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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
A Willow Springs family is speaking out on the local drug problem after their son, age 8, was injured by a used syringe as he played outside their downtown business location. Mikey Wang is the son of Mike and Chasity Wang. The family owns and operates The Willow Tree Cafe, located at 114 West...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
MUNCH (Missourians United to Combat Hunger) is a thrift store and food pantry in Willow Springs. Located in the 800 block of East Main St., the organization feeds about 350 local families and even delivers food to homebound area seniors. The attached thrift store provides the income necessary for...
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Ozarks Healthcare Laboratory Services will conduct low-cost lab health screenings at several of its locations through the remainder of 2021. Community members are encouraged to get to know their numbers for blood sugar, cholesterol, thyroid, calcium, and more. Getting these numbers checked...
You can make a difference in the lives of all who travel Missouri roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation has full-time maintenance positions and seasonal emergency maintenance equipment operator positions open across the state.  “Missouri travelers depend on us to treat and plow the...
West Plains Mayor Mike Topliff and members of the Howell County Commission will join members of the Diaper Resource Center next week to proclaim September 27-October 3, 2021, as National Diaper Need Awareness Week in Howell County. An initiative of the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN), the...
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City of West Plains Mayor Mike Topliff, joined by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), has signed a proclamation honoring Constitution Week. Constitution Week is celebrated annually September 17-23. This celebration of the Constitution Week was started over 60...
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Detectives with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jeremy Collins, 40, of Willow Springs, on September 9. Collins was placed on a 24-hour hold pending formal child molestation charges as a result of an investigation led by Detective Kobby Roberts and Detective Nathan Long with the...
The City of Willow Springs is nine years into a ten-year lease of the former MODOT buildings. The state agency vacated the buildings, but retained ownership of them. The City’s lease will expire in March 2022.  In a letter to the City Council members, City Administrator Beverly Hicks asked them...
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Marie Head, RN, BSN, LNHA, Administrator of Willow Care in Willow Springs, has been awarded the David Duncan Administrator of the Year award. “Marie has virtually been a part of our organization her entire life,” reads her nomination, “Marie started at Willow Care Nursing Home May 27, 1991...
The Mountain View City Golf Course will have access to new equipment after the Board of Aldermen voted on September 13 to switch lease agreement companies on September 13. The City’s current lease with Turf Works will expire in November and requires a monthly payment of $1,100.00. Entering the new...

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