Local

Mason Banks, 19, of Winona, was airlifted to Springfield hospital for treatment of serious injuries after a crash on Old Highway 60 two miles west of Birch Tree on September 19. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at 9:15 a.m. when Banks’ Ford Taurus crossed the...
On September 24, the City of West Plains and the West Plains Police Department was notified by a local business of a possible scam. The information given was a person posing as an advertiser contacted the business promoting advertisement opportunities for the golf carts at the North Terra Golf...
Ozark Action, Inc. has received County Cares Act funds from the Howell County Commissioners. $90,000 will be used to provide utility assistance to Howell County citizens at or below 200% of the federal poverty level in order to help people keep essential utilities connected. Essential utilities...
Main Street Willow Springs was the recipient of a My Community Matters grant through Missouri Main Street Connection. The grant provided funding for community revitalization specialists to visit and assess Willow Springs before offering a presentation of their suggestions for changes and...
A Mountain View man has been charged with one count of manufacture of a controlled substance and two counts of possession or control of a controlled substance. John Manning, 78, was taken into custody when he attempted to deliver marijuana brownies in response to a false online profile as part of...
The Mountain View City Council met September 14 in regular session. The council considered a handful of issues for review.    Representatives from West Plains Bank were present to discuss the city’s consideration of switching banks from Simmons Bank to West Plains Bank. The switch is an...
Ozark Natural Cemetery is a small group of Howell County residents who are seeking to create a natural, perpetual use cemetery in the local area.  Member Jim Vokac stopped by the Howell County News office on September 25 to discuss the group’s motivations, plans, and progress.  According to...
Troop G troopers are assisting the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department with an escape that occurred at their jail shortly before 3:00 p.m. on September 27. Two inmates overpowered a jailer and are still being sought as of press time. At around 2:56 pm, the Shannon County Sheriff’s Department...
The City of West Plains will host its annual city wide clean-up the week of October 5-9. The event will occur on customers’ normal trash pick-up day. This annual event gives residents an opportunity to clean up around their property and have most of the items hauled away free of charge. The...
A semi-truck that snagged on a power line on the afternoon of September 10 caused power outages to hundreds of Mountain View residents that day, reported City Clerk Courtney McDaniel. Specifically, about 250 utility customers experienced an outage that lasted roughly three hours.  City crews...

Pages

Howell County News

110 W. Main St.,
Willow Springs, MO 65793
417-252-2123

Comment Here