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A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Ozarks Wednesday night. Local residents from Summersville to Willow Springs to Raymondville to Thayer reported feeling the effects. 
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Missouri State House of Representatives David Evans (R-154), Bennie Cook (R-142), and Ron Copeland (R-143) hosted a fundraising event at Pizza Americana Tuesday night. Each man is running for reelection in April. 
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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Route 14 in Douglas County will be CLOSED as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace the culvert under the roadway.The road will be CLOSED between County Road 347 and County Road 252.                                                            Weather permitting, the road will CLOSE...
The Willow Springs Arts Council and The STARS Foundation are excited to sponsor an evening of wonderful Christmas music performed by the Southern Ozarks Community Orchestra and The STARS Foundation. There will be two chances to see this extraordinary concert entitled “Bells of Christmas with...
Liberty sophomore Angel Lopez sustained a serious head injury during the SCA Championship game on November 12 at Ava. He was transported to a hospital for emergency surgery during the game. Lopez’s family has shared an update on his recovery on social media thanking the community for their...
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Preliminary data published by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on November 24 shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,...
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The Howell County Sheriff’s Office and the West Plains School District released separate statements this afternoon informing parents and the community that the School Resource Officer (SRO) at South Fork Elementary has been arrested and charged with sex crimes. Formal charges of statutory sodomy...
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Cody Ward left Willow Springs for boot camp with the United States Air Force on July 13, just five weeks after graduating with the Class of 2021. Before leaving for his first permanent duty station near Anchorage, Alaska, Ward has 17 days of free time. He started his home visit with seven...
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Flames destroyed a home just outside of Willow Springs on County Road 5460 Sunday night. Crews from Eleven Point, Willow Springs, Pomona, and Mountain View Fire Departments responded to combat the blaze. They fought the fire for two hours but returned at 2:00 a.m. to quell a second outbreak of...
On Friday, November 19, at approximately 8:58 p.m., the West Plains Police Department and the West Plains Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 1500 Block of BB Highway. The caller indicated there were two individuals stuck in the residence. Upon arrival, the first officers at the...
On November 15, at approximately 5:55 a.m., the West Plains Police Department received a report of a vehicle crash on US Highway 63 north of Lanton Road. Upon arrival, officers discovered a two-vehicle head-on crash in the southbound lanes of Highway 63.  Officers determined one driver, Otis A...
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A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the Ozarks Wednesday night. Local residents from Summersville to Willow Springs to Raymondville to Thayer reported feeling the effects.  The quake occurred near Poplar Bluff, 4.5 miles south of Williamsville at 8:53 p.m., according to the University of Memphis...

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State Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-33) presented Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) Grizzly Volleyball Head Coach Paula Wiedemann with a proclamation from the Missouri Senate. The proclamation...
 
 

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