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Tuesday Study Club met for a second meeting of the season at Jane Bailey's. Jane's home was beautifully decorated with the colors of the season. After dealing with the business side of the club, Kathleen Carel gave an appropriate program for this time of year: With Halloween upon us, we are...
West Plains Bank and Trust Company Willow Springs Branch recently donated $1,000 to the Willow Springs YMCA Strong Y Campaign. West Plains Bank and Trust Company Willow Springs Branch Loan Officer Josh Henry said the donation is a show of support of the positive impact the YMCA has on the community...
On November 18, officers responded to the Veterans Affairs Clinic in West Plains for a report of an envelope which contained a white, powdery substance. Officers on scene reported the letter was opened by an employee of the clinic and, upon opening the envelope, the substance fell out.   ...
Red kettles for the Salvation Army’s kettle drive have been placed at four stores around Willow Springs: Town & Country, G&W Foods, Tractor Supply, and Waggoner’s True Value. There will also be cans for donations in several stores around town.   Because of COVID-19, volunteers will...
YMCA Director Terri Elmore receives a $3,500+ donation check from the Willow Springs Rotary Club raised by the recent 62nd Annual Radio Auction. Elmore is surrounded by Rotary members, with this year's president Bill Hall on her left. The Rotary Club thanks the community for their generosity,...
Gary Phipps, 49, of Thayer, did not survive a three-vehicle collision that took place on US Highway 63 three miles south of Koshkonong.    According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when Phipp’s Jeep Cherokee was stopped in the roadway waiting to make a left turn....
From a tradition that started in 2003 with a small favor for a family friend, Kevin Falkner and the community of West Plains have rallied together to provide aid and appreciation to active duty troops for seventeen years. As Falkner said, “We are here to serve those who serve, to be able to...
The Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce Christmas parade has been scheduled for December 5. Line up for floats starts at 4:00 p.m. at Booster Field, and the parade starts at 4:30 p.m. The theme for this year’s parade is “Gnome for the Holidays.”   Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second...
The Christian Women of Willow Springs organization is officially disbanding at year’s end. Established in 2003, this quarterly gathering of Christian women have enjoyed meeting at thirty-some churches in the Willow Springs area.    “We are thankful for the opportunity to visit each other’s...

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