Dine in the Dirt set for Saturday

The fourth annual Dine in the Dirt fundraiser and dinner is set for this Saturday, May 20 at 5 p.m. at the SoBoCo Learning Garden behind the Primary School. According to coordinator Jennifer Grabner, student will lead garden tours beginning at 5 p.m. and appetizers will be served at 5:15 p.m. A meal consisting of

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Ignoring distractions

Eagles get five first half goals in district win, play for first district title in five years tonight SoBoCo v Osage District Championship Tonight 6 p.m. Eagles Athletic Field If there was ever a “trap game” for this year’s SoBoCo Eagles soccer team, it would have been Monday evening’s opening game against Fulton in the

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Watts is State Runnerup

Eagles golfer leads on Day 1, falls to tie for second place Southern Boone Eagles golfer Brayden Watts had a blistering first round 69 score to lead the Class 3 State Tournament. However, Watts fell off the pace in the Tuesday round, falling behind the eventual winner. The State Tournament was held in Sedalia. Watts,

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Eagles fall to Helias, end season

The SoBoCo Eagles had a pair of errors, multiple walks and gave up a few hits to allow the Helias Crusaders six big runs in the first inning and that was all the top-seeded team needed on their way to an 11-1 win over the Eagles. SoBoCo ended their season in the semi-finals of the

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Vaughan signs with William Woods

Colin Vaughan, son of Jane Vaughan signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball career at William Woods University, in Fulton. Colin was a four year participant of Football, Basketball and Baseball. Through his hardwork and commitment to the weight room and the countless hours of skill development Colin has been recognized as a

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Turkey hunters harvest 43,339 birds this spring

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that turkey hunters checked 39,239 birds during Missouri’s 2017 regular spring turkey season April 17 through May 7. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 932 birds checked, Texas with 843, and Callaway with 697. Young turkey hunters harvested 4,100 birds during the 2017 spring youth

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My Neck of the Woods is on the Road

Most writers have an office, den, or other favorite place where they can go to be alone and focus on their craft. Until recently, I was an exception to that rule. My habit was to simply hunker down on whatever piece of furniture was farthest away from my boisterous family. More often than not, I

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Time to share the road with cycles

It is the time of year when everyone gets outside to enjoy our best weather of the year, get some exercise and, often, co-mingle with the cars. It is also the time of year we begin to see cyclists from Columbia roll through town. Wearing what one cycling dissenter calls their “Captain America” suits, the

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JoAnn McDow 1937-2017

JoAnn McDow of Ashland, passed May 14, 2017 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 79 years old. JoAnn was born October 8, 1937 in Hartsburg, the daughter of Lawrence and Romaine Basinger Lammers. She married Marvin McDow on November 14, 1956 in Ashland and he preceded her in death. JoAnn was a member of Hartsburg Baptist

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