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Guest Submission – Southern Boone: A most generous community

Dear ABC and Community of Ashland, It is with a deep level of love and thankfulness for the Ashland Baptist Church family and the wider Ashland community family, that Katie, Juliet, Caleb, Josiah, Nathanael and I are so eternally grateful to have so many praying for us and for a level of financial support that

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Free protection for your kids

Create a free personal record to identify you children! Enjoy free food, fun and activities! When? Saturday, July 21st, 2018 from 9am-3pm. Where? Ashland Masonic Lodge #156, 215 E. Broadway, Ashland, 65010 Contact: Bruce Martin at 573-999-9044 For further information, visit: • www.mochip.org/what-we-do/ • www.mochip.org/locations/ashland-masonic-lodge-156/ MoCHIP is a comprehensive child identification program designed to give

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Roadwork scheduled for July 16-17

Lead Photo:  What was previously the practice football field is now beginning to look like a softball/baseball complex at Southern Boone High School. New turf is going down this week and the projected is slated to be completed in time for the Eagles girls softball team to play in August.  Lead Story: Boone County Road

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Free Mo Child Identification Program (MoCHIP) – July 21st

MoCHIP is a comprehensive child identification program designed to give Missouri families a measure of protection against the ever increasing problem of missing and abducted children. When?     Saturday, July 21st, 2018 from 9am-3pm. Where?   Ashland Masonic Lodge #156, 215 E. Broadway, Ashland, 65010 Create a free personal record to identify you children!

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Boone County Fair stays with Sturgeon

It’s July and it’s hot. That means it must be Boone County Fair time. But regardless of heat or summer thunderstorms, young people will disregard the weather as they lead their goats, bucket calfs and show off their prize rabbits at the fair. The 183rd edition of the Boone County Fair will have its one

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SoBoCo adds more to reserve funds

A close look at the budget passed last month by the Southern Boone Schools board of education shows that the district is stuffing its reserve fund with cash – which, Superintendent Chris Felmlee says, is a very good thing – becuase they are going to need to pay some bills. While the budget, passed unanimously

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Update: Hartsburg water boil extended

FRIDAY, JULY 13TH: The water service area listed below, located within Consolidated Water Supply District No. 1, of Boone County, Mo. is under a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory due to the following: Low water pressure; leak in water main. From 10am 7/13/2018 to 12pm 7/16/2018 Water Service area affected: Consolidated Water customers located south of

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Park Board tables naming east side lake

The Ashland Parks and Recreation board decided to delay the naming of a city-owned lake just east of U.S. 63. Cecil Payne, who resides on Kimberly Drive east of the lake, presented small concerns over activity affecting residents if the lake were to be named and a park were to be added. Payne suggested that

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Hartsburg celebrates Fourth this weekend

When it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, Hartsburg plans for plenty of fireworks and fun – they just choose to celebrate the weekend after the actual day. The annual celebration, on Saturday, July 14, will be complete with games, food, fireworks and fun – starting with the Southern Boone YMCA hosting a kickball

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Eating fast, eating healthy is good business

Since elementary school we have been told that breakfast is “The most important meal of the day.” At last Thursday’s Southern Boone Chamber of Commerce quarterly breakfast, Ashland’s Paula Vandelicht told chamber members that it is easy to eat a quick, healthy breakfast and “power up” for a day at the office. Vandelicht, who has

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