The memorial service for Susan ‘Sue’ Ann Ackerson, 68, of Aberdeen, S.D., will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 S. Main St., with Pastor Mike Jacobson … Read more

A memorial service for Robert R. Gleghorn, 89, West Plains, Mo., will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at First United Methodist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Read more

The West Plains High School cross country varsity and junior varsity teams participated in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival Saturday at the University of Arkansas in Fayeteville.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A Veterans Affairs hospital official says investigators have discovered 11 significant errors including three deaths in more than 30,000 cases originally seen by a fired Arkansas pathologist officials say was working while impaired.

I was born in 1944 at Cottage Hospital, where Dr. Claude Bohrer delivered a generation of Howell County newborns. I grew up with my brothers, Rick and Russ, on Cass Avenue, just a couple of bl…

Once in a while, something truly special happens and it makes me grateful for living in a small town.

Don’t be fooled by a sea lion’s big, sweet eyes and playful demeanor—these guys move through water like a torpedo. While most animals swim using a tail or fluke, sea lions clap their fore flippers into their bodies to propel themselves to incredible speeds. It’s an elegant, efficient movemen…