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The Willow Springs R-IV board of education approved the purchase of a new school bus for the 2025 Fiscal Year. Personnel matters dominated the rest of the voting -- including the resignation of former head football coach Travis Payne and the hire of a new assistant coach with a familiar last name...
The Willow Springs Scholarship Club is proud to announce that with the graduating class of 2024, they will award their one millionth dollar in May. The local scholarship club was founded in 1976 with the mission to provide opportunities for students graduating from Willow Springs High School to...
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The Willow Springs High School and Willow Springs Middle School Beta teams competed in the State Beta Convention held in Branson, MO last week. Four middle school students competed and two students qualified for the National Beta Convention. Adalynn Siler placed fifth in solo dance and also...
Citations March 1 Maikayla Willis, 21, Popular Bluff, speeding 16-19 over   Calls for Service March 1 Officer Alexis Johnson conducted a safety check on a driver sitting roadside.  Officer Johnson assisted with a report of one dog attacking another. The owner could not be located...
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The Willow Springs Elementary School would like to recognize the following students as Pawsitive Bears who have shown the character trait of "Appreciative" during the Third Quarter of school. These Bears have displayed how to be thankful and have good manners, said the school.
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The Youth Art Month awards assembly was held at the Missouri State Capitol. Elsie Lemon got honorable mention in the primary elementary division. Elsie Lemon, Creedence Gilliam, Alexandria Hogan, and Lillian Mullins represented the Willow Springs Elementary. Holden Dancer and Isabella Voytukov...
Area students eligible for the TJ Swift House ASCEND Program at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) will not have to pay the program fee for the next two academic years.   Mikala King, director of the program, said the fees for the 2024-2025 and 2025-2026 academic years will be...

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