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For the second year, the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce hosted early morning fitness events on the Fourth of July. A 5K and a SWAT challenge took place on Palenske Field. Officer Ryan McGinnis with WSPD lead the 5k runners and then followed them throughout the course with flashing lights. The...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Organizers called this year’s Fourth of July parade “a huge success.”   “Everyone had a wonderful time,” said a statement from the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce. “This parade is a long-standing tradition in Willow Springs spurred on and encouraged in large part by Jane and Wendall Bailey...
The Howell County Commission held a ceremony designating the county as a Purple Heart County on June 24. This designation affirms that the county government recognizes those in the community who gave their lives or were wounded in combat while serving in the United States Armed Forces.   ...
With the primary election approaching, take note of the following important dates and facts to prepare for primary election day– August 6, 2024.    Important Dates: June 25 - Mail-in voting began July 10 - Last day to register to vote July 23 - No-excuse in-person absentee voting begins...
Howell County News/Laura Wagner
A passerby reported flames shooting from the roof of Roberts Wood Products when the building caught fire on Sunday, June 30. Simultaneously, onsite alarms notified the business owner. Initial reports came in at about 8:15 p.m., according to Mountain View Fire Department. Within the minute, MVFD...
A West Plains woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash on July 2 around noon, according to a press release from the West Plains Police Department.    Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 63 near Quarry Road in West Plains. The two vehicles in the crash were a passenger car driven by...
The Mountain View Board of Alderman are looking at increasing the cost of water rates. The reason for the rate increase stems from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) mandates for the city to fix their wastewater treatment plant or face fines. Kent Peetz, Senior Project Manager...
Route 63 in Howell and Oregon Counties will be reduced to one lane with an 11-foot width restriction as construction crews perform pavement repairs.        This section of roadway is located from Business 63 to County Road 366 in Koshkonong, MO.    As construction is underway, flaggers...
Texas County Memorial Hospital is hosting a “Chillin in the Ozarks” blood drive on Friday, July 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) will collect blood donations in the Jayson Gentry Community Safe Room on the TCMH campus.   TCMH receives 100 percent of...
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Wondering how you can make a difference in the life of an at-risk child? Birthday Blessings is holding their Second Annual July Toy Drive to meet needs and spread cheer in Missouri foster community. Locally, they provide services to about 200 kids in state custody through the 37th Circuit...

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