Community Events

Route W in Howell County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform bridge maintenance. This section of roadway is located from County Road 2000 to County Road 1920.    Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29 from 8:00 a.m...
Warm up from the early spring chill Friday, March 15, at the annual Friends of the Garnett Library chili supper. This fundraising event is set for 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Aid Ave., in West Plains.   For $7.50 per person and $5 for students ages five and...
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Local businesses, schools, churches, clubs and other organizations are invited to take part in the Neon Parade, set for 7:30 p.m. April 6. Sponsored by Midway Towing, it is one of the “Party in the Path” events to celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse in West Plains on April 8.   In...
The "Go Farm" Farmer's Market now has a food court area with table and chairs for patrons to enjoy hot food from Janet Longo aka JLP Italian Catering; Shrimp Runner with hot Louisianna boil; Kevin Finn has his hot Chinese food; Jeff Two-Hawks with his Cajun food and now his biscuits and gravy for...
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a flag retirement ceremony, Thursday, March 14 at 6:30 p.m. on the grounds of Sacred Heart Church in Willow Springs. If you have tattered or faded American flags you would like to properly dispose of, please can bring them to the entryway of Sacred Heart and...
The weather looks great for shopping for local meats, baked goods, hot foods, elderberry tonic and raw local honey, kombucha, fermented foods, turmeric/ginger tonics, microgreens, crafters and more.   The last day for the Pop-up Market is Thursday February 29 at 410 Washington St. in West...
The Star Dramatic Co. will be holding auditions Saturday, March 2, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Historic Star Theater Annex 205 E Main St. Willow Springs MO 65793. The play is "Death on the Nile" by Agatha Christie. Organizers describe the plot -- "Kay Ridgeway has led a charmed life. Blessed with...
An article appearing in the February 21 edition of Howell County News entitled, “Tumultuous Meetings Continue in Mountain View,” should have read, “Robin McCullough updated the board on the upcoming Buck Nelson Festival, requesting to hang a banner on the Welcome to Mtn. View sign. The board did...
The West Plains School District Board of Education met on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 5:00 p.m. after press time. The meeting will begin by approving the agenda and then immediately entering into closed session pursuant to Section 610.021.1 legal matters; Section 610.021.2 leading, purchase, or sale of...
Neighborhood Christian Schools invites the community to our Spring Celebration on Thursday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. at First General Baptist Church, located at 2507 Railroad Drive in Willow Springs. Our Spring Celebration is an opportunity for our students to showcase their learning for the year and...

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