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Soccer heads to Final Four

The Southern Boone Boys Soccer Team won the State Quarterfinals on Saturday.  They will be playing in the Final 4 on Friday against Guadalupe Centers Charter at 4:30 at World Wide Technology Soccer Park in the Class 2 state semifinals. This is the 5th Final Four In 8 years.

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“What are they going to build out there?”

When the late George Campbell gained a new neighbor approximately four years ago out by Columbia Airport, according to friend and Ashland Mayor Gene Rhorer, he made a cold call to the new farmland owners Larry and Brenda Potterfield.  “A few years back we acquired two farms totaling just under 500 acres bounded by the

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Discussion on four-way comes roundabout

“If I could create a twitter hashtag for this project it would be #imnotanengineerbut,” said City Administrator Tony St. Romaine.  After multiple meetings between government officials and traffic engineers, the Ashland Board of Aldermen unanimously voted to move forward with the 2021 roundabout project at Henry Clay and Broadway/Route M intersection.  The vote, on Tuesday,

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Eagles Soccer advances after district win

Eagles Soccer Advances After District Win Eagles soccer secured their 10thstraight district championship and their 11thin 13 years after defeating Boonville 5-0 on Wednesday. That’s the longest current streak in Missouri boys soccer. Rece Gilmore scored first just 3:15 into the match off an assist from Sam Bonderer giving the Eagles a quick lead. “Rece’s

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Dave Gill: Mo. Sports HoF Class of 2019

Thumb through the scrapbook of old newspaper clippings, and it’s easy to see why Dave Gill is held in such high regard in the mid-Missouri community of Ashland. “1981 State Champions” screams one headline below a worn photo of a softball team. Stretched across the top of another sports page, a headline reads “Gill retires

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School Board construction update

The Southern Boone County school board is constantly looking forward on improvements and construction to the Southern Boone County school district.  “Both the 2018 and 2019 construction budgets show a significant fund balances. This is primarily due to the fact the district locked in construing cost that were under budget,” said Superintendent Chris Felmlee.  The

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Four tips for flu season

hunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue.  It’s the flu. Last fall and winter, influenza sickened roughly 40 million Americans and killed 60,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  This year’s flu season is nearly upon us. Here are four tips to stay healthy.  1. An ounce of prevention is worth

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