Buying & Selling Homes in Southern Boone

  By:  Ernie Wren   As the prime real estate selling and buying season approaches, there are several factors for both buyers and sellers to consider.  Various data sources will report different amounts of sales or values, which can be confusing.  Redfin.com reports the average sale price of a home in Ashland to have been

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren At the first city council meeting of January, there was a lot of discussion regarding the Ashland Police Department’s funding and staffing.  You can access the council meeting minutes here:  https://tinyurl.com/3fc2vnz8.  According to notes there were comments about officers who have to wear expired vests, and the challenges of competing with other

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Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program

Governor Mike Parson announced that the Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded a total of $261 million through the ARPA Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program to 60 recipients for projects that will expand and improve internet access statewide. Projects receiving funds are expected to create more than 55,000 connections in locations that previously lacked adequate

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Tax season just around the corner

  With tax season just getting under way, some consumers rush to file taxes as soon as their employers provide a W-2.   While you may get your refund fast that way, you could be missing important deductions or leave yourself in a position where you need to file an amended return. Better Business Bureau

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Mike Roux’s Outdoor Journal

( It’s Time for Pheasant, Part 1 ) By: Mike Roux www.mikeroux.com I like this topic.  It never fails that when I put pen to paper concerning pheasant hunting, a broad smile crosses my face.  I have more fun pheasant hunting than any other type of upland game.  I enjoy hunting other species more, but

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Southern Boone Wrestling Club

Once again, the Southern Boone Wrestling Club split up to attend different tournaments across the state. Several wrestlers made their way to Hickman High School for the “Clash in Columbia”, where i70 brought an abundance of talent from the KC and STL areas; and the others headed south to Sedalia, where Rookie State and 6U

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Conservative’s point of view

  By: Frank Burkett My last opinion spread was about my thoughts on the liberally biased networks, cable TV also local newspapers, other than the Journal and Jefferson City News Tribune. I got fed up with reading, and listening to the gibberish from the Left. I decided, that maybe the public needed another Conservative’s point

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Pro-lifers are under attack

By: John Grimaldi   Here’s a wake-up call: the numbers of babies killed in the womb in the U.S. since the Supreme Court legalized abortion 50 years ago has passed the 64.5 million mark– the equivalent of the population of France, the 22nd largest nation among the 233 countries on the planet. Last June, the

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Katheryn Ann Hampton

Katheryn Ann Hampton, 72, of Harrison, Arkansas, died Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at home.   She was born June 15, 1950, to Jess L. Hampton and Oma Stone Hampton in Limestone, Arkansas.  She was also raised by her stepmother, Treva Bailey. She married the love of her life, Ralph Claxton, in Fulton Missouri in 1967.

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Marjorie Colleen Nichols

Marjorie Colleen Nichols, of Jefferson City, Missouri passed away peacefully, Friday, January 13, 2023. Marjorie (Colleen) was born  March 14, 1933 in Jefferson City, the daughter to the late Ethel Cora and Elmon Nichols.   Colleen was a 1951 graduate of Jefferson City Senior High School and a graduate of Jefferson City Junior College.  In

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