JV Tournament Champs

The Eagles won two games to take first place in the Southern Boone JV Tournament recently. Team members include, back row from left: Coach Jami Troth, Mariah Prince, Avery Pickett, Paige Gamble, Ellie Helms; front row, Sydney Anderson, Celissa Kennedy, Jo Scheer and Mia Crow.

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Right and Wrong

When I was an eighteen-year-old freshman at Mizzou, way back in 1990, I decided to flaunt my newfound independence from my parents by getting an ear pierced. What a rebel I was! If getting a piercing while sitting in a comfy chair at Claire’s Boutique in the Columbia Mall doesn’t prove to your parents and

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Aldermen look forward to roundabout to ease congestion

LEAD PHOTO:  Sgt. James Creel, left, and city workers frame a new room at the future site of the new Ashland Police headquarters while Chief Lyn Woolford looks on. The new offices should be ready by the end of the month. LEAD STORY:  Aldermen look forward to roundabout to ease congestion The underlying theme at

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Ashland Police prepare to move to new location

East Broadway location also site of future city hall It was previously the home to Regions Bank, but the future headquarters of the Ashland Police Department, undergoing some rennovations at 601 E. Broadway, needs some different sort of security. The evidence room is one of the most secure areas of any police department and on

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Gas prices plunge as holiday travel approaches

Gas prices hit a low for the year on Monday as oil’s plunge led to rellief at the pump for US motorists. The average national price of gas was $2.42 on Monday, according to AAA. That was 4 cents lower than a week ago, 28 cents lower than a month ago and 4 cents lower

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Free turkey dinner nets donation for Veteran’s organization

A strong turnout for a Thanksgiving feast netted more than $2,000 for Welcome Home, a Veteran’s organization that works to find housing for homeless veterans. Skyline Cafe in downtown Ashland was packed on Thanksgiving day as donors came for a “free” traditional Thanksgiving dinner and after their meal, they made a donation of their choice.

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MU Health Care to participate with Anthem

MU Health Care and its providers are network participants in Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s health insurance marketplace products offered for 2019 in Boone County. MU Health Care offers a full spectrum of care, ranging from primary care to highly specialized, multidisciplinary treatment for patients with the most severe illnesses and injuries. Patients from

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Eagles pass test, stay unbeaten

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: The Southern Boone YMCA host 425 wrestlers at their annual tournament on Sunday. Tournament organizers Trent Tracy and Kip Batye said wrestlers were mostly from Mid-Missouri, but also from the St. Louis area. The local YMCA wrestlers won a number of medals, see next week’s Journal for more on the tournament. LEAD SPORTS

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Four Eagles named to All Region team

Four Eagles soccer players were named to the Class 2, Region 3 soccer team, including Brett Brookshire, Rece Gilmore, Nick Grabner and Trenton Roney. Gilmore was named the Offensive Player of the Year in the region after scoring 34 goals with 16 assists and Grabner was named Goalkeeper of the Year after recording 12 shutouts

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