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Peace Church installs new minister

The Peace UCC Search Committee is proud to announce Rev Brian Damrow has been invited to a Candidating Sermon on January 29, 2017.   Brian and his wife Dawn have been married 32 years. They have three children: Heather, Seth and Aaron. Heather is married to Zach and has two sons: Michael 8 and Matthew

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Water Boil advisory given for Hartsburg

Consolidated Water of Boone County sent a notification of “precautionary boil water advisory” for the Hartsburg area on Monday afternoon. The advisory was not a mandatory order and was due to low water pressure. The order was for customers along Rt. A and included those who live in Hartsburg and south of the Town of

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Southern Boone YMCA sets up summer fun program

If you’re looking for something to do this summer for the kids, the Southern Boone YMCA has a wide variety of programs. According to YMCA Director Kip Batye, the long summer – longer due to a later opening of school in September – gives the YMCA to bring a number of opportunities to kids. “We

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School lunch debt resolution takes new angle

A small group met last Thursday with SoBoCo Superintendent Chris Felmlee to identify methods to resolve the district’s on-going struggle to collect school lunch debt. Felmlee told the group that currently the district’s uncollected debt is $26,431, which, he said, would be about $30,000 by the end of summer school. “This involves 102 students –

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MU Health Care begins expansion

University of Missouri Health Care began construction June 6 on a $16 million, 27,307-square-foot expansion and renovation of University Hospital’s emergency department to meet growing patient volumes. The project will add 6,335 square feet to the emergency department, and an additional 20,972 square feet of existing space will be renovated. When the project is completed

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MU begins implementing budget plans

As part of the fiscal 2018 budget plan for the University of Missouri announced Friday, June 2, campus officials continued notifying employees whose positions are affected by budget cuts or plans to reorganize selected functions. Details on reorganization initiatives will be announced as they are finalized over the next few weeks. University of Missouri System

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SoBoCo school bus inspection

One Bus – Defective; Two buses taken out of service The Missouri State Highway Partrol recently released the results of the annual school bus inspection. SoBoCo had 20 buses inspected, with 17 buses approved, one listed as defective and two buses listed as “out of service.” The bus listed as “defective” have only one or

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Two juveniles injured in ATV crash

Two southern Boone juvenile girls were injured early Thursday afternoon when they were ejected from an ATV after it crashed. Southern Boone Fire was called to the scene on Rt. A near Old Rt. A at 12:56 p.m. EMTs called in the Flight for Life helicopter for one of the injured girls, the other was

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Hospital Board spells out options

“We need to partner with a company that is adaptable to change,” said Boone Hospital Board of Trustees Chair Brian Neuner. “The fact that we can’t partner with physicians now puts us at a disadvantage. Other hospitals allow it and that puts us at a disadvantage.” Neuner was speaking after Thursday’s hospital board meeting at

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Boy Scouts looking for support

The Friends of Scounting in Southern Boone County and the Boonslick District are on a fundraising campaign for Boy Scouts. According to campaign co-chairs Chris Palmer and Brandon Glascock, the Friends of Scouting Campaign is an “important part of the Council’s budget and critical funding needs to be raised from the community.” “We are looking

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