July 22, 2017 from 10 a.m.-noon.   Circus Kaput is bringing a... + continue reading

Valley Views

08/02/2017
Dear Editor, The Republican Party will not repeal and replace Obama Care.  It’s not going to happen. Over 50 times the House voted to repeal it and now cannot do it. Why?... + continue reading

Vandals painted hate symbols on the brand new entrance sign to Berryman Campground during late-June.  Such vandalism can leave bad impressions of the national forest and surrounding area, especially to visitors coming from outside the local area.  Annually, over 6,000 people come to Washington and Crawford counties from distant places to participate in competitive trail events on the Ozark Trail and Berryman National Recreation Trail; the events often use Berryman Campground as a starting point.

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