Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. Saturday, July 21, 2018: • Arcie Dakota Sapp, 27, of Ashland, was arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on charges of resisting/interfering with arrest. Bonded $500. Sunday, July 29, 2018: • Ashland Police arrested Charles Everett Hayes, 28, of Ashland, on charges

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YMCA completes land swap, ready for annexation

LEAD PHOTO: Brothers JP and Noah Harding show off thier targets and shooting skill results with instructor Justin Mcguire at the recent shooting expo hosted by the Southern Boone YMCA and the Missouri Department of Conservation.  LEAD STORY: The Southern Boone YMCA has swapped their acreage for another 15-acres and is still making fund raising efforts

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Primary election features races for both parties

Boone County voters will take to the polling stations on Tuesday, August 7 in the 2018 primary election. Polling stations are located at the Ashland Senior Center, Ashland Optimist Club and Bethel Baptist Church and are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ashland voters will be electing for the following offices: REPUBLICAN PARTY For

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Hwy 63 crash kills Ashland postal clerk

A Monday afternoon one-car crash took the life of an Ashland woman and sent her daughter to the hospital with injuries. Jesseca Sage, 50, was killed in the crash. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kayla Sage, 15, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro southbound about 4:15 p.m. when the car went off Highway

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TSA station added at airport

A second TSA security station was added at Columbia Regional Airport last week. According to a press release from the airport, an increase in passengers was creating a logjam, especially in the early morning hours. The airport said the rental car counters were moved from the north side of the terminal to the south side

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Boone County Commissioner appointed to national committee

Boone County Commissioner Janet Thompson has been appointed to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Justice and Public Safety (JPS) Steering Committee as the Chair of the Juvenile Subcommittee. Incoming NACo President Greg Cox announced the JPS leadership appointments for the 2018-2019 term on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Janet has served on the JPS Steering

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Eagles Sports Info

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: On July 19th with the help of the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Southern Boone YMCA held a shooting expo out at Rocky Forks Conservation area in Columbia, Mo. Eighteen kids were instructed in firing 22. caliber bolt action rifles. The YMCA plans on having another Shooting expo this fall before turkey and

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Unapologetically Missourian

If asked where the cultural capitals of the United States are, most folks would say New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago, Miami, Washington D.C., Houston, Seattle, or some other major metropolitan area adjacent to a significant body of water. I would add three more places to that list: St. Louis, Kansas City, and Columbia—cities

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Teens get involved in voting process

The year I turned 18 was a big year for me, as I believe it is for most people. Turning 18 means you’re a real adult, moving off to college and making decisions that will affect your future. It was a milestone year, having my senior night in basketball, my last prom and high school

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Jesseca Sage 1967-2018

Jesseca Ann Sage, of Ashland, passed away July 30, 2018, she was 50 years old. Jesseca was born October 05, 1967 in Laverne, Oklahoma, the daughter of Ted and Susan Devore, Black. She married Rick Sage on September 21, 1996 in Laverne. She worked for the Ashland Post Office as a sales associate. Jesseca loved

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