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SoBo Grad returns for business

After nearly 10 years, Dr. Tillie (Bill) Dowd, D.C., has rejoined the Southern Boone County community by opening her own business, Body Flow Chiropractic, within the office complex at the corner of Red Tail Drive and S. Henry Clay. Raised in Ashland, she is a graduate of the Southern Boone County High School class of

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Ready for Walking School Bus

Combining physical exercise and socialization, the Walking School Bus program will begin Monday, May 6. The program for primary and elementary students began as a spin-off of a national initiative for kid’s physical exercise. By getting in extra steps and walking to school, the program also promotes a cleaner environment, reduced traffic and allows students

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Alderman sworn in, resume regular business

Lead Photo: Jose Jalapeños Restaurant was selected by the City of Ashland as its Business of the Year. Left, Jose Hernandez and wife Megan with Mayor Rhorer, center, and their award.   A City of Ashland Police Officer, who is also the Southern Boone County Resource Office, Laura Latuszek is resigning. Officer Latusezk will be accepting

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Southern Boone High School Athletic Hall of Fame

We are pleased to announce the second class of inductees for the Southern Boone Athletic Hall of Fame. The primary goal of the Southern Boone High School Athletic Hall of Fame is to recognize those individuals and teams that have had outstanding athletic participation or significantly contributed to the athletic program at Southern Boone and

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Prescription Drug Take Back

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department, in partnership with the Youth Community Coalition and law enforcement agencies throughout Boone County including Ashland, Columbia, Centralia, Hallsville, University of Missouri, and VA Hospital Police Departments, will be conducting a Prescription Drug Take Back event at multiple locations April 26 & 27, 2019. This event coincides with the National

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SoBoCo hires Long as new Activities Director

Lead Photo: Firefighters secure the Hooibrink’s home structure after putting out the flames. ________________________________________________________________ Nominations and recommendations, new hiring and replacements have made a busy schedule for the Southern Boone County School Board. The reelected Southern Boone County School Board members, Barrett Glascock and Steve Condron were officially sworn in at the April 15 SoBoCo School

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Hardwick Lane closed temporarily

Traffic will be rerouted beginning Thursday, April 18, as Hardwick Lane will be closed for two weeks, weather depending. “During this time, we will be constructing the intersection of Hardwick Lane and Baldridge. When it’s complete, traffic will be able to go north through Cartwright to Route H,” said Jason Kemna associate of the Potterfield

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Hooibrink’s Claysville home total loss

The Southern Boone County Fire Protection District responded to a fire on Claysville Road Friday, April 12. While attending a medical emergancy call, the SoBoCo Fire Department received an additional call at approximately 2:15 p.m. regarding a residential fire in Hartsburg. Emergency personnel arrived at the home of Mark and Laura Hooibrink, the owners of

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Egg Hunt Scheduled for Saturday

The City of Ashland’s Park Board will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 20, at 2:00 p.m. at the Ashland City Park. Children eight and younger are welcome to participate. The hunt will start precisely at 2:00, so arrive early and bring your basket to collect eggs and treats. In case of

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Time to cast One Read community votes

The One Read reading panel of community members from Boone and Callaway Counties narrowed the list of more than 160 book suggestions for the 2019 One Read title to two top contenders. Between April 15-May 3, the public can cast their vote for either “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” by Jessica Bruder or

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