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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Candidates seeking office on the Willow Springs R-IV Board addressed the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Tuesday. There are five men running for two available seats. Two incumbents,Tony Friga and Dean Aye, are seeking reelection. They are challenged by Jeff Cunningham, Jeff...
The Knights of Columbus announce their upcoming Lenten Fish Fries. Meals will be served on Friday nights, March 11, 18, 25 and April 8. All meals will be served by drive-through only and will cost $10 per plate. Either fish or shrimp dinners may be ordered, and each will include slaw, beans, french...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Firefighters from the Willow Springs and Eleven Point Fire Departments were busy fighting preventable fires last week, both WSFD Chief Vance Farmer and Eleven Point Fire Chief Frank Vanhorn confirm.  “We have been called out for service six times so far this week, and all of these fires, except...
The Willow Springs Tuesday Study Club met at the Willow Springs Senior Center. The meeting was called to order by the president. After the business meeting concluded, the president introduced the program speaker. The program was about Paula Deen and her accomplishments. Paula is an American...
Mark Twain National Forest employees will be conducting spring prescribed burning as weather allows, at locations across the Forest in the coming weeks. Despite recent snow, grasses and brush across the forest are getting dried out by the sunny skies, low moisture levels, and winds. The forest is...
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Texas County Memorial Hospital has united with The Community Partnership in Rolla to offer the Cribs for Kids Program to Texas County families through funding provided by Children’s Trust Fund.  Sleep related infant deaths is the leading cause of infant mortality from one month to one year of...
Robert Jones II of Newport News, Va.,  formerly of Pomona, and Laura Shields of Norfolk, Va., were married Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in White Church, Mo. The groom's best man was his son Robert Jones III of Lanexa, Va. Bridesmaids Crystal Bestand Amanda Ford...
courtesy of Mountain View Police Department
Officers of the Mountain View Police Department recovered a stolen 2009 Chevrolet Silverado taken from a Pomona residence. The truck went missing in the overnight hours of Feb. 20, says a release from the Howell County Sheriff's Department.  MVPD officers recovered the vehicle on Feb. 25 at...
courtesy of Willow Springs Fire
The Willow Springs Fire Department hosted an 8-hour training called "Life On The Nozzle" on Feb 26. Sponsored by the Missouri Division of Fire Safety and the Three Rivers Community College and taught by Local Emergency Training Specialists, LLC, the class consisted of four hours of classroom...
The Howell County Commission met briefly on Feb. 24, but planned to reconvene on Feb. 28 due to inclement weather.  The commission had a conference call with John Lieser from the State Auditor’s office. They reviewed and approved the agreement with the South Central Solid Waste Management...

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