Arts/Education

Southwest Baptist University has released its Spring 2022 graduate and honor roll lists. Spring 2022 Graduates from the area include:  Mountain View - Darla Bell, Associate of Science; Tiffany Counterman, Associate of Science; Heather Keeton, Associate of Science; Mary Kate Lennan, Associate...
Meeting in special session on May 31, the Willow Springs R-IV School Board unanimously voted to increase teacher salaries across the district.  At a motion by Adam Webb, which was seconded by Matt Hobson, the school board approved:  - 3% increase to the base on the certified salary schedule...
The Texas County Memorial Hospital Healthcare Foundation plans to award multiple educational scholarships for the fall 2022 academic year. The organization is currently accepting applications for the scholarships. The TCMH Healthcare Foundation Educational Scholarship Program is designed to...
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The West Plains School District Board of Education has appointed Dr. Wesley Davis to serve as the Superintendent of Schools for the 2022 - 2023 school year. The decision follows the resignation of Dr. Lori Wilson, who has been named the incoming assistant superintendent of Ozarks School District...
The Ozark Board of Education has hired Dr. Lori Wilson as the Interim Assistant Superintendent of Business and Chief Financial Officer. This was done through a vote at the May 12 school board meeting. According to a press release on the Ozark School District's webpage, Wilson will replace the...
Officials with the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) workforce development office were recently awarded a "Women in Welding" workforce grant by the Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation (MSLF). This workforce grant will provide for a week-long intensive welding training class...
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A familiar face has returned to Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) to lead its university communications team. Dakota Bates, a 2012 graduate of MSU-WP and a former admission counselor, began his duties as director of university communications Tuesday, May 10. He replaces Ian Camejo...
Career and technical education and associated facilities were part of discussion at the May 9 meeting of the Willow Springs school board. Superintendent Bill Hall introduced two topics on the evening’s agenda – the future use of the former Missouri Department of Transportation buildings and a...
Back by popular demand, The Savannah Sipping Society is a delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy that focuses around four unique Southern women all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines. These women are drawn together by fate, hot yoga, and an impromptu happy hour in which they...
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Several students from the Willow Springs Elementary, classes kindergarten through fourth, had their art featured at the recent Art Around Town art show held at the West Plains Civic Center. Two artists from Willow Springs Elementary won awards at the Art Around Town, Ashlynn Welton-Leigh won...

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