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Willow Springs Teen Seriously Injured In Douglas Co. Crash

A one-vehicle wreck on Highway 76, four miles east of Vanzant in Douglas County resulted in serious injuries to the driver last Wednesday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Kasara G. Cabano, 18, of Willow Springs, was traveling east on Highway 76 when she lost control of the 2007 Dodge Caliber she was driving. The…

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Notes From Hunter Creek 6.29.2017

By Roger Wall Strangers in the Neighborhood The record rainfall and subse-quent wide-spread flooding that this part of the Ozark Plateau experienced in late April, has produced a lot of hardship for people and animals; and has also provided some surprises along the way. In our valley, we have experienced new “strangers in the neighborhood.”…

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State Tech Announces Spring Honor Roll

LINN, Mo. (June 21, 2017) – State Technical College of Missouri would like to congratulate students who achieved academic excellence during the 2017 spring semester. From Ava, Mo., Austin Potts and Danny Shields qualified for the honor. To be placed on the Honor Roll, a full-time student must earn a semester grade point average between…

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Updates on Recommended Screen Time for Children

From Janice Emery, University of Missouri Extension, Regional Youth Development Specialist HOUSTON, Mo. –– In recent years, parents have heard how terrible screen time is for children.  And seemingly rightfully so, as vast research has been completed and linked increased screen time to obesity, psychological issues, sleep disturbances, and behavioral issues.  However, many parents found…

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