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Christina Finch, 37, of West Plains, was released from Missouri State Highway Patrol custody in order to be airlifted to Cox South in Springfield on April 10. Finch was arrested on charges of DWI, prior offender; failure to drive on the right half of the roadway; no insurance; failure to transfer...
The City of Mountain View announced Parks & Recreation, the Library, and the Airport are not considered essential during the pandemic crisis. With this in mind, the City of Mountain View will institute the following: 1. Beginning April 8, 2020 a. All the public bathrooms, pavilions, and...
Last week, Howell County Health Department confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the county, bringing the total count of positive cases to four.  On April 6, the second and third cases were announced. Both individuals had recently participated in drive thru testing clinics in West Plains, the...
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health have awarded a $10,000 grant to the Willow Springs Community Foundation through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in communities in the CFO's rural service area.  The WSCF will use the grant to...
Captain Bruce D. Fiske, commanding officer of Troop G, Willow Springs, announced the following Troop G promotion effective April 1, 2020. Trooper Thomas W. Meyer was promoted to corporal, and designated the assistant zone supervisor of Zone 8, Carter and Reynolds counties. Meyer was appointed...
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 695 of West Plans will not be meeting until further notice.
  “Donations of suits and masks as well as other kind gestures have been coming in everyday from people all over our community,” Wes Murray, TCMH chief executive officer said. “We are so grateful for everyone coming together to provide extra supplies for our staff.” The staff and...
Cynthia (Cindy) Blades is the winner of the contract from the Department of Revenue for the new license office in Willow Springs. Originally from California, Blades has lived in West Plains for 45 years. She is currently the contract agent for both the Mountain View License Office and the Houston...
The benefit show to raise funds for the Historic Star Theatre in downtown Willow Springs took place on March 14. Despite frequent cancellations of gatherings due to concerns over coronavirus, Stars at the Star proceeded and drew a crowd of close to 100 attendees.  Performer Sharry Lovan...

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