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Boone Hospital still searching for partnership

It is now official. After three decades of partnership, Boone Hospital and BJC have officially agreed to cut ties with each other. BJC Healthcare will let its lease agreement expire at the end of 2020 it was announced Sept. 4. Hospital Trustees said in a statement last week that “Our mutual needs no longer closely

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Griffin balances YMCA membership, college

Southern Boone graduate Faryn Griffin has quickly moved from being a part-time desk employee at the Southern Boone YMCA to director of membership. Griffin began her duties earlier this month and she is not only learning her new job, she is balancing that work with being a full-time student at Moberly Area Community College. “It’s

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City, YMCA seek FEMA grant for tornado shelter

The Ashland Board of Aldermen will meet in a special session this afternoon, Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. to discuss and vote on a proposal that could lead FEMA grant for a storm shelter. The aldermen are expected to approve a resolution that would allow city administrator Lyn Woolford to pursue a Federal Emergency

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Hooligans fundraiser at Woody’s this weekend

Baby Maklyn isn’t even one and she has already had two major surgeries, one was open-heart. These are just the first of many Maklyn will face as she grows. Maklyn was born five weeks premature alongside her twin brother, Mavryk, on December 16, 2017. Shortly after, Maklyn was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect known

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Heavy Rains Could Bring Flooded Roads

Lead Photo:  Baseball coach Brian Ash and softball coach Ashley Anderson cut the ribbon at home plate as SoBoCo school board members and administrators watch. A crowd of more than 350 attended the ceremony. Lead Story: Heavy Rains Could Bring Flooded Roads With several rounds of rain expected to hit mid-Missouri over the next several days, the

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Rain alters weekend schedules

Lead Photo: Baseball coach Brian Ash and softball coach Ashley Anderson cut the ribbon at home plate as SoBoCo school board members and administrators watch. A crowd of more than 350 attended the ceremony. Lead Story: Rain alters weekend schedules The weekend rain storm from Hurricane Gordon that is about to hit Mid-Missouri has caused at least

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Aldermen approve bank financing for land deal

Lead Photo: Baseball coach Brian Ash and softball coach Ashley Anderson cut the ribbon at home plate as SoBoCo school board members and administrators watch. A crowd of more than 350 attended the ceremony. Lead Story: Aldermen approve bank financing for land deal. The Ashland Board of Aldermen were expected to expedite the lending process on Tuesday evening

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Boone Hospital, BJC officially cut the cord

It is now official. After three decades of partnership, Boone Hospital and BJC have officially agreed to cut ties with each other. BJC Healthcare will let its lease agreement expire at the end of 2020 it was announced yesterday. Hospital Trustees said in a statement on Tuesday that “Our mutual needs no longer closely align.”

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Recycle meetings

Ashland Town Hall Meeting to discuss recycling:   Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 9 a.m., at the Library meeting room and Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Library meeting room

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Liberty Lane to re-open

City Administrator Lyn Woolford said Tuesday that Liberty Lane would be open this week. The street has been closed for nearly a month as work has started on the new wastewater treatment plant. The new mechanized plant included new sewer lines under Liberty Lane, requiring the closure, however, installation of lines took longer than expected.

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