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 Missouri plays a key role in the supply chain with its national central location, major interstates and the two largest rivers in the country. The global pandemic recovery, increased consumer demand and work shortages are contributing to historic supply chain shortages here, across the nation...
The Houston Lions Club held its Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Event on January 7. All Texas County law enforcement departments were invited to the event for lunch and to receive a certificate of appreciation for their service. "Our law enforcement officers put their lives on the line...
The Gamma Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Saturday, November 13, 2021, at the Cabool United Methodist, Cabool, MO. Members from Ava, Cabool, Houston, and Willow Springs attended. Several items were discussed during the business meeting. Delta State officials have announced there will be no...
The Ozark Spring Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (OSCNSDAR) meeting for February 5 is scheduled at 2:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 1401 Bill Virdon Blvd., West Plains, MO. The topic for the February meeting program is, “A Bit of History – American Legion” with...
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind residents their telephone number, 417-683-1020, will still reach the Sheriff’s Office; however, you will reach emergency dispatch, soon to be full 911. When you call the emergency number 417-683-1020, it will be answered by Douglas County...
The Mountain View City Council met in special session on December 20 to discuss funding issues regarding planned repairs to the municipal sewer system. Due to the age of the system, replacement and sleeving of current sewer lines was planned. According to the draft minutes of the council session...
Steven Privette, Presiding Judge of the 37th Circuit which includes Howell, Oregon, Shannon, and Carter counties, has been appointed by the Missouri Supreme Court as a Special Judge to sit in a case on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, in Springfield, MO.  “It’s a great honor to...
Raising Police Wages At the regular meeting of the Mountain View City Council on January 10, Alderman Punkie Stevenson proposed raising starting police wages to $15.50, and then increasing them after 90 days to $16 per hour. He pointed out that neighboring towns use a similar sliding scale for...
The Howell County Health Department is reporting this week the highest-ever number of COVID-19 infections. More than 800 new positives have been reported over the last two weeks. The rate of positive cases is twice as many as we saw in July’s spike in Delta-variant cases.  Officials from Ozarks...
Producers selling local foods at farmers markets can learn about best practices, marketing tips, state regulations and available resources in a five-part webinar series presented in February by University of Missouri Extension. "This series will help farmers and other food producers gain...

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