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Demolition of the old pool house at Ellis O. Jackson Park is complete, though the city says there are no official plans for future use of the land at this moment. The pool house was set ablaze Aug. 24, 2020 causing the roof to collapse and creating a liability issue. The building had to be d…

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For its third year now, the Missouri 4-H will partner with Feeding Missouri and the Missouri Farmers Care Drive to Feed Kids as part of the 4-H Feeding Missouri campaign Jan. 1 through April 30.

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OACAC has teamed up with the Discovery Center in Springfield to offer educational scholarships to children from income-qualifying families. There are four different educational programs being offered; virtual learning or tutoring services, in-person learning and a STEM preschool class.

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The first shipment of COVID vaccines have arrived in Marshfield and the Webster County COVID-19 Task Force is facilitating the vaccination of those in the community. Marshfield Family Clinic was able to distribute 200 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to citizens of Webster County Friday, Jan. 15 …

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A body was discovered early Tuesday morning in Strafford and an investigation is underway to determine whether there was foul play.

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Thanks to a $4 million grant awarded by the United States Department of Education, Missouri State University will provide teaching and curriculum development to rural schools in southwest Missouri.

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Flames engulfed a home on East Washington early on Saturday morning, Jan. 9. Shannon Jennings Nichols, Marshfield, was the first person on the scene. 

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Since voters passed a five-cent tax levy in 2008, the Webster County Senior Citizen’s Tax Fund Board has been supporting seniors with various needs through applications submitted to OACAC. However, some funds from 2020 are still available to seniors in need.

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The City of Marshfield and it’s contracted partners are hard at work on water pipe replacement to improve water quality and expand the lines of current systems.

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The administration of the COVID vaccine has begun in the U.S. and the CDC has provided recommendations to federal, state and local governments about who should be vaccinated first. According to the Webster County Health Unit, it’s working collaboratively with providers across the country to …

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13-year-old Niangua native, Dylan Moore passed away last week, along with his mother at her residence in Springfield. His 14-year-old sister, Alisa Moore, and Plumb’s 7-year-old daughter were also severely injured in the New Years Eve attack. 

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Camp Arrowhead in Marshfield remains a popular place for youth and other activities, but it takes a team to keep the grounds maintained.

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Due to an unforeseen emergency, Marshfield's Municipal Court was cancelled for January 5, 2021.

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Dozens gathered to watch recently elected county officials be sworn in a ceremony held New Years Eve at the Webster County Justice Center. Prosecuting Attorney Ben Berkstresser opened the ceremony by welcoming the crowd.

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A 13-year-old Niangua boy, Dylan Moore, and his mother, 32-year-old Stephanie Plumb, are dead following a knife attack in west Springfield. Moore’s 14-year-old sister, Alisa and Plumb’s 7-year-old daughter were also severely injured in the Dec. 31 assault. Police identified the suspect as th…

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Marshfield native, Cole Hartman, sold his first knife while he was still a student in high school. A part-time hobby soon turned into a business, which afforded the now 18-year-old the opportunity to chase his dream of being a blacksmith. Flash forward 3 years and he's making knives worthy o…