Eagles fall in championship

LEAP SPORTS PHOTO:  Eagles senior Hailey Hannah. The Eagles volleyball team ended its season on Tuesday at the district tournament in Centralia, losing in the championship game to Kirksville. The Eagles defeated Boonville in the semi-final round in two straight games by 26-24, 25-7 scores. The Eagles turned right around and played top seed Kirksville for

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Trio of Eagles named to All-Conference team

Three Southern Boone Eagles softball players were named to the Tri-County Conference All-Conference team. Eagles players earning honors include: First Team: Makenna Kliethermes-Sr., Blair Oaks; Brooke Boessen-Sr., Blair Oaks; Jamie Lemmons-SrBoonville; Camryn Schlup-So., California; Grace Faulkner-Sr., Osage; Kaitlyn Kolb-Jr., Blair Oaks; Camryn Schaller-Jr., Southern Boone; Kerrigan Gamn-Sr., Osage; Paige McCord-Fr., Hallsville. Second Team: Ellie Kliethermes-So.,

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Missouri River Classroom

LEAD PHOTO: Southern Boone students spent time on the Missouri River last Thursday as a part of their Natural Resources class. Students learned about how the river was turned into a channel, among other lessons. Missouri River Classroom The Missouri River is certainly not the river it was two centuries ago and 32 SoBoCo freshmen

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Skelton sends “cease and desist” letter after campaign ad for Walsh

The District 50 Missouri House of Representatives race got a little hotter this week when Democratic candidate Michela Skelton sent a “cease and desist” letter to Zimmer Radio and Republican incumbent Sara Walsh. Skelton is protesting a radio ad which directly calls her a “radical element who endorses violent protest against police.” Skelton vigorously denied

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Former SoBoCo teacher indicted

The SoBoCo school board will meet on Thursday or Friday this week to accept the resignation of Teneil Wayne Stevenson, a Middle School PE teacher. Stevenson, 35, has been on leave since Aug. 31 when he was questioned by Fulton Police during the Southern Boone – Fulton football game concerning an inappropriate communication with a

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Mental health report delivered to school board

The Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) reported earlier this year that 81.56% of surveyed students in Boone County stated the nature and severity of mental health issues in district has “increased moderately or significantly over the past 10 years.” SoBoCo Superintendent Chris Felmlee shared the presentation with the Southern Boone County School Board last

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New city hall owner is optimistic

Local business owner and developer Dave Westhoff has had a few laughs this past week as a few friends have asked him what he’s going to do with the city’s old jail in back of Ashland City Hall. Actually, Westhoff bought city hall – but the old jail is a landmark that was not part

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