Professor Michael Stewart (in the back of the group with a light colored vest) of the University of Illinois Geology Department, discusses a rock formation along Missouri Highway 21 with a group of students. The students are tasked to find a fault in the rhyolite - rock of volcanic origin that is some 1.6 billion years old. Stewart said this spot, and other geologically significant spots in the Valley, draw geologists and their students from all over the midwest year after year.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
You probably drive by a “road cut” along Missouri Highway 21 near Main Street in Ironton every day. To most people it is an insignificant, dull rock formation. However others who visit the spot every year find it a vitual learning experience. “The is a world class location,... + continue reading

Steve Blanton of Dad’s Garden in rural Ironton (far right) and his friend Gene Austin of Ironton stand by a flourishing tomato plant in a greenhouse at Dad’s Garden.

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Outside it is 40 degrees and windy, but inside the greenhouse, healthy tomato plants hold beautiful red and orange-yellow fruits, green onions stand ready to chop and lettuce overflows from a tower pot. A particularly striking tomato plant is six or seven feet high and pushes at the top of the... + continue reading

Sharing the Harvest - Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Agent Sarah Ettinger-Dietzel and Arcadia Valley Food Pantry Manager Shirley Pennington unload packages of ground venison donated to the pantry by local hunters through the MDC’s “Share the Harvest” program.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Iron County Hunters have donated 750 pounds of ground venison to the Arcadia Valley Food Bank and the South Iron Food Bank through the Missouri Depart of Conservation’s “Share the Harvest” program. “That is more than double what was donated last year,” said Iron... + continue reading

Lifetime Achievement Award - Ruth Ann Short was honored for her lifetime of public service by the Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce Saturday night at the organization’s annual meeting.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Members of the Arcadia Valley Chamber of Commerce gathered Saturday evening at Meadow Heights Church in Ironton for the organization’s annual banquet meeting. Chamber President Brian Parker addressed the crowd noting that the evening theme “Coming ‘round the Mountains,”... + continue reading

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04/18/2018
A Pilot Knob man was killed last week in a head-on collision on MO Highway 72 in Iron County. Three other locals received injuries ranging from minor to moderate.  Daniel D. Thomlinson, 26, of Pilot Knob died at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, where he had been transported following the... + continue reading
04/18/2018
You probably drive by a “road cut” along Missouri Highway 21 near Main Street in Ironton every day. To most people it is an insignificant, dull rock formation. However others who visit the spot every year find it a vitual learning experience. “The is a world class location,... + continue reading

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04/18/2018
A Pilot Knob man was killed last week in a head-on collision on MO Highway 72 in Iron County. Three other locals received injuries ranging from minor to moderate.  Daniel D. Thomlinson, 26, of Pilot Knob died at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur, where he had been transported following the... + continue reading

Professor Michael Stewart (in the back of the group with a light colored vest) of the University of Illinois Geology Department, discusses a rock formation along Missouri Highway 21 with a group of students. The students are tasked to find a fault in the rhyolite - rock of volcanic origin that is some 1.6 billion years old. Stewart said this spot, and other geologically significant spots in the Valley, draw geologists and their students from all over the midwest year after year.

04/18/2018
You probably drive by a “road cut” along Missouri Highway 21 near Main Street in Ironton every day. To most people it is an insignificant, dull rock formation. However others who visit the spot every year find it a vitual learning experience. “The is a world class location,... + continue reading

Sports

Arcadia Valley’s Gracee Smith dribbles the basketball on a fast break in the Lady Tigers’ 87-64 win over Twin Rivers in the District Tournament. Katie Whited runs down the left side. Smith had 20 points and Whited had 16.  

 

03/08/2018
The Arcadia Valley Lady Tigers beat Twin Rivers 87-64 in the semi-finals of the Class 3 District Tournament on February 19 at Fredericktown.  Josie Landrum led the Lady Tigers in scoring with... + continue reading

Help MDC by reporting tagged paddlefish! Remember please do NOT remove tags from undersized or released paddlefish. 

08/03/18 -

Community

Thursday, 05/04/18
Arcadia Valley High School math students competed at the recent 48th Annual MAMTA Math Contest held at Mineral Area College in Park Hills. The students are taught by Michele Spitzmiller. Among the... + continue reading

Lesterville Future Business Leaders of America members.

 

16/03/18 -

Iron County Clerk Virginia Queen gives the oath of office to newly elected 2018 County Extension Council officers and members.

08/03/18 -

Debra Henk (left) receives a Certificate of Appreciation from the University of Missouri’s Vice-Chancellor’s office for her tenure with the Missouri Extension. Making the presentation is Janet Kline, the extension’s regional director. Kline was involve with the local council’s hiring of Henk as the 4H Youth Specialist some 16 1/2 years ago

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Valley Views

04/17/2018
Ready Player One is acclaimed director Steven Spielberg’s (Jaws) most recent film that adapts a novel of the same name by Earnest Cline.  The novel was a mixture of 1980’s pop-... + continue reading