The former Curtis Department store building collapsed without warning this morning.
A historic building in downtown Willow Springs collapsed at approximately 7:45 Monday morning.
Electrical grid reliability has improved significantly from the past few days which is the result of the conservation efforts by lo
At the City Council meeting in Mountain View on February 8, Mayor Donnie Pruett and the Board of Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance that removes annual library card fees for residents of the City of Mountain View.   
courtesy of Missouri S&T/ Photos by Amber Headings
Cory Chafin, son of Philip and Gayla Chafin, has become the first native son of Willow Springs to be commissioned to the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces which was established in December 2019.
The former Curtis Department store building collapsed without warning this morning.
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Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
courtesy of Missouri S&T/ Photos by Amber Headings
The former Curtis Department store building collapsed without warning this morning.
A historic building in downtown Willow Springs collapsed at approximately 7:45 Monday morning. A neighboring business owner, Michael Smith, of Coulter Heating and Cooling, was the first person to notice the collapse and called it in to emergency services. Formerly the Curtis Department Store...
Electrical grid reliability has improved significantly from the past few days which is the result of the conservation efforts by local utility customers and other pool utilities.  Grid operations at  Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) have scaled back...
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During a recent promotion ceremony in South Korea, Willow Springs High School graduate, Crystal B. Blagg, has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (O-3) in the United States Navy. Following her 2010 graduation from WSHS as class valedictorian, LT Blagg completed a Bachelor of Science degree...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Just days after the folklore holiday said to predict the remaining length of winter, severe weather showed up in a big way in Howell County. Precipitation combined with the as-yet-ongoing deep freeze coated the roadways in ice, and the persistently frigid conditions kept most county and state...
At the City Council meeting in Mountain View on February 8, Mayor Donnie Pruett and the Board of Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance that removes annual library card fees for residents of the City of Mountain View.    In October 2020, the Council voted to increase library fees without...
The four-way race for the West Ward Alderman seat in Mountain View is down to three contenders. Randy Reese revealed to Howell County News on February 3 that he is stepping out of the race. Reese plans to support challenger Rick Thornton in the upcoming election.   The remaining candidates...
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Multiple law enforcement agencies participated in a foot pursuit of Jacob Counts, 36, Mountain View, that led to his arrest. On January 26, Deputy Travis Weaver of Howell County Sheriff’s Office began a pursuit of Counts north of Willow Springs when he observed him leaving a residence on US...
courtesy of Missouri S&T/ Photos by Amber Headings
Cory Chafin, son of Philip and Gayla Chafin, has become the first native son of Willow Springs to be commissioned to the United States Space Force, the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces which was established in December 2019.   Chafin, a recent graduate of Missouri S&T, was...
The City of West Plains has extended the face covering mandate due to the COVID-19 pandemic through March 31, 2021. This matches the State of Missouri’s Emergency Order, which is set to expire March 31, 2021 and the City of West Plains Civil Emergency Order, which is also set to expire March 31,...
Mark Adam Howell, 40, of Willow Springs, has been sentenced to serve five years with the Missouri Department of Corrections after an Alford plea for the July 6 incident at Chapala Mexican Restaurant on West Main Street in Willow Springs.    On July 6, Sergeant Michael Huffman responded to a...

Sports

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Winter weather did not prevent the Willow Springs Bears from traveling to Cabool to take on the Bulldogs Friday night. Both Varsity and JV walked off the court as winners.   
 
 

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