Hartzler honors Spc. Sterling Wyatt

Last Friday Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) hosted a ceremony to dedicate the downtown Columbia Post Office in honor of Spc. Sterling Wyatt, a Columbia native who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. Hartzler’s bill to dedicate the Columbia Post Office in Wyatt’s honor was signed into law in December 2018. The dedication ceremony

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Garage Sale

Garage Sale: 600 W. Clubhouse Rd. Fri. (5/10) 7:30a-noon and Sat. (5/11) 7:30a-noon. Lots of misc. Take M to Calvin to Clubhouse.

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Eagles fall to Battle in extra innings

Lead Sports Photo: Freshman Eagles outfielder Carter Karotka goes airborne to make a catch during last week’s Fulton Tournament.  Two days after the Southern Boone County baseball team won the Fulton Tournament handily, they struggled to get their offense going. An 8-7 extra innings loss to Battle on Monday showcased a team that looked noticeably different

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SoBo Soccer wins big over Osage

The Southern Boone girls soccer team is hot heading into their final week of the season. A 9-1 win over Osage on Monday gave the Eagles their 20th win of the season and their ninth straight victory. The thrashing of the Indians is congruent with how the season has gone for SoBoCo, as seven players

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Wiseman heading to state tourney

The Southern Boone boys golf team has one player advancing to the state tournament. Freshman Adam Wiseman will be heading to Springfield after shooting a 13-over-par 84 and finishing tied for eighth place in sectionals at St. Peters on Monday. His score contributed to the Eagles sixth-place finish score of 391. Tolton finished first with

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Teacher Appreciation Week

If you want to gain a deeper appreciation for the work that teachers do, then I highly recommend accepting a substitute teaching assignment—on a field drip day. Go ahead. I dare you. Last Friday, seven veteran teachers, two student teachers, and one in-over-his-head substitute teacher lead approximately 150 kids on SoBoCo Primary School’s annual trip

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Jesse W. Crane 1981-2019

Jesse W. Crane, 37, of Ashland, passed away on Monday, April 29, 2019 at his home. Visitation was held on Monday, May 6 at Memorial Funeral Home. Graveside services follwed at Memorial Park Cemetery. Jesse was born Nov. 6, 1981 in Columbia, Missouri to Mike Crane and Sheryl Richardson. Jesse attended Hickman High School. He

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Sewer, water lines. What is your responsibility?

LEAD PHOTO:    Watch for the Walking School Bus, kids and volunteers to start their week of commute on May 6. ________________________ Sewer, water lines. What is your responsiblity? Homeownership is a complicated process and responsibility. Not only are homeowners responsible for their property, but also for the utility lines from the property to the city

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YMCA strives for a Healthy Hometown

Since opening its doors, the Southern Boone County YMCA has hosted an annual Lose to Win – Weight Loss Challenge. The fourth annual six-week challenge had its largest participation to date, leading to the largest winning payout for the first prize winner at $700. During the challenge the YMCA gives participates weekly prizes and host

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Construction Update

The new Southern Boone County Central Office Building, above, and Elementary gymnasium are currently under budget as of April 15. The projects have $116,451.60 in contingency and $75,077.50 in remaining funds. The Central Office, which is planned to turn over to the administration by the end of May, has been inspected by the Fire Marshal

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