SoBoCoSchools: Notice to Bidders

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Southern Boone County R1 School District Maintenance Building Roof Replacement Ashland, Missouri The Southern Boone School District is requesting bids to replace the Maintenance Building roof. Bids must be sealed and received before 2:00pm, Thursday, September 5, 2018. Bidders may contact Brandon Huck, Director of Facilities, at (573) 657-2147 or email: bhuck@ashland.k12.mo.us

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I need to get out more

When Bethany and I moved from urban Columbia to our home in the country outside of Hartsburg almost twenty years ago, the idea was to have a peaceful reprieve from the tens of thousands of people who make city living a crowded and often stressful ordeal for folks like me who prefer the quiet and

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Walking School Bus Starts Sept. 4

The Fall 2018 Walking School Bus routes are getting ready to roll. The WSB program starts on Tuesday, September 4 and ends Friday, October 12. Kids can join WSB at any time throughout the program. The program promotes good health, a cleaner environment, and reduced traffic around school and a ready-to-learn attitude for the school

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For Rent/Lease

• Office for Lease – 501 C S. Henry Clay (facing Jose Jalapeños), 750 sq ft, 2 large offices, reception area, ADA bath & storage closet. $850/month. Contact Carl Freiling at 573-268-7212. South County Realty at 573-657-4373.

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Garage Sales:

• Large moving sale with something for everyone. Vintage and antique items. Tools, hardward, household items, furniture, home decor, books and vintage golf clubs. Boys and teenage boys name brand clothing. Lots of misc. 409 Meadowmere Dr. , Ashland. Friday 8/24 and Saturday 8/25 from 7am to ? • HUGE downsizing Sale Friday, August 24

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Employment

• Help Wanted: Someone with farm or chainsaw experience. Openings in the Fulton and Jefferson City areas. If interested please call Hentges Tree Service at 573-893-2896. • The Boone County Journal is looking for a reporter to provide community news to readers for the Journal and its website bocojo.com. This part-time job will include covering

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New district assignments present challenges to Eagles

SPORTS PHOTO: Eagles Cross Country will kick off their season on Tuesday in Salisbury. This year’s team members include: front row, from left, Cassey Poole, Isabella Finnegan; second row, Will Spry, Ahmed Fouad, Kade Scheer, Blake Schmidt; back row, Ethan David, Jacob David, Evan Thomassen, Isaac Smith, Josh Sampsell.  New district assignments present challenges to Eagles

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Looking to gain experience fast

The Eagles open their cross country season next Tuesday without a lot of experience on the boys side and plenty of experience and talent on the girls side – but not enough runners. Coach Crystal Branch said Isaac Smith, Blake Schmidt and Josh Sampsell all worked hard throughout the summer. “They put in the miles

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Cybersecurity a priority at schools, city

LEAD PHOTO: Bill Lloyd, president of Connections Bank served as head chef last Friday during the bank’s Customer Appreciation Day.  Cybersecurity a priority at schools, city Local governments often make common mistakes that put electronic data at risk of hacking and theft, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says. Last week, the Auditor released a summary of

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Community health forum on Thursday

The Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services Department invites Boone County residents to attend one of the following community forums scheduled to determine the health priorities for Boone County. Each community forum will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the following dates. Residents are invited to drop in anytime within those two

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