Arts/Education

The address for the Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District has officially changed. The old offices, which were on-site at Liberty Middle School have moved to offices in town. The building was provided by Simmons Bank. The new central office mailing address is Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III...
Missouri State University awarded 2,953 degrees to students in spring 2023. The commencement ceremonies took place May 19, 2023, at Great Southern Bank Arena. The following local students earned degrees: Angelia Ashberger of West Plains graduated with a Master of Accountancy. Jessica Barton...
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Jasper Engines and Transmissions is proud to announce the local winners of its annual scholarship program. Applicants must be dependent children of full-time JASPER Associates. A rating system of several criteria is used to determine the recipients. Isabella Davis is a graduate of Willow...
U.S. Representative Jason Smith (Mo.) announced that Missouri State University-West Plains has received more than $437,000 in grant funding through the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to expand education and training programs that prepare individuals for careers in manufacturing and construction....
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The International Country Gospel Music Association is bringing its 67th annual convention and awards show to West Plains on July 13, 14, and 15.  For the 14th year in a row, this event has been held in West Plains. Many singers, songwriters, and musicians from all across America, and several...
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The Mountain View Garden Club recently met with staff members Maura Pace and Paula Renshaw, pictured above, left to right, from the Birch Tree Elementary School to add Asters and Daylilies to the daffodil beds at the front of the school. The addition of these perennial plants will add additional...
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Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) is led daily by members of the Administrative Council. The council includes the central administrators who work to develop and implement the goals and priorities of the campus. Members for the 2023-2024 academic year include, seated from left, Rachel...
Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) has been awarded a $437,000 grant from the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) to expand the Terry L. "Bo" Pace Advanced Welding and Fabrication Technology Program. The money will be used to hire a second welding instructor and develop a night welding...
Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) will offer its annual Summer Scholars Academy July 17-20. The academy is for students entering fifth grade through those who have just completed eighth grade, organizers said. It will meet from 8:30 a.m. to noon each day. Students will attend two...
The Willow Springs school board revised math credits required to graduate from high school at the regular monthly meeting June 12. High school principal Nick Schmitt told the board that students currently must have three math credits to graduate from Willow Springs High School. Algebra I,...

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