Donna Lacy 1958-2020

Donna Mae Lacy of Hartsburg, passed away May 26, 2020 at her home, she was 61 years old.  Donna was born December 02, 1958 in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late CL Richardson and Nancy Wintermeyer, Richardson. She married Nathan Lacy on June 20, 1980 in Columbia and he survives. She worked for C.L.

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Park Board plans for summer and fall

The Ashland City Parks Board met on May 11th to discuss both new and old business.  In new business, the board discussed how to use candy donated by Connections Bank and new flags for the “Avenue of Flags” along north Henry Clay.  With the previous cancellation of the annual Easter Egg Hunt due to social

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Ashland’s outgoing officials

Three Ashland officials will not be seeking reelection this year. Mayor Gene Rhorer, Ward One Alderman Danny Clay, and Ward Two Alderman Jesse Bronson will all be permanently leaving their positions following the end of their terms. Rhorer has been the Mayor of Ashland for seven years. He has also spent three years with Planning

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Free Pool Day

Ashland Optimist Community Pool Opening:  Monday, June 1, 2020, Noon to 7pm. Free admission & free flavored ice sticks and water  (While Supplies Last) Sponsored by:  Richard & Kellie Sullivan Family

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Missouri unemployment rate rises to 9.7 percent

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a severe downturn in the nation’s labor market in April 2020. In Missouri, seasonally adjusted employment decreased by 305,100 jobs over the month, and by 327,800 jobs over the year, the largest one-month and one-year decreases since the current data series began in 1990. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased

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Help with diapers, supplies

Boone County families struggling to meet their basic needs during the COVID-19 Pandemic are now able to access diapers, wipes, and other supplies through First Chance for Children (FC4C). With support from the Boone County Children’s Services Board (BCCSB), FC4C, an early childhood education nonprofit in Columbia, MO, is now able to expand the reach

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Free Fishing Days June 6-7

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to get hooked on fishing through its Free Fishing Days June 6 and 7. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag. Free Fishing Days is an annual MDC

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A Very Special Love Letter

Now that the school year has officially ended, so has my dream job of being a music teacher. One of the many reasons I loved my job so much was the team I was blessed to work with. The specials teachers at Southern Boone Primary School are some of the most wonderful human beings I

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Sharing a Memorial Day Food Memory

In every family, there are food memories and traditions that are passed down from one generation to the next.  Each year, on birthdays, and at holiday gatherings, the preparation of treasured family recipes and the sharing of their backstories have become a part of the family’s collective food memories. This Memorial Day 2020, the world

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City of Ashland Road Construction-East Broadway (East Route Y)

On 05/20/2020, beginning at 12:00 PM, both lanes of traffic in the 800 block of East Broadway will be re-routed through a detour loop at this location.  This detour loop will allow for both lanes of traffic to continue.  This detour is required for the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of East Broadway

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