Baptist Home to welcome residents in spring

Lead Photo: An aerial view of construction of the Baptist Home of Ashland shows the seven duplexes under construction. Residents will move there in the first half of 2019.  Lead Story: Baptist Home to welcome residents in spring Motorists along Highway 63 can easily see the progress at the Baptist Home of Ashland – seven buildings under

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Route M work slated for summer

A Missouri Department of Transportation project that will re-build Broadway/Rt. M from the Broadway and Henry Clay intersection west to Highway DD and east of Henry Clay to the Oak Street will take place this summer. The $1.587 million project will close much of Route M during the four phases of construction and require local

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Ashland minister is award-winning bluegrass mandolin musician

Ashland is home to an award winning mandolin player, originally from the Bluegrass State. Kentucky native, Kevin Amburgey, moved with his family to the SoBoCo area five years ago to begin Heartland Baptist Church.  Playing music on the road, at home with friends, or in the church, Amburgey could not recall a time he has

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Fire district plans to enforce their fire code at Cartwright Park

The Southern Boone County Fire Protection District will be taking action to enforce the District Fire codes at the Cartwright Technology and Industrial Park. The City of Ashland and the Fire District have been at odds over the final plat approval of the Industrial Park. At a meeting held of Thursday, December 20, the Fire

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Meeting brings leaders together

While the Middle School gym was vacant from students beginning winter break, various members and supporters of Southern Boone County congregated at the annual leadership breakfast on Friday, December 21. “This breakfast is a great opportunity for everyone to come to together; I like to think of it as an annual family get together” said

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PTA Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations

According to a 2018 study by the National Center of Education Statistics, schoolteachers spend an average of nearly $500 of their own money on supplies for their classrooms per schoolyear. A PTA sponsored fundraiser held at the Southern Boone Elementary and Primary schools in December raised an impressive $25,643 to date, (with 94% of pledged

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Barnum signs with Mo Valley

Southern Boone High School senior Brookelle Barnum, center, signed a letter of intent recently with the Missouri Valley Vikings to play softball. Barnum was a key infielder with the Eagles this past fall, helping to lead the team to a semi-final finish in district play.

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Strong close to a solid season

The 8th grade Lady Eagles finished their season Monday, December 17th with a 25-7 victory over Columbia Catholic, the win set their season record at 9-4. Earlier in the season they took 3rd place in the Harrisburg Tournament. Majayla Dudley led the team in scoring, posting a season high 16 points in the team’s first

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Donate Christmas trees to wildlife at MDC

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites Missourians to drop off their cut Christmas trees to be used for habitat improvement around central Missouri. MDC will accept trees at the Central Regional Office any time of day through the end of January. To donate your tree, please remove all decorations, and bring the tree to

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