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MDC virtual event will have update on Trans Ozark Trail System project

The Ozarks Trail is a nearly 400-mile hiking trail that winds through the Missouri Ozarks. The Ozarks Highlands Trail is a 218-mile trail in northern Arkansas. When these two trails get connected, it will form a 700-mile trail of hiking delight that will showcase the beauty of the Ozarks. People can get a progress report…

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Reflections from the Road

Winter Song Part 1 by Rick Mansfield       What follows is the first part of a four-column allegory.  I trust all will find it entertaining; perhaps, even, a bit inspiring.  Like all good fables, it is founded in truth.       William Smith had not visited the cabin on Turtle Creek for many years.  Had not roamed any…

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Judge Orders New Election

Circuit Judge Kelley Parker ordered a new primary election to be held for the Republican nomination for Iron County Sheriff. A judgement was issued Thursday. The new election will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22. Parker heard testimony late Wednesday afternoon and evening from numerous witnesses brought in by Sheriff Roger Medley’s attorney’s Derrick Good and Natalie…

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Taxpayers Need to Resume Payments

The IRS is now requiring taxpayers who took advantage of the People First Initiative tax relief and did not make previously owed tax payments between March 25 to July 15 that they need to restart their payments.  As the IRS continues to reopen its operations across the country, taxpayers who were in payment agreements and…

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Turner Wins Logo Contest

The winner of the Mineral Area Council on the Arts’ Logo Contest has been announced as Rebecca Turner, of Bismarck.  Turner teaches art classes at Arcadia Valley Middle School and High School.  She plays an active supporting role in the creation and recognition of her students’ artwork.  Her students participate successfully in contests across the…

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UPDATE: Endangered Silver Advisory Alert Cancelled for Jefferson County Man

Brian R. SpeicherUPDATE: The endangered SILVER advisory issued Tuesday for Briand Speicher has been cancelled.  Speicher has been located safely at a hospital. ______________________________________________________________________________ The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has issued an Endangered SILVER Advisory for a missing adult incident that occurred at 185 Daisy Drive, Fenton, MO at 1440 on 06/09/2020. The endangered SILVER…

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Dedication Ceremony Sunday for New POW/MIA Memorial

A dedication ceremony for a new monument will be held this weekend at Veterans Memorial Park that is located behind the baseball field near Clearwater High School in Piedmont. The dedication has been set for Sunday, May 31, at 2 p.m. Sherry Hills will be the opening soloist and State Rep. Chris Dinkins will be…

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Basketball Scores

Class 1 Playoff Scores Boys Basketball Dora 59 South Iron 54   Girls Basketball South Iron 47 Norwood 45 South Iron girls will play Naylor Saturday at 1 p.m. at Van Buren High School.

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Bollinger Elected Historical Society President

David Bollinger of Greenville, a twenty-one-year member of the Wayne County Historical Society and past Vice-President, was elected to lead the Historical Society in the ensuing year as its President. Bollinger becomes only the fourth President of the society in its thirty-four-year history. He was elected unanimously at a meeting of the Board of Directors…

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