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A 13-year-old Willow Springs boy has recovered completely from a gunshot wound despite receiving no medical attention. On the morning of May 16, a female student reported to School Resource Officer Glen Moore that her brother had been shot at home by his mother’s boyfriend. The girl provided...
We are entering the time of year when more people are bitten and otherwise injured by animals as a result of increased outdoor activities. One risk of being bitten by animals such as skunks, bats, and stray dogs and cats is that of developing rabies. Human rabies cases in the United States are...
April 5 Lindell Vandevort v. Melinda Vandevort  April 7 Justin W Evans v. Alita L Perkins  Cheryl Lynn Butler v. Benny Ray Butler  Natasha L Boucher v. Benjamin Boucher  April 11 Taylor Johnson v. Daniel Johnson  April 12 Jesus S Murillo v. Samantha L Murillo  Eric B Jacobs v...
The first library in Willow was organized by “The Wednesday Club” in 1912 in a room above the Russ Grocery Store on the corner of Second and Center streets. The space above the store also housed the telephone switchboard office. The shelves were filled with donated copies of used books. Times...
Ozark Action, Inc. (OAI) will hold two community appreciation events in the month of June. The first one will be held June 9 at the OAI office in Alton located at 202 Couch St. The second is scheduled for June 23 at the Houston office located at 6785 Highway 63, Suite 5. Both events will be...
The Board of Aldermen of Mountain View met in special session on May 9. Once again, the municipal budget dominated the discussion. Department heads from the wastewater, fire, streets, and sanitation departments addressed the administration regarding their departments’ priorities for spending in...
Texas County Memorial Hospital ended 2021 with a net position increase of $9,341,986 hospital board members and administration heard at their monthly meeting on Friday. The number represents a significant improvement over the county hospital’s losses in 2019 and includes funds received to assist...
The Board of Aldermen of Mountain View met in special session on May 9. Once again, the municipal budget dominated the discussion. Department heads from the wastewater, fire, streets, and sanitation departments addressed the administration regarding their departments’ priorities for spending in...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Candidate for U.S. Senate Mark McCloskey made a visit to Willow Springs on Friday. One of twenty-one Republicans jostling for the nomination in the August primary, McCloskey told Howell County News what sets him apart is his outsider status. “I’ve never been a candidate before – I’ve never been a...
The Howell County Commission met on May 12 and 16.  Last week, the commission reviewed and considered three bids. On May 12, the bids for consideration were for two 2023 dump trucks, one with a 16-foot dump bed and one with a 14-foot dump bed. On May 16, they reviewed bids for sixty 15-inch by...

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