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The Facebook page for Howell County News was hacked and deleted June 18. What was formerly a free platform for information reaching seven thousand-plus people each week is now an error message on the social media site. Law enforcement and Meta have been notified, and an investigation is ongoing...
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After flooding forced a reschedule, a benefit concert for tornado victims took place this weekend in Mountain View. Local musician Brandy Lee hosted the benefit concert at Veteran’s Park on Sunday.    An EF-3 tornado ripped through the town, injuring one. Eight homes were destroyed, sixteen...
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Construction remains on track for the new Autism and Neurodiversity Center at Missouri State University – West Plains (MSU-WP). The building is scheduled to be completed in January 2025 according to a release by the university.    The TJ Swift House ASCEND Program seeks to provide additional...
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TCMH Healthcare Foundation hosted its 18th Annual TCMH Charitable Golf Tournament sponsored by Simmons Bank on Saturday, June 8, at the Houston Municipal Golf Course. With a full bracket of 36 teams participating, the Foundation raised an unprecedented $24,213.01, beating the previous record set...
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Texas County Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce Bonnie Evans, a certified nursing assistant (CNA) in our medical-surgical department, is our 2024 Sunflower Award recipient at TCMH.    The Sunflower Award at TCMH is an annual award that recognizes CNAs, emergency department technicians,...
Neighborhoods throughout the city are invited to join over 38 million neighbors across 18 thousand communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide. National Night Out is nationally sponsored by NATW, ADT, Starbucks, Associa, L.E.A.D. and co-sponsored locally by the...
A Houston, MO, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to assaulting and threatening federal law enforcement officers at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.   James W. Dickens, 32, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of assaulting a federal officer and one count of...
Governor Mike Parson requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approve a major disaster declaration to provide federal assistance to 15 counties, including Howell, in response to multiple severe weather systems that impacted the state from May 19 – 27. These storms generated...
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) introduces "My Life, My Quit," a free tobacco cessation service for Missouri teens who want to quit using electronic cigarettes, vape products, cigarettes and smokeless tobacco.   "More Missouri teens now vape than adults who smoke...
The Cross Country Trail Ride in Eminence was evacuated after experiencing flooding around 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 9 as the Jacks Fork River spilled over its banks. Flood waters ranged from a few inches to several feet and most of the grounds were submerged. According to employee Allen Akers, “...

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