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State Rep. David Evans (R-West Plains) presented officials with Ozark Action, Inc. (OAI) and the local Head Start program with copies of legislation that were passed during this most recent session …

With an ongoing love for her community and a desire to see businesses succeed, it was an easy decision for Carrie Benson to apply for the Executive Director position with the Mountain Grove Area …

The motto for Craig-Hurtt Funeral home is, “Our family serving your family since 1960.” That family enlarged on Sep. 1 when Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home purchased three funeral homes …

The Wright County Road and Bridge Department received a $34,575 road improvement grant from the Wright County IDA Board.  This money was dedicated to providing 300 loads of 1” base rock …

We have such a great community and are blessed to have so many who play a part in our success in serving the needs of our clients. We have had a tumultuous few weeks, beginning with our air …

Route 95 in Wright County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a culvert under the roadway. This section of roadway is located between Route AF and Route …

Town & Country Insurance has officially purchased the Ozarks Advantage Insurance Group in Mountain Grove. “We’re excited about this expansion in our insurance operation. Ozarks …

State Representative Bennie Cook presented a resolution to farm owners Scott and Linda Huff at the annual Texas County Fair recognizing their family as a Century Farm Family. The recognition was made …

The Skyline Area Volunteer Fire Department is pleased to announce that they have recently been awarded a Community Development Block grant in the amount of $500,000. for the purpose of building …

Texas County Memorial Hospital has reviewed and revised hospital policies and procedures due to the recent spike in COVID-19 hospital board members and administration heard at their monthly meeting …

Missouri State Rep. Bennie Cook presented a resolution to county commissioners at the annual Texas County Fair to commemorate the 175th anniversary of Texas County during this year’s state …

An Ava man has been sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing methamphetamine and a firearm. Charles D. Kessler, 41, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on July 29 to …

You could have heard a pin drop in the Norwood School multi-purpose room as Mark McCloskey described facing a mob of protesters outside his and Patty’s St. Louis home last summer. He …

Gov. Mike Parson has signed SB 262 into law, which will increase transportation funding for critical state and local infrastructure projects across the state of …

Southwest Missouri author Kenneth Wayne Hancock said that Christ gave us the “Eleventh Commandment,” even though it has been hiding in plain sight for centuries. “A new …

Many Wright County residents have enjoyed a return to normal life the past few months as many restrictions were lifted that were put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, however, the …

Texas County Memorial Hospital has received final regulations on the guidelines to utilize the CARES funding hospital board members and administration heard at their monthly meeting on …

State Rep. Bennie Cook is receiving recognition for his outstanding work as an advocate for Missouri’s law enforcement. Cook recently received a Freshman Legislator of the Year Award for his …

Controlling the environment has been the key to milk production for the Eilenstine family’s Mountain Grove dairy business, Ram-Elle Holsteins and Jerseys. Lifelong dairy farmers Loren and …

Surrounded by dairy farmers and industry leaders, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on June 8 proclaimed June as Dairy Month. The proclamation recognizes the hard work and contributions of our dairy …

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