The Dysfunctional Four band played at the Summersville Pumpkin Fest.

Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:14 pm

Pictured are Josh York, Tim Henderson and Andrew Stockard. The band can be contacted at 417-598-2490. The Dysfunction Four were sponsored by Tuttle Logging and Cathy’s Creations.

    MSHP Reports Area Accidents

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    A minor injury accident occurred on September 30 at 11;35 p.m. in Howell County on County Road 8690, one-fourth of mile south of West Plains. The accident occurred when John M. Rice, 20 of West Plains, driving a southbound 2004

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    Licking License Office Contract Up For Bid

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    The Missouri Office of Administration is now accepting management contract bids for the Licking License Office. Interested individuals and groups must submit their bids to operate the Licking License Office by October 28.

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    Wilcox Earns “Million Mile” Award

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    At the Mountain View Post Office, Greg Wilcox of Summersville was presented with the “Million Mile” award recognizing his career of accident free driving for The United States Postal Service. The award is given to carriers based on years

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    Comedian Alex Clark

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    Expect the unexpected when comedian – and juggler – Alex Clark comes to West Plains for a 7 p.m. performance October 8 at the West Plains Civic Center, said organizers with the University/Community Programs (U/CP) Department at Missouri State University-West

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    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:12 pm

    Ozark National Scenic Riverways will bring the Ozark past to life during the Haunting in the Hills event to be held Saturday, October 10, at Alley Spring. The FREE event features folkway

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    Hunt Home Destroyed By Fire Saturday Night

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:51 pm

    Firefighters from the Eminence Area Volunteer Fire Department and Winona Volunteer Fire Departments responded to a structural fire at the Robert Hunt residence on F Highway south of Eminence late Friday evening. Eminence firefighters arrived within seven

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    Willow Springs Rotary Radio Auction Successful

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    Willow Springs Rotary’s 57th Radio Auction was a great success! Individuals and businesses were generous with their donations for the live radio auction held September 28 – October 1, at the Ozarks Family YMCA. Buyers

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    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:44 pm

    at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., followed by Buzzard Run playing at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Watch and learn some traditional Ozark dance moves by joining in on the square dance demonstrations. The

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    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    Pumpkin bread winners are, left to right, 1st, Carol Bell; 2nd, Charlotte Griffith; 3rd, Andree Havens. Carol also placed first in the Miscellaneous category. Big Creek Trail Rides donated part of the

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    (Bright It Out) Includes Silent Auction

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Let the bidding begin! Liberty High will take bids on this beautiful piece of art created by Manda Stout. The silent auction ends Thursday, October 8 at the Liberty-Cabool Bright it Out game

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    Red Cross Blood

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and others needing blood products.


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    Hughes Joins Shannon County Sheriff’s Department

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Shannon County Sheriff’s Department would like to introduce the newest Deputy to the Shannon County Sheriff's Office team. Meet Tony Hughes and his K9 partner "Tracker". Tony brings some good experience to the residents of Shannon

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    Eminence Wins Big Springs Conference Baseball

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    Eminence hosted the Big Springs Conference Baseball tournament last week and came away the winners. Pictured are Back Row -left to right: Coach JC Hoagland, Trent McBride, TJ Rolen, Morgan O'Dell, Kenny Parks, Reece Parrish, Asst. Coach

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    MDC to Conduct Hunter Education Class

    Posted October 8, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    The Missouri Department of Conservation will conduct its annual two-part hunter education program on October 17.

    The “knowledge” portion of the course can be completed online, in

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    MDC Offers Insights On Fall Deer Hunting

    Posted October 1, 2015 at 4:03 pm

    With deer hunters gearing up for fall hunting, experts with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) offer their insights on Missouri deer numbers and factors that can impact fall deer hunting.

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    Summersville Junior High Wins over Winona

    Posted October 1, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    Summersville's Junior High Wildcat volleyball team took on the Wildcats of Winona in a road game Tuesday, September 15. The 7th grade team was victorious in straight sets 26-20 and 26-24. Shown is 7th grader Lakyn Peifer, completing

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    Pepsi Donates Scoreboards to SHS

    Posted October 1, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    A little after midnight on September 22, these men finished installing two new scoreboards in the high school gymnasium. The scoreboards were donated by Pepsi, and the work was done free of charge! Thank you to Danny

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    Liberty Defeats Winona

    Posted September 23, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    Liberty vs. Winona on Monday, September 21. Liberty won 25-16, 25-7. Photo provided


    Summersville Fall Baseball Team

    Posted September 23, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    Pictured is the Summersville High School baseball team. Left to right are: Back Row: Tristian Iott, Christian Gaston, Garrett Wallander, Crockett Parham, Addison Kennedy, Ethan DeWitt, Alex Wilson, and Coach Richard Nixon. Front Row (From Left to Right): Jordan

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    Summersville Cross Country Winners

    Posted September 23, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    Kimberly Bradshaw J.H. Girls 14th place. (Photo by SHS)

    Seth Mahan 4th place H.S. Boys. (Photo by SHS)


    Howell County to Hold

    Posted May 1, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    Howell County Relay for Life will be held on June 6 from 2 to 10 PM on the Howell County Square in West Plains as they celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight

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    Schweighausers Celebrate

    Posted May 1, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    A 50th anniversary celebration was held at Praise Assembly in Summersville, Sunday morning, April 12 for Arvel and Brenda Schweighauser. The couple were married April 10, 1965 in Fenton, Missouri. They have pastored churches in the Summersville

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