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In the daily COVID-19 briefing on May 1, Governor Parson highlighted the four pillars of the state's "Show Me Strong Recovery Plan" and emphasized that Missouri was prepared to safely reopen on Monday, May 4.  "I want to assure Missourians that we are prepared," Governor Parson said. "The...
The Battery Station in West Plains is raising money to provide a much-needed morale boost for a U.S. Navy squadron who have been stranded on a large aircraft carrier in the Middle East for more than 150 days.  Because of the work they do sending morale-boosting packages to deployed troops at...
Kerry Norris, 55, of Winona, did not survive a one-car crash that took place on April 30. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred as Norris’s GMC traveled off US Highway 60 one mile east of Mountain View. The vehicle went down the embankment and overturned. Norris...
With the stay-at-home order lifted by Governor Mike Parson as of midnight May 3, the following changes have been made: -Pavilions and playground equipment located in the city parks will be opened but the bathrooms will remain closed for public use. -The pro shop will open but only one patron...
The bridge crossing Spring Creek on County Road 292 in Douglas County has broken loose from its moorings. The road was closed on April 29 with a sign about one quarter mile above the crossing.
The City of Willow Springs has received an extension on the application deadline for funding from CDBG for homeowners and renters impacted by the 2017 flooding. Deadline information will be published at a later date.  According to Heather Duddridge with the City of Willow Springs, Ozark Action...
According to a press release from the Howell County Health Department, all five COVID-19 cases in the county are off isolation.  According to the most recent information available at press time, testing results in the county are as follow: Number tested: 431 Negative results: 418 Positive...
Prompting one of the largest gatherings of people in town for weeks, ABSeafood made an appearance in Willow Springs on Saturday, May 2. After announcing their intention to set up in the parking lot at Rustic Hummingbird Antiques and Collectables, they accepted advance orders for products such as...
Tye Ryan Duddridge, of Willow Springs, recently enlisted in the United States Army- 19 Delta Scout Division. Duddridge reported for duty at Fort Benning, GA Army Base on April 20. There, he will receive 22 weeks of extensive military training.  The Calvary Scout is responsible for being the “...
The City of Willow Springs announced in a press release on April 28 that the Eleven Point Fire Department will not host its annual fireworks show on July 4, 2020. Due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the volunteer fire department plans to postpone the show to the fall. According to Fire...

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