Employment

• Ashland Health Care is hiring: Evening or weekend LPN. Evening or night CNAS. Weekend CNA. Apply in person. • City of Ashland – Summer Help: The City of Ashland Public Works Department has openings for summer help. Duties include light and heavy physical labor associated with street maintenance, water/sewer maintenance, mowing, facility maintenance and other

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Garage Sales

• Multi Family Garage & MOVING Sale: 301 Sappington Drive right off Main Street. Everything Must Go! Decor, Kitchen, Christmas, Furniture, & More! Saturday April 6, 7am – 12pm. Rain or Shine. • Garage Sale: Saturday, April 6, 8am-noon. 2566 E. Griffin Dr., Ashland. 4320 John Deere Tractor, furniture, tools, holiday decor, misc.

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Twenty Years in SoBoCo

In the spring of 1999, Bethany and I bought our first home together, a modest 1,950 square-foot house situated in the middle of ten heavily-wooded acres in Southern Boone County, Missouri. Bethany worked as an occupational therapist in Jefferson City back then. I was a meat cutter in Columbia, where we had been living since

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MDC forecasts challenging spring turkey hunting season

Missouri turkey hunters can expect a challenging spring season according to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 6-7. The regular spring season runs April 15 through May 5. Although the good hatches of 2011, 2012, and 2014 helped bolster turkey numbers in much of

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Frances Bowden 1919-2019

Frances Elizabeth Bowden of Ashland, passed away March 29, 2019 at Lakeside Meadows Nursing Home in Osage Beach, she was 99 years old. Frances was born September 3, 1919 in Hartville, Mo., the daughter of Barney and Olive Chapman, Claxton. She married Max Leroy Bowden on June 1, 1941 in Eldon and he preceded her

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Erma “Ruth” Nichols 1926-2019

Erma “Ruth” Nichols of Ashland, passed away March 29, 2019 at Ashland Healthcare, she was 92 years old. Ruth was born August 7, 1926 in Wilton, the daughter of Mortie and Dorothy Nichols Taylor. Ruth married Stanley Nichols on May 10, 1947 in Arkansas and he preceded her in death. She was a school teacher

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Voters to decide school and fire tax on Tuesday

Lead Photo: Local resident Tracy Eichhorn recently opened Lillie Lavon, a new retail shop on Main street offering new, handcrafted and repurposed items.  Lead Story: Voters to decide school and fire tax on Tuesday Southern Boone voters will go to the polls next Tuesday, April 2, to decide on one of the largest single-ballot tax initiatives

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Flexibility a key to core exercise program and often overlooked

Flexibility is one of four types of exercise along with strength, balance and endurance, according to the American Heart Association. All four types of exercise are ideally incorporated into a healthy workout routine, however flexibility is often overlooked and can be easily integrated. “Flexibility helps preserve joint spaces and can reduce your risk of injury

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School district looks to add teachers for growing diverse needs

The monthly Southern Boone County School District meeting on Monday, March 18, addressed the needs for new staff to adapt for district growth. Kindergarten screenings took place on a professional development Friday, and the following Saturday. “This process that used to take three weeks, were done in two days with no loss in instructional time,”

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