Bridge Replacement

Saturday, March 2, 2019
Bridge Replacement - Work is under way on a new bridge over Big Creek on Missouri Highway 49 south of Annapolis.  The Missouri Department of Transportation awarded the $2,102,127 contract to Robertson Contractors, Inc. last November. + continue reading

Iron County Presiding Commissioner Jim Scaggs (right) testifies at the Missouri Senate’s Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee hearing on Senate Bill 202 (Mine Royalties) on Wednesday, February 13. At left is Sen. Gary Romine, the Senate sponsor of the bill.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Bills introduced this session into the Missouri Senate and House would change the way royalties from mining activities in counties are distributed. Approval by the legislature would mean more money available to the Iron and Reynolds county governments. The Senate’s Commerce, Consumer... + continue reading

Weapons, drugs and cash were discovered when officers serve a search warrant at a rural Iron County residence Friday evening (February 8). Three people have been arrested and Iron County Sheriff Roger Medley said he expects more arrests in the ongoing investigation.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Three people were arrested after officers served a search warrant at a rural Iron County residence. As stated in a written release by Sheriff Roger Medley, the warrant was served at 1295 State Highway D at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 8. The Iron County Sheriff’s Office... + continue reading

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03/02/2019
Iron County – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and USDA Wildlife Services report government feral hog trappers experience difficulties with vandalism and trespassing at trapping sites. The public can help by educating others on feral hog damage, reporting feral hog sign, and... + continue reading
03/02/2019
A Bunker man was fatally injured in a one-car accident Thursday, February 21, in Reynolds County. Robert F. McDowell, 39, of Bunker was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. at the scene of the accident by Reynolds County Coroner Jeff McSpadden, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol.... + continue reading

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When hog hunters allow hunting dogs in and around feral hog traps it disturbs the trapping scene and causes feral hogs to leave the area. Consequently, the feral hog trapping team spends additional hours tracking the dispersed feral hogs and moving and resetting traps, sometimes to multiple locations. It can add months of work and expense to a trapping effort.

03/02/2019
Iron County – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and USDA Wildlife Services report government feral hog trappers experience difficulties with vandalism and trespassing at trapping sites. The public can help by educating others on feral hog damage, reporting feral hog sign, and... + continue reading
03/02/2019
A Bunker man was fatally injured in a one-car accident Thursday, February 21, in Reynolds County. Robert F. McDowell, 39, of Bunker was pronounced dead at 11:05 p.m. at the scene of the accident by Reynolds County Coroner Jeff McSpadden, according to a report by the Missouri Highway Patrol.... + continue reading

Sports

02/20/2019
The Lesterville Bearcats beat Ellington 54-50 on February 16 at Ellington. Holden Laughman led the Bearcats with 16 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 assists. James Gipson had 14 points and 5 rebounds.... + continue reading

Wayland Ruble

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AVHS Varsity Volleyball players who earned Academic All-State honors include: (back row, from left) Maddie DeMent, Katie Whited, Gracee Smith, Cierra Layton, Kirsten Day, (front row, from left) Laney Tucker, Macey Browers, and Josie Landrum. The team is coached by Tara Lamb.

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Community

Wednesday, 20/02/19
Park Hills – The Mineral Area College Dean’s List has been announced for the Fall 2018 semester. Students at the Park Hills-based community college who are so honored must •... + continue reading

Winter Recital

Students at The Arcadian Academy of Music in Ironton were featured in a winter recital held Sunday, December 16.  Among the students were (first row, from left) Alex Trowbride, Abbey Rouse, Amelia Stringham, Samuel Buckner, Nadia Parker, (second row, from left) Dylan George, Kailyn George, Austin Bradshaw, Gatlin Portell, Mackenzie McAllister, Liam Ring, Allison LaBrot, Emily Parker (teacher), Audrey McCulley, Desirae Conrad, Megan Cooper and Nataly Walker.

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Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hitchings

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Valley Views

02/20/2019
Alita: Battle Angel is the long awaited film from Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) and it stars Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained), Dr. Dyson Ido and Rosa Salazar (Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials) as Alita... + continue reading

Video

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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