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Girls play hardball at small West Texas school - PLAINS, Texas (AP) - Alyx Henderson moved to Plains her freshman year when her father, Randy, became the girls basketball coach at little Plains High School. She was a standout basketball player and had played softball since she was 4. Once she arrived at the Class 1A school, though, ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Child Porn Charges Result in Conviction - Prosecutors say a man from West Plains who collected child pornography from file sharing networks on the internet has pleaded guilty in Springfield federal court. - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

West Plains man pleads guilty to receiving, distributing child pornography - SPRINGFIELD — Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a West Plains man pleaded guilty in federal court today to receiving and distributing child p - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

PREP ROUNDUP: Joplin blanks West Plains in baseball league opener - Kealin Smith pitched a four-hitter and Mark Duley drove in two runs as Joplin opened its Ozark Conference baseball schedule with a 4-0 victory over West Plains on Wednesday afternoon. - Wed, 09 Apr 2014

Texas Reads: New volume focuses on West Texas history - “West Texas: A History of the Giant Side of the State,” edited by Paul H. Carlson and Bruce A. Glasrud (University of Oklahoma Press), explores the region’s history from a variety of perspectives and viewpoints. - Sat, 19 Apr 2014

With Climate Change, Wildfires Getting Worse in the West - Across the western United States, wildfires grew bigger and more frequent in the past 30 years, according to a new study that blames climate change and drought for the worsening flames. "It's not just something that is localized to forest or grasslands or deserts," said lead study author Phil Dennison, a geographer at the University of Utah. These fire trends are very consistent with everything ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Coverage You Can Count On - WEST PLAINS (AP) - A south-central Missouri woman will be sentenced in May for the death of an infant she admitted dropping because the baby wouldn't stop crying. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Spokane to take over Waste-to-Energy Plant operations - Thu, 17 Apr 2014 PST - The company that has operated Spokane’s electricity-producing trash incinerator on the West Plains for more than two decades is getting a pink slip. Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. was advised Wednesday by Mayor David Condon that the city won’t be renewing the estimated $21 million-a-year contract when it expires in November. The city intends to take over all plant operations, which officials say ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Cleaning up SCSO: 2nd deputy accused of misconduct - SPOKANE, Wash.—A  deputy with the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is accused of frequenting a woman’s West Plains home while on duty. Tuesday, KREM 2 News asked Spokane County Sheriff how he plans on dealing with his troubled employees because the deputy is the second one in two weeks accused of misconduct. Officials said they received a tip that Deputy Todd Saunders was frequently at a home in ... - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

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West Plains program serves dinner to hungry kids - KSPR - The answer can be hard to come by for a lot of children around the Ozarks. In West Plains, a few more kids now have the answer they need. The Boys and Girls Club of the Greater West Plains Area has begun the "It's 6pm. Dinner Served." meal program. - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

After Lineman is Electrocuted, West Plains Residents Spring into Quick Action - KSMU Radio - Dustin Ledbetter, a lineman for the City of West Plains, remembers getting the call and heading into work. "I climbed off the truck, and proceeded to re-terminate the transformer...and that is the end of my story. That's all I can remember," Ledbetter ... - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

West Plains man pleads guilty to receiving, distributing child pornography - Buffalo Reflex - SPRINGFIELD — Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a West Plains man pleaded guilty in federal court today to receiving and distributing child pornography over the Internet. kAm k^Am. kAmy2>6D p] ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

PREP ROUNDUP: Joplin blanks West Plains in baseball league opener - Joplin Globe - Kealin Smith pitched a four-hitter and Mark Duley drove in two runs as Joplin opened its Ozark Conference baseball schedule with a 4-0 victory over West Plains on Wednesday afternoon. Smith, a senior, struck out eight batters and walked one. The ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Baseball Bears Pick Up Wins Over Mansfield, West Plains - Douglas County Herald - ... Bears Pick Up Wins Over Mansfield, West Plains. Posted by: News Server in Featured Story, Sports 0 19 Views. The Ava High School Baseball Bears picked up two more wins this week over Mansfield and West Plains, improving to 3-0 on the young season. - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Baseball Roundup: Lakers pick up win over West Plains, Tigers fall in two ... - Lakenewsonline.com - Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. – The Camdenton Lakers made the most of their nine hits against West Plains this past weekend, driving in eight runs to win 8-5 over the Zizzers. Led by John McRoberts' big day from the plate, Camdenton began the game by taking ... - Mon, 07 Apr 2014

West Plains rail upgrade gaining speed - The Spokesman Review - The state of Washington is backing a Spokane County plan to bring improved rail service to the West Plains for economic development. The state has identified a 7-mile stretch of spur track north of Cheney for upgrades to handle heavier freight. An ...Spokane County pursuing improved railroad service to West Plains - Daily Journal - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

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