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Memorial Weekend may include wild weather

There will be plenty of activities around Mid-Missouri this Memorial Day weekend, but if you’re planning outdoor activities, it would be a good idea to keep an eye on the weather – especially on Saturday. ABC-17 Meteorologist Brittany Beggs is forecasting chances of thunderstorms, some including hail, on Saturday afternoon and evening. After a dry,

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Felmlee hopes for more Pre-K funding

Southern Boone pre-kindergarten students learned many things this past school year – such as learning to count to 100. However, due to a lack of state funding, the school district cannot afford to teach that many students. However, a report that says a 2014 law says that when the Missouri Legislature fully funds schools, money

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Eagles Band Marches on Washington, D.C.

School is out for Southern Boone students, however, the SoBoCo Eagles Marching Band will be learning some history, some music and, for a few, they will discover the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. The SoBoCo band – 45 members strong – will leave Thursday night for five-day trip to Washington, D.C. where they will

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Salute to Veterans Airshow

The Salute to Veterans Airshow flies into the Columbia Regional Airport Saturday and Sunday May 27-28 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Airshow, now in its 29th year, is free. The USA Black Daggers and Canadian Forces Skyhawks parachute teams will join with the USN Super Hornet and Royal Canadian Air Force Hornet tactical demonstration teams

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Baptist Home gets first approval

The City of Ashland Board of Aldermen gave its first approval to the final plat for the Ashland Baptist home at their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday. In a brief agenda, the Ashland Baptist Home plans were the key vote of the evening. The Aldermen will be required to give final approval at their June

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Scheduled June Events

Alumni Soccer Tournament The second annual Southern Boone Alumni Soccer Tournament will held June 16 at 6 p.m. at the SoBoCo soccer field. Participants will include former Southern Boone Eagles boys and girls soccer player or any former high school players from other schools. The event is a fund raiser for Eagles soccer teams. Cost

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EAGLES SOCCER TEAM WINS DISTRICT TITLE

SoBoCo hosts Catholic on Saturday The Southern Boone Eagles got a pair of goals from Kate Ponder and tough midfield play that kept Osage threatening in the second half and won the Class 3, District 9 soccer title on Wednesday evening in Ashland. The victory marked the first district title for the girls’ team since

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Chamber Hosts Hospital Meeting

Boone Hospital Trustees will be laying out their options for new hospital management when they come to Ashland next week. The Trustees will hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Southern Boone Elementary School library. Boone Hospital is currently managed by BJC Health of St. Louis. Boone Hospital, owned

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DNR opens commenting period on sewer plant

Report says Ashland growth might exceed new sewer plant capacity The Missouri Department of Natural Resources began the 30-day commenting period, open to the public, on the proposed wastewater treatment plant that is scheduled to be built near the current city lagoon wastewater plant just south of Liberty Lane. DNR opened the door for comments

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Planning and Zoning approves Cartwright spec buildings

Construction to begin soon The Ashland Planning and Zoning Commission approved two spec buildings at Cartwright Industrial Park and the Ashland Baptist Home plans at their meeting last Tuesday evening, but denied a change in zoning for an office park on Cobblestone Court. The P&Z gave the perfunctory unanimous nod to the two spec buildings

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