Skyline Cafe continues cooking for Veterans

If you’re hungry for a traditional Thanksgiving supper, but don’t want to make a mess in the kitchen, Ashland’s Skyline Cafe on Broadway will make dinner for you. And the Central Missouri Honor Flight will be the beneficiary. For the third consecutive year, Skyline Cafe owner Brenda Ravenscraft will provide a turkey dinner with all

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Make adjustments for MoDot this Monday

MoDOT will be removing pavement from the Henry Clay/Broadway intersection on Monday, November 20th. This is expected to be a 2 day project. They will grind away the asphalt in all four directions. MoDOT has asked Ashland Police to block the parking spaces on the south side of Broadway near Break Time so that they

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Cartwright Technology Park Open for Business

Only a few days before the Potterfield family hosted a few hundred people at the Cartwright Business and Technology Park, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources provided the City of Ashland their construction permit to build a new sewer plant. Ashland Mayor Gene Rhorer said the timing was good. “They are ready to go and

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School Board gives go-ahead on security changes

The Southern Boone School Board will have as much as $500,000 left over from the most recent bond issue which added classrooms to the Primary and Elementary buildings and a new weight room at the high school. That money can be set aside for an upcoming April 2018 bond issue – a no tax increase

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P&Z Tables YMCA Zoning Request

The Ashland Planning and Zoning board tabled a request by the Southern Boone YMCA to re-zone agricultural property along west Liberty Lane to commercial on Tuesday night. According to P&Z chair Ernie Wren, a special meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 28 to take up the issue again. The YMCA purchased the land in order

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Sheriff’s department investigates multiple thefts

Boone County sheriff’s deputies have taken at least eight reports since early October involving tool thefts from businesses, residences and construction sites in the north Route B and Highway 63 North areas. A church storage building on North Brown Station Road was also burglarized and the suspects stole sound and video equipment. Various tools and

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Tax Statements in the mail

Over 134,100 property tax statements, licenses, and special assessments totaling more than $198 million will soon be showing up in Boone County taxpayers’ mailboxes. Brian McCollum, Boone County Collector of Revenue, recommends that taxpayers should always open and inspect their statements as soon as possible and identify any problems. Taxpayers should contact the collector’s office

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Rentals

• House For Rent 2BR, 1BA house in country. 2 car garage, 3 sheds, kitchen appliances. $800/mo. Call 573-874-1063.       • For Rent, Office Space – 1,200 sq. ft. unfinished space in professional building, will build to suit. Call for rent and more details. 573-819-8512. • For Rent – 2 BR, 2 BA

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Employment

Boone County Electric: City of Columbia:  Maintenance Mechanic – 773 $15.990-$19.588 hourly, Min to Mid; Commensurate with Training and Education Economic Development department is accepting applications for a Maintenance Mechanic position. Applicant must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one year relevant experience. Must be able to perform skilled work involving the

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Patricia Ann Mott 1939-2017

Patricia Ann Mott, age 78, of Columbia, formerly of Armstrong, passed away at her home on November 9, 2017. Patricia was born February 17, 1939, in Columbia, a daughter of Jim Carl and Vera Geneva Bennett Smith. She married John R. Mott on August 20, 1967, at the Armstrong Baptist Church. He preceded her in

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