English teacher hooked on fishing
Family. Reading. Music. All are things that English teacher Loretta Wylie is known for loving. Her love for fishing, however, may not be very well known by everyone. “I go fishing because as the transcendentalists tell us, getting back to nature and finding your true self in nature and I’m not kidding now, being serious, it’s just peaceful. It’s sunny, I’m alone. So I can, you know, chill out, think about things that have happened throughout the day and it’s just nice and it’s good exercise because we walk a lot,” Wylie said.
State senator from the Ozarks named as next Missouri Commissioner of Education
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KY3) - State Senator Karla Eslinger has been named as the next Commissioner of Education for Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The role becomes effective on June 1, weeks after the 2024 Missouri Legislative Session ends. State Senator Eslinger serves Douglas, Howell, Ozark, Shannon,...
Weekly Safety Report: Woman Injured in Single Vehicle Accident, Man to Stand Trial in Infant Death in West Plains, Missouri
Two incidents occurred in West Plains, Missouri this week. In the first incident, a woman sustained moderate injuries in a single vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 63. The driver, Cheyanne Miller, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence and a tree. She was transported to a local healthcare facility for treatment. In the second incident, a man is set to stand trial in September 2024 for his alleged role in the death of an infant. Levi Coffel was caring for four small children, including the infant, when the infant was found submerged underwater in a bathtub. Coffel was intoxicated and provided inconsistent information to the police.
Indiana High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Shannon County Today - December 4
Looking for how to watch high school basketball games in Shannon County, Indiana today? We've got the information. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:30 PM ET on December 4. Location: Eminence, IN.
Learn to prepare venison jerky with MDC virtual class on Dec. 19
Body WEST PLAINS, Mo. – What is deer season without deer jerky? Learn how to prepare different types of venison jerky with Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 19! This class is virtual only. Registration is required and can be completed online at...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.69 and $2.76 in Mountain View as of 2023-12-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Discover West Plains: 4 Cafes that Define the City's Coffee Culture
In this article, we explore four delightful cafes located in the West Plains. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below!
West Plains dream season ends in state quarters to pass-impressive Glen Rose
WICHITA FALLS – Glen Rose was called for a holding play on its final of nine offensive possessions in the first half Friday night. That’s about all Glen Rose did wrong. West Plains ran into a buzz-saw of a passing attack by fast-starting Glen Rose that pumped out 31 first-half points on its way to a 45-13 victory over the Wolves in a Class 4A Division II state quarterfinal game on Joe Golding Field at Memorial Stadium.
Railroads: The Architects of America's Small Town Destiny
The narrative of Hartshorn, a ghost town that sprang up in 1908 and later declined after being bypassed by the railroad in 1925, is emblematic of the powerful role railroads played in shaping the fates of small American towns. Once a bustling settlement with essential amenities and a sense of community, Hartshorn's fate was sealed when it lost its connection to the expanding rail networks. Its story is a poignant reminder of the times when the presence, or absence, of railroad tracks could determine a town's survival.
Fast start helps Fair Grove beat West Plains for home tournament title
Allison Findley wants to be greedy. With the run Fair Grove is on, she’s certainly at the right school for her ambitious goal. “I just want to hold more trophies,” said Findley, now a two-time state champion (basketball, volleyball). “It’s just great to be an Eagle right now.”
Teen Sentenced for 2021 Shooting, Police Search for Suspects in Thanksgiving Day Shooting, and Potential New National Park in Alton
In today's St. Louis news update, police search for two suspects in a deadly Thanksgiving Day shooting, an attempted carjacking leads to a shooting in Tower Grove South, a teen is sentenced for the 2021 murder of an SIUE student, and plans for a new national park in Alton are revealed.
Purchase of Grizzly Lofts will allow MSU-West Plains residential students to be under 1 roof
The Missouri State University Board of Governors has approved the purchase of the Grizzly Lofts residence hall in West Plains at a cost of $4.5 million. And, at the start of the spring semester, all residential students will be housed there. MSU-West Plains spokesperson Vickie Driskell said, currently, several of...
Emergency Propane Program To Benefit Several Counties
An Emergency Propane Program sponsored by the Salvation Army and other local organizations will benefit those in need in Sharp County Arkansas, Fulton County Arkansas and Oregon County Missouri. The program will take place from December 1st-March 31st. The assistance is for needy families with emergency heat in their homes.
City of Winona, Mo., issues boil order after leak discovered
WINONA, Mo. (KY3) - The city of Winona issued a boil order. The order impacts those who live south of U.S. 60. City leaders say they found a water leak in a subdivision. The city shut off water to fix the leak. The following steps need to be taken:. 1....
Howell County hunters lead Missouri in harvested deer during special CWD rifle season
The Show-Me State's new five-day chronic wasting disease portion of firearms hunting season yielded 11,705 harvested deer, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. Preliminary MDC statistics recorded 5,924 does, 4,707 antlered bucks and 1,074 button bucks taken during the period. The new portion of MDC deer-hunting season was created...
West Plains Water Coalition holding educational meetings on PFAS in water sources (Video)
Two educational meetings will be held in Airway Heights this week about PFAS on the West Plains. Organizers say the goal of these meetings is to start a dialogue on what PFAS are and how they can protect drinking water on the West Plains. The chemical is known to cause a number of health problems in human and is often ...
Transforming Alton's Riverfront into a National Park: An Ambitious Plan for Outdoor Recreation
• Plans are underway to transform Alton's riverfront into a National Park. • The goal is to revitalize the area and attract visitors and potential residents. • The Alton Riverfront Commission has agreed to a planning study with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Bakersfield Lions beat Alton, fall to Greenville
The Bakersfield Lions traveled to Alton Tuesday, Nov. 21 and defeated the Comets 72-57. Saturday, the Bakersfield boys traveled to Van Buren where they competed in the Current River Challenge by playing the Greenville Bears. The Lions suffered their first loss of the season, falling 86-66, bringing their record to 2-1. Ethan Cotter led the Lions’ scoring with 23 points, followed by Mason Bean with 17.
Lady Dawg Classic: Donetts bring home the hardware
VAN BUREN — Despite a close first few minutes of the game, the Doniphan Donettes took care of the Liberty Lady Eagles 75-48 to claim the Lady Dawg Classic at Van Buren High School. Doniphan head coach Adam Epps is proud of the effort he got from his team...
Eagle watching trip with LOAP
Back by popular demand, the Lafayette Older Adults Program is planning a fun-filled day in Alton!. The trip will take attendees along the Great Rivers National Scenic Byway for an up-close and personal look at the winter habitat of our national bird. Enjoy a full morning of viewing bald eagles...