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Larry Campbell, 26, of West Plains was taken from the scene of an ATV crash by helicopter for treatment of serious injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Campbell was operating a Polaris Razor. He had a two-year-old male passenger in the vehicle at the time of the crash on June...
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On April 7, a Texas County Sheriff's Deputy opened an investigation into allegations of sexual contact between an adult male and a juvenile female. During the investigation, the male admitted to having sexual contact with the juvenile. A probable cause statement was submitted to the Texas County...
A great time was had by all at the 20th Annual Tom Smith Sunrise Rotary Golf Tournament. Thirty teams competed in the tournament, and funds were raised to benefit the local Rotary Backpack Program. First, second and third place prizes were presented in the Championship flight as well as the A and...
Adalynn Siler, a sixth grade student at Willow Springs Middle School, has been accepted into the Youth Summer Intensive program with the Cincinnati Ballet. Siler auditioned for the program in St. Louis, MO. The Youth Summer Intensive Program is a condensed version of the Cincinnati Ballet's...
The West Plains Police Department is proud to announce the start of the second annual Community Police Academy. The academy is open to all community members who live or work in the City of West Plains.   The CPA will be held from September 7 to November 9. Classes are conducted by various...
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded contracts for Southeast District projects during its regular meeting on June 2. Awarded contracts include a high friction surface treatment, pavement improvements, bridge improvements, and sidewalk improvements. Of those contracts, a $...
Eastbound U.S. 60 in Shannon County will be reduced as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform shoulder repairs.   This section of roadway is located from County Road 641 to Cole Street near Birch Tree, Missouri.  Weather permitting, work will take place Thursday, June 9 from 6:30...
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On May 25, Congressman Jason Smith visited Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains to tour their new medical office building. Located adjacent to the Shaw Medical Building and hospital, this expansion of approximately 100,000 square feet includes specialty clinics and ancillary services, along with a...
The class of ‘62 was the smallest in Willow Springs since 1949. 24 of our members have passed away. We had our luncheon at the Thomas F. Benyo Golf Course on Saturday, May 28th. That evening we went to the Alumni cook out at the Airport. Those attending were: Janice (Cox) Gregory, Linda (Smith...
There are currently no suspects in a burglary that took place on N. Springfield Rd. on May 19, confirm police. Officer David Hocking of the Willow Springs Police Department was dispatched to the residence the morning after a male subject forced open the back door of the home, busted open a safe,...

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