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A radio operator from Willow Springs’ Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol was among those honored at a statewide awards ceremony April 29.
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On May 5 at 5:43 a.m. officers with the West Plains Police Department were dispatched for a hit and run traffic crash. The caller advised a bicyclist had been struck by a red car on U.S. Highway 63 near Elmore Drive in West Plains, MO.
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A 13-year-old Willow Springs boy has recovered completely from a gunshot wound despite receiving no medical attention. On the morning of May 16, a female student reported to School Resource Officer Glen Moore that her brother had been shot at home by his mother’s boyfriend. The girl provided...
The Missing In America Project (MIAP) in cooperation with the Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home & Cremation Care Center in Mountain Grove; Holman Howe Funeral Home in Lebanon; Texas County Coroner; and Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Waynesville will hold a special inurnment ceremony honoring four...
Janet Crow’s campaign for the Howell County Collector’s seat has pivoted away from defending her position on the August Primary ballot. She has withdrawn as a Republican and announced a plan to run as an Independent in the general election in November.  The two Republican candidates for Howell...
The lawsuit to remove Janet Crow from the ballot for Howell County collector will proceed to a hearing, a judge has decided.  In a hearing on May 6, the Honorable Steven Lynxwiler denied a motion to dismiss the suit. Mark Collins, a contender for the collector’s seat himself, filed a lawsuit on...
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A radio operator from Willow Springs’ Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol was among those honored at a statewide awards ceremony April 29. Lori Wood received the patrol’s Lifesaving Award at The Masters ceremony and banquet in Columbia. Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the...
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On May 5 at 5:43 a.m. officers with the West Plains Police Department were dispatched for a hit and run traffic crash. The caller advised a bicyclist had been struck by a red car on U.S. Highway 63 near Elmore Drive in West Plains, MO. The officers that arrived in the area found a 19-year-old...
Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, one of the area's largest attractions, is celebrating the return of its Spring Planting Festival on Sunday and Monday. Back after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event is set for an exuberant return and runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day...
The Willow Springs Farmer's Market will open on Saturday, May 7. The Market will be located in at 120 West Main Street. There will be a few food trucks lined up in addition to beef vendors, garden produce, baked goods, yeast breads and more! Big O Fish will join The Market on Saturday, May 21 and...
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If his lawsuit is successful, Mark Collins will run unopposed in the race for Howell County Collector. Collins filed a lawsuit on April 25 that seeks to remove his opponent, Janet Crow, from the ballot. Both Collins and Crow have filed as Republicans in the August primary election for the...
The office of State Auditor Nicole Galloway has begun a regularly scheduled audit of Howell County in south central Missouri. The county received a rating of "good" in a state audit released in June 2019. "These audits provide independent reviews of county government operations to ensure...

Sports

On Monday, May 9, the church league was held and included 12 people. The Payne hole was #1. First place with a score of 34 was Gibby, Tryton Henley, Terry Brock, and Pam Smith. Second place with a...
 
 

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