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Holiday Events for the Family

By:  Ernie Wren   December is usually a very busy month for families:  holiday parties, shopping, festivals and so much more.  Here is a run-down of some fun Mid-Missouri activities that you also might consider adding to your busy schedule.    12/01/2022 – Magic Tree Festival: Families can attend the lighting of the “Magic Tree”

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Peace United Church of Christ Pastor: Michael Tatum

We at Peace United Church of Christ in Hartsburg are proud to announce our association with Rev. Michael Tatum as our permanent minister. He has been our supply minister since March of this year and we have grown to love him and his family. Michael speaks with a sincere and contagious spirit of humility. His

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Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe Makes Announcement

Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe Announces Memorandum of Collaboration Between Buy Missouri Program,  Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Missouri Association of Sheltered Workshop Managers, and Missouri Association of Manufacturers   On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, on behalf of the Buy Missouri program, will join the Missouri Department of Elementary and

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren Wondering what was happening Saturday at the old Ashland pharmacy downtown?  Here’s the scoop:  Aaron Blunt of the “Blunt Home Team” has purchased the building which contains the old pharmacy as well as the Mid-Missouri Arts Alliance.  He told me he is renovating the old pharmacy, which is a daunting task given

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McCubbin Graduates Basic

PV2 McCubbin graduated from basic training in the Army on November 17 2022, at Fort Jackson South Carolina. Braiden is the son of Mike McCubbin of Hartsburg.  His family is very proud of his service and look forward to seeing him during his break in training during the Christmas leave time.

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Old Ashland Pharmacy downtown

   By: Ernie Wren    While the old Ashland Pharmacy downtown is being remodeled for sale or lease, one feature within the facility will remain, the old safe built by Mosler Safe Company out of Hamilton, Ohio (originated in 1867).  The downtown location has housed many types of businesses in its lifetime, one of which

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Young hunters harvested 2,881 deer

MDC reports young hunters harvested 2,881 deer during late youth portion Top harvest counties were Lincoln, Franklin, and Osage. Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows young hunters ages 6-15 harvested 2,881 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2022 deer hunting season, Nov. 25-27. Of the 2,881 deer harvested, 1,302

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Southern Boone Business: Angell’s Insurance Relocation

  By:  Ernie Wren Angell’s Insurance is growing and changing their office space in Ashland! Angell & Company has two primary locations, which consist of a home office in Centralia and the Ashland office.  A core value of Angell’s is community engagement throughout Boone and Audrain County.  The Ashland office is managed by Agent/Owner Jason

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Pet Safety Tip to Ensure A Happy, Safe Thanksgiving

  Safety Tip to Ensure Four-Legged Friends Have a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving Humane Society of Missouri shares Thanksgiving pet safety tips that are easy-as-pie   Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to gather around delicious food and express gratitude for the blessings in life. Pet owners may want to include their furry

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