Local

The Howell County Commission accepted a bid for concrete work on six low water crossings on county roads during their July 8 meeting. The commission only received one bid for the work, that bid coming from T&J Concrete. The low water crossings are in the northern commission area under...
photo provided
The Wayside Park Renovation Committee recently held a mac and cheese cook-off on Saturday, July 6 at the Mountain View Community Center. According to Ashley Loucks with the committee. it was a wonderful night. "We raised $991.00 and had ten mac and cheese entries," she said.    According to...
Howell County News/Laura Wagner
The looming question is not if, but how much, water rates will increase in Mountain View. Citizens took the opportunity to voice their objections at a public hearing on July 9.    Mayor Charry McCann began by reading a letter from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Based on a...
All the Republicans who hope to represent Howell County in Jefferson City will participate in a debate at the West Plains Civic Center in the Expo Hall at 6:00 p.m. on July 25.    Both candidates for the Missouri State Senate primary will appear in West Plains for a mini debate. Travis Smith...
photo provided
With only 20 days to the primary election, campaign season is in full swing. Republican candidates for governor have even made visits to West Plains seeking to court the Howell County vote.    Last week, Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe made his first public appearance in the area at Hirsch...
photo provided
Shelly Mantel, a school board member from the Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District, has been elected president-elect of the Missouri School Boards’ Association for the 2024-25 year. She was elected during a meeting of the MSBA Delegate Assembly held in Branson on June 24 in conjunction...
photo provided
The Larson Group (TLG) Peterbilt announced last week that its 10,000 square foot expansion in Willow Springs is complete. Previously, the Hill Street facility only offered parts and a mobile service program, Road Guru. With the expansion, Peterbilt will now provide complete commercial truck...
Jacob and Johna Aikey of West Plains, MO, are the parents of a baby girl, Jaycee Mae Aikey. She was born May 1, 2024, at 2:51 a.m. at Ozarks Healthcare. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long. Her grandparents are Rick and Jackie Wade of Alton, MO, and Wilbur and Ruth Aikey...
West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) and West Plains Public Library will co-host summertime writing workshops for local and visiting youth this summer in the Community Room at the West Plains Public Library, 750 W. Broadway, in West Plains. The program will span July 29-August 2 and will...
State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that net general revenue collections for June 2024 increased 3.3 percent compared to those for June 2023, from $1.22 billion last year to $1.26 billion this year.   Net general revenue collections for 2024 fiscal year-to-date increased 1.5...

Pages

Howell County News

110 W. Main St.,
Willow Springs, MO 65793
417-252-2123

Comment Here