Pirates top Pintos for girls Classic title

In a matchup of two state-ranked teams, the Pirates and Pintos came head to head in a first-place showdown on Saturday night. The game was back and forth in the first half, with California up 10-7 after one quarter of play but Boon ville coming back to take a three-point lead at the break, 20-17.

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. • 01.28.19: Eusebio Daniel Barajas-Real, 28, of Ashland, was arrested by Ashland Police on a failure to appear charge. Bonded: $1,000. • 01.30.19: Jason Edward Bias, 45, of Ashland, was arrested by Ashland Police on three out of county warrants. Bonded: $410. •

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Turn out the lights

I have always loved football. When I was a young boy, I wore replica jerseys with my name on the back, ironed-on by my mom. My room was a shrine to the game. NFL sheets and curtains. Helmets and footballs. Trading cards and posters. I never played organized football, except for one season of flag

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Penny Martie 1951-2019

  Penny S. Martie (Parman), 67, of Ashland, Missouri met her Lord & Savior on February 4, 2019. Penny was born November 15, 1951 to Hobert and Mary Lee Parman (Walker). On July 31, 1970, Penny married her high school sweetheart Frederick Martie (who preceded her in death on February 12, 2018). Together they raised

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Donna Glascock 1949-2019

Donna Glascock, of Ashland, passed away February 2, 2019, she was 69 years old. She was born July 25, 1949 in Columbia, the daughter of JT and Eva Short Benedict. Donna retired from the Randolph County Farmers Mutual Insurance, where she was office manager. Donna was a member of Goshen Primitive Baptist Church. Through the

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Jeanette Kendall 1942-2019

Jeanette Rae Kendall passed away January 31, 2019 at South Hampton in Columbia, she was 76 years old. Jeanette was born August 12, 1942 in Valparaiso, Indiana, the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Rigg, Bogan. She worked for the Auto Auction as a secretary. She owned and operated Best Western Haymarket in Columbia for many

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Eagles girls fall in Classic opener

Lead Sports Photo: Rece Gilmore connects on a free throw in a recent game. The Eagles dropped a game between two ranked teams at Blair Oaks last week, then overcame a 12-point deficit to defeat St. Elizabeth. The Eagles are the No. 1 seed in the Southern Boone Classic and will play Thursday.  Lead Sports Story: Eagles

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