Samuel Schiltz 2000-2018

Samuel Conley Schiltz, 18, of Fulton, Missouri passed away on August 5, 2018.  Memorial services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Callaway Christian Church, 2051 S. Silver Drive in Fulton. The family will receive guests following the service. Sam was born July 17, 2000 in Columbia, Missouri to Paul

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Jack ‘Tony’ Carpenter 1981-2018

Jack (Tony) Anthony Carpenter of Ashland passed away August 3, 2018 , he was 37 years old. Tony was born January 3, 1981 in Redlands CA, the son of the late Jack Carpenter and Michelle Szulkowski. There will be no services. Survivors include, his Mom, Michelle (Keith) Crane of Ashland; one brother, David Carpenter of

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School board sets priorities for future bond issues

LEAD PHOTO: The YMCA Summer Day Camp participants toured the Southern Boone fire station on Henry Clay last Thursday. LEAD STORY: Remember that brand spankin’ new wing of kindergarten classrooms at Southern Boone Primary that opened last fall? Nice addition to the building, right? Well, it’s full. Noting that there are 155 kindergarten students already

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Prop A solidly defeated

Missourians defeated Proposition A by a 2-1 margin in Tuesday’s primary election. In Boone County, the ballot box was more active than usual, with just over 37,000 of the county’s 100,000 registered voters going to the polls. The higher-than-expected number of voters brought about some problems for the Boone County Clerk’s office. Complaints about polling

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SoBo Fire answers call for Silver Alert, locates missing man

A senior citizen diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease who had walked away from his residence on Andrew Sapp Road was found safe early Monday morning. The Southern Boone Fire Department led the search of the area that involved as many as 40 fire volunteers as well as the Cole County Emergency Management team. An Endangered Silver

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Rate cut for Ameren customers

Ameren Missouri customers will soon see their electric rates decrease by 6 percent, thanks to legislation passed by the Missouri General Assembly and swift action by the Missouri Public Service Commission. The $167 million rate cut stems from federal tax reductions passed by the U.S. Congress in December, which required actions from Missouri lawmakers and

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State Fair opens Thursday

The Missouri State Fair begins its 10-day run on Thursday. The Sedalia fair begins its run on Thursday, August 9 with a number of new free entertainment options. Six nights of fireworks will be included at the state fair, immeidately following concerts on Aug. 9-10-11-15-17-18. Other free entertainment includes: Team Big Air – Extreme Basketball

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Welcome to Ashland

Dear Stacey, On behalf of everyone in our cozy, growing community, I would like to welcome you and your family to Ashland. I think you’re really going to like it here. When I read your post on Facebook’s “Ashland/Hartsburg Swap Shop” page asking people’s recommendations for pediatricians, dentists, vets, and children’s activities for a family

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Employment

Help Wanted: Someone with farm or chainsaw experience. Openings in the Fulton and Jefferson City areas. If interested, please call Hentges Tree Service at 573-893-2896. Help Wanted: PT Dental Assistant. Ashland Office. Will train. Please call 573-657-9404 OR 573-657-9034. The Boone County Journal is looking for a reporter to provide community news to readers for

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Rent/Lease

River Hills Housing, Inc. Equal Housing Opportunity in Hartsburg: 1 bedroom senior apartment, Must be 62 yrs old, handicap or disabled. Rent based on income. RA for those who qualify when available. Please leave a msg w/contact info. 573-657-4556 For Rent: 1 Bd house in Hartsburg. $450/mo. Pets negotiable. W/garage and shop. Available August 1st.

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