Sheriff Debate   Amanda Mendez
This graph represents the results of an informal exit poll performed the night of the Sheriff’s Candidate Debate in Willow Springs this week.
This graph represents the results of an informal exit poll performed the night of the Sheriff’s Candidate Debate in Willow Springs this week.
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Rain is always a wild card when deciding the right time to mow hay.  
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With only 20 days to the primary election, campaign season is in full swing. Republican candidates for governor have even made visits to West Plains seeking to court the Howell County vote.   
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A West Plains man has been arrested for fire and other damage at a local motel. Russell E. Wiles, age 52, of West Plains, is charged with felony first degree arson and first degree property damage. He is currently being held in the Howell County Jail on a $25,000 cash or corporate surety bond...
John and Samantha Miller of West Plains, MO, are the parents of a baby boy, John Miles Miller. He was born June 2, 2024, at 3:13 a.m. at Ozarks Healthcare. He weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 22 and 1/2 inches long. His grandparents are John and Angie Miller and Scott and Lori Hickman of...
A workaday meeting of the Mountain View Board of Aldermen began nearly twenty minutes late last week. A public hearing regarding the city’s water rates held immediately before ran over time.    The short regular meeting began at 6:18 p.m. on July 9. Prior to approving the consent agenda,...
A West Plains man was arrested after allegedly assaulting multiple people on July 4. David L. Lange, age 38, of West Plains, is charged with felony first degree assault, abuse or neglect of a child under Section 568.060.5(1) – no sexual contact, first degree endangering the welfare of a child...
The Howell County Commission accepted a bid for concrete work on six low water crossings on county roads during their July 8 meeting. The commission only received one bid for the work, that bid coming from T&J Concrete. The low water crossings are in the northern commission area under...
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The Wayside Park Renovation Committee recently held a mac and cheese cook-off on Saturday, July 6 at the Mountain View Community Center. According to Ashley Loucks with the committee. it was a wonderful night. "We raised $991.00 and had ten mac and cheese entries," she said.    According to...
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The looming question is not if, but how much, water rates will increase in Mountain View. Citizens took the opportunity to voice their objections at a public hearing on July 9.    Mayor Charry McCann began by reading a letter from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Based on a...
All the Republicans who hope to represent Howell County in Jefferson City will participate in a debate at the West Plains Civic Center in the Expo Hall at 6:00 p.m. on July 25.    Both candidates for the Missouri State Senate primary will appear in West Plains for a mini debate. Travis Smith...
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With only 20 days to the primary election, campaign season is in full swing. Republican candidates for governor have even made visits to West Plains seeking to court the Howell County vote.    Last week, Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe made his first public appearance in the area at Hirsch...
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Shelly Mantel, a school board member from the Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District, has been elected president-elect of the Missouri School Boards’ Association for the 2024-25 year. She was elected during a meeting of the MSBA Delegate Assembly held in Branson on June 24 in conjunction...

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A familiar face has been tapped to helm the Grizzly Athletics department at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP).   Rachel Peterson, a former Grizzly Cheer Team member, coach...
 
 

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