Missouri begins tough stretch with road loss

Missouri lost another game on Saturday, falling 75-65 at Ole Miss. It kicked off a tough four-game stretch for the Tigers (12-12, 3-9 in SEC play through Sunday) as the season makes its way into the homestretch.   Missouri showed a lot of grit and kept battling hard in this game, repeatedly trimming the lead

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T-shirts, Memes, and Role Models

“You find it offensive. I find it funny. That’s why I’m happier than you.” The above quote has been making its way around the world in one form or another for some time now. I encounter it on the internet at least once a week. It’s on scores of t-shirts and coffee mugs available for

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DISTRICT PLAY STARTS TONIGHT

The SoBoCo Eagles boys and girls basketball teams begin district play this week in Linn. The Eagles girls, at 11-10 on the season, take on Fatima tonight at 7 p.m. California and Blair Oaks are the No. 1 and 2 seeds in the tournament. The Eagles boys, 21-2 on the season, are the No. 3

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With winter weather forecast, limit travel through Friday night

The Missouri Department of Transportation advises motorists to limit travel beginning Friday and throughout the weekend as a series of winter storms will impact roads across the state. “For your safety and the safety of our crews, we ask everyone to avoid unnecessary travel once the storm begins,” said Becky Allmeroth, MoDOT State Maintenance Engineer

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SoBoCo test scores still amongst top in area, state

While standardized test scores at Southern Boone Schools did not improve on every test from the previous year, the overall assessment from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education put the Eagles at the head of the class of Missouri students. On the 2018 state Annual Performance Report, the SoBoCo results showed the district raised

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Ashland Ward Two Alderman race is repeat of Sapp vs Klippel

In the City of Ashland races, Alderwomen Leslie Martin in Ward 1 and Alderman Jesse Bronson in Ward 2 are both unopposed and seeking another term in office. In Ward 3, incumbent Jeff Sapp will face Fred Klippel for election. Jeff Sapp, age 47, is finishing his first term as Alderman for Ward 3. “I

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Learning Garden receives grant

The Southern Boone Learning Garden (SBLG) was awarded a $1,000 grant from the 2018 Community Foundation of Central Missouri to support the purchase of a hand washing station in the primary/elementary school garden. The Southern Boone Learning Garden provides multiple programs for students of the Southern Boone County School District: School-day garden classes, elementary garden

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Girl Scout cookies are back

Local Girl Scouts are ready to sell Girl Scout Cookies and the cookies are here. Ashland Girl Scouts will be selling cookies every weekend starting February 15 until March 23 at Moser’s Grocery – Friday’s from 5 to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday all day. Proceeds go towards local Girl Scouts projects and activities.

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Eagles push past Indians in rivalry game

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: SoBoCo Eagles wrestling seniors were honored at their recent Senior Night match. From left: Dawson Paul, Parker Boyce, Sarah Johnson and Blake Schmidt. Three Eagles will compete in this weekend’s state championships.  LEAD SPORTS STORY: Eagles push past Indians in rivalry game  The Hallsville Indians put up a fight on Friday night, but some

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