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State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that net general revenue collections for May 2020 decreased 22.5 percent compared to those for May 2019, from $688.2 million last year to $533.5 million this year. Net general revenue collections for 2020 fiscal year-to-date decreased 7.4 percent...
A Springfield, Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine trafficking and illegally possessing firearms. Tyler J. Brown, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool on Wednesday, June 3, to 12 years in federal prison without parole. On Sept. 11, 2019...
On June 2, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) issued the following statement on the shooting of four police officers in St. Louis overnight: "The police officer shootings in St. Louis overnight are despicable. My prayers go out to the officers and their families. And my heartfelt thanks goes to...
Beginning this week, Missouri State Parks, a division of the Department of Natural Resources, will open visitor centers, park offices and site offices on a limited basis. Programming will be limited, and social distancing and additional cleaning measures will be in place. All Missouri state...
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The Mountain View Garden Club has selected the yard of Tracy Jackson at 916 St. Rt. Y as the Yard of the Month for June. Tracy's yard is very well maintained and manicured.  As you approach her home your eyes are drawn to the beautiful contrast of her potted plants set on bright white rock that...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during an electronic ballot process held on June 3. Awarded contracts include conduit installation, two bridge replacements, slide repairs, pavement marking and sidewalk improvements. Contracts...
The Willow Springs Public Library will be open to the public again beginning June 23. The library will have shortened hours of 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. Masks will be recommended but not required. The library will continue to offer...
Whetstone Boys Ranch is taking orders now for quality grass-fed & finished beef. Burger, rib-eye, brisket, and fillets are available by the pound. Pickup began June 3. Every purchase directly supports the agriculture program where boys learn livestock handling, pasture management, fence...
Amanda Sympson, 41, of West Plains, was air-lifted from the scene of a one-vehicle crash on Missouri Route KK five miles west of Pottersviller at 7:45 p.m. on May 31. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Sympson’s injuries were serious.  The crash occurred as Sympson’s Chevrolet Tahoe...
Ordinance 4659 was approved on May 1, 2020 to provide guidance to help safeguard employees and the public following the expiration of the Stay at Home Order. The Mayor has signed an extension to continue it, which went into effect at 12:01 am Monday, June 1, 2020, and will continue through 11:...

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