City sends parks sales tax to voters in April

The City of Ashland will add a parks and stom water half-cent sales tax to the April ballot after it was approved at last Tuesday’s Board of Aldermen meeting. If approved by the voters, the tax would likely bring about an estimated $160,000 to pay for upkeep and improvements at City Park as well as

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Real estate veterans join forces

Two longtime Southern Boone County realtors will be joining forces next month it was announced this week. Carl and Sandy Freiling, previously with House of Brokers, will become a part of South County Realty and work with the father-son duo of Barrett and Brandon Glascock. In addition, the Freiling’s longtime assistant Jeana Richardson will also

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Candidates sign up for April election

The two holiday week seemed to slow the run for candidates for the spring election. According to the school board office and Ashlandd City Hall, no new candidates have signed up to qaulify for the election. Candidates who signed up before the holidays include: Southern Boone School Board: Two open positions, Joe Miller, an incumbent

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Free CPR Classes

The Southern Boone County Fire Protection District will offer free CPR Classes to anyone living within the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District Community through 2018. The classes will be offered through the American Heart Association. The first CPR for Friends and Family Class date is Saturday, January 27, 2018 beginning at 8:00 am at

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Scheer wins wrestling title, Eagles sixth at Marshall

The toughest part of the early wrestling season for Eagles freshman Kade Scheer was watching. Scheer, with a broken arm, sat quietly on the sidelines for the first two months. But on Saturday, the SoBoCo 106-pounder went 3-0 in his first high school competition to win the Marshall Tournament. The Eagles had four medal winners:

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Eagles girls rally falls short

Eagles guard Sadie Giles hit a trio of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter on Friday night in the third place game against the Blair Oaks Falcons, but the Falcons withstood the Eagles rally to win 46-38. Giles’ sharp shooting brought SoBoCo back from a 7-point deficit at the end of the third quarter to being

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Eagles dismantle host California

The SoBoCo Eagles opened the California Tournament on Monday as the third seed, but they looked like they could take on any Class 3 team. The Eagles jumped to a 24-7 lead and the host Pintos were never really in the game as SoBoCo built the advantage to 51-21 at halftime and coasted to an

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. 1.4.2018: • Bobbi Gene Keith, 37, of Hartsburg, was arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies on charges of leaving the scene of an accident w/property damage. Bonded $5,000. 1.5.2018: • Boone County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Bradley Dillan Johnson, 22, of Hartsburg, on charges

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