Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. 04.16.2018: • Cheryl Ann Sawyer, 54, of Hartsburg, was arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies on an out of county warrant. Bonded $1,000.

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Serenity Burroughs

Serenity Eileen Burroughs was born April 6, 2018, in Columbia, Missouri, and passed into the arms of Jesus on April 17, 2018. During her brief stay on earth Serenity was surrounded by her family: parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who treasured every moment spent with her. There could not have been a more

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Barbara Brune 1929-2018

Barbara Dean Brune, 88, of Ashland passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Boone Hospital Center. She was born on July 17, 1929 in St. Louis, the daughter of the late Wilmoth Sappington Nichols, who preceded her in death on February 22, 1980. She was united in marriage on June 1, 1947 to Paul

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Chamber and SBEDC celebrate growth next week

LEAD PHOTO:  Southern Boone Chamber award winners were celebrated in January of this year at the Optimist Club. Above, Jason Reynolds and Tracy Banning of Angell & Company, Margaret Campbell and Bill Lloyd. The annual “Chamber Days” event and the Southern Boone Economic Development Council’s Leaders Breakfast are annual events to celebrate area businesses and

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Walsh, Rowden differ on Greitens report

Ashland State Rep. Sara Walsh called testimony released by the Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight as “very disturbing and graphic allegations regarding Gov. (Eric) Greitens.” However, Walsh still did not call for Greitens to step aside or be impeached. However, Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, who represents Boone and Cooper Counties left no doubt

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SoBoCo school bond, parks tax pass easily

On Wednesday, the day after Tuesday’s city and school election, administrators at the City of Ashland and SoBoCo Schools were busy. City Administrator and Police Chief Lyn Woolford spent a part of his day listing a full time job for a police officer and actually making a job offer to a candidate. “We told the

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Booming already, local real estate looks for a big 2018

Southern Boone realtors are not letting a little cold weather get in the way of them getting a jump on the home selling season. Despite the unseasonal temperatures, local realtors report plenty of activity as “For Sale” signs are popping up in every Ashland neighborhood. “I think it is going to be another great year,”

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Two One Read contenders vie for readers votes at DB Library

The One Read reading panel of community members from Boone and Callaway Counties narrowed the list of more than 140 book suggestions for the 2018 One Read title to two top contenders. Between April 9-April 27, the public can cast their vote for either “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grannor or “News of

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April is National Safe Digging Month

Spring weather in Missouri brings an increase in projects that may require digging or excavation work around your home or business. Before turning a shovel of dirt on any project, the Missouri Public Service Commission reminds homeowners and businesses to call 811 or 1-800-DIG-RITE (344-7483) or go online at www.mo1call.com so that underground utilities can

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Sports Update

Lead Photo: Eagles right fielder Parker Boyce takes a pitch during Friday’s “Freezer” game against Warsaw. The Eagles scored three runs in the sixth inning to win the game 4-2. The Eagles varsity plays at home again on Monday as they host Versailles at 5 p.m.   Eagles stay unbeaten, defeat Eldon The SoBoCo Eagles

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