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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
City Administrator Beverly Hicks invited fifth grade teacher Amber Lewis to give a presentation to the City Council at the regular March meeting. Lewis is the daughter of the Wastewater Department Supervisor Rob Rackley and Alderwoman Susan Rackley. She gives this presentation to her class, not...
Clayton Rice, 24, of Willow Springs, faces one felony charge of property damage relating to a domestic disturbance from late January.    On January 30, Officer Corey Clark responded to a residence shortly after 11:00 p.m. and observed Rice and a woman yelling at each other. Officer Clark...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Mayor Brooke Fair, the Willow Springs Board of Aldermen, and other City representatives met with members of the Willow Springs Municipal Airport Board at the airport on March 18. Board member Tom White gave the group a tour of the grounds and specifically identified two potential construction...
George W. Marcum celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday. He was born to Sam and Violet Marcum in Altamont, Mo. on March 22, 1931.   Mr. Marcum built and operated the Marcum Truck Stop in Pomona during the 60s. He owned and operated several businesses in the area and worked at the shoe factory...
West Plains The City of West Plains has scheduled its annual citywide clean up for the week of April 26 through 30. Residents can expect sanitation crews to pick up their items on their usual trash day.      Willow Springs Spring Cleanup has been scheduled for April 12 through 16. Items...
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
Complications raised by MoDOT have delayed construction at the future site of Family Dollar on Main St. in Willow Springs. At the March 18 meeting, City Administrator Beverly Hicks informed the City Council of MoDOT’s concerns regarding potential traffic congestion.   “They did not like the...
The mood was somber in the City Council chambers as Willow Springs City Administrator Beverly Hicks presented preliminary figures of the costs of electricity services during the historic winter weather event that gripped most of the nation last month. Usual prices for wholesale electricity cost...
An Easter Egg Hunt will take place in Willow Springs on Saturday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. at Booster Field. This year, the event will be a cooperative event hosted by the Willow Springs Senior Center, the City of Willow Springs, Howell County News, and the Lion’s Club.   The hunt will feature 5,...
The Willow Springs Schools Alumni Celebration will be held Saturday, May 29 at the EAA Hangar located at 810 Bryan St. The featured class is the Class of 1971, as well as the Class of 1970 that missed out on their celebration last year.  Note the cookout has been moved to Saturday to allow those...
Tuesday Study Club met at the Senior Center for our March 2, 2021 meeting. Mary Knott and Kathleen Carel were the ones hosting the meeting. After the business of the club was taken care of, the program was given by Pauline Cape.   Queen Victoria was born May 24, 1819. She was born with no...

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