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The Salvation Army would like to thank the businesses, organizations, and individuals who donated to support our efforts to provide for the needy within our community. Even though our donations were down some, we still had a good year and your generosity is greatly appreciated! I would also...
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Ozarks Healthcare Ozarks Healthcare welcomed its first baby of 2021 on New Year’s Day at 6:45 p.m. Barrett Waggoner was delivered by Dr. Brian Israel of Ozarks Healthcare Women’s Health. Barrett’s parents are Brandon and Ashlyn Waggoner. “Being able to welcome a newborn on New Year’s Day is...
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On December 26 at approximately 1:00 pm, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting the discovery of possible human remains on the eastern side of the county. Deputies and Sheriff Chris Degase responded and confirmed the bones were human remains. They searched the rural area with...
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Representative David Paul Evans was sworn in on January 6 as the Missouri General Assembly began its 100st Session in Jefferson City. The ceremony was presided over by State Secretary Jay Ashcroft.  Evans stated that he is excited to begin his second two-year term and to tackle several...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary in progress west of Ava atapproximately 5:00 a.m. on January 4. Prior to Sheriff Chris Degase’s arrival, Dustin Huff, 45, drove the homeowner’s vehicle into the house and then entered the residence demanding the owner to give him a ring of...
Jerry Prewett, 48, of Birch Tree, was seriously injured after a single vehicle crash on January 5. Prewett’s Dodge Ram ran off the right side of the road and struck a telephone pole on Lindsey Rd. in Winona at 4:50 p.m. Prewett was arrested at the scene for driving under the influence, but was...
On January 4, West Plains Police Department officers responded to a residence on Lanton Road for a disturbance involving a female juvenile. In the course of the investigation, officers learned a 14-year-old female girl had been having a sexual relationship with an adult male. The girl told...
On December 31 at approximately 10:11 a.m., the West Plains Police Department received a call about a female assault victim at Ozarks Healthcare. The victim had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Darren L. Break, 45, of West Plains. According to the victim, at one point during the altercation,...
Effective January 1, there was a price increase for library cards at the Mountain View Public Library. For residents of the City of Mountain View, the cards will cost $10. Fees are due January 1, 2021 and cards are good from January 1 to January 1 each year. A current Missouri photo ID and a copy...
Bags containing toys, books, stuffed animals, and dozens of items of brand name clothing were left in the park near the city pool last week. Many of the items were left in festive gift bags, and the Christmas cards with the items clearly indicated the gifts were there for anyone who may be in...

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