Fire respsonse to the Villa

A large contingent of emergency responders raced to Ashland Villa Monday afternoon to evacuate the building. However, the haze that greeted them was eventually deemed to not be a fire. A number of volunteer fire fighters from Southern Boone Fire district, Ashland Police, MU Health EMTs and a Missouri State Trooper all assisted evacuating Ashland

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20 things to do with the kids

Summer is a great time of year, especially if you can deal with the heat. It’s a chance to be free from homework and the hectic schedule that takes place during the school year. It’s also a chance for parents to do a ton of fun things with their kids after work and on weekends.

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Writer, Stay-at-Home Parent, Daredevil

Microsoft Word features dozens, possibly thousands, of clever templates that a person can use to simplify almost any writing project. Actually, “simplify” isn’t the right word. Using a template is really just a safer way of completing a writing task. It minimizes the chances of making a mistake. Using a template reduces risk. I submit

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For Rent/Lease

• Office for Lease – 501 C S. Henry Clay (facing Jose Jalapeños), 750 sq ft, 2 large offices, reception area, ADA bath & storage closet. $850/month. Contact Carl Freiling at 573-268-7212. South County Realty at 573-657-4373.

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Employment

• First Dental is taking applications for dental assistants, hygienists, office assistants, full- and part-time. Training available. Located in Ashland next to Moser’s. jess@firstdental.care • Help Wanted: Someone with farm or chainsaw experience. Openings in Fulton and Jefferson City areas. If interested, please call Hentges Tree Service at 573.893.2896.

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Moving Sale

~ MOVING SALE ~ 106 Church Street, Apt. B • Ashland June 14-16th Moving, need to downsize. Thurs 4-7 pm, Fri 8-4 pm, Sat 8-12 pm. Inversion table, Early Childhood assessments, 2 Leather Recliners, SoBoCo & Mizzou gear, Dolls, household items, CD’s, LP’s, seasonal decor, picture frames, bedding, clothing, electronics, file cabinets, misc. Great prices!

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New alma mater, hires discussed at school board meeting

Lead Photo: Asher Gardner power washes his deck on Monday afternoon. Gardner said that keeping hydrated is important for staying cool. The Southern Boone County School Board is looking for the input of community members on a new alma mater, presented by high school band director Andrew Marjamaa. Marjamaa approached superintendent Chris Felmlee at the

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Summer school continues trend of increased enrollment at SoBoCo

After a few weeks of empty halls and classrooms, Southern Boone County schools are again filled with the sounds of learning children. Summer school began on June 4, with kids from kindergarten to high school attending Monday through Thursday. Only four weeks long, summer school provides an opportunity for high school students to recover credits

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Handling the heat

Ashland residents share tips for beating the heat The second week of June in mid-Missouri has brought heat typically reserved for the later months of the summer, with 90-degree temperatures more indicative of late July and August. As much as the heat stops a person in their tracks and makes one want to pause in

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