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There will be several seats up for election throughout Wright County on April 6, 2021. The filing period to declare candidacy began on Tuesday, Dec. 15 and ends on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The seats up …

Route B in Wright County will be closed as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace the culvert pipe under the roadway. The road will be closed  just north of the railroad …

With an outpouring of community support, the founding board of the Cabool Community Foundation has raised $30,000 to start a permanent endowment and become the 52nd regional affiliate foundation with …

More than 80 kids were assisted through the “Shop with a Hero” program at Walmart on Dec. 21 in Mountain Grove. Members of law enforcement and fire personnel within Wright County as well …

There will be several seats up for election throughout Wright County on April 6, 2021. The filing period to declare candidacy began on Tuesday, Dec. 15 and ends on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The seats up …

The Northern Wright County Volunteer Fire Department (Manes area) membership fees are due December 31 for 2021. NWCVFD covers most of the area north of Highway 38 to partial east sides of Highways …

Two Wright County residents have warrants out for their arrest for the reported malnourishing of their 6-year-old daughter. Felony charges have been filed on both LaTisha Cantrell, 28, of Mountain …

The Mtn. Grove Area Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its fall grant-making cycle.  Any area not-for-profit organization is eligible to apply for a grant.  Typical …

A fitting tribute to Mary Ann Barker Frazee was added to the historic town square on Thursday, Nov. 12. The polished granite bench with Mary Ann Frazee’s name engraved on it was placed …

It’s been a little more than four years since the Wright County Emergency Communications Center (Wri-Comm 911) officially went live dispatching calls for emergency services. At the time, it …

When Retired Staff Sergeant Laura Crum looked at the military when in high school, she was mainly looking to benefit from the college tuition assistance program. An active job with the Army …

A man with Wright County ties and a past run in with the law received four felony charges for his role in attempting to ram a vehicle with children inside into a creek. The incident took place at …

While Mansfield is typically known for being the home of the lions due to its school mascot, it can now add a bear to the list after one was photographed on a trail camera just 1.5 miles from the …

Congressman Jason Smith (R-MO) recently congratulated Bo Parker, of Mountain Grove, on his appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point this fall. Parker is one of only four …

Two men lost their lives in a tragic one vehicle accident that took place  at 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7 at the 58-mile marker on I-44 in Lawrence County. According to the Missouri State …

The Wright County Health Department (WCHD) is wanting to make the public aware of inaccurate information published recently in a media report coming out of Springfield. While the report in …

Wright County had entered the month of July with just one active case of COVID-19 and 14 others who have fully recovered and have been out of isolation. Unfortunately, by the end of the 4th of …

Texas County Memorial Hospital officially reported a first positive COVID-19 test result from its drive-thru lab service. According to information received from the Texas County Memorial Hospital, …

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Missouri last week reported that a Kentucky truck driver, who was previously arrested in Wright County, has been sentenced to 20 …

Young charged with murder

There was a murder conviction in nearby Douglas County last week. According to a press release from the Douglas County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Wade’s office, Glenda M. Young, 71, of Ava, …

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