For Rent:

• For Rent – 2 BR/2 BA Condo in Ashland. Single car garage, exterior maintenance. $825/mo. Call 573-819-8512. • River Hills Housing, Inc. Equal Housing Opportunity in Hartsburg 1 bedroom senior housing, Must be 62 yrs old or handicap, disabled. Rent based on income. RA for those who qualify when available. Please leave a msg

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Garage Sales:

• Moving Sale – 600 Pacer Dr. Friday 21st from 7-noon and Saturday 22nd from 7-noon. Everything goes. Household items, furniture, lots of misc. • Yard Sale – 403 Sunshine. Saturday only from 7am – ?. Women’s clothing various sizes, men’s shorts size 36-38, leather coats, bedding, Indian decor, misc. • Multi Family Garage Sale

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. Wednesday, July 12th: • Shawna Louise Gipson, 27, of Ashland, was arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies on charges of 4th degree domestic assault. Bonded $1,000. • Columbia Police arrested Terry Lee Johnson, 33, of Ashland, on charges of possession of a controlled

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Give turtles a summer brake

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages motorists to give turtles crossing roads a brake. Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move. Young males make up most of the travelers as they search for territories of their own and

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Chips, Dips, and Swimming Pool Cooties

There is a member of our household who mixes ketchup, Miracle Whip, and seasoned salt (on purpose) to produce a “dip” for potato chips. This obviously confused person considers the abomination to be a particularly special treat, one so precious that not a single drop shall ever be allowed to go to waste—including the glob

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What to do on a Sunday morning

On Sunday I found myself with a unique opportunity. I was returning from Columbia from Longview, Texas where I attended a niece’s wedding, to Columbia. First let me say it is not the best thing for your physical health to drive 10-11 hours on a Friday and then turn around and drive 10-11 hours on

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Kevin Heyen 1970-2017

Kevin Heyen of Hartsburg, passed away at his home on July 16, 2017, he was 47 years old. Kevin was born May 10, 1970 in Springfield, Illinois the son of Rudy Heyen and Lynnette Lucas. He married Liz Sager on November 1, 2001 in Moberly MO. Along with his wife, they owned and operated Bluegrass

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Chamber of Commerce endorses Prop One road/bridge tax

The Southern Boone Chamber of Commerce unanimously endorsed the Boone County Proposition One road and bridge tax at their monthly meeting Thursday morning. Proposition One, a half-cent sales tax, will be up for renewal on the August 8 ballot. Voters will also select a new state representative for District 50 – which includes Southern Boone

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Heat-related Illnesses a Real Danger with Higher Temps, Humidity

Mizzou Urgent Care physician offers tips on beating the heat A University of Missouri Health Care physician suggests that people take precautions to protect themselves against high temperatures and humidity levels. “Heat-related illnesses that we treat most often at Mizzou Urgent Care include dehydration, heat rash and heat exhaustion,” said Karli Urban, M.D., assistant professor

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City gets DNR grant for sewer project

City Administrator Lyn Woolford had some very good news and a little frustrating news about the City of Ashland’s planned new sewer plant on Monday. The good news first: Woolford received word from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources that the City of Ashland will receive a $500,000 Rural Sewer Grant – a one year

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