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Southern Missouri production company, Haven Films (John Hollback and Tray Whitsell), has accepted a script from Edwin Woolsey's book, The Chronicler - Wolves of War, to produce a pilot film for promotion as a movie or television series. Edwin's book series chronicles his family's historic saga...
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced last week that his office has filed an application for a show cause hearing and a Motion for Judgment of Criminal Contempt against dog breeder Marilyn Shepherd, after finding that she currently possesses dogs on her property and a billboard...
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For the first season in forty years, a familiar face is missing from the Willow Springs Bears sidelines. Dr. Robert Shaw was the team physician for the school district for nearly 400 varsity football games. This school year is the Bears' first season without him since 1982. During the home game...
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Landowners who are considering using controlled burns but are wondering if it can be done safely, or if it is worthwhile, are invited to attend an upcoming panel discussion, “Fire benefits Ozark landscapes.”  The session will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Hammond Mill Camp, during...
The Howell County Commission met on Sept. 22 and 26. On Sept. 22, Myles Smith with Howell-Oregon Electric Coop. met with the Commission for a letter of support for Wisper Internet.  For the foreseeable future, agendas will include discussion to consider and award ARPA requests. Agendas also...
Volunteers from as far as Indiana poured into Viandel Vineyard in Mountain View on September 18, for the annual Harvest Helpers event.  “Harvest Helpers is so important to Viandel Vineyard because, not only does it help us bring in our harvest, it helps us build a comradery with our customers...
Mark Twain National Forest law enforcement is asking for public assistance in identifying individuals, captured on photo and video, that are suspected of stealing from the Marcoot Lookout Tower (near Bunker, MO) last year. These individuals are suspected of removing the Osborne Fire Finder from...
Three members of the nonprofit Main Street Willow Springs appeared before the Willow Springs Board of Aldermen Thursday night to give an update on their building at the southeast corner of Main and Center Streets. Mary Jones, Mindi Parsons, and Mark Snow were on hand not only for this update, but...
A Willow Springs mother faces charges of child abuse and endangerment in connection with an investigation into her children's injuries. Howell County Sheriff's Office launched their investigation into the Mersman household when a six-month-old infant presented to Ozarks Healthcare on Aug. 26 with...
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The Texas County Memorial Hospital board of trustees met last week to finalize a search committee for the chief executive officer position that is open at the hospital. Board members unanimously agreed to place an interim CEO in the position until a new CEO is hired. Wes Murray, the previous...

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