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The Willow Springs Arts Council and The STARS Foundation are excited to sponsor an evening of wonderful Christmas music performed by the Southern Ozarks Community Orchestra and The STARS Foundation. There will be two chances to see this extraordinary concert entitled “Bells of Christmas with...
Liberty sophomore Angel Lopez sustained a serious head injury during the SCA Championship game on November 12 at Ava. He was transported to a hospital for emergency surgery during the game. Lopez’s family has shared an update on his recovery on social media thanking the community for their...
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Preliminary data published by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on November 24 shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,...
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The Howell County Sheriff’s Office and the West Plains School District released separate statements this afternoon informing parents and the community that the School Resource Officer (SRO) at South Fork Elementary has been arrested and charged with sex crimes. Formal charges of statutory sodomy...
Missouri Farm Bureau, with MFA Incorporated, MFA Oil Company, and Doyle Manufacturing Company, announced this week that the companies have filed a lawsuit challenging the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emergency rule vaccine mandate.  The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS...
West Plains City Hall and other city offices will be closed November 25-26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The two-day closure will alter regular refuse routes. Routes will run: Monday and Tuesday routes will be picked up, November 22. Wednesday and Thursday routes will be picked up...
Recently the Piney River Fraternal Order of Eagles #3911 held a Cruise in, Silent Auction and Barbeque to raise funds for the Texas County Shop with a Hero. Simple Grow, Rick Dixon Auction Services, Piney River Ford, KJ Karaoke and numerous other businesses helped make this event a success. The...
A time of year when the potential for wildfire spread is highest is also one of the times Mark Twain National Forest has the most people visiting.  As trees shed their colorful fall foliage in preparation for winter, the November portion of firearm deer season often corresponds with thick leaf...
David Evans presented Willow Springs Lions Club members Dennis Asher and Rick Chaplin with a Resolution plaque from the Missouri House of Representatives on September 16 recognizing for their work restoring the 1897 Frisco Caboose located in Willow Springs.  
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A plaque was presented to Jasper Engines & Transmissions, on November 16, by Willow Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church and their Adventist Community Service Center in recognition the company's many years of donations to help the Community Center to better help our community’s needs.

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