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Citywide boil water advisory for West Plains

WEST PLAINS, Mo. – The City of West Plains and Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a citywide boil water advisory. According to a Facebook post by the City of West Plains, the advisory is due to high turbidity in a city well and a water main break on Monday morning. High turbidity means […]
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Two Vehicle Crash Injures 4 Near West Plains Friday Evening

West Plains, MO. – A two vehicle crash near West Plains injures four people Friday evening. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the accident occurred five miles south of West Plains on Highway 63 at 6:10 p.m. A southbound 2006 Ford Explorer driven by Mark Robinson, age...
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U.S. 67 Through Down Alton Will Be Closed Through July for Sewer Work

From RiverBender: The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting, U.S. Route 67 (Piasa Street), from 20th Street/College Avenue south to 3rd Street in Alton located in Madison County, will be closed beginning at 7 a.m. on July 5, 2022. IDOT said today it is expected that this work...
ALTON, MO
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West Plains man sentenced for illegal firearm

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A West Plains man has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a sawed-off shotgun, which was found in one of the two vehicles he stole within a week of each other. Thirty-three-year-old Michael Bryant was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to...
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Police officer involved in a car crash

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) -A police officer was transported to an emergency room following a car crash. According to Hardy Police Chief, Scott Rose, a Hardy Officer was involved in a wreck on the Hardy 63 bypass on Saturday, July 2. Sunday, July 3, Rose confirmed the officer involved was Jeremiah...
HARDY, AR
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Where to watch Fireworks Displays this weekend

In celebration of the Independence Day holiday, several firework shows are set to take place this weekend. On Sunday, the City of Flippin will host its 35th annual Flippin Fireworks Festival at Hickey Park. Day time activities include a bounce house and water slide for the kids, the wall of water by the Flippin Fire Department and a patriotic ceremony with presentation of the flags during the National Anthem.
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Helping Producers Improve

WEST PLAINS, MO. – Helping farmers improve their livestock operations is the role of University of Missouri-Extension Livestock Field Specialist Elizabeth Picking. But, it wasn’t exactly the path she had planned. “I didn’t know a lot about what an Extension agent did,” Elizabeth said. “A lot of folks...
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Howell County Sheriff searching for West Plains Woman Wanted for Drug Trafficking

On June 28, 2022 Deputy Foster and Corporal Wake, assisted by Deputy First Class Bruno, Deputy Hummel, and Deputy Turnbull with the Howell County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence in the city limits of West Plains for narcotic related offenses. Information was received that Amanda J. Jones, who currently has an active arrest warrant through the Howell County Sheriff’s Office for 1st Degree Drug Trafficking, was staying at the residence and currently distributing narcotics.
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Garylee has your sports update

Jared Phay, head coach of the (MSU-WP) Grizzly Basketball team, announced the signing of Chanler Sisco from Alton. The 6-foot, 2-inch guard averaged 20 points and eight rebounds per game this past season while helping lead the Comets to a 24-6 overall record. The Comets reached the Missouri Class 2A state quarterfinals earlier this year before falling to Bernie High School 51-49 in overtime.
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Dangerous sinkhole on the Spring River near High Falls

Hardy Police Chief Scott Rose warns of a deadly danger at a popular Northeast Arkansas vacation spot on the Spring River near High Falls. According to a report from Kait8 news, the infamous sinkhole near Hardy took the life of 39-year-old Malissa Summit back in 2020. Chief Rose said it’s...
HARDY, AR
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Grizzly Basketball signs guard from Alton

Jared Phay, head coach of the Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) Grizzly Basketball team, today announced the signing of Chanler Sisco from Alton. The 6-foot, 2-inch guard averaged 20 points and eight rebounds per game this past season while helping lead the Comets to a 24-6 overall record. The Comets reached the Missouri Class 2A state quarterfinals earlier this year before falling to Bernie High School 51-49 in overtime.
ALTON, MO
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Harlin Museum Currently Recruiting Volunteers

West Plains, MO. – A historical landmark in West Plains is seeking volunteers and donations in order to keep the building maintained and staffed. The Harlin Museum is a non-profit, volunteer-run cultural center that was originally built as a house for one of the previous mayors of West Plains in 1889. The building still stands today and is now a museum which contains many historical pieces of the Ozarks, including even 10 digit value artistic pieces.
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