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On Tuesday, July 9 a public hearing will take place to discuss a sewer rate increase for the citizens of Mountain View. “Guys, we need this,” urged Kent Pates with Horner & Shifrin, Inc. “We’re talking six and a half million dollars in this project.”   Horner & Shifrin, Inc. is...
Kacey Blunk for Howell County News
At long last, the Mountain View City Pool has reopened. The first day of the 2024 season was June 1. Attendance was sparse on opening day. After a delayed opening due to Memorial Day storms, the announcement was made during the special meeting May 31 that began at 2:00 p.m. A celebration ceremony...
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As of 5:00 p.m. Tuesday night, May 28, power was restored to all Howell-Oregon Electric Cooperative (HOEC) members after the storms from the weekend, the co-op said in a release. Early Sunday morning, May 26, storms moved north to south through the eastern part of the area knocking out power to...
The Howell County Commission heard bids for an upgrade to the courthouse audio systems, approved a bid on oil products, approved a private cemetery, and made a change to the county road project Howell County News reported on last week.    The commission received two bids for an upgrade to the...
Megan Sizemore a/k/a Braun, 37, pled guilty in Texas County Courts to stealing and misdemeanor animal abuse on May 21. The same day, she was sentenced to probation with a suspended imposition of sentence. The felony stealing charge carries a sentence of five years’ probation, and the animal abuse...
Howell County News will host and moderate a debate for candidates for Howell County Sheriff. Two Republican candidates are running -- incumbent Sheriff Brent Campbell and challenger Matt Roberts. The debate will be livestreamed on Tuesday, July 16 on the Howell County News Facebook page. An...
Howell County News/Nate Hudson
The Mountain View City Council held a special meeting on Friday, May 31 to discuss the state of the city and give updates after the tornadoes that struck the area Memorial Day weekend. During the meeting, topics discussed included the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) disaster assessment,...
A West Plains woman has been charged for a DWI crash-related fatality that occurred late last year. Taylor L. Hamby, 21, of West Plains, is charged with the class C felony DWI – death of another and two class E felony charges of DWI – physical injury. A summons has been issued for Hamby to appear...
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No whooping or chanting was heard, but the news office was strangely quiet. A team of self-possessed and confident young men described their achievements matter-of-factly. This reserved demeanor likely speaks to their success in their chosen sport. These five young men walked away with a second-...

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