State awards $900,000 grant to aid in new county library in Houston
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said late last week that the Missouri Department of Economic Development will award a $900,000 grant for a new library in Houston.
HHS takes first place in Scholar Bowl tourney on Saturday
It was another trophy Saturday for the HHS Scholar Bowl team.
Judge Doug Gaston set to retire
Texas County Associate Circuit Judge Doug Gaston announced Wednesday that he would retire April 30.
Candidates for Houston board of education respond to questions
Candidates for the Houston board of education answer questions in advance of the April 4 election.
High winds strike Texas County
High winds arrived in Texas County on Friday and continued howling into Saturday.
Easter egg hunt in Houston rescheduled for next Saturday
A Community Betterment Y.O.U.T.H. Easter egg has been rescheduled until Saturday, April 8.
Departments called to structure fire
Three departments responded Saturday to a structure fire at Licking.
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EVELYN MARIE DIECKHAUS
Evelyn Marie Dieckhaus, age 9, of Nashville, TN, returned to her Heavenly Father on March 27, 2023.
Richard Wood, son of Alvin and Dorothy (Hines) Wood was born March 27, 1956, in Wichita, Kan. He passed away March 23, 2023, at the age of 66.
WILLIAM LARRY LONG
William Larry Long, 78, son of Will Long and Vivian (Diedrich) Long, was born on March 2, 1945, in Springfield, Mo. He passed away on March 22, 2023.
Joyce Evelyn (Adkison) Vandivort, daughter of the late Omer and Bella (Gann) Adkison, was born March 2, 1942, in Texas County, Mo., and passed away March 22, 2023, at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Mo. She was 81 years and 20 days of age.
DELORES JANE POWELL RUCKER
Delores Jane Powell Rucker, age 58, of Success, Mo., was born March 9, 1954, in Houston, Mo., to Charles Robert and Lanorrah Powell. She passed away on Feb. 4, 2023, in Success, Mo.