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OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service. OATS Transit follows Federal Transit Administration requirements, which means face masks must be worn on public transit due to COVID-19 …

A 13-year-old female tragically lost her life in a one vehicle accident involving three teenagers under the age of 14 on Saturday, Nov. 27. The accident took place on Highway 181 in Texas County, two …

The Adult & Teen Challenge of the Greater South is a nine month residential program followed by a four month internship (optional) designed to help heal and free men and women from life …

Veterans Day events were held at school districts throughout Wright County on Thursday, Nov. 11. In Mountain Grove, the Panthers’ district hosted their 14th Annual event. It featured guest …

WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL CELEBRATED AROUND GLOBE by Tom Emery   It was called the “Great War” and the “war to end all wars.”  Unfortunately for mankind, …

In early May when prisoners were transfered to Wright County’s new state-of-the-art detention center, Universal Construction Company, Inc. personnel had their first walk through of the old …

Why did the chicken cross the road ? To get to the other side. I know you must be thinking a chicken barn? Why would someone host a Bible study in an old chicken barn ? If you travel to Macomb, …

The Northern Wright County Volunteer Fire Department (Manes area) will host their Annual Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Evening Shade Church, 7298 Crisptown Road. Membership and …

The MRTA Region 10 Fall Conference was held on Oct. 20 in Marshfield at the Assembly of God Church. Seven members of the Wright County Unit attended. Registration and Refreshments started at 9 …

The Wright County Retired Teachers and other School Personnel held their October meeting Tuesday, Oct. 19. Dr. Jimmie Marler reported on a possible data breach at PSRS/PEERS. If your data may have …

A young driver from Ava was killed in a one vehicle accident that took place at 9:20 p.m. on Oct. 22 just three miles east of Norwood on Old U.S. Highway 60. According to the Missouri State …

On the evening of Oct. 12, a Texas County Sheriff’s Deputy patrolling E Highway initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a registration violation. During the stop, a female passenger, later …

Texas County Memorial Hospital has named Nathan Riley of Vanzant the September Employee of the Month. Riley works as a physical therapist assistant in the physical therapy department. He has been …

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt stopped in Mountain Grove on Thursday, Oct. 14 during his busy day of stops that ended in Farmington just seven hours later. Sen. Blunt took a tour of the Missouri State …

DyAnna (Short) Shaver is a 2021 distinguished retiree nominee  and will be honored for her accomplishments, which includes an extensive background in 4-H, during the Missouri Retired Teachers …

Mountain Grove’s Ramona Andrus is the recipient of the 4-H Frank Graham Leadership Award from the University of Missouri and the first and only recipient in Wright County history to receive …

Gov. Mike Parson announced last week that the state of Missouri has approved more than $1.8 million in grant assistance to 19 agencies across the state to investigate and prosecute crimes that …

An Alabama woman suffered minor injuries after hitting a cow in the roadway with her car around 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sep. 22. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Report, Shauna …

After 40 years of service in the Wright County Assessor’s Office, Brenda Day officially retired as she was honored during a celebration near the end of August inside the Wright County …

The Wright County Journal was recognized by other professionals in the newspaper industry this past weekend with four 2021 Better Newspaper Contest awards as presented by the Missouri Press …

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