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Thu
04
May

Books available this week at Ozark Regional Library

If you don’t see it at your local branch, ask your librarian to order it for you (or you can go to the online catalogue and place a hold on the item yourself).

 

Fiction

•Cabot, Amanda. A Stolen Heart (Cimarron Creek)

•Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. Death’s Bright Dart

•Connolly, Sheila. Cruel Winter: A County Cork Mystery 

•Deaver, Jeffery. The Burial Hour: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

•Harris, C.S. Where the Dead Lie

•Hatcher, Robin Lee. You’ll Think of Me

•Heley, Veronica. False Fire

•Jance, J. A. Man Overboard

•Johansen, Iris. No Easy Target

•Malliet, G.M. Devil’s Breath: A Max Tudor Mystery

•McCall Smith, Alexander. My Italian Bulldozer

•Miller, Carolyn. The Elusive Miss Ellison

•Paretsky, Sara. Fallout

Fri
28
Apr

Rice selected for Agribusiness Academy

AV Career Tech FFA member Chelsie Rice receives a Missouri Agribusiness Academy certificate during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention, April 20-21, in Columbia, Missouri. Pictured with Rice is Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn. Rice will attend the academy, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, this summer.

AV Career Tech FFA member Chelsie Rice receives a Missouri Agribusiness Academy certificate during the 89th Missouri FFA Convention, April 20-21, in Columbia, Missouri. Pictured with Rice is Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn.

Rice will attend the academy, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, this summer.

The Missouri FFA has 26,057 members representing 342 chapters. The national organization has more than 649,000 members representing 7,589 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Fri
28
Apr

Local essay contest winners represent BREC in Washington

BREC Director Bill Hovis presented awards to the Youth Tour Finalists. (left to right, front row) Rebecca Campbell, Lesterville R-IV; Danielle Trokey, Lesterville R-IV; Elizabeth Ratliff, Lesterville R-IV and Brook Horrell, Leopold. (left to right, back row) Bailey Stamp, Fredericktown R-I; Carson Stephens, Fredericktown R-I; Brice Jansen, Leopold R-III; Shelby Schreckenberg, Leopold R-III and Brianne Cooper, Arcadia Valley R-II. 

BREC’s Annual Youth Tour Essay Contest challenged high school juniors to learn more about their electric cooperative while competing for the “trip of a lifetime.” 

Students were asked to write an essay focusing on the importance of the Seven Cooperative Principles. 

Nine finalists were selected from entries across the BREC system. Those finalists presented their essays to family, friends and a panel of judges April 20 at BREC’s headquarters in Fredericktown. 

Students were competing to win one of three, all-expenses paid trips to the Rural Electric Youth Tour in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. 

BREC’s winners will join approximately 100 other winners selected by Missouri electric cooperatives and 1,600 delegates from across the nation for an unforgettable week of learning and fun.  

Sun
05
Mar

FBLA students compete at Dist. 12

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

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. 

Fifteen students advance to the FBLA State Leadership Conference which is held in Springfield in April.

FBLA provides members the opportunity to hone their skills that will help them now and in the future. FBLA’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. 

Among the winners were: 1st Place

Business Ethics - Haylee Walker & Makayla Moise

Public Speaking I - Hannah-Beth Walker

Public Speaking II - Haylee Walker

Introduction to Business Presentation - Hannah-Beth Walker and Katie Wren

Business Law - Thomas Fisk

Introduction to Financial Math - Jesse Wren

Journalism - Thomas Fisk

Wed
15
Feb

Sherill receives service award

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.

 

Pam Sherrill, teller at Great Southern Bank in Pilot Knob, has received the 2017 Bill and Ann Turner Distinguished Community Service Award.

This annual award, developed by the Company’s associate-led Community Matters team, emphasizes the importance placed on volunteerism at Great Southern Bank by honoring one outstanding associate who demonstrates excellence in volunteer service to their community.

In appreciation of Sherrill’s outstanding commitment to her community, Great Southern Bank donated $500 to each of the following charities on her behalf: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Arcadia Valley Food Pantry and Our Town Tomorrow.

Thu
02
Feb

New online menus for Arcadia Valley R-II Schools

Starting today, February 1, parents and students at Arcadia Valley School District may view new online school menus.

The nutrition program, managed by OPAA! Food Management, has just launched an interactive menu tool that provides greater insight and information about the menus.

OPAA! has partnered with Nutrislice, whose web site and free smartphone app are powering the updated Arcadia Valley School District menus.

The website, av2.nutrislice.com, lets parents and students view pictures, descriptions, nutritional information, special diet filters, and get carb counts for each day’s menu.  You can also access menus via the free mobile app available on the iTunes App Store for iPhone users or on Google Play for Android-powered smartphones.

Wed
30
Nov

Books available this week at Ozark Regional Library

If you don’t see it at your local branch, ask your librarian to order it for you (or you can go to the online catalogue and place a hold on the item yourself).

 

Fiction

•Blair, Jamie M. Deadly Dog Days

Sun
20
Nov

Class of '66

Class of ‘66 gathers for reunion - The Arcadia Valley High School Class of 1966 held it’s 50th Class Reunion on October 15 at The Abbey. Front row, from left are Darlene Mitchell Jaycox, Beverly Spitzmiller McKenna, Karen Cloin Kitchen, Judy Woods Schumacher, Nancy Whited Peek, Carolyn Price Miller, Jane Rice Barthel, Linda Thomas Freeman, and Joanne Turner Propst, (second row, from left) Susan Epperson Childers, Gary Henley, Vallery Tripp Muncie, Edna Browers Wagoner, Cherie Hicks Adcock, Karen Wilkerson Harter, Gary Gardner, Larry Propst, and Steve Young, and (third row, from left) Jerry Hughes, Mike Johnson, Bud Newhouse, Bill Heller, Rick Carver, Jim Smith, Rob Reichert, Pat McDowell, Tom Rinehart, Leroy Liggett, Garry Moreland and Dan Hall.

 

Class of ‘66 gathers for reunion - The Arcadia Valley High School Class of 1966 held it’s 50th Class Reunion on October 15 at The Abbey.

 

 
Tue
08
Nov

Bundles of Joy

Cade Aaron Middleton

Chad and Rebekah Middleton announce the birth of their son born Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield.

They have named their new baby Cade Aaron Middleton. He weighed 8 lbs., 3 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Roberta and the late Aaron Middleton of Vulcan, Jamie and Rhonda Tuttle of Ironton, and Mike and Sherry Lewis of Pacific.

Wed
02
Nov

Head Start students “Trick or Treat”

Head Start students “Trick or Treat” at the The Mountain Echo office on Friday, Oct. 28.  The kids traditionally visit participating businesses within walking distance on a day close to the holiday. 

 

Head Start students “Trick or Treat” at the The Mountain Echo office on Friday, Oct. 28.  The kids traditionally visit participating businesses within walking distance on a day close to the holiday. 

 

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