SoBoCo School budget for teachers

Missouri has a an average starting teachers salary of $31,842, according to the Kansas City Star, coming in 49 out of 50 and only outranking Montana. Southern Boone County is comparable to that starting average salary. However, faculty salaries are the Southern Boone County School District’s largest budgeted expense. The SoBoCo proposed school budget has

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HB #604 will require background checks for school volunteers

Last Wednesday State Auditor Nicole Galloway praised a change to Missouri law that she said will help protect children at their schools. House Bill 604, now headed to the Governor’s desk, requires school districts to ensure that volunteers undergo criminal background checks before being left alone with children. Auditor Galloway urged legislators to add the

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Rentals

• Office for Lease – 501 C S. Henry Clay (facing Jose Jalapeños), 750 sq ft, 2 large offices, reception area, ADA bath & storage closet. $850/month. Contact Carl Freiling at 573-268-7212. South County Realty at 573-657-4373.

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How much I is TMI?

“Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it.” – Mark Twain Aside from my fellow Hannibalian Twain, one of my favorite writers is a short, quirky, middle-aged man with a checkered past and a hilarious, self-deprecating, and brutally honest writing style. No, I’m not talking about myself (although I will be

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Randy White 1959-2019

Randy Dale White of Ashland passed away at his home on May 30, 2019, he was 60 years old. Randy was born March 20, 1959 in Moberly, the son of Sidney and Joeanne Adams, White. He married Melody Cain on November 14, 1999 and she survives. Randy was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church in

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Claude Allen “Tony” Bennett 1938-2019

Claude Allen (Tony) Bennett , age 80, of Holts Summit, departed his life here on earth on Saturday June 1, at his home. He was born October 29, 1938 in Ashland to Lawrence and Mabel Bennett. He was married to Betty McKee on September 6, 1985 in Jefferson City, Mo. Tony attended Solid Rock Family

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Eagles Football, Boone Electric Co-Op and more head to Hartsburg

The Southern Boone Eagles Football team and Employees from Boone Electric Cooperative, as well as the SoBoCo Fire Protection District and local residents are in the village of Hartsburg to support sandbagging efforts. They will assist in filling sandbags and providing equipment support to load and move the sandbags to locations in need. The employees are

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Judy Polson 1944 – 2019

Fayette resident, Judy Polson, 74, passed away May 26, 2019, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Mo. Judith Gail Polson was born October 1, 1944 in Columbia, Mo., a daughter to the late Benjamin and Naomi (Jennings) Estes. Judy graduated from Southern Boone High School, the class of 1962. Soon after graduating, Judy married Charles

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