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Good Graces Pharmacy, located at 857 East Main St. in Willow Springs, will be holding a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Members from the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce Board will be present at 11:00 a.m. to perform a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The Grand...
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Celebrate National Trails Day at Ozark National Scenic Riverways on June 4 with a ranger-led birding hike at 9:00 a.m. at Round Spring. Bring your binoculars and meet at the Round Spring pavilion. A park ranger will lead the group though the Round Spring area in search of a variety of bird...
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is reminding Missourians that the Business Services Division in his office will never ask for payment by gift card.  Business Services, which oversees filings for all businesses in Missouri, has recently received complaints from some Missourians who have...
Due to unexpected delays during repairs, the City Water Park opening has been delayed until this Saturday, June 5 at noon. Daily hours will be Monday through Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sundays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily admission is $3 per person. You can purchase a Family Pass at City...
Howell County News/Lou Wehmer
The Smith-Holloway Post #384 of the American Legion held their annual Memorial Day observance at the Willow Springs Cemetery Monday. Chaplin Kenneth Tooley offered an opening prayer, and a brief message was delivered by Bill George, the post Public Service Officer. It is not a day of celebration...
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Willow Springs High School alumni gathered to celebrate with fellow graduates on Saturday, May 29. Held at the Willow Springs Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) building and grounds, approximately 250 to 300 alumni gathered from 3:00 p.m. into the early evening to visit again with friends...
The town of Mountain View received this week word of the approval of an $850,000 grant to alleviate flooding of their downtown area. It also includes funding to place a new asphalt overlay on Oak Street after completing the flooding mitigation work. The Storm Water Mitigation Grant from the...
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West Plains' own Bill Virdon will turn ninety in less than a month. He visited his hometown this past Friday and was greeted warmly by his friends and fans at the Ozark Heritage Welcome Center at the north end of West Plains. Following an introduction of Bill and his wife Shirley, author David...
A West Plains man, Alexander Dean Harris, was arrested and charged with second degree assault in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 19, at a West Plains park. The victim, who was unknown to the accused, told West Plains police officer Corporal Shannon Sisney, that she was sitting at a...

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