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Two large-scale projects moved forward ever so slightly in Mountain View last week. Closed for the last two summers, repairs to the city pool got a boost in the form of grant funding. Later that afternoon, a wholesale restoration of the city's sewer lines inched forward. The city held a town hall...
On July 16, the newly designated 9-8-8, three-digit number, will route individuals to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, where compassionate, accessible care and support are available 24/7 for anyone experiencing a mental health, suicide, or substance use crisis. The 988 line is...
The Primary Election is Tuesday, August 2. In primaries, voters choose a partisan ballot and vote within their own party lines.  Local races that will be decided in the primary because only Republicans are running include Howell County Presiding Commissioner and Howell Township Committeewoman....
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A burn ban remains effect in Howell County. The Howell County Commission implemented Burn Ban Order #2022-014 on July 11.  "A burn ban is ordered due to Howell County being in a D2 Severe Drought Situation according to the National Integrated Drought Information System, and it has been...
On June 30, during a signing ceremony at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson signed seven pieces of legislation into law, including House Bill (HB) 2116, which establishes the No Patient Left Alone Act.  "We appreciate the efforts by Representative Rusty Black and Senator Bill White to get...
Come have fun with water while learning about streams and animals who live there while participating in activities designed for children and families. Join the team at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park as they, along with several other agencies and organizations, provide activities and displays at...
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Ozark National Scenic Riverways will be conducting two managed deer hunts in October at Big Spring.   These hunting opportunities are being extended to two special groups of the nation's population, our youth and our military service members with permanent mobility impairments. The youth hunt...
Dry conditions continue to intensify across Missouri, especially the southern half of the state, according to the June 30 U.S. Drought Monitor map. "June was overall a hotter-than-average-month for Missouri, averaging about 2 degrees above normal, and it was also a dry month for most locations...
Joseph and Charleen Sons are the parents of a baby girl, Amara Joyce Sons, born June 21, 2022, at 3:12 a.m. at Ozarks Healthcare. She weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her siblings are Juliana, 2, and Joseph, 1. Her grandparents are Avelita and Edward Corporal of Calamba, MLS OCC...
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The year was 1951. Jack Wirth was a freshman at the University of Dubuque, Iowa. He’d just finished an enlistment with the U.S. Navy, serving as part of a 10-person flight crew for blimps flying anti-submarine surveillance. Attending a social for incoming freshman, he was several years older...

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