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Three runners up win a print/digital subscription to Howell County News.  The Grand Prize winners Marlana Stephens (adult) and Nia Farmer (juvenile) were announced in the May 8 edition of Howell County News.    Photo entries were evaluated for size and quantity of the mushrooms as well as the...
State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that net general revenue collections for April 2024 increased 20.3 percent compared to those for April 2023, from $1.15 billion last year to $1.38 billion this year.   Net general revenue collections for 2024 fiscal year-to-date increased 2.7...
Ozarks Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Center's (BHC) Patient Experience Team is proud to announce its upcoming Spring Fling Carnival, a celebration in honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month.   Scheduled for May 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the BHC Parkway Parking Lot located...
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On Friday, May 3, at approximately 11:30 p.m. a Howell County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop in Willow Springs, on a blue Dodge truck for a non-visible/working third brake light. After the vehicle stopped, the deputy approached the vehicle and also observed an expired Missouri License...
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The 85th Annual Meeting of Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (HOEC) was held Friday, May 3, 2024. The meeting was held at the West Plains Civic Center and 1,100 people attended the meeting.    Hamburgers and hotdogs with chips and drinks were available and kids enjoyed the inflatable...
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Texas County Memorial Hospital celebrated the work of its 116 nurses during National Nurses’ Week, April 29 through May 3.    Nurses’ Week is celebrated annually at TCMH.  Nurses work in many departments of the hospital – medical, obstetrics, emergency room, surgery, intensive care, home...
Shawn Clark, found deceased after two stand-offs with police.
Shawn Clark, 34, is dead after, “an apparent self-inflicted gun shot,” announced West Plains Police Wednesday morning. Clark has been at large and considered armed and dangerous since Monday night when law enforcement responded to a Willow Springs home for reports of an armed man firing shots and...
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Graduates from Willow Springs High School complete a senior project as the capstone of their education. One student not only published a children’s book for his project, but also wrote and published a novel this year.    Seth Wake, class of 2024, caused waves when his speech during senior...
The Public Safety Advisory Committee voted to recommend two new members to the board of aldermen. During Monday’s meeting, the committee discussed candidates for the vacancies left by the resignations of Rebecca Klapmeyer and Erik Montgomery. Per ordinance, at least four of the committee members...

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