Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
The Willow Springs Bears hosted the annual Steve Waggoner Invitational Cross Country Meet at the Thomas F. Benyo Golf Course on September 8. All told, 497 runners competed on the grassy hills of the course. 
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
The meeting for public comment on a proposed Scenic Byway through Howell County ended abruptly when raucous opposition deteriorated into shouted insults. Presenter Eric Hermanson was visibly shaking as he put an end to the meeting prematurely and began breaking down his displays.    Tuesday...
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On the evening of Sept. 14, Texas County Deputies responded to a business in Cabool to investigate a reported assault. Deputies were advised that the incident occurred at a residence on Colburn Road. The victim, a 61-year-old male was observed by deputies to have a large laceration on his face....
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
The Willow Springs Bears hosted the annual Steve Waggoner Invitational Cross Country Meet at the Thomas F. Benyo Golf Course on September 8. All told, 497 runners competed on the grassy hills of the course.  In the middle school girls' race, Willow Springs had only one runner, but Sydney Lumby...
A 21-year-old Moody man drowned at the Hammond Camp swimming area. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ryan McGee waded too deep into the water on September 4 at around 3:45 p.m. and never resurfaced.  McGee was pronounced dead at the scene by Ozark County Coroner Gene Britt at 8:40...
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On the Floor Dance Studio’s competitive clogging team, Burn the Floor, recently traveled to the USA National Clogging Championships in Nashville, TN over Labor Day weekend. Teams from across the U.S. competed at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Burn the Floor consists of cloggers...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe gave the keynote address as the families of the fallen, representatives of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, donors, and members of the public gathered to dedicate a memorial on Tuesday, Aug. 30. The memorial recognizes the three Troop G officers who made the...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
MUNCH (Missourians United to Combat Hunger) is a food pantry and thrift store in Willow Springs that feeds 1,500 people every month. To finance their efforts, MUNCH also operates the thrift store. Donations to the thrift store attract thieves who pick through the donations for the best items and...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Christian Women's Connection has taken over the use of the old Town and Country building on Fifth St. in Mountain View. The main work of their ministry is hosting clothing giveaway events. The volunteers report their most recent event provided free used clothing for 2,433 individuals from 583...
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Humanitarian Award to honor a southwest Missouri resident for service that contributes to the betterment of their community. The deadline for nominations is noon, Friday, Sept. 23. Nominations must be made online at formstack.com/forms/CFO-...
This month is the annual “Sleepers in September" clothing drive for Newborns In Need. Too many babies do not have enough clothing or blankets to keep them warm during these cold winter months.  The local Newborns In Need chapter is doing that for them, in the best way they know how. Community...

Sports

The Willow Springs Middle School Cross Country team competed in the Joe Bill Dixon Invitational held on Sept. 30 in West Plains. The top 20 medaled in each race. Boys Results: Austin Johnson came...
 
 

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