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All graduates of MSU-WP’s 1st welding class employed

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – All nine graduates of the first class of the Terry L. “Bo” Pace Advanced Welding and Fabrication Program are employed, according to Sheila Barton, director of workforce development at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP). “We are very proud of our first cohort and...
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Wolves workout in new West Plains facility

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The newest addition to Canyon ISD, West Plains High School, is almost ready for the school year and that includes fall sports. Athletes captured their first glimpse inside some of the new facilities this week. After three weeks of summer workouts, the West Plains Wolves were...
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West Plains Teen Injured in One-Vehicle Crash

Mountain View, MO. – A 17-year-old teen from West Plains has been injured in a one-vehicle accident that happened on Sunday, June 26th, at roughly 4:30PM. The 17-year-old female was driving a 1999 Mazda Protege, going Northbound on Missouri Highway 17, 5 miles South of Mountain View, when she crashed. The crash occurred when the teen ran off the roadway, overturned, and struck several trees.
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Home destroyed in fire, authorities say

Fire destroyed a house Tuesday afternoon northeast of Summersville, authorities said. The house on Highway YY (which is off Highway JJ) was fully engulfed as firefighters responded. Mountain View’s fire department was called to assist, but Summersville volunteers found the home destroyed.
SUMMERSVILLE, MO
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City of West Plains Independence Day reminders

West Plains, MO. – Independence Day is quickly approaching, and many West Plains residents have celebratory plans, ranging from family picnics to nights out. The West Plains Police Department wants to remind those celebrating with alcohol not to get behind the wheel and designate a sober driver to get you home safely.
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WPHS graduate hired as Grizzly Basketball assistant coach

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Jared Phay, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) Grizzly Basketball team, today announced the hiring of Braxton Williams as his new assistant coach. He replaces Jason Owens Sr., who resigned in May to take a position with Missouri Southern State University in...
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Former Grizzly returns to be assistant volleyball coach

One of the most complete players to ever don a Grizzly Volleyball uniform is coming back to serve as Missouri State University-West Plains’ (MSU-WP) new assistant volleyball coach. Grizzly Hall of Fame honoree Patricia Figueiredo has been hired for the position pending approval by the Missouri State University Board...
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Missouri Ozarks Community Health hosting free health care event

AVA, Mo. (KY3) - A rural health care group is hosting an event to offer free health care. Missouri Ozarks Community Health and The Delta Regional Authority Defense Department South will host the Central Missouri Wellness Mission to provide healthcare at no cost to patients. It runs simultaneously from June 30 through July 8 in Ava, Eminence, and Houston, Mo.
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PETA seeks Criminal Probe into West Plains Puppy Mill

West Plains, MO. – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (P.E.T.A.) sent a letter on Monday to Howell County Prosecuting Attorney Michael P. Hutchings asking him to investigate and file applicable charges against Rocky Top K-9’s, a puppy mill located near West Plains and operated by Ellen Roberts.
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Pomona Man Attempts to Flee Arrest, Fails

Pomona, MO. – On June 22nd of 2022, Deputy Seth Smith of the Howell County Sheriff’s Department arrested an individual who attempted to escape, and was ultimately arrested. According to a probable cause statement of the arrest, Deputy Smith arrived at a residence with the intent to arrest...
POMONA, MO
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West Plains PD and Chief Monticelli Offering Two New Programs For the Public

West Plains, MO. – The West Plains Police Department is currently offering a pair of programs that should work hand-in-hand in establishing and maintaining community feedback, involvement, and communication. We spoke to Police Chief Stephen Monticelli about these programs. The first is the Police Community Advisory Committee, which is...
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Doctor leaving TCMH clinic in Licking to join clinic at West Plains

Dr. Douglas Crase is leaving Texas County Memorial Hospital’s clinic in Licking and will begin seeing patients Aug.15 at the Burton Creek Rural Clinic in West Plains. Crase is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, where he received Clinical Clerkship Letters of Commendation in OB/GYN and Neurology. He specializes in family medicine including full obstetrical services for expecting mothers.
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Sports with Gary Lee

Gary Lee’s has your morning sports update. Jared Phay, head coach of the (MSU-WP) Grizzly Basketball team announced the hiring of Braxton Williams as his new assistant coach. He replaces Jason Owens Sr., who resigned in May to take a position with Missouri Southern State University in Joplin. Williams’ hiring is pending approval by the Missouri State University Board of Governors. The West Plains native comes to the Grizzly Basketball program after spending the past two seasons as an assistant coach for Matt Keeley at Ottawa University in Arizona. The Spirit made its first National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national tournament appearance this past season and reached the second round. Check out the whole story of the hiring of Braxton Williams at ORN.com.
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ASCEND Program Preview Day tonight at MSU-West Plains

Visit the Lybyer Technology Center beginning at 5:30 p.m. tonight to learn more about the ASCEND Program at Missouri State University – West Plains. The event is held in rooms 104 and 105 of the Lybyer Technology Center. ASCEND Program Director Mikala King said the drop-in event is for...
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1 killed, 1 injured in rollover crash

POINSETT COUNTY, Ark. (KAIT) -One man died and another suffered injuries in a single-vehicle crash. Arkansas State Police said the crash happened at 8:48 a.m. June 24 on State Highway 1 and Senteney Road in Poinsett County. According to the preliminary fatal crash report, 31-year-old Jordan T. Hunter of Rainier,...
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Garylee has your sports update

The Cardinals played game one of a three game series last night with the Marlins with more on last nights game here is your redbird recap. Its Cardinals and Miami Marlins again tonight pregame at 550 and first pitch at 635 all on kuku and kwpm. Mountain View High school...
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Mark Shane Walker

Funeral services for Mark Shane Walker, 52, Crider, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, at Pottersville Baptist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Walker passed away at 12:21 a.m., Thursday, June 23, 2022, at his home. He was born February 19, 1970 at...
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