Arts/Education

Officials with the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) workforce development office were recently awarded a "Women in Welding" workforce grant by the Missouri Scholarship & Loan Foundation (MSLF). This workforce grant will provide for a week-long intensive welding training class...
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A familiar face has returned to Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) to lead its university communications team. Dakota Bates, a 2012 graduate of MSU-WP and a former admission counselor, began his duties as director of university communications Tuesday, May 10. He replaces Ian Camejo...
Career and technical education and associated facilities were part of discussion at the May 9 meeting of the Willow Springs school board. Superintendent Bill Hall introduced two topics on the evening’s agenda – the future use of the former Missouri Department of Transportation buildings and a...
Back by popular demand, The Savannah Sipping Society is a delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy that focuses around four unique Southern women all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines. These women are drawn together by fate, hot yoga, and an impromptu happy hour in which they...
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Several students from the Willow Springs Elementary, classes kindergarten through fourth, had their art featured at the recent Art Around Town art show held at the West Plains Civic Center. Two artists from Willow Springs Elementary won awards at the Art Around Town, Ashlynn Welton-Leigh won...
Missourians United to Combat Hunger, Inc. (MUNCH) has scholarships intended to help adults learn new skills that will allow them to become more self-sufficient, better their employment opportunities or chances for advancement, and improve their economic situation in life.  Persons applying for...
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Next time you watch the Bears or Lady Bears dribble down the home court (or attend a concert or special event), you'll be in Missouri State University's Great Southern Bank Arena. The naming, which was confirmed during a closed session of the Board of Governors yesterday, takes effect immediately...
The Missouri State University Board of Governors Executive Committee yesterday, April 20, approved increases in tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP).   Basic tuition for in-state students will go up $5, from $136 to $141 per credit...
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Thirty-four area high school students participated in the first ever welding contest hosted Friday, April 8, by Missouri State University-West Plains' (MSU-WP) workforce development office. The juniors and seniors represented Koshkonong, Houston, Licking, Summersville, Thayer and Willow Springs...
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The Willow Springs school board had further discussion with the Ozarks Family YMCA about a new facility at its monthly meeting Monday, April 11. The YMCA had approached the school district about a partnership opportunity for using school property at its March meeting, and the school board...

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