Aldermen approve bank financing for land deal

Lead Photo: Baseball coach Brian Ash and softball coach Ashley Anderson cut the ribbon at home plate as SoBoCo school board members and administrators watch. A crowd of more than 350 attended the ceremony. Lead Story: Aldermen approve bank financing for land deal. The Ashland Board of Aldermen were expected to expedite the lending process on Tuesday evening

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Boone Hospital, BJC officially cut the cord

It is now official. After three decades of partnership, Boone Hospital and BJC have officially agreed to cut ties with each other. BJC Healthcare will let its lease agreement expire at the end of 2020 it was announced yesterday. Hospital Trustees said in a statement on Tuesday that “Our mutual needs no longer closely align.”

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Recycle meetings

Ashland Town Hall Meeting to discuss recycling:   Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 9 a.m., at the Library meeting room and Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library meeting room

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Liberty Lane to re-open

City Administrator Lyn Woolford said Tuesday that Liberty Lane would be open this week. The street has been closed for nearly a month as work has started on the new wastewater treatment plant. The new mechanized plant included new sewer lines under Liberty Lane, requiring the closure, however, installation of lines took longer than expected.

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Here’s to another sixty years

There were 15 ladies who lived in and around Ashland who came up with an idea in October of 1957 to start a garden club. Within 3 months, January 1958, the club became an official member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri. Meetings in those days were held in members homes, civic buildings and

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. Tuesday, August 28, 2018: • Justin Edward Lewis, 32, of Ashland, was arrested by Ashland Police on 2nd degree domestic assault charges. Bonded $4,500. Wednesday, August 29, 2018: • Ashland Police arrested William Jack-Wilson Hathman, 30, of Holts Summit on the following charges:

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A mostly-fantastic voyage

Before pulling our new-ish travel trailer to Springfield, Missouri, for the season’s final camping trip last weekend, I asked my friend Matt Old to take a look at my 2000 Chevy Suburban, which at 212,000 miles and counting, had a few issues that needed to be addressed—including an exhaust leak that made the old Family

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Augden Lark

Augden Jon Lark, passed away September 2, 2018 at his home. He was 3 years old. He was born September 12, 2014 in Columbia, the son of Jesse and Sarah Wells Lark. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11:00am on Thursday September 6th, 2018 at Robinson Funeral Home, visitation will be held one

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Kimberly Wisuri

Kimberly Dawn Wisuri, 64, of Hartsburg, Missouri passed away Monday, September 3, 2018. Kim was born in Columbia, on November 7, 1954, the daughter of Leslie and Jacqueline Wisuri. After graduating from School of the Osage in 1972, she attended Southwest Missouri State University. A successful programmer by trade, Kim was a trivia wiz and

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Henry R. Nichols 1929-2018

Henry R. Nichols, 89, of Holts Summit, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 11, 1929 in Jefferson City, Missouri, the son of the late Tommy Nichols and Mary J. Hollicker Nichols. He married Norma (Jean) Case on March 13th, 1947. Henry served three years as

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