Around Town

By:  Ernie Wren The 7th annual “Southern Boone Marching Classic” is coming up on Saturday, October 15th, from 9am to 6pm. With twenty schools competing in a variety of contests, this event will have something for everyone. The parade will be from Broadway and College to the middle school starting at 9 AM, with the

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Ashland FFA visit local Agriculture

Provided By: Rebekah Hammett On September 21, 2022 Ashland FFA members visited local agriculture entrepreneurs to learn about their businesses. FFA members enjoyed learning about the ways each of these businesses operate, and how they became so successful. At the first stop 40 FFA members visited Bullard Seed company and heard from owner Matthew Bullard.

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Homecoming Charity Continues Tradition

Provided By: Melissa Duckett Brooklyn Smith isn’t your average Southern Boone High School sophomore.  She’s a student-athlete.  She’s a good student.  She’s battling cancer. Brooklyn started having symptoms in June and was officially diagnosed with B-lymphoblastic lymphoma on August 25th.  She’s had to adjust a lot since then. “If you have cancer, this is what

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Southern Boone County Historical Society

Members of the Southern Boone County Historical Society gather under the Ashland Consolidated School sign at the Middle School after Interim Superintendent Dr. Tim Roth gave us a tour of the building.  Eight years ago, when the old Ashland High School was demolished, our Historical Society (assisted by then Superintendent Chris Felmlee) salvaged this exterior

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Southern Boone Vs Versailles

Journal Staff: The Eagles traveled to Versailes to take on the Tigers in their third Conference game of the season.  Coach Ross had a clear goal, and that was to get every player on the field for some Friday Night Lights action.  In order to get that done, the starting Eagles needed to score big

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SBC Struggles in Moberly

By: Todd Pridemore The Eagles soccer squad ended last week with three games in the Moberly Tournament. On Friday afternoon, they opened play against the Affton Cougars (4-2) from St. Louis. Light rain fell in start and stop fashion throughout the match. Both squads entered the game with similar statistics related to goals scored and

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Lady Eagles

Lady Eagles travelled to the Eugene/Russellville AA tournament and defeated Owensvills 16-1, lost to Tolton 10-5 and defeated New Bloomfield 9-4 to bring home 3rd place. Front row: Hailey Platt 2nd row seniors Ashlyne Ussery, Addie Lange, Emilee DeHaas 3rd row Nova Porter, Sidney Nelson, Cami Wobbe, Paige Proovost, Megan Riggs, Adisen Wren, Brooklyn Center,

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Keep Calm and Golf On!

By Andrew Golightly The Southern Boone ladies golf team has been very busy   usually two to three matches and/or tournaments a week for the past two weeks. Here’s a quick rundown of what has been happening on the course: On September 7th the varsity team headed to Meadowlake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield

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The majority of seniors are homebodies at heart

By John Grimaldi   “Be it ever so humble there is no place like home!” It’s a comforting old ditty. But, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], it’s also the wish of the vast numbers of seniors. AMAC’s CEO, Rebecca Weber, cites a survey conducted by the American Advisors Group [AAG], that

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Biden’s huge spending bill

By: Frank Burkett A prior LTTE of months ago, I alluded to the contested presidential elections of 2000, 2016 and 2020. But they were not the only contested ones in our history. There have been seven others in the following years, 1824,1860, 1875, 1888, 1912, 1948, and 1960. Now that I got that off my

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