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West Plains Bank and Trust Company will sponsor the Adopt-A-Teacher project for 3rd through 6th grade teachers in West Plains, Mountain View, Willow Springs, and Houston area schools. The teachers participating in this project created Amazon Wish Lists of items they need to kickstart the 2021-22...
The 2021-22 school year for the Willow Springs School District is rapidly approaching. With that, we would like to announce to patrons some exciting news regarding the meal program at all district schools.  For the 2021-22 school year, the Willow Springs School District will be participating in...
Veteran West Plains School District board member Courtney Beykirch announced her resignation, effective July 23, due to a change in residency. Beykirch has two years remaining on a three-year term, which expires in April 2023. Beykirch was appointed to the board in early 2014 to fill a vacancy...
Country legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will be performing live in person on Friday, July 23 at 7 PM at the West Plains Civic Center. During John Conlee’s  over 40 year career in Country Music,  he has brought to audiences...
The Harlin Museum of West Plains will be hosting an Ozarks-themed multimedia art show called Our Ozarks In Art and is calling for competition submissions from all forms of artists-- painters, photographers, sketch and graphic artists, sculptors, and model-makers, craft artisans, etc. Entry...
Missouri State University awarded 2,954 degrees to students in spring 2021.   The commencement ceremonies took place May 13-14, 2021, at JQH Arena. The following local students earned degrees: Heather Poindexter of West Plains graduated with a Master of Arts in History. Sydney Ary of West...
The Willow Springs R-IV School Board met on July 12 for their regular meeting. On the agenda was the resolution of a discussion that began months before: whether or not to allow participation in extra-and-co-curricular activities for virtual learners.  In a phone interview, Superintendent Bill...
New and returning students will enjoy a full, in-person college experience at Missouri State University-West Plains this fall. Interim Chancellor Dennis Lancaster said the university's staff is back on campus and ready to help students return to in-person classes, on-campus events and a host of...
The Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District will be kicking off the 2021-2022 school year on August 17 at Liberty's football field from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The school district needs help from businesses, agencies, and individuals in the community to make the event a success.  Stations...
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David Hines, son of Jack and Ann Hines of Willow Springs, Mo. has received a unique full-scholarship opportunity for flight training, thanks to EAA Chapter #1218 of Willow Springs and the Ray Aviation Scholarship program administered by the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

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