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Oct

AVHS Queen candidates

Arcadia Valley High School Fall Festival Queen candidates have been selected by their fellow students. From left are Freshman Briley Whited (daughter of Tim and Kiley Whited), Sophomore Makayla Moise (daughter of Jason and Jill Moise), Junior Alexa Holder (daughter of Mike and Chris Holder) and Senior Carly Harbison (daughter of Rick and Dana Ward). The new Queen will be crowned during a ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 17.
 
Thu
01
Oct

IC Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

The members of the Iron County Farm Bureau held their annual meeting On Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Lions Club Fairgrounds pavilion in Ironton. Dan Cassidy, the chief administrative officer of the Missouri Farm Bureau was the guest speaker for the meeting. He was joined by B. J. Tanksley, the organization’s regional coordinator.

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Oct

Treaster charged with felony stealing

A former Ironton funeral home owner has been charged with four counts of theft/stealing related to the sale of pre-need funeral plans. George Treaster was arrested on Sept. 21 by Iron County Sheriff’s Deputies. He was released on $30,000 cash bond and awaits a court hearing on Thursday, Oct. 8.

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10
Sep

IC Fair to return during Mountain Music Fest

Thu
10
Sep

Lifesaving actions recognized by Patrol

The Commanding Officer of the Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop E, Capt. George Ridens, came to Ironton last week to recognize the heroic and life-saving actions of five individuals. The five were campers and floaters on Big Creek on a rainy day last June who reacted to an emergency and saved the life of 74-year-old Earl Rayfield.
 
Thu
10
Sep

Potosi man wins $50,000 with scratcher

Barry Sitze is a lucky man. He has a wife, Shawntay, two grown sons and a grandchild, with another one on the way. He is also at a transition in his life. After being laid off at his old job, he decided to go back to college. Despite the setback, Sitze is excited about his future. He is working towards a degree as a medical equipment technician and hopes to work in the St. Louis area after graduation.
 
Thu
10
Sep

Arcadia Amtrak project let for bids

An Amtrak train stop in Arcadia is fast becoming a reality. Bids specifications have been advertised and a bid opening is expected on Oct. 1. “A “green light” is shining on a railroad signal light that was donated and installed by Conway Goehman at the Whistle Junction train station in Arcadia,” said Carol Kelsheimer, a member of Our Town Tomorrow and a motivating force behind the project.
 
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10
Sep

MCB Judges to visit Annapolis Sept. 14

Missouri Community Betterment Judges will be at the Annapolis Community Center Monday, Sept. 14 at 2:15 p.m. The judging team will assess the community improvement process based upon the following: Community Projects, Community Planning and Goal Setting, Volunteer Participation, Funding, Community Involvement, Progress of Goals, Youth Involvement and Community Impact.
 
Thu
10
Sep

Clark’s Pharmacy associates pool brain power, share treasure

“We didn’t know it was a Treasure Hunt day until we picked up the paper,” said Rachel Stricklan. The “we” she mentioned are her associates at Clark’s Pharmacy who place the game “every week it is in the paper.”
 

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