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Several weeks of investigation by the Willow Springs Police Department culminated in the execution of a search warrant at a house in the 400 block of West Fourth St. in Willow Springs last Friday. 
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Youth of the Year
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
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Several weeks of investigation by the Willow Springs Police Department culminated in the execution of a search warrant at a house in the 400 block of West Fourth St. in Willow Springs last Friday.  “The house has been on our radar. We have been investigating, watching, and gathering information...
Following the filing of formal charges, details have been released that paint a clearer picture of the violent morning that left one victim dead and three in critical condition.  According to a probable cause statement filed by Chief Deputy Rich Matteson of the Oregon County Sheriff’s...
Youth of the Year
The annual awards banquet hosted by the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce looked a bit different this year. Not only was the event held on April 10, instead of in January, but the Chamber board, helmed for the first time by Kim Fredrick of West Plains Bank, opted for a more casual approach to...
One man is dead and three other victims are receiving treatment for critical injuries after a shooting in a Koshkonong convenience store on Saturday morning. During a press conference that afternoon, Public Information Officer for Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop G, Sergeant Jeff Kinder,...
Tuesday’s municipal elections were marked by low voter turnout. Only 5.77% of registered voters in Howell County came out to cast votes in the various municipal and county-wide questions put before them. The numbers reported below are sourced from the Howell County Clerk’s office.     ...
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
The Easter Egg Hunt took place at Booster Field in Willow Springs on April 3. The Lions Club spearheaded, set up, and staffed the event. Volunteers from the Senior Center stuffed the 5,000 eggs with more than 15,000 pieces of candy and toys. Youngsters and families showed up by the hundred on a...
Howell County Sheriff’s Office released a report on March 9 confirming that human remains were found on private property on State Route 17 near West Plains.  In a press release on April 5, the agency confirmed the remains are those of Dustin Clark, 35, of West Plains.  At press time,...
Despite the record low temperatures caused by February’s polar vortex, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative customers will not see a rate increase this year, confirmed Myles Smith, Director of Member Services for HOEC.  While local municipalities are struggling to devise solutions to almost $1...
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It may have seemed like spring would never arrive this year, but morel season is upon us. To participate in Howell County News’s annual morel mushroom photo caption, submit a photo of your most impressive morel haul. The editor will evaluate entries for size and quantity of the mushrooms, as well...

Sports

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The boy’s Varsity tennis continued to enjoy their winning streak this week, notching another win at home against Salem. Varsity won 9 to 0. The junior varsity tennis players also walked away with a 7...
 
 

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