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Missouri students can now apply for the Rural Missouri Newspaper Scholarship, a need-based award for up to $40,000 for qualifying students attending the Missouri School of Journalism for four years (eight semesters). Students chosen for the program must be pursuing a degree in journalism or...
Area residents interested in taking classes during the 2022 spring semester at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) can now browse through a list of courses online. The complete 2022 spring semester course listing can be found at WP.MissouriState.edu/Schedule. The schedule includes...
Shelby R. Detwiler, West Plains, has been awarded the Adeline E. Moore Non-Traditional Book Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Detwiler, a 2019 graduate of Willow Springs High School in Willow Springs, is a general studies major at Missouri State-West Plains. She is the...
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Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Administrative Office Foyer at Southwest Baptist University-Mountain View Campus on Monday afternoon to honor and remember a recently lost adjunct faculty member. Mrs. Jimmie Walters passed on September 2, twelve days before her seventieth birthday...
The FFA is fundraising for their trip to the national FFA convention from October 26 to 30. The ten members who have earned the most points participating in FFA activities like this fundraiser will be chosen to go. At this time, the selection of members is to be determined, said sponsor Shiloh...
G&W Foods in Willow Springs has made a donation of $895.05 to Willow Springs Elementary School thanks to their Partners in Education program. Over the last six years, Partners in Education has given $5,613.34 to the school. Principal Bob Cottengim said the school earmarks these funds to...
Four local teachers were selected as the second annual 2021 McDonald’s Outstanding Educators from a pool of more than 425 nominations. The award honors educators who exhibit the ultimate dedication to their students and contribute to the improvement of education in our most challenging times. ...
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The Laura Ingalls Wilder Children's Literature Festival Committee is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Children's Literature Award. These awards, given for excellence in children's literature and illustration, will be presented during the Laura Ingalls Wilder...
Due to the resignation of Courtney Beykirch, the West Plains School District is seeking to fill the current school board vacancy.  Per board policy, district residents wishing to be appointed to fill the vacancy shall make their desire known by sending a letter to the West Plains School...
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City Administrator Beverly Hicks led the Willow Springs R-IV School Board on a tour of the buildings once occupied by MODOT. Several months ago, the school district partnered with the Willow Springs Community Foundation on a USDA grant that provided the necessary funds to hire an engineer to...

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