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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
After the three counties in the Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School District certified their results, the candidates with tied votes met Thursday for the coin flip that would determine who wins the seat. With three candidates for two seats on the school board, frontrunner Gaylon Noble claimed...
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Spring Youth Season for turkeys began April 6. In the middle of the pack for the state, young hunters in Howell County reported 32 birds to the Missouri Department of Conservation.  
Two candidates for Mountain View-Birch Tree R-III School Board have received an equal number of votes across the three counties in the district. Michael Smith and incumbent school board president Jen Foster have each received 268 votes, according to unofficial election results.    Each of the...
The Public Safety and Advisory Committee (PSAC) in Willow Springs met on Monday, April 1. They reviewed a survey about the police and fire departments that are to be sent out to all Willow Springs businesses. PSAC will partner with the Willow Springs Chamber of Commerce to reach the majority of...
An audit released last week has given Pierce Township in southern Texas County a “fair” rating and notes particular failures with the budget, according to a press release by Missouri State Auditor Scott Fitzpatrick. The State Auditor's Office took action after receiving a petition from 94...
The Willow Springs Fire Department responded to a structure fire on County Road 1050 last Wednesday. Shortly before 3:00 p.m., the call sent firefighters with an engine and tanker to the home. Upon arrival, the single-story structure was fully involved. Fire spread to a vehicle parked nearby and...
The Howell County Commission had a light week during their regularly scheduled meetings last week, approving the March general ledger and visiting with guests. County Clerk Kelly Waggoner noted a few areas in the ledger for the commission, mainly the workers compensation estimate.   The...
Incumbent Howell County Commissioner for the Northen District Calvin Wood will face an opponent in the November general election. Democrat Bill Echols, of Mountain View, has filed for the seat.    Candidate filling for county offices has closed, and there are a few contested races. Southern...
submitted by Gamma Phi   The Gamma Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma was held on April 6, 2024 at the Cabool Methodist Church. President Suzette Litwiller opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Highlights from the business meeting were reports from the secretary and treasurer, plus...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Two private donors have donated a firetruck to the Mountain View Fire Department. The 1999 American LaFrance was entirely funded by Dr. Joe Lewis and Rick Roberts, confirmed Mayor John Krasuski. This rig replaces one that was eleven years older, said Fire Chief Jason Taber.    “It’s capable...

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