Howell County Newswire

Howell County Newswire

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  1. Summersville seeks proposals for safe room projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 12 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... as a project manager, for a proposed multipurpose safe room project on its campus. A legal notice appearing in Howell County says the building would be constructed as part of state and federal emergency management project. The effort is contingent ...

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  2. Road contracts announced in SEMORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV

    ... Creek, Route W over Eleven Point River, Route KK over Spring Creek and Route ZZ over Howell Creek, all in Howell County. A $489,004 contract awarded to Kinder Brothers Excavating Inc. for bridge scour repairs on Route WW over the East Bayou in New ...

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  3. Man killed after vehicle overturns several timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 7 | KAIT-TV

    HOWELL COUNTY, MO - A West Plains, Missouri man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Dean M. Ragan was driving east on Highway 160, five miles west of the West Plains city limits.

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  4. 30-year-old man dies in deer crash in southern MissouriRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2017 | News Tribune

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday on a highway near the town of South Fork in Howell County. The patrol says the deer came through the windshield and hit 30-year-old Gregory Spoor, of West Plains.

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  5. Man dies after deer crashes into windshieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    HOWELL COUNTY, MO - A Missouri man died after he hit a deer with his truck Wednesday evening in Howell County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol stated in a crash report Gregory Spoor, 30, of West Plains, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet 3500 north on Route E. Just before 6 p.m., Spoor hit a deer about two miles south of South Fork.

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  6. November Firearms Season Ends for Deer HuntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    It was a successful firearms season for deer hunters across the state. Over 191,000 deer were tagged. Howell County led the state with over 4500 deer harvested. The statewide totals included over 99,000 antlered deer, over 20,000 button bucks, and ...

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  7. Deer Harvest UPDATERead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... have been harvested across the state. That total includes more than 76,000 antlered deer and over 48,000 does. Howell County hunters lead the state with a total harvest of 3,137 deer so far. The firearms season lasts through November 21st.

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  8. Remains found in March identified as Missouri womanRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | KAIT-TV

    ... Plains Daily Quill reported Hornbeck's mother, Lisa, was notified Monday that the remains were her daughter's. Howell County authorities say Elisabeth Hornbeck was last seen by her mother on September 2015 at a home in Mountain View. Witnesses said ...

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  9. Remains Found Near Area Where Minnesota Teen was Last Seen in MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | KSTP

    ... less cooperative and have questioned investigators' motives and activities during the search process. Howell County records show Peat Jr. and Ruud got married Aug. 4. It's the same day that investigators first found human remains on Ruud's property. ...

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  10. Separate weekend crashes send 3 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    SOUTHEAST MISSOURI - Three people were seriously injured in three separate Missouri crashes over the weekend, according to reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. In Howell County around 2 p.m. Sunday, 47-year-old Thomas Lowe of Koshkonong was driving a 2005 Crown Victoria north on U.S. 63 near Brandsville when the vehicle went off the left side of the road.

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  11. These are the most opioid-soaked counties in Kansas and MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... 3,000 counties nationwide that submitted data (180 counties did not). In Missouri, the highest ranked was Howell County near Springfield. It ranked 30th nationally in the CDC study, with 2,157.8 MME per person. The lowest ranked counties in each ...

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  12. Not guilty verdict given in inmate deathRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | News Tribune

    A Cole County jury has found a man not guilty of charges in connection with the killing of an inmate at the Algoa Correctional Center in December 2015. His defense had argued he was an accomplice and not the person who killed Harley Holt, 35, who had been serving a four-year sentence for two counts of failure to register as a sex offender in Greene and Howell counties at the time of his death.

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  13. 3 injured in near head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HOWELL COUNTY, MO - Three people, including a child, were injured following a two-vehicle crash in Missouri. It happened in Howell County on County Road 8980 near Brandsville around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  14. MO disaster recovery team releases flood recovery updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KFVS12

    From then through July 5, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has made more than $10.2 million in grant payments for emergency home repairs, rental assistance, the replacement of essential personal property and other eligible expenses to 1,588 disaster survivors. The U.S. Small Business Administration also approved approximately $9.1 million in low-interest disaster loans to more than 140 homeowners, renters and businesses.

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  15. Disaster centers closing in Carter and Howell Counties, help still availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KFVS12

    As disaster centers close across Missouri, services available at the centers are also available on the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. A phone call is all flood survivors will need after the FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Carter County in the city of Van Buren and in Howell County in the city of West Plains will close permanently at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8. The centers, listed below, will be open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and will be closed Sundays until further notice.

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  16. Missouri man accused of hitting mom with fishing poleRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... a fishing pole during a dispute and shooting at her as she fled on foot. The West Plains Daily Quill reports Howell County prosecutors charged 19-year-old Zack Burris of Pottersville with two felony counts of domestic assault and one of unlawful ...

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  17. Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Carter and Howell CountiesRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    The FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Carter County in the city of Van Buren and in Howell County in the city of West Plains will close permanently at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 8. But survivors of the 2017 flooding and severe storms will still be able to get help with just a phone call. In coordination with Missouri's Emergency Management Agency , disaster recovery centers in Oregon, Ozark and Stone counties will remain open.

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  18. Free Repair, Rebuilding Advice Available at Meek's in Howell CountyRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    As Missourians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the flooding and severe storms that occurred April 28-May 11, 2017, FEMA and the Meek's The Builders Choice store in Howell County have teamed up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will be on hand beginning Wednesday, June 21, to answer questions and offer home improvement tips along with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters as well as offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes.

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  19. Recovery Center Opens in Howell County to Help Missouri Flood SurvivorsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Federal Emergency Management Agency

    A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center opens Tuesday, June 13, in Howell County, in the city of West Plains. Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in any of the 27 counties included in the Missouri federal disaster declaration for flooding and severe storms that occurred between April 28 and May 11, 2017.

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  20. Man on motorcycle hit by deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    HOWELL COUNTY, MO - A Missouri man is recovering after a literal run-in with some wildlife while on the road. Around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, Johnny McCrackin, 53, of Peace Valley was driving a Kawasaki Vulcan motorcycle north on Route W, four miles north of Peace Valley, in Howell County.

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