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David M. Gohn, president/CEO of West Plains Bank and Trust Company, has completed a one-year term as treasurer of the Missouri Bankers Association. Gohn was recognized for his service at MBA’s 131st Annual Convention and Trade Show held July 13-16 at the Chateau on the Lake Resort in Branson. As...
For nine years, West Plains Bank and Trust Company has offered community debit cards to customers featuring designs for school districts where the bank has branches, and Ozarks Healthcare. The total for the program in 2021 is up $10,982 over last year, coming in at $62,695. Across the life of the...
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West Plains Bank and Trust Company was recently named as one of the 2021 Biz 417’s Best Places to Work. The awards program was created by Biz 417 in partnership with Best Companies Group.   This regional survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Labor Day weekend in 2009 saw the opening of The Stitchin’ Post. The holiday weekend this year marked twelve years in business for owners Grover and Joan Pierce.  “My mother was an excellent seamstress,” shared Mrs. Pierce, “My first toys were fabric scraps. Being able to have my own fabric...
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Owners Tyler Taylor, Jeannette Taylor and Tommy Vaughn, pictured, celebrated the grand opening of Roscoe T’s BBQ, a Texas-style barbecue joint, last Saturday. The restaurant is located at 218 W. First Street in downtown Mountain View. They opened on August 17, and are open Tuesday through Saturday...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
One hundred ten candidates seeking work descended on the hiring event held on Thursday, August 26 in the parking lot of Willow Springs City Hall. 13 employers were represented who were seeking to fill more than 300 local positions.  Both organizers and employers were delighted with the event....
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
A new agent will take ownership of the Farmers Insurance agency in Willow Springs effective October 1.  Alicia and David Rosenbauer have acquired the agency from the current agent, Ethan DeWitt. David and Alicia are the current owners of Rosenbauer Insurance , Inc in West Plains. They...
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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced last week that USDA Rural Development has awarded Fuel Marketing Corporation of Willow Springs an $87,614 grant to enhance biodiesel infrastructure.  USDA is investing $26 million in 23 states through the Higher Blends Infrastructure...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Simmons Bank has made a donation in the amount of $1,500 to the Strong Y Fund, which will benefit the YMCA in Willow Springs.
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Alton Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Kasea Ellet to Loan Officer at the Bank of Birch Tree. Kasea has been working as a loan assistant at the Bank of Birch Tree since June 2020 when Alton Bank opened the branch. Kasea started her banking career in 2007 with Landmark Bank as a teller/...

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