Some people say that print is dead. Just don’t say that when Brian Kirmse is around. He’s just getting started in the print industry…again – this time in a new location. After 17 years as co-owner of Witt Print Shop in Columbia, Missouri, Kirmse bought out his long-time partner and cousin, Ray Ash, in the
With the potential for severe weather including ice in the forecast, storm teams from electric cooperatives around the state are ready to repair any weather-related damage to power lines that may occur. When storms threaten, Missouri’s electric cooperatives enact their emergency assistance plan. Through this effort, workers and material from systems out of the storm’s
Southern Boone County resident Michela Skelton will be announcing her candidacy for the Missouri House District 50 seat Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the Southern Boone Library. Skelton, a Democrat will be running for the seat given up by Rep. Caleb Jones, who is now serving as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Gov.
If you enjoyed the warm, but very windy weather in the middle of this week, well….it won’t last. ABC-17 meteorologist Sharon Ray is forecasting snow and ice to fall on Friday as temperatures will plummet throughout the day on Thursday. Rain, sleet and ice are forecast for much of the weekend, but temperatures are forecast
A new Missouri law concerning how students are punished after fights or bullying has many school administrators and school resource officers concerned. However, SoBoCo Superintendent Chris Felmlee said Tuesday that the local district has had the appropriate training and is ready to implement new procedures, if necessary. The law, passed in last spring’s legislative session,
When YMCA director Kip Batye planned the first Run, Run Rudolph fundraising fun run for the YMCA, he had planned for cold weather. He even had announced a prize for the ugliest Christmas sweater. Only Batye didn’t plan on December’s only ice storm to hit the same weekend as the 5K run. But the 5K
After the SoBoCo Eagles repeated their Tri-County Conference Tournament sweep on Saturday night, both the boys and girls basketball teams piled together for media and parents and enjoyed their victories. But by the time the buses left the Hallsville High School parking lot, it was likely that coaches Tony Phillips and Andy Jahnsen were already
Ashland Republican Party State Committeewoman Sara Walsh is the first to announce her candidacy for the now-vacant Missouri House District 50 seat. The seat became vacant on Tuesday when it was announced the Rep. Caleb Jones (R-Columbia) was named Deputy Chief of Staff when Gov-elect Eric Greitens takes office on January 9. A special election
On the heels of opening a new sidewalk on Ash Street, the City of Ashland is taking another step towards “walkability” and improving its transportation. Ashland Mayor Gene Rhorer announced last week that the City had obtained a Missouri Department of Transportation grant to build a Main Street sidewalk from Broadway south to Henry Clay.
New Southern District Boone County Commissioner Fred Parry said Saturday his fellow commissioners were going to ask him to “put his money where his mouth is” and get to work on a plan for the Central Missouri Events Center. Parry and other officials were sworn in on Saturday at the Boone County Government Center. “I