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Bye, Bear!

"Hey, Willow Springs! This is Eagle country. Come get your bear," Mountain View Police Chief Jamie Perkins quipped in an online post. Last week, Chief Perkins took to Facebook to give the community an update on the increased bear activity within city limits. "In the past couple months, people have...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, MO
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Rusty Laverentz hired at MSU-WP's new athletic director

As of Monday, August 1, a new face joined Grizzly Athletics at Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP). Rusty Laverentz began his duties as full-time athletic director. He brings more than 20 years of higher education experience to the position. Laverentz's hiring is pending approval by the Missouri State University Board...
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Watch Spider-Man's latest adventure for free Aug. 22

Area residents can watch Spider-Man's latest adventure under the stars when Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) hosts a free movie night at 8:00 p.m. Aug. 22 at the amphitheater as part of its annual Welcome Week activities. In this latest installment of Marvel Studio's tales surrounding the web-slinger, Spider-Man has...
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Willow Springs Bears Football Preview

Hopes are high for the boys of fall as a new face steps up to coach the Willow Springs Bears. Coach Travis Payne plans to train for success and has high expectations for his players. ''We are going to set the bar high for this season and win,'' Coach Payne...
WILLOW SPRINGS, MO
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15-Year-Old Injured in Theodosia Crash

Theodosia, MO. – Two males from Theodosia have been injured following a crash that happened yesterday morning, at roughly 6:50am. A 2005 Hyundai GX350 was heading Northbound on Highway P, when they crashed around 3 miles Southwest of Theodosia. Michael Renne, 43 of Theodosia, overcorrected after going off the right side of the roadway, and struck a tree.
THEODOSIA, MO
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West Plains Council on the Arts Hosts Upcoming Workshop

West Plains, MO. – West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) will host the workshop, conducted by local artist Tara Shahan, on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Trillium Trust offices, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd. in West Plains. Cost for the workshop is $35, all supplies included.
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Have a question for Collins or Crow?

Howell County News is hosting a debate between the candidates for Howell County Collector. Candidates Mark Collins and Janet Crow have graciously agreed to participate in a moderated debate taking place on Oct. 20 at 6:00 p.m. in Dogwood Rooms 1 and 2 at the West Plains Civic Center. The...
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Garylee has your sports update

The Grizzly Volleyball Alumni Game will be August 13th at 3:00pm at the WP Civic Center everyone is welcome to attend this great event. And the Lady Grizzlies volleyball head coach Paula Wiedemann talked with Ozark radio sports about this year’s team. Again the Lady Grizzly volleyball alumni game...
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Pamela Sue Swift, 64, Mountain Home (Kirby)

Pamela Swift, 64, passed away on August 7, 2022, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Pamela was born on November 19, 1957 in Paw Paw, Michigan to David Clayton and Joyce O’Neill Clayton. Pamela resided in Arkansas since 1984 since moving from Michigan. Pamela married Joe Swift, Jr. on August 3,...
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Sutton named ASUMH assistant baseball coach

Hayden Sutton (third from right) Arkansas State University-Mountain Home recently took another step in the building of its baseball program. Hayden Sutton has been selected as the new assistant coach for the Trailblazers. Sutton says he was excited when ASU-Mountain Home Head Coach Spencer Adcock contacted him and told about...
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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Three Area Teens Injured in Saturday Crash

Mountain Grove, AR. – Three teenagers from the area have become injured after a two-vehicle accident on Saturday, August 6th. This crash occurred on Gumbo Road, 1 mile South of Mountain Grove. Tyler Long and Waylon Williams, two 18-year-old males from Mountain Grove and Hartville, respectively, were riding in a 1997 Chevy S10, when Long failed to yield at a stop sign. They then collided with a 2005 Chevy Silverado, driven by a 15-year-old male juvenile from Mountain Grove, forcing both of them off the right side of the road.
MOUNTAIN GROVE, MO
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Vehicle in Flames Outside of Mountain Home

Mountain Home, AR. – A vehicle caught ablaze just Northeast of Mountain Home on Friday, August 5th, leaving the three occupants to escape the fire. The fire happened around the intersection of Highway 62/412 and Myrtlewood Lane, and was caused by sparks after two of the vehicles tires had blown. It is not known the extent of the injury of those inside, but it appears they were treated by emergency responders on-scene.
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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More municipal races develop in Big Flat, Bull Shoals

With just a few hours left for potential candidates to file for municipal positions for the general election, two more races have developed in Baxter and Marion counties. Big Flat Mayor Glenda Wiseman will be challenged for her seat in November. Charles Schmitt is challenging Wiseman after filing his candidacy on Tuesday.
BULL SHOALS, AR
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Man with long list of criminal charges pleads guilty to more

Beginning in his late teens, a Mountain Home man has been arrested and charged with a long string of crimes, including breaking into businesses, homes, a hunting cabin, an outbuilding and a large number of storage units. Twenty-seven-year-old Brian Ashley Calvert appeared in Baxter County Circuit Court last Monday, pled...
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
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OzSBI Community Navigator Pilot Program Virtual Launch Tomorrow

West Plains, MO. – The Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) has multiple events coming up in August, including the Community Navigator Pilot Program Virtual Launch to be held tomorrow. The Community Navigator Pilot Program Virtual Launch will be held virtually via Zoom at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 11,...
WEST PLAINS, MO
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Two Fatal Crashes on Saturday in Mountain Grove

Mountain Grove, MO. – Mountain Grove has experienced the loss of two individuals on Saturday, in two different accidents. The first accident occurred on Highway AD at 5:20PM. Tangala Brown, 64 of Mountain Grove, was Eastbound in her 1999 Dodge Caravan when she crashed. Brown traveled off the right side of the roadway, and struck the embankment. She was not wearing her safety device. Brown was pronounced deceased at 6:14 by Dr Joe Jones of Mercy, and transported to Elliott Gentry Funeral Home in Cabool.
MOUNTAIN GROVE, MO
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MH School District millage proposal narrowly defeated

By a narrow margin, just 16 votes, voters in the Mountain Home School District have rejected a proposal to increase the district’s millage rate. In Tuesday’s special election, there were 1,592 votes in favor of the measure and 1,608 against it. Registered voters in the school district were...
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