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A middle-of-the-night call reporting a water outage turned into a nearly 12-hour job to restore running water to Public Water Supply District #3 customers in the Burnham area. At approximately 2:30 a.m. on October 20, director John Sullivan took the first call reporting an outage. More calls of...
The Mountain View City Council met in regular session on October 11. During the meeting, Alderwoman Ellie Ferrel (formerly known as Ellie Carson) announced that she would be resigning from her council seat at the end of the October 11, session.  The outgoing East Ward alderwoman explained that...
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The superintendent of schools for the R-IV Willow Spring School District has submitted his resignation. The School Board accepted William Hall’s resignation at the October 11 meeting.  “It’s a resignation, but it’s also a retirement,” Hall explained to Howell County News.  Hall plans to...
All currently serving military personnel, retired, and discharged veterans are invited to submit a service photo or story to be featured in the November 10 issue of Howell County News. We are so grateful for your service and want to give you a chance to tell your stories! There is no cost to...
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Great Rivers Distributing Co., Inc., has made a donation of $5,000 to the Ozarks Healthcare Foundation’s fundraising initiative for a mobile mammography unit. The funds will be used to help with costs associated with the purchase of a mobile mammography unit to help make routine screenings more...
A West Plains, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Howell, Greene, and Texas counties. Jose I. Gonzales, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On July...
 While in Missouri, a Texas resident won a $100,000 Powerball prize in the Oct. 2 drawing. The winning ticket was sold in Texas County at The Gas Station, 319 Ozark St., in Cabool. The ticket matched four of the five white-ball numbers, as well as the Powerball number drawn, to win a $50,000...
The State Historical Society of Missouri is featuring two bicentennial-themed exhibits at the Center for Missouri Studies as it commemorates the Show-Me State's 200th anniversary of statehood. "Cultural Crossroads: Missouri in the Era of Statehood" highlights artwork and objects associated with...
Following a lower census of COVID-19 patients, Ozarks Healthcare is updating its visitor restrictions, effective immediately. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 14, each patient admitted to Ozarks Healthcare’s hospital will be permitted two visitors (18 years and older) per day during visiting hours....
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Over the last few weeks, volunteers from American Hiking Society (AHS), AmeriCorps St. Louis, and the Ozark Trail Association (OTA) completed much-needed and intense trail restoration on the Turkey Creek Trail and the Courtois section of the Ozark Trail (OT) on Mark Twain National Forest.  The...

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