Busy Month for Board of Alderman

By: Travis Naughton The Ashland Board of Aldermen discussed the prospect of imposing a use tax on internet sales, the dissolution of the Broadway Beautification Task Force, a revised citywide backyard chicken ordinance, and several other issues at meetings held in the month of October. The Board addressed two issues of particular interest to the

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Pintos gallop past Southern Boone

By: Frank Finley The Eagles were able to earn a first quarter lead in their football game with Tri-County Conference foe California Friday but the Pintos out-paced SoBoCo in the end to win the high scoring match 66-39. California struck first on a six-yard pass at the eight-minute mark of the first quarter taking a

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SBC Soccer Earns Top 10 State Ranking, #1 District Seed

By:Todd Pridemore The Eagles are riding a wave of momentum as they prepare for the Class 2 District 4 tournament next week. After being unranked in the Missouri Soccer Power Rankings for much of the season, SBC moved into the #10 slot when the latest rankings were released on Oct. 18. The team also concluded

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APP Pro Tour Hilton Head Open

Nineteen year old professional pickleball player Dylan Frazier from Ashland, Missouri won the APP Pro Tour Hilton Head Open on Saturday. The APP Tour is a USA Pickleball sanctioned professional tour with eighteen stops across the country. It was Dylan’s first professional gold medal in Men’s Doubles since starting on the pro tour in March

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Kathy Martin

Kathy Martin Of Ashland went to her heavenly home on Thursday, October, 21, 2021 surrounded by her family. A visitation will be Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Ashland Baptist Church with a celebration of her life at 11:30 a.m. Burial will follow at New Salem Church Cemetery. Marie Katherine

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John “Ed” Cox

John “Ed” Cox Of Ashland, passed away at the University of Missouri Hospital, he was 88 years old. He was born November 22, 1932 in Adrian, Missouri, the son of Lloyd and Elsie Warnock Cox. He married Pat Matthews on April 1, 1962 and she preceded him in death. Memorial visitation will be held at

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Shirley Mae Rippeto

Shirley Mae Rippeto, Age 86, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, October 19th 2021. Shirley was born September 11, 1935 in Kansas City, Kansas. Shirley was married to Carl L. Rippeto for 55 wonderful years. Carl passed away in 2011. Shirley was a wonderful homemaker. Her love and passion

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren Southern Boone County is a community of people that come together when there is a need. There is an “All Vehicle Poker Run” on Saturday, November 6th, in Hartsburg, MO. Jessica Turner, a lifelong resident and daycare provider, suffered a severe stroke resulting from a blood clot. At the time of this

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Local Racing Kayden Clatt

The red hot chili pepper caricature logo by Jim Dyke; high-res image of the car with patriotic background; Crew Chief and Papa, Jerry Clatt and Kayden Clatt at Randolph County Raceway First Annual Weiner Nationals Ryan Brewer Memorial Race in July; Nikki Clatt, Kayden Clatt and Justin Sommerlot at the Randolph County Raceway First Annual

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Local Reading Mentors Needed

Southern Boone Primary School is looking for reading mentors. Faster reading and positive relationships with young readers. Read with a child once a week for 30 minutes. Flexible schedule materials and training provided. Sign up today to make a difference in our community Contact the Primary School 573-657-2148.

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