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The Mountain R-III School Board is scheduled to meet tomorrow, August 19. A tax rate hearing will take place prior to the meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Liberty Middle School Media Center. Following the hearing, the regular meeting will take up topics including a mask mandate on school buses and the...
Emily D. Scarbrough, Willow Springs, has been awarded the Ted and Jeanette Gilliam Endowed Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Scarbrough, a 2020 graduate of Willow Springs High School in Willow Springs, is a sophomore general studies major at Missouri State-West Plains....
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Independent of any library programs, two eleven-year-old brothers from Mountain View made science projects and asked to display them at the library. Both boys enjoy science and thought it would be a good summer project. Jayce Clark made the volcano, and Jose Clark made the rock display.
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Set to launch its second academic year, Neighborhood Christian Schools has expanded to an additional location to accept students in sixth through ninth grades. Originally opened at Hutton Valley Schoolhouse in the fall of 2020, NCS started out with a grammar school. In its first year, the school...
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...

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