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The 2024 Willow Springs Alumni celebration looks to be the largest gathering yet. There have been encouraging notes and donations from those unable to attend, but want to ensure the event continues. That makes it all worthwhile.   Here is a portion of a note received with a generous check...
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Those who have ever thought about learning to fly can find out more on Saturday, May 18 as EAA Chapter 1218 hosts a “Flying Start” informational program on learning to fly at the EAA Hangar, 810 Bryan Street, Willow Springs, MO.   EAA Chapter 1218, a local organization that is part of the...
The Howell County Commission received bids for road and bridge motor graders and took their next steps with the 65775 planning grant. The commissioners heard bids on motor graders from Fabick Cat in Willow Springs and Murphy Tractor & Equipment Company in Springfield. The county attempts to...
The City of Mountain View will do an extra trash pickup on May 13 through May 17. This is another cleanup opportunity for city residential households that have current trash services. Businesses will be excluded for this extra trash pickup. The extra trash pickup will be held on the customer's...
The City of Mountain View will have a brush pickup from June 24 to June 28. The pickup will include: - Tree limbs no longer than 10 feet in length - Stacked in open area, parallel and within five feet of street, not crisscrossed - No brush stacked in alley ways - No trash or boards in...
Morel season is just about wrapped up, and it’s time to announce the winners of the Fourth Annual Howell County News Morel Mushroom Photo Contest. Entries were evaluated for size and quantity of the mushrooms as well as the mushrooms’ appearance and the photo’s overall composition.    Grand...
Howell County News will host a community forum on public safety at the Star Theatre on Thursday, May 30 at 6:00 p.m.   The Willow Springs Police Department and Fire Department will be on hand to answer any questions on the spot. Police and fire personnel and city leadership will hear and...
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For the last nine years, most Monday nights in Willow Springs have featured a bluegrass jam under the leadership of Sharry Lovan. Those jams will continue, but with a new leader – Ed McCarty and Pat Carmody are taking the proverbial keys. Lovan’s final jam as the leader of the informal and...
A single car barreled off the roadway on Friday afternoon, smashing into five other vehicles, totaling two. Only the driver of the moving vehicle was injured. The other vehicles were parked and unoccupied.    The driver, Christopher J. Henry, 29, of West Plains, sustained serious injuries,...
A West Plains man was arrested in late April after an incident at a local bar. Damian Paul Henry, age 24, of West Plains is charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon – subsection four – exhibiting. At the time of writing, he is being held in jail on a $50,000 cash or corporate surety bond....

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