The Spring Mountain Music Festival was held on May 17, 18, and 19 on the Courthouse Square in Ironton. Here a  group of musicians gather for an informal pickin’ session on the square.  Other groups performed in another area of the lawn.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
The Spring Mountain Music Festival was held on May 17, 18, and 19 on the Courthouse Square in Ironton. Here a  group of musicians gather for an informal pickin’ session on the square.  Other groups performed in another area of the lawn. + continue reading

An open house was held Saturday, May 11, for the spruced up caboose at the Arcadia Amtrak Station. - Kathleen Guinan of Annapolis and Carol Kelsheimer chat in the knotty pine interior of the railroad car.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
An open house was held Saturday, May 11, for the spruced up caboose at the Arcadia Amtrak Station. - Kathleen Guinan of Annapolis and Carol Kelsheimer chat in the knotty pine interior of the railroad car. + continue reading

U.S. Congressman Jason Smith (R-8th District) was the keynote speaker for the Iron County Republicans’ Lincoln Day gathering Saturday at Thee Abbey Kitchen in Arcadia.

Friday, April 26, 2019
Local Republicans gathered Saturday at Thee Abbey Kitchen in Arcadia for the 2019 Lincoln Day event. A number of statewide office holders attended, including Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe, Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick, and keynote speaker U.S. Congressman Jason Smith. The event is designed for... + continue reading

This is the carcass of a 10-year-old bull elk that was shot and left near the Log Yard area of Shannon County. An adult cow elk was also shot and left in the area. MDC asks that anyone with information on this poaching case call (573) 226-3616, ext. 226, or Operation Game Thief at 1-800-392-1111.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is still looking for leads on the two elk shot in Shannon County Feb. 8, near the Log Yard. The Conservation Federation of Missouri (CFM) and Operation Game Thief (OGT) are now offering a $8,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of the... + continue reading

Mural renovation under way - A mural at the intersection of Main Street and Highway 21 that depicts the Battle of Pilot Knob is receiving a facelift. Six of the 12 panels are already being refurbished with the other six to be completed tentatively by the end of April.

Friday, March 22, 2019
The mural has been a greeter for out-of-town visitors for over a decade. However, since it is a bit weathered, it is getting a face-light. The 48 feet long mural depicts The Battle of Pilot Knob and is located near the intersection of Missouri Highway 21 and Ironton’s Main Street. Over a... + continue reading

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05/23/2019
A three-year project by Iron County’s Presiding Commissioner, assisted by nearly all the local county elected officials in testifying before state committees, has led to the way mining royalties on federal forest land are distributed. The result will be more money for Iron and Reynolds... + continue reading
05/23/2019
A Caledonia man received moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon, May 11. Devin M. Hawkins, 27, of Caledonia was taken by ambulance to Washington County Memorial Hospital, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Hawkins was driving a 1998 Ford Ranger... + continue reading

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05/23/2019
A three-year project by Iron County’s Presiding Commissioner, assisted by nearly all the local county elected officials in testifying before state committees, has led to the way mining royalties on federal forest land are distributed. The result will be more money for Iron and Reynolds... + continue reading
05/23/2019
A Caledonia man received moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Saturday afternoon, May 11. Devin M. Hawkins, 27, of Caledonia was taken by ambulance to Washington County Memorial Hospital, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol. Hawkins was driving a 1998 Ford Ranger... + continue reading

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04/26/2019
The Arcadia Valley Track Teams went to the Salem Meet on April 9. Boys Team results: Josiah Lantz was 6th in the 1600 Meter Run with a time of  5:18.04. Dawson Couch was 8th in the 110 Meter... + continue reading

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Thursday, 23/05/19
Readers of all ages will explore “A Universe of Stories,” with topics from space to science fiction and more this summer as the Ozark Regional Library presents its summer reading program... + continue reading

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05/23/2019
Unanticipated consequences Dear Editor, Every week I read another column in The Mountain Echo from Rep. Jason Smith. Every week he keeps telling us how great Donald Trump is. We already... + 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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