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A scheduled power outage affected about 200 utility customers in Willow Springs on Saturday, April 3.  According to City Administrator Beverly Hicks, the interruption was, “an inevitable event.” Electric department workers shut off power to an entire substation, “...to transfer our overhead...
Caleb Mullins, 20, of Mountain View, suffered moderate injuries in a crash on March 29. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the collision took place on County Road 2850 one mile west of Mountain View at 2:30 a.m. The crash report says Mullins fell asleep, and his car ran off the road...
The City of Mountain View is determined not to pass the financial burden of unexpected energy costs to utility customers, said Mayor Donnie Pruett in an interview on April 1. Citing the large number of citizens who live on a fixed income, Mayor Pruett’s plan is to fund the City’s exorbitant...
Howell County Sheriff’s Office released a report on March 9 confirming that human remains were found on private property on State Route 17 near West Plains.  In a press release on April 5, the agency confirmed the remains are those of Dustin Clark, 35, of West Plains.  At press time,...
Despite the record low temperatures caused by February’s polar vortex, Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative customers will not see a rate increase this year, confirmed Myles Smith, Director of Member Services for HOEC.  While local municipalities are struggling to devise solutions to almost $1...
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On March 18, Sheriff Chris Degase, Deputy James Nelson, and Wright County Deputy Chad Johnson of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service on US Highway U for a report of tampering with a motor vehicle. Julio Gonzalez, 32, of Springfield, Mo.; Christopher Penkert, 32, of...
The City of West Plains has extended the deadline for the Community Grant Program application to April 15 at 5:00 p.m. The grant is offered to citizens to apply for each year. The grant program utilizes funds from the hotel/motel tax to promote tourism and economic development in West Plains. The...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Volunteers from the Willow Springs Senior Center stuffed more than 5,000 eggs with more than 15,000 pieces of candy to prepare for the Easter Egg Hunt which will take place April 3. The egg hunt will take place this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Booster Field in Willow Springs. Everyone is welcome to...
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The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA Chapter 1218) of Willow Springs held its first Young Eagle’s Workshop on Saturday. Thirty-two local students, from ages 8-17, enjoyed classes in aircraft nomenclature and types, aerodynamics, compass usage, flight instruments, weather basics, aviation...

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