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by Amanda Mendez, publisher editor@howellcountynews.com     The Willow Springs Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of East Main St. and Industrial Dr., near the south junction of U.S. Highway 60/63, on August 28. According to the crash report, a...
On August 31, Assistant Chief Wes Ellison was dispatched to Coulter Heating & Cooling in reference to a report of tampering with a motor vehicle. An employee of Coulter Heating & Cooling reported that someone had stolen the catalytic converter from one of their vans over the weekend. Asst...
A Mountain View, Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex. Jason Matthew Perdue, 47, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool on September 3, to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Perdue will be required to...
Corporal Mike Greenan of the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Johnson C. Burks, 34, of Mountain View on July 6 on suspicion of burglary activity. According to the probable cause statement filed by the same officer on August 27, Burks was released “without being made to post a bond.” The...
The boil advisory previously issued for the City of Willow Springs was lifted at noon on September 2.  Residents may resume normal, unrestricted use.
Coastal FMC has made a donation in the amount of $5,000 to the Willow Springs Police Department to kick off a Back the Blue fundraising event scheduled to take place at Booster Field on September 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. “We heard about it at the Chamber of Commerce meeting and wanted to...
The abbreviated descriptions below are intended to make the public aware of some of the new legislation enacted by the Missouri General Assembly which is related to crime and motor vehicles. The listed legislation has been signed into law. Unless otherwise noted, these laws will go into effect...
On July 28, the Texas County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri Department of Social Services Children’s Division opened an investigation into a report of sexual abuse.  The allegations included in the report were that a 28-year-old male had sexual contact with two juvenile victims under the age...
Officials at Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (HOEC), report that 8 linemen from HOEC are traveling to DeRidder, Louisiana to assist crews from Beauregard Electric Cooperative with power restoration after the devastation from Hurricane Laura. Other cooperatives from Missouri will also be...
by Amanda Mendez, publisher editor@howellcountynews.com     The Willow Springs City Council approved the results of the Willow Springs Fire Department’s election to name the fire chief and assistant fire chief. The voting took place among the members of the WSFD on July 19. Nominations...

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