Eagles top Versailles, fall to Falcons

Southern Boone volleyball was defeated twice by conference rival Blair Oaks in the Eldon volleyball tournament on Saturday. The Eagles met the Falcons first in pool play. Behind a powerful hitting attack, Blair Oaks defeated SoBoCo in two sets, 25-14 and 25-22. Fulton and Owensville were also in Southern Boone’s pool. After pool play, the

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Eagles Golf Sectional Qualifiers

SoBoCo girls golfers competed at the Sectional Tournament on Monday, however, none of the quartet qualified for next week’s state tournament. The Ealges finished the season as the Tri-County Conference Champs. Qualifiers include, from left: Lila Frazier, Gracyn Merriott, Lily Frazier and Kiersten Morefield.  

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MU Health Care makes major donation to Southern Boone YMCA

LEAD PHOTO:  Teresa Snow, MU Health Care, presents a check to Southern Boone YMCA Director Kip Batye and YMCA Program Director Derek Mordica during Sunday’s Community Kickoff event. LEAD STORY:  MU Health Care makes major donation to Southern Boone YMCA University of Missouri Health Care has committed $450,000 to the Southern Boone Area YMCA toward

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Pumpkin Festival time in Hartsburg

Ethan and Tyler Hilgedick have grown up with the Pumpkin Festival. The two Southern Boone High School brothers, sons of Ricky and Donna Hilgedick, know that they will be working on the second Saturday in October each year. This year’s Pumpkin Festival is set for this Saturday and Sunday and the expectation is for crowds

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Eagles celebrate homecoming with parade, activities

Many high school homecoming traditions have changed over the years, but many remain the same. At Southern Boone High School, the annual parade continues – this year on Thursday afternoon at 2:15 p.m. – but fund raising has become a new, traditional standard. “We have raised thousands of dollars for dozens of good causes in

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Primary School looking for reading mentor volunteers

According to the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, “Students who do not read proficiently by the third grade are four times more likely to leave high school without a diploma.” Among people between the ages of 18 and 24, high school dropouts were more than twice as likely as college graduates to live in

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Prescription Take Back & Flu Shots

The next prescription drug take back event in Boone County is being held October 27th, 2018. Ashland will be collecting old prescription drug and other medications on Saturday, October 27th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ashland Police Department, 109 E Broadway. The Boone County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind everyone that needles

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Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. • Ashland Police arrested James Scott Palmer, 55, of Columbia, on October 1 on charges of 4th degree domestic assault. Bonded $1,000. • Lana Eads, 31, of St. Louis, was arrested on October 4, 2018 by Ashland Police on the following charges: armed

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