Opinions, Oafs, and Oaths

“The slow-rising central horror of ‘Watergate’ is not that it might grind down to the reluctant impeachment of a vengeful thug of a president whose entire political career has been a monument to the same kind of cheap shots and treachery he finally got nailed for, but that we might somehow fail to learn something

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The Magic of Ice

In the warming room at Boomerang Creek, the smell of a fire in our Buck Stove is comforting. The calming scent of herbs wintering over in a south-facing window fills the room. I’ve just read an AP news article: “Snow, ice disrupt Spanish lives.”  Storm Filomena—a 50-year record blizzard—has paralyzed large parts of central Spain. 

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What to expect after surviving COVID-19

In the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”, Cousin Eddy comments on the Jelly of the Month Club, “Clark, that’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year long”.  Much like the Jelly of the Month Club, Covid-19 survivors are finding out that the virus may keep on giving, even months after recovery.  The term

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Bring on new projects

With a new year comes new projects. This time around, 2021 is bringing a series of city-wide developments to Ashland in an effort to improve the downtown area.  Among the most notable additions on this year’s docket is the construction of a roundabout at the intersection of Broadway and Henry Clay Boulevard. What is now

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South County Realty would like to send a huge Thank You

THANK YOU to all of our clients who allowed us to serve you last year.  Just over 200 properties sold in the Southern Boone School district in 2020 and we were thrilled to represent 45% of those Buyers and Sellers.  Again, Thank You! Residential sales in the Southern Boone school district totaled $42.8 Million in

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Parson Sworn In to Full Term as 57th Governor

Governor Michael L. Parson was sworn in to a full term as 57th Governor of the State of Missouri at the 2021 Bicentennial Inauguration.  Governor Parson’s career in public service began with six years in the United States Army and over 22 years in law enforcement, including serving as Sheriff of Polk County from 1993-2005.

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Winter work zones

Road maintenance doesn’t take a break for the winter. When snow and ice are cleared from the roads and forecast, drivers should expect to see maintenance crews at work on Missouri’s highways, often in slow moving operations. Fluctuating temperatures and precipitation mean potholes and other types of pavement damage are common during Missouri winters. As

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Progress on Cedar Creek Bridge project

All indications are that progress on the Cedar Creek Bridge is on schedule. The beams have been set on the bridge. Next bridge overhangs will be set and diaphrams will be formed. Then deck steel and forms will be tied and placed. The curb form and bridge paver railing will be set by Jan. 24.

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Lady Eagles stop the Hornets

The Southern Boone girls basketball team got a slow start in their match versus Fulton on Thursday evening but were able to fight back in the second half to a 41-30 victory. Head Coach Damon Wren says the team’s second half performance gave him confidence “I thought the girls really picked up their defense in

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