Community Blood Center

Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:16 pm

Code Yellow Alert: Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) has issued a Code Yellow Alert for A Negative and O Negative blood types. There is currently less than a two-day supply of this type on hospital shelves and donations are needed immediately.

Donors to Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) provide all of the blood for patients at 37 area hospitals. On average, a transfusion takes place every seven minutes. It takes around 230 donations each day to meet the area’s blood needs. You can help

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    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:18 pm

    FFA Week is February 23-27 this year. Summersville Schools did not hold classes on Monday, but plan the following activities for the rest of the week, weather permitting.

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    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:14 pm

    Winter Fun: Kaitlyn and Kataryna Davis sledding with the goat. Photo Submitted

    Wildcats Win First Round of District Play

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Summersville basketball Wildcats traveled to Annapolis on Monday, February 23 in the first round of the District 3, Class 1 basketball tournament, defeating the Bunker Eagles 66-36. On Tuesday night, February 24, the Wildcats faced the Eminence Redwings.

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    Cory and Samantha Offutt.

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    Texas County Memorial Hospital inked a three-year contract with Cory L. S. Offutt, MD, a family medicine physician and obstetrician.

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    Prequalification March 4 for

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:59 pm

    The next prequalification for the Ozarks Food Harvest Mobile Food Pantry will be from 4 to 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the West Plains Public Library Community Room, 750 W. Broadway.

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    Ennis Earns Pilot License

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    James Ennis, Eminence, and a student at College of the Ozarks earned his private pilots license on August 16, 2014 just 19 days after his first solo on July 29. Congratulations James!

    Community First Bank Goes Solar

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:29 pm

    Community First Banking Company, based in West Plains, Missouri, recently completed installation of a 53 kilowatt solar system, at their Mountain Grove facility, in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and cut energy costs. The bank added the solar

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    Summersville (11-9)

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:32 pm




    Left to right, back row Senior basketball players Dylan Cooper, Richard Nixon III, Gus Hawkins, Devon White and Kayne Pitts with their basketballs and gifts at their last home game. Front row is Chyenne

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    Summersville

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:15 pm






    Augustus Lane Hawkins is the son of Tom and Devie Hawkins and of Omar Jones. He has two brothers, Zac Alcorn and Nathan Cook.

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    Zizzers Basketball to Host Pink Out Game

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    The West Plains High School basketball teams will host the annual "Pink Out" games on February 10 and 12th. The Lady Zizzers will play on Tuesday, February 10th beginning at 4:30pm and the Zizzer Boys

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    Texas County 4-H Shooting Sports

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 11:06 pm

    Texas County Shooting Sports will be offering a safety class on February 23 and 24 from 6:00-9:00 each night at the Big Piney Sportsman’s Club in Houston. The 6 hour class is a requirement for youth to be involved in

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    Liberty Eagles 2014 Academic All State

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 11:06 pm

    Liberty Eagles Academic all state athletes are Kaitlyn Raith, MaKayla Elliott, Brook Conway, Johonna Walkup, Jessi Stretch, not pictured Abby Hockman.

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    Tri-County Talons 17’s Win Gold

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    Texas County Shooting Sports will be offering a safety class on February 23 and 24 from 6:00-9:00 each night at the Big Piney Sportsman’s Club in Houston. The 6 hour class is a requirement

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    Tri-County 12-1’s

    Posted February 10, 2015 at 10:22 pm

    The 14's Tri County Talons place 2nd Place in Gold Division at Springfield. Pictured areAbigail Reese, Caitlyn Basham, Allie Smith, Emmalee Layman, Trinity Clark. Coach: Bailey Layman. Front row; Taylor Randolph and Tehya Pierce.

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    Summersville Senior

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    A free beginner's line dance workout is offered each Friday from 1-2 p.m. at the Summersville Senior Center. This is not a class but an hour of BASIC line dance exercise for those

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    Lifeguard Course March 10-11

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    The Missouri State University-West Plains University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department will host a lifeguard course March 10-11 at the West Plains Civic Center for those who would like to work at the West Plains Civic Center indoor pool or the City

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    Commonsense Property Rights Coalition to Meet

    Posted February 24, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    The Common Sense Property Rights Coalition will meet Monday, March 2 at 6 p.m. at Fred’s Fish House according to co-chair Kevin Jotz. The primary speaker of the evening will be Rob Robinson of Mammoth Springs, who will share his

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    Ozarks Ag 101” Workshop

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:20 pm

    Enrollment is underway now for University of Missouri Extension’s “Ozarks Ag 101” workshop in Mountain Grove. The workshop is designed to help Ozarks landowners determine what is possible and feasible on their farm.

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    SBTDC to Sponsor Export Finance Workshop

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), hosted by Missouri State University-West Plains, will sponsor the workshop “Introduction to International Trade – Export Management and Compliance” on February 24.

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    Spring Gardening Seminar

    Posted February 17, 2015 at 9:18 pm

    Saturday, March 21, marks the special day for the Spring Gardening Seminar. It will take place at the Havener Center at Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The cost is $10 for

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