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2022 Southern Boone High School Commencement

Southern Boone High School Graduates 2022 Chadwick W. Acison Haylee Elizabeth Ancell Thomas Aiden Andert Andrew Justin Atherton Logan l. Bacon Audie James Ballew Tyler A. Banning Zach Banning Gavin Clark Blackburn Gavin Allen Bruce Alexander Ward Buntaine Samuel J. Bushnell Brenin Paige Carroll Riece Ashlyn Clevenger Sierra Cleveland John Alan Crane Cade Bradford Crowell

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Fresh Approach: Alderman David Wilson

By: Ernie Wren When Alderman Dorise Slinker ran for Mayor in the April 2022 election, he ran on a platform of: budgetary control, infrastructure improvements such as roads, and transparency. After winning the election he immediately followed through on one aspect of his campaign promises, transparency. In part of his social media post he stated,

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Around Town

By:  Ernie Wren It was an impressive weekend in Southern Boone Athletics! First, the Southern Boone High School girls soccer team won their District Championship with a 2-0 victory over Father Tolton to advance to the state playoffs. Both the high school girls and boys soccer teams have a long tradition of district championships, final

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Mid-Missouri Arts Alliance

By: Tracy Titmus This month I would like to introduce two of our instructors. Nathan Krealmalmyer is our clay instructor and has helped get our clay programs off the ground. During the school year we have Early Out Clay Sessions for grades 6 through 12 every Wednesday from 2pm to 4:30pm. We also have open

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Daniel Boone Regional Library

Some of the Daniel Boone Regional Library staff made a formal announcement to unionize in February 2022. A vote whether to unionize took place among staff at all library locations who would be members of the collective bargaining unit. The union would not represent library supervisors, managers or confidential employees and these employees were not

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Southern Boone Names New Head Football Coach

Provided By: Matt Sharp The Southern Boone School District today announced that Mark Ross has been named the school’s new head football coach. Ross succeeds Trent Tracy, who is becoming the school district’s new activities director. “Coach Ross really impressed the entire selection committee with his views on program development, core values and his philosophy

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Around Town

By:  Ernie Wren This Saturday, May 21st, 2pm, is the annual “Field Day” in Hartsburg at the ball field. This event is FREE and open to the public. As described by organizer Katy Lammers, “As of now, we’re thinking we will have kick ball/wiffle ball, bags (possible tournament), food and fellowship! Feel free to bring

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Respect for Law” appreciation

By: Ernie Wren The Ashland Optimist Club held its annual “Respect for Law” appreciation breakfast with attendees from the Ashland Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri Department of Corrections, and those serving in any other form of law enforcement capacity.  Optimist President Jan Palmer and Optimist/Mayor Dorise Slinker presented Ashland Police Chief Gabe Edwards

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The Walking School Bus

By: Joan Seidel-Petralia The Walking School Bus season is in full swing each school day through May 27, 2022.  We have two meeting spots–the public library parking lot and the Ashland Child Care Center at the intersection of Liberty Lane and Douglas.  Each group leaves for school at 7:30 A.M.  Elementary and Primary School children

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Yard of the Month

Provided By: Barb Kafer, Ashland Garden Club Designated Yard of the month for May by Ashland Garden Club is 513 Summertime. Jay and Bonita Stockham moved to Ashland 10 years ago from Troy, Missouri where they were both teachers and members of Missouri Botanical Garden.

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