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On the evening of March 17, Texas County Deputies patrolling Shafer Road, in the Licking area attempted to make a traffic stop on a Ford truck. The driver of the truck did not stop, and deputies initiated a pursuit that traveled across Buffalo Road to State Routes AT, N and AF.  While traveling...
Ozarks Healthcare Laboratory Services will conduct low-cost lab health screenings at several of its locations through 2021. Ozarks Healthcare encourages community members to get to know their numbers for blood sugar, cholesterol, thyroid, calcium, and more. Getting these numbers checked...
  The monthly meeting of the Ozark Spring Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will be held at 2:00 pm Saturday, April 10th at the American Legion Hall, 1401 Bill Virdon Blvd.   This month’s presentation, “Tombstone Care and Cleaning”, will be presented by Marcia Moore. Please bring...
On March 13, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office participated in the St. Patrick’s Day DWI Enforcement Campaign. Deputies made a total of 16 traffic stops with one resulting in an arrest.  Corporal Wallace arrested John Fink, 49, of Bruner, Mo. after a traffic stop that led into a foot pursuit. John...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
City Administrator Beverly Hicks invited fifth grade teacher Amber Lewis to give a presentation to the City Council at the regular March meeting. Lewis is the daughter of the Wastewater Department Supervisor Rob Rackley and Alderwoman Susan Rackley. She gives this presentation to her class, not...
Clayton Rice, 24, of Willow Springs, faces one felony charge of property damage relating to a domestic disturbance from late January.    On January 30, Officer Corey Clark responded to a residence shortly after 11:00 p.m. and observed Rice and a woman yelling at each other. Officer Clark...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Mayor Brooke Fair, the Willow Springs Board of Aldermen, and other City representatives met with members of the Willow Springs Municipal Airport Board at the airport on March 18. Board member Tom White gave the group a tour of the grounds and specifically identified two potential construction...
George W. Marcum celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday. He was born to Sam and Violet Marcum in Altamont, Mo. on March 22, 1931.   Mr. Marcum built and operated the Marcum Truck Stop in Pomona during the 60s. He owned and operated several businesses in the area and worked at the shoe factory...
West Plains The City of West Plains has scheduled its annual citywide clean up for the week of April 26 through 30. Residents can expect sanitation crews to pick up their items on their usual trash day.      Willow Springs Spring Cleanup has been scheduled for April 12 through 16. Items...
Howell County News/ Ron Mendez
Complications raised by MoDOT have delayed construction at the future site of Family Dollar on Main St. in Willow Springs. At the March 18 meeting, City Administrator Beverly Hicks informed the City Council of MoDOT’s concerns regarding potential traffic congestion.   “They did not like the...

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