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Of the thirty individuals who spoke at the public hearing on Monday August 17, only five spoke in favor of the mandate, one of whom was Howell County Health Department Director, Chris Gilliam.  Gilliam’s point was the city of West Plains was experiencing approximately a 5% infection rate as of...
Officer Travis Weaver of the Willow Springs Police Department was involved in a motor vehicle collision after a subject rammed his police cruiser on the evening of August 14. Though the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Troop G is taking the lead on the investigation, Police Chief Bryan Hogan gave...
Mountain View’s annual fall festival, “Pioneer Days,” is the latest event to be cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. In a release, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce announced the decision with a “Heavy, Heavy Heart,” explaining, “We understand that this may be a huge...
The Willow Springs City Council passed two ordinances at the regular meeting on August 20 to express the City’s intention to consider a proposal from developer Guffey Properties, LLC to redevelop an area in the city that will be the site of both a Family Dollar retail store and a Community...
In the early morning hours of Sunday, August 9, a Douglas County residence at DD and West 76 in the Goodhope area was burglarized. The items stolen included a 2014 side by side, guns, and tools.  In the early morning hours of Thursday, August 13, the Redbank Store on O Highway, just south of NN...
The Museum of Imagination is a  privately owned museum of natural science in Brockwell, AR.  It is a learning experience for children and adults. Former educator and now Museum Director Barbra Knight  empathizes with school children who are necessarily homebound because of Covid-19.  Barbara...
Missouri Medicine, the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association, reports in its July/August 2020 issue, that illicitly manufactured fentanyl and related synthetic opioids arriving from China are primarily responsible for fatal narcotic overdoses in Missouri. Despite the COVID-19...
St. Louis Consumer Fraud Task Force (CFTF) warns area consumers to be wary of romance scams during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With people isolated and turning to the internet to communicate because of the pandemic, scammers are working hard to take advantage of the health crisis. Task...
Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden announced this week that Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) would be his vice-presidential running mate. By picking Senator Harris, Joe Biden has reaffirmed his commitment to abortion on demand at any time for any reason and paid for by taxpayers...
With human trafficking on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)  introduced the bipartisan Leveraging Information on Foreign Traffickers (LIFT) Act to combat modern day slavery. This legislation supports survivor-centered efforts...

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