Kyla and Zabrina White, Rhett Sewell, and Zoey Johnson with a vehicle decorated in memory of Zach White of the Class of 2020. (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
The Willow Springs High School Class of 2020 gathered in one place on June 12 for the first time since March 13 to practice their graduation ceremony.
Superintendent Bill Hall speaks at the Lions Club meeting on June 11 (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
The Lions Club of Willow Springs met on June 11. Prior to their regular business meeting, the Lions awarded scholarships in the amount of $500 each to four Willow Springs High School students. 
Brent Campbell (photo credit Ron Mendez)
Kyla and Zabrina White, Rhett Sewell, and Zoey Johnson with a vehicle decorated in memory of Zach White of the Class of 2020. (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
Former City Administrator Mike Wake addresses the Board of Alderman for the last time at the City Council meeting on June 8. (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
Angela Perkins
Superintendent Bill Hall speaks at the Lions Club meeting on June 11 (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
Alex J. Boyer, Jr., 35, of Birch Tree, faces charges of discharging a firearm to shoot at a habitable structure as a persistent offender, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm in connection with events that took place in the early morning hours of June 21.  According to a...
A Birch Tree man faces eight felony charges after a police chase through Mountain View that ended in a car crash. Jason Freeman, 24, has been charged with three counts of armed criminal action, two counts of first degree assault, and one count each of first degree assault of a special victim,...
The race is on for who will take Sheriff Mike Shannon’s place after his retirement. Two Republican candidates will square off in the August 4 primary: Brent Campbell and Bryan Hogan. Hogan stopped by the news office at Howell County News on June 26 for a discussion of his platform and...
The Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, a nutrition program that provides benefit vouchers for fruits and vegetables to low-income senior households, is coming to the Willow Springs Senior Center.  To qualify, applicants must provide proof of identification, proof of residency, and proof...
On June 18 at 4:01 p.m., the West Plains Police Department received a call from the Missouri Army National Guard Armory in reference to a subject inside with a gunshot wound. According to a press release from the West Plain Police Department, officers arrived on scene and were assisted by...
Brent Campbell (photo credit Ron Mendez)
With Howell County Sheriff Mike Shannon retiring this year, the race is on for who will take his place as the chief law enforcement authority in the county after the election this August. There are two Republican candidates in the race: Bryan Hogan and Brent Campbell. Campbell stopped by the news...
Kyla and Zabrina White, Rhett Sewell, and Zoey Johnson with a vehicle decorated in memory of Zach White of the Class of 2020. (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
The Willow Springs High School Class of 2020 gathered in one place on June 12 for the first time since March 13 to practice their graduation ceremony. Immediately after the practice, seniors and their loved ones filed through downtown Willow Springs in a parade of honking horns, blaring music,...
Dylan Hanger, 28, of Houston was charged with tampering with physical evidence and the second degree murder of Brittany Gorman by the prosecuting attorney in Texas County on June 1. Prior to the charges, the victim, Brittany Gorman (Hanger) had been missing since May 20.  Her vehicle was...
Former City Administrator Mike Wake addresses the Board of Alderman for the last time at the City Council meeting on June 8. (photo credit: Amanda Mendez)
In addition to the planned change of elected officials in the Mountain View municipal government after the June 2 election, two significant appointed personnel changes took place after the City Council meeting in Mountain View on June 8. The new Board of Aldermen, and newly elected Mayor Donnie...
Angela Perkins
Angela Perkins, 38, of Cotter, Ark., died in an officer-involved shooting in Mountain View on Monday, September 29. According to a probable cause statement submitted by Corporal Paul R. Wells of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the shooting occurred just before midnight on County Road 3080,...

Sports

From left to right, back row: Darren Collins, Mr. John Daniels, and Tiffany Webb. From left to right bottom row: Heidi Collins, Amber Collins, Shelly Renegar. (photo credit: Brooke Phelan)
On Friday, June 19, graduating senior Amber Collins signed her letter of intent at Liberty High School. The dedicated soccer player was accompanied by her parents, Darren and Heidi Collins, friends,...
 
 

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