Garage Sale

• HUGE 403 Oak St. (3 blocks behind McDonald’s – NOT in West Oaks). Sun May 28th 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm & Mon May 29th 6:30 am – 2:00 pm. Grandma passed away & daughter moved home from college. So much stuff to sell! Several antique furniture items and refinishing projects, rocking chair, cookware,

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National Mental Health Awareness Month

With the recent apparent suicide of Chris Cornell, the phenomenal lead vocalist of the bands Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog, another exceptional talent was taken from us far too soon. Though his wife disputes the coroner’s finding that Cornell intentionally took his own life, the fact is that the singer struggled with depression

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Eldon Smith

Eldon Smith of Ashland passed away May 17, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare. Eldon was born May 31, 1933 in Illinois, the son of John and Obelia Hepperman Smith. He loved stock car and Nascar races and was a roofer for many years. He retired from Southern Boone School District where he was a bus driver

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EAGLES SOCCER TEAM WINS DISTRICT TITLE

SoBoCo hosts Catholic on Saturday The Southern Boone Eagles got a pair of goals from Kate Ponder and tough midfield play that kept Osage threatening in the second half and won the Class 3, District 9 soccer title on Wednesday evening in Ashland. The victory marked the first district title for the girls’ team since

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Chamber Hosts Hospital Meeting

Boone Hospital Trustees will be laying out their options for new hospital management when they come to Ashland next week. The Trustees will hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Southern Boone Elementary School library. Boone Hospital is currently managed by BJC Health of St. Louis. Boone Hospital, owned

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. Sunday, May 14, 2017: • Luis Guillero Ramirez, 25, of Jefferson City, was arrested by Ashland Police on failure to appear charges. Bonded $250. Monday, May 15, 2017: • Travis Ryan Owen, 27, of Ashland was arrested by CSEC on failure to appear

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DNR opens commenting period on sewer plant

Report says Ashland growth might exceed new sewer plant capacity The Missouri Department of Natural Resources began the 30-day commenting period, open to the public, on the proposed wastewater treatment plant that is scheduled to be built near the current city lagoon wastewater plant just south of Liberty Lane. DNR opened the door for comments

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Planning and Zoning approves Cartwright spec buildings

Construction to begin soon The Ashland Planning and Zoning Commission approved two spec buildings at Cartwright Industrial Park and the Ashland Baptist Home plans at their meeting last Tuesday evening, but denied a change in zoning for an office park on Cobblestone Court. The P&Z gave the perfunctory unanimous nod to the two spec buildings

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Seniors urged to “follow their hearts”

After almost 90-minutes of music, speeches and recognition of academic achievement, Southern Boone Principal Dale Van Deven encouraged the newly graduated class of 2017 to “follow their hearts.” “You have good hearts and you should listen to your heart in whatever you do,” Van Deven told the graduates. The SoBoCo class of 2017 had 116

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