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Linda S. Benyo received the award from Colonel Eric T. Olson, Superintendent of the Highway Patrol, in a ceremony held at the Lake of The Ozarks on April 10, 2021. Ms. Benyo began working at Troop G Headquarters on March 1, 2011. She is responsible for the maintenance of Troop G Headquarters,...
Governor Mike Parson announced last week that the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Energy Assistance (EA) Program is extending one-time primary heating bill payments through May 31, 2021. In addition, eligibility for both the heating and cooling programs are expanding from...
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
Lakeland Pharmacy hosted a Spring Fling Cruise In on Sunday. The event was postponed from Saturday due to rain, but that did not dampen either the public’s or the participants’ interest. Organizers say participants in the car show started lining up at 10:30 a.m., though the event officially began...
The House dove into the contentious debate over the rights of transgender athletes Wednesday in the process of moving forward an amendment to limit their inclusion in sports. The amendment, which Rep. Chuck Basye, R-Rocheport, added onto education bill HB 1141, would prevent any student...
On April 22, during a ceremony at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 429 and HB 430 into law, which both support Missouri adoptive families and children in foster care.  "Every child deserves a family to provide love, support, and a strong foundation," Governor Parson said. "...
Lawmakers largely agreed upon the idea of requiring public schools to allow homeschooled students to participate in extracurriculars during a debate Tuesday. The division occurred with the part of the proposal that would take away a district's core state funding if it failed to do so. The...
The ladies of the Tuesday Study Club met April 6, 2021 at the beautiful home of Peggy Miller. After taking care of club business, Claudia Marvin gave her program.   Jim Shore was raised on rural property in South Carolina by his artistic parents. His mother was a sculptor and painter, while...
photo credit: Chuck Clark
Several members of the Mountain View Garden Club gathered at the Community Center on April 16, to make spring bouquets. The flowers for the 36 bouquets came from the gardens of club members. Additional flowers and greenery were donated by Connie Porter and Sachiko Cantrell. The bouquets were used...
The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce spent Sunday planting flowers and shrubs on First Street as part of a downtown beautification project. Pictured left to right are Steve Meier, Gretchen Creighton, Matt Willbanks, Mark Castaneda, Jeff Holden, and Lindsay Holden.
The Willow Springs Presbyterian Church has recently donated nearly four hundred items to MUNCH. The congregation collected cans of tuna and jars of peanut butter during the weeks before Easter. "We are glad to provide these good sources of protein to MUNCH," Pastor Diane Cooke said. "Caring for...

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