Dollar General Fire - A fire did extensive damage to a Dollar General Store last week in Ironton. Firemen from 16 departments cooperated in bringing the blaze under control.

Sunday, April 16, 2017
A fire last week did major damage to an Ironton business. The Ironton Fire Department received a report of a fire at Dollar General Store on East Russell Street in Ironton on Tuesday, April 4. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Yates said the department made it to the scene at 5:17 p.m.  By the... + continue reading

Shattered Dreams

Friday, March 31, 2017
“Shattered Dreams,” a mock accident, was presented Friday at South Iron High School in Annapolis. The event involved students, the Iron County Ambulance District, South Iron Fire Department, Annapolis Police, Iron County Sheriff’s Dept., the Highway Patrol, and others. It is... + continue reading

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

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04/16/2017
A fire last week did major damage to an Ironton business. The Ironton Fire Department received a report of a fire at Dollar General Store on East Russell Street in Ironton on Tuesday, April 4. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Yates said the department made it to the scene at 5:17 p.m.  By the... + continue reading
04/16/2017
A mere 23.51 percent of the registered voters in Iron County turned out Tuesday, April 4 for the municipal/school election.   The most interest seemed to be on four tax issues, one for the county, one for Ozark Regional Library, one for the South Iron School District, and one for the City... + continue reading

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Dollar General Fire - A fire did extensive damage to a Dollar General Store last week in Ironton. Firemen from 16 departments cooperated in bringing the blaze under control.

04/16/2017
A fire last week did major damage to an Ironton business. The Ironton Fire Department received a report of a fire at Dollar General Store on East Russell Street in Ironton on Tuesday, April 4. Assistant Fire Chief Mike Yates said the department made it to the scene at 5:17 p.m.  By the... + continue reading
04/16/2017
A mere 23.51 percent of the registered voters in Iron County turned out Tuesday, April 4 for the municipal/school election.   The most interest seemed to be on four tax issues, one for the county, one for Ozark Regional Library, one for the South Iron School District, and one for the City... + continue reading

Sports

03/31/2017
by Randall Cox The Arcadia Valley Tigers High School Baseball Team beat Lesterville on March 20 at Jim Erpenbach Field.  Stephen Pursley was the winning pitcher. He allowed 2 hits, 2 walks... + 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

04/16/2017
When I get around to it an infrequent column by Kip DeVore The paintings on the walls of the elementary school on Madison Street, where Ironton’s Casey’s Store is now, were... + continue reading