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Crash victim succumbs to injuries

OREGON COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) - A Poplar Bluff man injured in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon has died. Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the crash happened at 3:40 p.m. on June 11 on U.S. Highway 63 in Koshkonong. Jeff B. Coley, 36, of Poplar Bluff was southbound when his 2005...
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West Plains, MOozarkradionews.com

West Plains and its founding father connection

From the City of West Plains Public Relations Coordinator Cody Sanders. West Plains, MO – One of the largest native trees in North America, the tulip poplar can reach heights of 150 feet. A member of the magnolia family, the tulip poplar is named for its distinct tulip-shaped leaves and flowers. These showy, goblet-shaped, green, orange, and yellow flowers appear in late spring.
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Houston branch of West Plains Bank begins full-service operation

West Plains Bank and Trust Company now offers full-service banking at its Houston branch, 6783 U.S. 63, Suite 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The location first opened as a Loan Production Office in January 2021 and, after receiving approval from the State of Missouri and FDIC, began offering retail banking services on June 4.
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UPDATED: Ozarks Healthcare to host remembrance ceremony

Ozarks Healthcare will host a remembrance ceremony on Saturday, June 19, at the Missouri State University – West Plains (MSU-WP) Amphitheater to help bring closure for those who experienced loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ceremony is open to anyone who lost a loved one during a time when grieving together was difficult.
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Man charged with assault of Houston police officer

A West Plains man faces felony charges and is jailed on $500,000 bond after assaulting a Houston Police Department officer Thursday at a local business. Clayton M. Payne, 40, of 505 Porter Wagoner Boulevard in West Plains, is charged with third-degree assault – special victim (a class D felony) and resisting arrest (a class E felony). He was charged Friday.