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Two male subjects led Mountain View Police on a chase before crashing once on Harlow Rd. and then later in Shannon County.
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Michael Nugent, 24, of Houston, has been sentenced to life without the possibility of probation after he was found guilty of the 2019 murder of Crue Ridenoure of Willow Springs. 
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Two male subjects led Mountain View Police on a chase before crashing once on Harlow Rd. and then later in Shannon County. Around 7:35 a.m. Friday morning, Mountain View Police Department was dispatched to 907 North Ash for multiple reports of a male subject attempting to break into an occupied...
Legislative Districts Changes to your representation in Jefferson City remain in the air as another week of legislative session closes. Missouri must redraw state legislative district maps following the results of the 2020 census.  Missouri's House and Senate Independent Bipartisan Citizens...
Thieves stole catalytic converters from two trucks owned by the City of Willow Springs last weekend, confirms Willow Springs Police Chief Bryan Hogan. Employees at the City’s wastewater treatment plant noticed a missing catalytic converter from a newly purchased sludge truck on Saturday night,...
Law enforcement agencies are investigating the discovery of a body in a ditch near Winona. On January 12 shortly before 11 a.m., mowing crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) found a body on U.S. 60 west of Winona. The Shannon County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri State...
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Michael Nugent, 24, of Houston, has been sentenced to life without the possibility of probation after he was found guilty of the 2019 murder of Crue Ridenoure of Willow Springs.  A court trial on October 29 in Texas County found Nugent guilty on the charge of murder and one count each of armed...
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As of the close of candidate filing for municipal elections, there are only two candidates in this April’s race for mayor. John Krasuski and Randy Reese are the two contenders for the seat. Despite filing on opening day December 7, incumbent Mayor Donnie Pruett’s name will not appear on the...
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Officer David Hocking of the Willow Springs Police Department stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on January 4 at approximately 6:50 p.m. According to a press release, Officer Hocking soon discovered that the subject, a male from Springfield, had an active warrant for his arrest issued by...
Due to accumulated snowfall, the City of West Plains Street Department has released its snow clearing routes and urges safety and caution for its citizens.To view an aerial map with the designated snow routes highlighted, people can visit: gis.westplains.net and click on the “snow routes” tab....
Sanitation crews from the City of West Plains will pick up Christmas trees free of charge on January 7, for customers within the city limits. To be added to the list, City of West Plains' residents can give their addresses by calling City Hall at 256-7176, or the Sanitation Department at 255-2330...
Candidate filing for local elections closed today. In Willow Springs, there are two seats up for election in the city goverment: Alderman Ward 1 and Alderman Ward 2.  The Ward 1 seat is currently occupied by Susan Rackey, and Ward 2 is held by Alderman and Mayor Pro Tem Troy Yonker. Neither of the...

Sports

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The varsity Bears took on the number-one ranked Thayer Bobcats on Brent Colley Court. Fresh from back-to-back wins against state-ranked Hartville and Greenwood, the Bears ready for the challenge...
 
 

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