Police Report

Ashland Police and Boone County Sheriff’s office reported the following arrests recently. • 01.10.19: Michael Allen Starke, 37, of Hartsburg, was arrested by Columbia Police on an out of county warrant. Bail: $25,000.

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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.

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Snow closes SoBoCo Schools

Snow that began Friday and sporadically continued until Sunday afternoon has resulted in the Southern Boone School district being closed Monday. SoBoCo Administration has just alerted the public to schools also being closed on Tuedsay. Superintendent Chris Felmlee stated “There’s just a lot of snow.” Stay tuned to the Journal and your local news for

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School board looks for tax hike to deal with growth

Lead Photo: Seniors workout at during the YMCA’s Silver Sneakers program twice each week. LEAD STORY: The Southern Boone School Board and SoBoCo superintendent Chris Felmlee will host a public meeting tomorrow evening, Thursday, January 10 at 6 p.m. at the Primary School gym to present the plan for a $6 million bond issue. The bond

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New year, new chance to get fit

Many individuals start off the a new year focused on new year resolutions, however many lose sight of their goals by February. The Southern Boone YMCA is concentrating on getting the community started on a healthier lifestyle for all ages. Memberships were up in December 2018; the YMCA is looking for another increase this January.

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In rural Missouri, going to jail isn’t free. You pay for it.

On a typical Thursday in November, in a rural circuit court slightly northeast of Kansas City in Kingston, people trickle in and out of a largely empty courtroom. They come for a variety of reasons: speeding tickets, driving without a license, car accidents and occasionally more serious crimes. But at the end of almost every

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Services

• In-Home Services by Retired RN. Seeking part-time, weekday position in Ashland/Hartsburg areas. Caregiver relief, personal care, light housekeeping, transportation, etc. Excellent references and clean background check. Call 573-301-2862.

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Three file school board seats

Two incumbents and a newcomer have filed to put their names on the ballot in April for the Southern Boone school board. Filing to run for the two school board seats as well as races for the Ashland Board of Aldermen and the Southern Boone Fire Protection District deadlines on January 15. Incumbents Steve Condron

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