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FALL SPORTS KICK OFF THIS WEEK

FALL SPORTS KICK OFF THIS WEEK Wednesday’s start of the 2016-17 school year brings with it a full schedule of fall sports at Southern Boone High School. The Eagles football team played their first scrimmage of the year on Friday and will kick off the season on Friday night, hosting the North Callaway Thunderbirds at

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New Administrators at SoBoCo Schools

New Administrators at SoBoCo Schools by Bruce Wallace There will be three new administrators when Southern Boone Schools opens its doors next Wednesday for the first day of the 2016-2017 school year. While Primary Assistant Principal Lucas Karr and Middle School Assistant Principal Justin Griffith are not new to the SoBoCo community, Elementary Assistant Principal

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Fair Returns to Sturgeon: Fairgrounds Leased to Veterans United

Fair Returns to Sturgeon: Fairgrounds Leased to Veterans United by Bruce Wallace The Boone County Fair announced last Thursday that the Boone County Fair would stay in Sturgeon in 2017. The announcement came just hours after the Boone County Commission announced their own deal – a lease of the Central Missouri Events Center to Veterans

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PARKING at a PREMIUM

PARKING at a PREMIUM As students return to SoBoCo High School next week, construction on the east side of the high school will mean changes in the school’s parking plan. It also creates a need for changing parking plans for high school athletic events, according to SoBoCo Activities Director Pat Lacy. “We have the new

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PTA Back To School Party

PTA Back To School Party The annual SoBoCo PTA Back to School Party will be held on Sunday, August 14 from 7:30-9 pm at the Ashland Optimist Pool. Swimming will be free and free snow cones will be available. Community information will also be available at the party from community groups. • August receipts from

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Heritage Society Board

Heritage Society Board The Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society elected mid-Missourian, Patrick Lee to their Board of Directories at their annual meeting in Charlottesville, Virg. on June 18, 2016. The first of five purposes of the Society is “To further the honor and integrity of Thomas Jefferson, and to promote his vision and ideas and their

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Alex Humpf Memorial Scholarship Garage Sale

Alex Humpf Memorial Scholarship Garage Sale Saturday, August 6, 2016  8 a.m. to ? One hundred percent of the proceeds go to help fund Alex’s scholarship at SoBoCo High School. Items:  Antiques, furniture, linens, housewares, coins, collectibles, quality clothes, everything… This is a major downsizing.  Please come Saturday, August 6, 2016 to:  3001 Jennie Lake

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Parry to face Lennon in November: Tuesday election results

Parry to face Lennon in November: Tuesday election results by Bruce Wallace It will be an election of stark contrasts in the November’s race for Boone County Commission Southern District. While Fred Parry will represent the Republican Party and Brianna Lennon will represent the Democrats, the commission seat has more to do with fixing roads,

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Sewer Project Moving Rapidly

Sewer Project Moving Rapidly by Bruce Wallace Work on the City of Ashland and Hummingbird Properties forced main sewer project is moving so quickly, the ceremonial dirt-turning event could not keep up. “We scheduled this earlier, had to change the date, but the work has moved forward – quickly,” said Ashland Mayor Gene Rhorer before

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