26th new home

Habitat for Humanity in Howell County has named a family to occupy its 26th new home, announced board President Threasa Ryan. Sharon Young, left, and daughters Ashley, back right, and Kylea, front right, were selected from a pool of candidates who submitted applications in March and April. Volunteers are sought to help the family reach 300 sweat equity hours to satisfy requirements to own the home and to help build the home, said Ryan. Building will begin in the fall. To sign up, visit the ReStore, 1109 Porter Wagoner Blvd. in West Plains, or go online to HowellCountyHabitat.org. Habitat for Humanity of Howell County built its first home in 1994.

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