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Indianapolis is the place to be this week as tens of thousands of FFA members descend upon the city. My Facebook feed is filled with photos shared by my hometown FFA chapter and others. I can feel the excitement through my phone! A few years have passed since I attended my first National FFA...
The Liberty High School FFA Trap Team competed in the Houston FFA Trap Shoot on October 8, at the Big Piney Sportsman Club in Houston, MO.  Liberty's Team One:  Rob Davis, Hoyt Layman, Jacob Fisher, Hayden Foster, and Rob Mantel took first place. Traveling to Linn Creek, MO to compete in the...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
A program sponsored by the MO Beef Industry Council is bringing fresh, local meat to Willow Springs Schools. Let’s Taco Bout Beef is a chance for students to both learn about where their food comes from and to have access to locally born, raised, and processed food, said Food Services Director...
SRO Glen Moore of the Willow Springs School District participated in the recent School Safety Academy sponsored by Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Center for Education Safety. The event was held September 18-20 in Branson and was designed to train and certify school safety coordinators....
courtesy of Christy Chaney
Willow Springs and Eleven Point Fire Departments were at Willow Springs Elementary for Fire Safety Day on October 18. “It is important to teach children the importance of fire prevention at a young age because it could determine life or death for them in the event of a fire,” said Willow Springs...
Carson L. Lowe, Willow Springs, has been awarded the Dean's Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP). Lowe, a 2020 graduate of Willow Springs High School in Willow Springs, is a sophomore general studies major at MSU-WP. He is the son of Hobart "Kurt" and Christy Lowe,...
A patriotic display to honor hometown veterans is in the works at Willow Springs High School. Judy Tilley is spearheading the project. The display will feature photos of any present or former members of the military who are WSHS graduates or employees. To participate in the Honor Wall, email...
Missouri students can now apply for the Rural Missouri Newspaper Scholarship, a need-based award for up to $40,000 for qualifying students attending the Missouri School of Journalism for four years (eight semesters). Students chosen for the program must be pursuing a degree in journalism or...
Area residents interested in taking classes during the 2022 spring semester at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) can now browse through a list of courses online.The complete 2022 spring semester course listing can be found at WP.MissouriState.edu/Schedule. The schedule includes classes...
Shelby R. Detwiler, West Plains, has been awarded the Adeline E. Moore Non-Traditional Book Scholarship from Missouri State University-West Plains. Detwiler, a 2019 graduate of Willow Springs High School in Willow Springs, is a general studies major at Missouri State-West Plains. She is the...

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