Rentals

• House For Rent 2BR, 1BA house in country. 2 car garage, 3 sheds, kitchen appliances. $800/mo. Call 573-874-1063.       • For Rent, Office Space – 1,200 sq. ft. unfinished space in professional building, will build to suit. Call for rent and more details. 573-819-8512. • For Rent – 2 BR, 2 BA

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Wallace Johnson 1923-2017

Samuel Wallace Johnson of Ashland, passed away November 2, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, he was 94 years old. Wallace was born April 28, 1923 in Hartsburg Missouri, the son of Samuel and Nellie Waters Johnson. He married Betty Forbis on June 25, 1949 in Ashland and she preceded him in death. Wallace served in the

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Voters deny use tax

The use tax failed at every ballot box on Tuesday, including the City of Ashland. Voters defeated the Internet sales tax 176-119. Boone County voters turned away the new tax 4,274-4,142. City Administrator Lyn Woolford said he was “disappointed” and noted that the police department is already stretched thin and the city is behind last

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Nickman Rd deaths ruled murder-suicide

Boone County Sheriff’s investigators confirmed Monday that the gunshot deaths of an engaged couple in a Nickman Road duplex were a murder-suicide. Ashland Police officers and Boone County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shots-fired 911 call at 11:58 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 and found the bodies of Travis Parker, 42, and Jessica Beachy-Willits, 36.

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City, friends shocked by Alderman Campbell’s death

Ashland officials and friends were remembering – and missing – their friend George Campbell on Monday morning. Campbell, an Alderman for Ward One, died suddenly on Saturday morning. Campbell had been fighting cancer in recent months, but, according to friends, was past the toughest part of his treatment and gaining weight. “I talked to him

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Pies for a new record

Southern Boone Primary finished up their Jump Rope for Heart event with a new record total of $11,747! All donations go to the American Heart Association. Olivia James was the top fundraiser with $1,260. Maddie Martin was second with $385. These girls got to “pie the principal”. Because we broke our record Assistant Superintendent Dr

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Blue-Haired Fundraiser

What started out to be a small bet has turned into a solid fund raiser. Southern Boone school bus driver Glenn Sapp bet his friends he would not dye his hair blue. The small bet has turned into a $1,000 fund raiser for St. Jude’s Hospital. If anyone would like to take part and make

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Poole, Smith run at state cross country

SoBoCo Eagles runners Cassey Poole and Isaac Smith competed at the state cross country meet on Saturday in Jefferson City. SoBoCo’s Cassey Poole finished 79th at 21:43 and Isaac Smith was 129th in 18:44. Coach Crystal Branch said her runners were in good shape, but were facing tough competition. “Both kids gave everything they had

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Missouri routs Florida, hosts Tennessee for Senior Day

Missouri’s game at Faurot Field on Saturday was played under a steel gray, typically November sky, but it felt like some sun was finally shining on the program. Missouri demolished Florida 45-16, the Tigers’ third straight win. Their bowl chances, which looked dead in early October, were starting to look good. Likely, even. Missouri (4-5,

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