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Meet Your First Responders Event July 31

On Saturday, July 31, 2021, a community event will be held at the corner of Franklin Avenue and Cass Avenue. The West Plains Police Department will be hosting a Meet Your First Responder event with the assistance of the West Plains Fire Department, and the South Howell County Ambulance. The event will start at 4:00 pm and will last until 7:00 pm.

We would like to invite everyone in our community to join us for some free food and the opportunity to meet the people who respond when you are in need.  The West Plains Police Department, the West Plains Fire Department, and the South Howell County Ambulance will have equipment there for everyone to see.

There will also be a dunk tank set up and we will have some handouts for the kids. You’ll be able to dunk our newest officer and have a hot dog served by the Chief of Police. We encourage everyone to come by, share a meal, and have a good conversation.

This event is made possible by the generous donations from Walmart of West Plains, Pepsi Co. of West Plains, and Ramey’s of West Plains.  Special thanks to the West Plains Fire Department, Missouri State University-West Plains, the West Plains Sanitation Department, the West Plains Street Department, the Howell Rural Fire Department, and the West Plains Lions Club.

Come on by and enjoy the event.

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Golf Course Offering “Free Golf Fridays”

Golfers interested in playing a free round of golf are encouraged to take advantage of the North Terra Golf Course’s “Free Golf Fridays” beginning Friday, May 28.

The special will be good throughout the 2021 calendar year and offers golfers a chance to play 18 holes of golf free of charge. The special does not apply for cart rentals, which are $12 for nine holes and $20 for 18 holes.

Golf Course Manager Stan Webb said the offer is a chance to increase awareness of the municipal course, which is located at 1724 North Terra Street off Highway BB. The course has undergone some layout changes in the last year and now offers six par 5’s, six par 4’s, and six par 3’s.

North Terra Golf Course hours are from 8 am to 7 pm.

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New Splash Pad to Open May 12

A ribbon cutting will precede the grand opening of the new West Plains Splash Pad at the Butler Children’s Park at 11:30 am on Wednesday, May 12.

Equipment for the new Splash Pad was installed last week by All Inclusive Rec, and City crews will begin landscaping the perimeter of the Pad.

The Splash Pad is the first phase of a larger project that will include additional play equipment, walking trails, fencing, and parking spots at the park, which was donated to the City in 1977 by Bob and Pearl Butler.

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