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Eagles hit finals of Classic

The SoBoCo Eagles overcame a halftime deficit to go on a 21-6 third quarter run to defeat the Fulton Hornets 69-46 on Thursday evening in the Southern Boone Classic. The win puts the Eagles in the finals on Saturday against Hallsville. SoBoCo will be seeking their third straight Classic crown. The Eagles trailed 23-20 at

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Southern Boone Classic play shines in semifinals

The SoBoCo Eagles boys basketball team will face Fulton tonight at 6 p.m. in the semifinals of the Southern Boone Classic. The boys bracket is as close as it has been in years. “We had a close game with the No.7 seed (Boonville) said activities director Pat Lacy, “and Harrisburg had a tough time with

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Security locks added at two schools

New security locks were added last week to exterior doors at Southern Boone Middle and High Schools. The front door locks are similar to those at SoBoCo Primary and Elementary Schools and will require staff inside the building to unlock the doors for visitors. According to SoBoCo superintendent Chris Felmlee, the school will be utilizing

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Sticking to that Resolution

A few local experts offer tips and encouragement. Looking back, perhaps that New Year’s resolution was a bit, um, shall we say, overreaching? Went to the gym for a couple of weeks, got sore and didn’t go back? Haven’t set aside any savings yet? Checked out a book, but now it’s two weeks late? Never

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Chamber Honorees

Southern Boone Chamber award winners were celebrated last Thursday night at the Optimist Club. Above, Jason Reynolds and Tracy Banning of Angell & Company, Margaret Campbell, Bill Lloyd and Terry Wren. See page 3 of today’s Journal for complete award details and photos.

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District Calendar Meeting

The Southern Boone School District is requesting your feedback on its draft of the 2018-2019 school calendar. Please make time to review the proposal on the district’s web page at https://www.ashland.k12.mo.us/ . The district will hold an open and public meeting on February 6, 2018 at 5:30 in the Middle School Annex.

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Eagles Courtwarming

Southern Boone High School will celebrate Courtwarming on Friday, Feb. 9. Activities will include Courtwarming candidates and crowning of the king and queen; Senior night for boys and girls basketball players; Boone Electric shootout and Coaches vs Cancer night.

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Eagles get ready to host Southern Boone Classic

The Eagles boys and girls basketball teams will take two very different paths to hosting next week’s Southern Boone Classic basketball tournament. The Classic will begin on Monday with the Eagles girls taking on No. 3 seed Troy at 7:30 p.m. The boys, seeded second, will play on Tuesday at 7:30 vs Boonville. After Tuesday’s

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City looks to out-source sewer plant operations

The Ashland Board of Aldermen considered what it would be like when they get their new mechnical sewer plant up and running. Mostly, they considered maintenance, filling out state-mandated reporting, purchasing supplies and more. Which is why the aldermen are considering contracting with Alliance Water Resources to manage and maintain the sewer plant when it

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Eagles Athletic Traditions

Eagles host Southern Boone Classic Tournament next week: Eagles boys seeded 2nd; See Classic Tournament brackets on Page 7 of today’s Journal. SoBoCo Eagles All State basketball player Sam Stichnote is not the type of player who pays a lot of attention to his personal scoring statistics. Ask any player or coach – Sam is a

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