City approves assistant for Woolford, but no hurry to hire

Lead Photo: Earlier this month, Bro. Lonnie Taggart was presented with his 50 Yr. Pin and Certificate as a Member of Ashland Masonic Lodge #156. Bro. Pictured from left: his brother, Rex Taggart, his mother, Ola Mae Taggart, Lonnie Taggart & his wife, Judy Taggart. See p. 3 in today’s Journal. ___________________________________________________________________________ Lead Story: City approves assistant

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Ready for the Southern Boone Classic. Ready to Retire as Activity Director.

Southern Boone Activities Director and Eagles boys assistant basketball coach has great memories of the Southern Boone Classic Basketball Tournament. Lacy remembers a number of outstanding players from the past who have participated in the tournament, as well as a number of Final Four teams from Fatima, Blair Oaks and Southern Boone who started their

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Two tax issues on April 2nd ballot

The April 2 election will have two property tax issues on the ballot. The first a 64-cents per $100 of assessed valuation for the Southern Boone School District, the second a Southern Boone Fire Protection District 12-cent per $100 of assessed valuation. If both are approved, it would add $76 for every $100,000 of assessed

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City, Fire have squabbled since Fall

In November 2018, the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District approached the Board of Alderman with discrepancies between the Fire District Code and the City Fire Code during the final approval of Cartwright Technology and Industrial Park plat. Both the City and the Fire District operate on the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC). The City

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. • 01.17.19: Jimmy Dean Bittle, 33, of Hartsburg, was arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s deputies on the following charges: 2nd degree assault, three (3) probation & parole violations and an out of county warrant. Bail: $124,000. • Ryan Keith Edwards, 33, of Hartsburg,

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Eagles fall at Blair Oaks

Lead Sports Photo: from left, Rece Gilmore, Tyson Smith and Brady Trammell had the Eagles on a roll until their second loss of the season Tuesday night. _______________________________________________________________ Lead Sports Story: Eagles fall at Blair Oaks The SoBoCo Eagles boys basketball team lost only its second game of the season, falling 51-33 at Blair Oaks on Tuesday

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Eagles start new streak; are top Classic seed

The Southern Boone County boys’ basketball team started another win streak after suffering their first loss a couple of weeks ago. SoBoCo defeated the one-dimensional Eldon by playing an all-around, complete game of basketball in a 70-58 win on Friday. The Mustangs got out to an early lead, dropping two deep threes to start the

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Missouri gets first SEC win in big victory at Texas A&M

After three straight losses to being SEC play, all by double digits, Missouri roared back with a dominating 66-43 win at Texas A&M on Saturday.  The Tigers (10-6, 1-3 in SEC play) played good defense, limiting the Aggies to 32.1 percent shooting, including just 4-of-22 (18.2 percent) on threes. Texas A&M was definitely out of

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