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On November 30 at approximately 12:27 a.m., officers with the West Plains Police Department were dispatched to Wal-Mart Supercenter for a report of a trailer on fire. When officers arrived, the West Plains Fire Department was working to put out the flame engulfed box trailer on the north end of...
West Plains City Attorney Charles Cantrell has responded to the Petition Committee organized to recall Mayor Jack Pahlmann. In an advisory opinion dated December 3, Cantrell says the Committee’s affidavit, “does not properly provide the necessary basis for the City Clerk to issue petition forms...
Tuesday Study Club met at Geneva Moody’s lovely home for our November 17 meeting. Having the business part of our meeting over, Mary Knott gave her program:   Have you ever heard of Nancy Ann Dolls or Nancy Ann Storybook company? If you were a little girl in the 1930s or 1940s, chances are...
The West Plains Police Department has once again decided to loosen their facial hair policy restrictions to allow officers to participate in “No Shave December.” The annual tradition is typically held in November, but was delayed this year due to COVID-19 and other delays.   Each officer who...
State Representative Elect Bennie Cook, R-Houston, received an introductory course on the legislative process as part of a new member orientation held at the Missouri State Capitol recently. Cook was part of a group of more than 50 new House members who participated in the week-long orientation...
With all the warm weather, most people aren't thinking about winter weather and snowy roads, but MoDOT is.   MoDOT has approximately 3,400 employees ready to fight winter weather across the state. Each winter storm is different, and tools, materials and practices are adjusted accordingly...
The holidays are upon us and the Willow Springs Public Library has more recipe, craft, and decorating books than you can shake a turkey drumstick at. From stuffing the bird and baking the pies to knitted stockings and ideas for magazine-worthy table settings- there’s a book for that. Christmas...
The Toys for Tots drive in Mountain View continues until December 4. Mountain View Police Department, in collaboration with Dollar General and Taco Bell, are collecting Toys for Tots. MVPD officers will distribute toys to local children.    Only new toys in original, unwrapped packages will...
Aliyah Wedge, 18, of Mansfield, drowned in the flooded waters of Wolfe Creek after her vehicle was swept off the road at the crossing at AB Highway, three miles north of Mansfield.    The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to the scene, and Wright County Coroner Ben Hurtt pronounced...
Thanks to Howell County University of Missouri Extension and the University of Missouri Extension’s Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES), Howell County now has an online dashboard that provides the county’s COVID-19 case data.   Updates are done nightly and will be...

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