Southern Boone Schools were locked down on Thursday afternoon from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m., according to Superintendent Chris Felmlee. The lockdown, Felmlee said, came after a perceived threat by a student at the district’s administration office. “Our school resource officer, James Gaddis, was on top of this instantly,” said Felmlee, “and he was assisted by
A team of University of Missouri neuroscientists are inching closer to developing the tools needed to decipher the brain. In 2015, the team received a National Science Foundation Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award to investigate a newly discovered class of proteins that are turned on by heat. Now, the team has published
A report of a shot fired on Church Street on Friday evening brought a host of Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies to the scene. The end result was the arrest of Justin Hudson, 22, of Hartsburg, on felony charges of unlawful use of a weapon. According to Ashland Police, Hudson was leaving a
About 125 Southern Boone High School students joined a national movement last Wednesday morning when they walked out of class and gathered on the south side of the high school for a about 20 minutes of remembrance. The event, organized with the help of faculty and administrators, was to remember the 17 students/faculty members who
When it comes to municipal sales tax, if it looks like a tax and it is charged like a tax…..it’s generally a tax. Not this time. This time, it is a tax which benefits two city entities. Ashland City Administrator Lyn Woolford and Mayor Gene Rhorer are up front about the upcoming Parks and Recreation
The Southern Boone High School Athletics Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of three teams and seven individuals and will celebrate their induction with a ceremony on Saturday, April 21 with a reception at 5 p.m. and program at 6 p.m. at the SoBoCo gym. The first class of hall of fame athletes
The Southern Boone School Board will soon be wrestling with the 2018-2019 budget and superintendent Chris Felmlee confirmed Monday evening that he would be asking for the school board to approve an additional School Resource Officer for the district. Felmlee told the school board during Monday’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting that he would like to
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