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(West Plains) – Things will be busy this week in the city of West Plains, with deadlines looming and a number of events happening this weekend.

West Plains City Clerk Mallory Prewett told Ozark Radio News that August 1 is the deadline to get your liquor or business license applications in:

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Prewett also reminds people that the First Friday Stroll in Downtown West Plains will take place this Friday:

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She also added that teams are being accepted for the annual Coca-Cola baseball tournament this weekend:

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Again, for more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 417-256-7304 or call West Plains City Hall at 417-256-7176.

(Houston) – A Houston resident suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening after a two-vehicle accident.

The accident happened just before 7 PM on Highway 63, four miles north of Houston, when the northbound vehicle driven by 39-year-old Gary Ranor of Houston attempted to overtake a northbound vehicle driven by 47-year-old Scott Dodd of Florissant, MO. The Highway Patrol says Ranor’s vehicle sideswiped Dodd’s vehicle, which caused Ranor’s vehicle to run off-road, overturn, and hit a tree.

Ranor suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield by Air Evac.

(West Plains) – Faith Assembly Church, on Highway 63 at Worley Drive in West Plains, is looking to help families in need for the upcoming school year by giving away free shoes.

Ozark Radio News spoke with Jerry Heath with the Faith Assembly Church who talked more about their event:

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Heath added that this event is for any students in the West Plains school district:

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Also taking part of this event is the Bridges Program. Program representative Cindy Wright talked about the group’s involvement:

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Once again this event will be taking place on Saturday, August 9 and will start at noon. For more information or if you have questions about this event you can call 417-256-9214.

(Jefferson City) – Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, will host a meet and greet event in Thayer following a ribbon cutting and open house at his new district office in West Plains.

From 4-5:30 PM on Monday, August 4, the senator and his staff will be at the Fun and Friends Senior Center, 100 Chestnut, Thayer, meeting with constituents.

“I hope that anyone who finds themselves in Thayer or West Plains on Aug. 4 will come to one of these events,” Cunningham said.

The West Plains office will be staffed weekly Monday and Thursday from 9 AM to 2 PM by District Coordinator Richard Eakin, who will also attend events that conflict with the senator’s schedule. The office will also be open by appointment.

Constituents are encouraged to stop by the office and leave materials for the senator or visit with Eakin about their needs. He can be reached in the district office by telephone at 417-256-2343.

(Mountain View) – The Mountain View Police Department is currently accepting applications for an administrative assistant.

The administrative assistant performs complex clerical and administrative work tasks, along with completing routine administrative tasks and other related work as required.

An administrative assistant also dispatches officers and other emergency personal, answers phones calls, scans documents, types, formats, and proofs letters, reports, statistical data, forms and other finished copy, composes letters and memos for supervisor’s signature answers routine requests for information, assists the court as a court clerk; screens mail, visitors, and callers; and gathers, organizes, and tabulates a wide variety of specialized information for supervisor’s use in completing reports or special projects. They will also perform a variety of minor administrative functions relating to maintenance and compilation of budgetary expenditures and related information, maintenance and processing of various records, and maintenance of statistical department history, payroll, and miscellaneous control records.

For more information on the position, visit the police department located at 233 W Second Street in Mountain View. Applications can be picked up at the police department or printed off online at mountainviewpolice.webs.com/human-resources.

(West Plains) – With the implementation of its new Evening College program, Missouri State University-West Plains will extend the hours of a number of its offices beginning this fall.

The offices of academic affairs, admissions, financial aid, registration and records, the business office, TRiO Student Support Services, the Drago College Store and the Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Success (AACESS), including the Veterans Center, will be open until 7 PM on Mondays and Tuesdays.

College officials say these new hours will take effect August 4 and 5.

Several other offices and departments also will be open in the evening on these days during the semester as part of their regular schedule of operation, including the Grizzly Tutoring Lab, open until 9 PM, and the Garnett Library, open until 10 PM. The library will maintain its summer schedule of operation until August 18, remaining open until 7 PM.

The Evening College offers a variety of classes, including those leading toward four different degree programs: the Associate of Arts in General Studies, Associate of Science in Business, Associate of Science in Nursing and Associate of Applied Science in Child and Family Development. Registration is still open.

To begin the registration process or for more information, call the admissions office at 417-255-7955, or visit wp.missouristate.edu/admissions.

(Mountain Home) – The first day of classes for Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) students is August 18, and registration is still underway.

Advising and registration for students will be held August 12-15. Golden Ager registration for people 60-years-old or older will be held from 8 AM to 12 PM on August 15. At the time of registration, Golden Agers do not have to pay tuition. This waiver is limited to regular semester credit courses, and applies only if the class has sufficient enrollment and space is available. All applicable fees are payable and are subject to the refund policy.

Fall 2014 classes must be paid by 4 PM on August 15. Late registration will be August 18-21. The last day for late registration, adding courses, or for changing from credit to audit is August 21.

The ASUMH Office of Admissions is located on the third floor of Roller Hall. For more information, call 870-508-6104.

(Koshkonong) – New Student Registration for K-12 grade students in Koshkonong will be held Tuesday, August 5 and Wednesday, August 6 from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. Parents will need to accompany new students and bring a birth certificate, immunization records, and a social security number.

Open house will be held on Tuesday, August 12. Pre-K through 8th grade are invited to attend between 6 and 7:30 PM. High school open house will be held from 6:30-8 PM.

For more information, call 417-867-5601.

(Houston) – The Houston Booster Club is currently holding a membership drive until August 18.

The Houston Booster Club supports all high school sports and are proud to say that they have donated funds toward the Varsity and JV Cheerleading warm-ups, new JV cheer uniforms, a new fan for the high school gym, weight equipment, goal post, baseball scoreboard, NOAH shooting system, prom, a softball fence, coaches’ headsets, and ice machines for the high school gym and the Big Red Building.

The membership fee is $15 and includes a club shirt and the Sponsorship fee is $75 and includes a sponsor shirt and business logo.

For more information you can email them at information@houstonmochamber.com.

(West Plains) –The Ozark Small Business Incubator in West Plains will be offering an upcoming “Growth Wheel” workshop starting on Tuesday, September 9.

Heather Fisher, Executive Director of the OzSBI, shared with Ozark Radio News what workshop goers can expect from this upcoming workshop:

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Fisher would like to invite anyone who has questions about this or upcoming workshops to call 417-256-9724 or email info@ozsbi.com.