August is National Traffic Awareness Month

National Traffic Awareness Month aims to shed light on the safety rules that can help prevent major or minor accidents from taking place. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

West Plains’ historic, hidden gem

One of the largest native trees in North America, the tulip poplar can reach heights of 150 feet. A member of the magnolia family, the tulip poplar is named for […]

July 1-2 Storm report

From the storm damage this weekend: – 2,600 meters were out of service. – Two substations went down. – The 69 kVa transmission line down at Bratton Ave. – There […]

Dr. Greg Carter named new Library Manager

Dr. Greg Carter has been hired as the manager of the West Plains Public Library. He joins the City of West Plains after 15 years in education. Carter currently serves […]

Splash Pad reopens

The Butler Children’s Park Splash Pad will open to the public Monday, May 1. The splash pad will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. free of charge.