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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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Here’s to another sixty years

There were 15 ladies who lived in and around Ashland who came up with an idea in October of 1957 to start a garden club. Within 3 months, January 1958, the club became an official member of the Federated Garden Clubs of Missouri. Meetings in those days were held in members homes, civic buildings and

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Mayor says city ready to build new city hall

Lead Photo – Chamber: “Welcome Back, Teachers”  SoBo Chamber members offered up lunch to SoBoCo R-1 Teachers to kick off the new school year. Above: back row from left, Chris Felmlee, Jason Reynolds, Vicki Kemna, Matt Dallmeyer, Whitney Jaeger, Ashlee Binggeli, Jessy Henderson, Tim Roth; Front row, Chelsea Wren, Maureen Dalton, Tracy Banning and Chamber President Ann

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“Crossing the Line” training after SoBoCo faculty member resigns

As Southern Boone teachers prepared to get the 2018-19 school year under way, SoBoCo superintendent Chris Felmlee gathered faculty and administration on Monday afternoon for a speaker with a sobering topic – teachers who have inappropriate relationships and/or sexually assault students entitled: “Crossing the Line: When Educators Become Predators.” Gary Moore, who formerly worked in

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Walsh running for re-election on her record

When she won a special election in August of 2017, Sara Walsh was a political novice, running for office for the first time. Now, after one legislative session, Walsh says she is running for re-election on her record. Walsh will face Michaela Skelton again in the race for State Representative on Nov. 6 – a

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