Veterans United Supporting The Southern Boone Area YMCA

Southern Boone Area YMCA ribbon cutting ceremony to commerate the newly installed play ground equipment. Veterans United Foundation recently donated $83,990.00 used to purchase the newly installed youth play ground area. Corey and Michelle Benke were working on a ten year program and decided to assist the community and the youth in a wonderfull next

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Celebrating July 4th

By: Ernie Wren “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.”  – Ronald Reagan Celebrating our independence with fireworks has been a tradition dating back to the 1600’s,

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Around Town

By:  Ernie Wren There are fantastic events to plan for this July 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The Independence Day parade celebration has been scheduled for Saturday, July 2nd, at 9am. The parade will start at the Southern Boone Primary School and continue along the normal parade path north on Henry Clay, west on Broadway, and

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Southern Boone School District to host job fair

The Southern Boone School District will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, July 7th from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Central Office Boardroom. Attendees will learn more about the school district and the positions available. School officials will be on hand to provide more information about the jobs and answer any questions.

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Local Riders complete Cross-Country Bicycling

Alan Marrs of Ashland and Buck Brooks of Holts Summit completed their cross-country bicycling journey which began on the Oregon coast on April 16th.  They concluded the ride in Washington DC on June 27th.  They were accompanied by high school friend, Bruce Bielby, as the driver of the support vehicle.  The ride concluded at the

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Geoffrey Littlefield

Last Night When I Was Young Immortalizes Sports Icons of the 1950s and ’60s Bestselling author Geoffrey Littlefield’s Last Night When I Was Young: Sporting Favourites of Mine takes readers on a sentimental stroll down a memory lane lined with elite athletes of the past. Littlefield masterfully intertwines history-making moments and mini biographies of some

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Social Security Matters

Ask Rusty – Will Claiming Early Affect My Wife’s Survivor Benefit? Dear Rusty: My wife will be turning 62 and eligible to collect Social Security this year. We realize it will be a reduced amount. I am 52 and have been the sole income earner for most of the last 20 years. We also have

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Modern Stress Found in Ancient Practice

How does a society – or an entire civilization, for that matter – cope with the stressors that have been building up during the last few years? Frustration, anger, pain and even hatred seem to be running rampant worldwide. Author Nora D’Ecclesis explores a path that could offer an effective coping strategy for readers in

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