Employment

FIRST DENTAL First Dental is taking applications for dental assistants, hygienists, office assistants, full- and part-time. Training available. Located in Ashland next to Moser’s. jess@firstdental.care HENTGES TREE SERVICE Help Wanted: Someone with farm or chainsaw experience. Openings in the Fulton and Jefferson City areas. If interested please call Hentges Tree Service at 573-893-2896.

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Eagles move on to quarterfinals

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: Eagles goalkeeper Nick Grabner was a key to the SoBoCo defense in winning the team’s ninth consecutive district title. The SoBoCo Eagles soccer team does not seem to mind playing in overtime. The Eagles defeated St. Michael Archangel Catholic High School 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday in Lee’s Summit. It was the second

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Smith runs to state

SoBoCo’s Isaac Smith qualified for this weekend’s state cross country meet in Jefferson City. Smith placed 11th at 17:40 at Saturday’s district meet. Other Eagles runners competing at the district meet include: Cassey Poole 33rd 23:00; Isabella Finnegan 63rd 27:26; Josh Sampsell 42nd 19:05; Blake Schmidt 44th 19:09; Kade Scheer 82nd 21:31.

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Volleyball ends season in championship game

The Southern Boone County volleyball team’s season ended with a second-place finish in districts after a meeting with Kirksville in the district final on Oct. 23. SoBoCo won the first game of districts over Fulton the night before to send them to a semifinal matchup against Boonville. Earlier in the season, Boonville and the Eagles

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. 10.26.18 • Angela Merea Davis, 48, of Ashland was arrested by Columbia Police on Oct. 26, on an out of county warrant. No Bail. 10.27.18 • Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested Nicholas Skyler Begemann, 36, of Ashland, on driving while intoxicated charges. Bonded

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An Open Letter to White People

Dear White Folks, Time and again, I keep hearing that it is “time to take back America.” This mantra is often repeated by the same people—conservative Whites—who are also fond of the all-too familiar slogan, “Make America Great Again.” According to recent statistics, non-Hispanic Whites make up 61.3% of the population in the United States,

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Bobbie Lou Reid 1929-2018

Bobbie Lou Reid, age 89, of Hartsburg, passed away October 29, 2018 at the University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics in Columbia. Bobbie Lou was born April 9, 1929 in Hartsburg, the daughter of Wilbert and Lucille VanAusdal Reid. She worked at the Missouri Baptist Convention Center as a secretary until her retirement. Bobbie Lou

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Eagles beat Tolton; Compete in sectionals Tuesday

The SoBoCo Eagles got two first half goals from Deven Perry and built a 3-0 lead in the second half on their way to 3-2 victory, winning their ninth consecutive district soccer crown on Tuesday. While Father Tolton worked to keep the game close in the final 30-minutes, the Eagles midfield and defense shut down

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