Tri-County Champs Again

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: The SoBoCo boys basketball team holds the championship trophy from the Tri-County Conference Tournament. Eagles boys win conference tournament title for third time in four years. The Southern Boone County gym boomed with the sounds of “Let’s go Eagles” and feet pounding on wooden bleachers. Eagles fans clad in white, red and black

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Eagles wrestlers ready to start new season

High School wrestling adds girls to the sport The SoBoCo wrestling team will take to the mats for the first time this season with a group of talented sophomores, a legitimate state contender and a trio of girls. Wrestlers, that is. Girls wrestlers. If you haven’t heard, Missouri will have girls competitive wrestling this season

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Deer Harvest more than 6,500

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,585 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 261, Osage with 201, and Pike with 193 deer checked. Last year’s harvest total was 7,773.

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This Christmas, be careful what you wish for

When robots inevitably liberate themselves from their human overlords and decimate mankind, let it be noted that it all began with the seemingly innocuous and helpful Roomba. A Roomba is a self-propelled vacuum sweeper produced by iRobot that can be remotely-programed to complete cleaning tasks throughout a home without much human involvement. As an early

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. 11.19.18 • Ashland Police arrested Antony Michael Paul, 18, of Holts Summit, on the following charges: leaving scene of accident, physical injury; 4th degree domestic assault; leaving scene of accident, property damage; 1st degree property damage. Bonded $2,500. 11.21.18 • Penelope Kay Braselton,

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City, Fire Board at odds over cul-de-sac

LEAD PHOTO:  Don’t forget to vote for Ashland’s own Chief Woolford as America’s favorite crossing guard at: http://wshe.es/QblcVdFF. You can vote 1 time per email address every 24 hours. Voting goes through November 30th at 10:59 p.m. Central Time.  LEAD STORY: City, Fire Board at odds over cul-de-sac The safety of Southern Boone County residents and

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In two roles, Woolford helps Ashland grow

If you ask nearly anyone who has lived in Southern Boone County for more than a couple of years who should be applauded for their work recently in the community, the name Lyn Woolford would be mentioned by most. As the Ashland Police Chief for the past five years and the City Administrator (in addition

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