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William Davis, 60, of Willow Springs, sustained moderate injuries after a red pickup truck fled the scene of a crash on November 13. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash took place on County Road 5570 two miles west of Willow Springs at 11:20 a.m.   An unknown red pickup...
On November 11, 2020, Texas County Deputies responded to a stealing complaint on Tower Lane in the Eunice area.  A couple reported returning to their camp site at Gist Ranch and discovering a person that had loaded their tent into a vehicle.  Deputies contacted the suspect, and a search of his...
Dennis and Yvonne Asher joined the Willow Springs Lions Club at their last meeting on November 5. They are from Winona originally, moved away for 40 years, and returned to Southern Missouri in 2018.  Please welcome them to the Lions Club and to Willow Springs.   If you are interested in...
Liberty High School students held an assembly at the football field to honor local veterans on Veterans Day.
The Mountain View City Council met in regular session on November 9 at the Mountain View Community Center Building. The meeting began with the unexpected announcement of the resignation of West Ward Alderman and mayor pro tem, Bobby Brooks. Brooks submitted his resignation due to health concerns...
A Veteran’s Day program took place at the Star Theatre on November 11. A moving overture produced by Robby Rakestraw featured patriotic images, video, and music. Once the program began at 7:00 p.m., Larry Spence took the stage as emcee. He introduced Sergeant Major Grover Pierce who offered the...
Recently, Missouri State Representative Robert Ross presented the Houston Lions Club with a Missouri House of Representatives Resolution for honoring their 80 years of service to the Houston area. The Lions Club was chartered on May 28, 1940 by 20 individuals including the first President,...
The groundbreaking ceremony for Mount Calvary Restoration Center was held Sunday afternoon, November 8. City officials were present.  The facility will hold approximately 22 beds and will be dedicated to restoring lives. Construction began last week.    For updates, see the church’s Facebook...
At the regular board meeting of PWSD #3 outside Willow Springs on November 12, Director John Sullivan confirmed the water district has permanently stopped the sale of bulk water.    The decision was one of “fiduciary responsibility,” he explained. Initially, the broken hydrant that allowed...
On November 13, a group of twelve West Plains residents and business owners gathered at a local restaurant for a planning meeting. Their goal is to recall the elected figures who voted in favor of the masking ordinance in place in West Plains.   Howell County News was invited to the meeting...

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