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Local agent nationally recognized

Brandon Glascock, PSA, MBA, of Ashland’s South County Realty has earned the Commitment to Excellence endorsement from the National Association of Realtors. the endorsement goes to Realtors who have demonstrated knowledge and competency in 10 core areas of real estate practice: 1. Client service, 2. Professional reputation, 3. Real estate law, 4. Realtor Code of

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DHSS announces number of medical marijuana facilities to be licensed

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities that will soon become licensed in Missouri. The top-scoring 60 cultivation facilities, 192 dispensary facilities and 86 medical marijuana-infused manufacturing facilities will be initially licensed for business in Missouri. “We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input

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General Assembly approves State operating budget

A balanced state budget that contains record funding for elementary and secondary education is now on its way to the governor’s desk. This past week the Missouri House and Senate gave final approval to the appropriations bills that make up the $29.7 billion state spending plan that provides funding to the state’s departments and programs.

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Glascock honored at State Capitol

Lead Photo: Southern Boone County resident Barrett Glascock is the recipient of a Lieutenant Governor Senior Service award for fifty years of participation in the Ashland Optimist Club. Mr. Glascock also received proclamations from Senator Rowden and Representative Walsh. From left, Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, Barrett Glascock and Rep. Sara Walsh. Glascock honored at State Capitol:

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Eagles at home for Districts

Spring postseason tournaments are right around the corner. Both the Southern Boone County baseball and girls soccer teams start district tournament play on Saturday, with SoBoCo being a host site for each tournament. Here’s a run-down of where the Eagles fall in their respective postseasons: Girls Soccer: The Eagles are seeded No. 1 in the

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Pawn shop break-in

On Monday, May 6, around 12:45am, an officer with the Ashland Police Department heard the sound of multiple shots being fired nearby where the officer was parked in his patrol vehicle. Immediately following the sound of gunfire, the officer observed a vehicle recklessly exiting a nearby business parking lot onto westbound East Broadway, in Ashland.

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Hartzler honors Spc. Sterling Wyatt

Last Friday Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) hosted a ceremony to dedicate the downtown Columbia Post Office in honor of Spc. Sterling Wyatt, a Columbia native who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. Hartzler’s bill to dedicate the Columbia Post Office in Wyatt’s honor was signed into law in December 2018. The dedication ceremony

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Sewer, water lines. What is your responsibility?

LEAD PHOTO:    Watch for the Walking School Bus, kids and volunteers to start their week of commute on May 6. ________________________ Sewer, water lines. What is your responsiblity? Homeownership is a complicated process and responsibility. Not only are homeowners responsible for their property, but also for the utility lines from the property to the city

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YMCA strives for a Healthy Hometown

Since opening its doors, the Southern Boone County YMCA has hosted an annual Lose to Win – Weight Loss Challenge. The fourth annual six-week challenge had its largest participation to date, leading to the largest winning payout for the first prize winner at $700. During the challenge the YMCA gives participates weekly prizes and host

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Construction Update

The new Southern Boone County Central Office Building, above, and Elementary gymnasium are currently under budget as of April 15. The projects have $116,451.60 in contingency and $75,077.50 in remaining funds. The Central Office, which is planned to turn over to the administration by the end of May, has been inspected by the Fire Marshal

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