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A Good Word For Pore ol’ DAD

Good Thinking By: Dr. Don Kuehle United Methodist, Retired A little boy was asked, “What’s the difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day?” Without hesitation he responded: “The presents don’t cost as much.” President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed, in 1914, that the second Sunday in May be observed as Mother’s Day. It wasn’t until 1972 that

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Intersection Improvements Continue on Route 63 in Boone County

As a Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) project aimed at reducing the number of crashes along U.S. Route 63 in Boone County continues, contractors have begun working on another intersection in the area. Crews have closed the intersection of northbound U.S. Route 63 at New Salem Lane in order to construct a new intersection and

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Governor Parson Signs HB 271

Governor Parson Signs HB 271 Regarding Local Public Health Orders and Vaccine Passports Today, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 271 into law, which establishes greater accountability for local leaders when imposing public health orders and prohibits local COVID-19 vaccine passports.

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Bear Sighted in Ashland

Statement from: Ashland Police Department Updated with photo. Also it should be noted, this isn’t a complete surprise. The Department of Conservation has been working to restore the bear population in the state. Hunting season will be open this fall. Early this morning (Thursday 6/10/21), we received several reports of bear sightings in Ashland. An

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Lakeside Ashland

Nic Parks owner of Silverball in downtown Columbia and Level Up entertainment in the Columbia Mall, now owner of Lakeside Ashland in Ashland Missouri. The project includes an outside Movie and concert theatre, event center with golfing, youth playground equipment, Lake with sandy beach area. Nic places a lot of emphasis on family and fun

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Free Prayer and Car Wash

Heartland Baptist Church is sponsoring a prayer drive through and a free car wash. Locations are 114 Henry Clay Blvd, Ashland, MO and Henry Clay Blvd and Main St at the Magic Car Wash. Have your vehicle washed while you talk with a volunteer about the word of god. Volunteers from Tennessee, Colorado, Arkansas, Texas,

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Work to Begin on Roadway Improvement Project’s in Ashland

Pr e-Construction meeting for the new Roundabout at Broadway and Henry Clay Blvd. Monday June 7th the construction for the new Roundabout began. James Creel, Lelande Rehard, Jeff Niemeyer, James Hake, Dan Oesch, Bryant Gines met to discuss the logistics of the new roundabout. Construction will begin near Redbud and Henry Clay and will progress

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MO DOT Project information

Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will begin a project on Monday, June 7 to improve the intersection of Boone County Route M and Henry Clay Boulevard in Ashland. The project will include construction of a roundabout and sidewalks at the intersection. The improvements are the result of a traffic study which

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Around Town

By Ernie Wren It was a somewhat quiet week, both with school out and the Memorial Day holiday weekend, and hopefully everyone had a safe and fun filled time! In city news, the council voted down a proposal to limit downtown parking to two hours. Charlie Clayton, owner of the “Blue Rooster”, had requested that

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Industrial Park & Storage, Ribbon Cutting

Storage for Boats and RV,s General Storage and Personal Property Storage. Rental Space for Contractors. Built to Suit Space. If it can be Stored we can do it says Tom Walsh. Tom also states we will have Mulch, Gravel a Vegetable stand, Statuary will be some of the new additions. Southern Boone Chamber members and

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