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The historic Hutton Valley Schoolhouse was the location of the Second Annual Hutton Valley Fall Festival. The event is a collaboration between the Hutton Valley Neighborhood Watch and Neighborhood Christian Schools. NCS is newly opened this fall and offers classical education in the one-room...
Israel Guidry is a former Mountain View Police Department Officer who is currently facing felony manslaughter and armed criminal action charges in Howell County courts. The charges stem from a September 2019 incident in which, after a short vehicle pursuit, Guidry fired at a Cotter, Ark. woman,...
Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler. Time to enjoy a good book! The Willow Springs Public Library is holding its annual books-by-the-bag sale. We need more shelf space. You need to be transported out of reality for a while. Fill up a bag of books for $5.00! Or, if you only want an item...
“Dog & Pony” Show, Sat., Sept. 26, 2020, 1:00 p.m. “Dog and pony show" is colloquial term which has come to mean a highly promoted, often over-staged performance.  But, in this case it just means a day to participate or spectators to come out and watch pony and dog lovers having fun with...
Michael Wray, of Raymondville, invented a board game called “You’re the Coach” that allows players to guide a game of football play-by-play. Comprised of a binder of plays and a game board representing the field, the game can be played alone or by up to twenty players, Wray said. A roll of the...
Rosie K. Moore, 42, of Willow Springs, suffered moderate injuries when her Kia Soul rolled backwards and hit her while she stood behind the vehicle. The incident occurred on Highway 137, eight miles north of Willow Springs at 9:30 p.m. on September 16, reported the Missouri State Highway Patrol....
With the likely impending creation of a Community Improvement District (CID) which will be funded by Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to accommodate Guffey Properties’ plans to build a Family Dollar on East Main St., the Willow Springs City Council appointed six individuals to the commission....
The final project of Healthy Schools, Healthy Communities in Willow Springs, the skate park in American Legion was the site of a ribbon cutting on September 18. Featuring two curved ramps, multiple rails, and a newly poured concrete pad, the park is officially open for use by the skaters of the...
The week of September 14, was declared National Assisted Living Week. Even though Willow Care Nursing Home and Willow West Apartments were on the virus “lockdown,” Jackie Kell, Manager of Willow West Apartments, informed the Willow West residents that they would celebrate the week with various...
At the regular City Council meeting on September 17, the Board of Alderman in Willow Springs unanimously passed an ordinance allowing Mayor Brooke Fair to execute a contract between the City and a new trash provider, Dugger Trash Service, LLC. After years with WCA, City trash services will switch...

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