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BreakTime Grand Opening

Today 10am – 2pm 15040 Eastside Drive Ashland, Mo. Enjoy free samples. Deals for the day. Burger & Chips, Medium Fountain $5.00. Free 2-liter of Pepsi or Mtn Dew with a $10.00 fuel purchase

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Richard Rabbit’s Visits Ashland

Richard Rabbit visits Ashland Missouri. It was a full day for Richard Rabbit and southern Boone County. Ashland Richard Rabbit traveled most all neighborhoods to entertain the children of the community. Thousands of eggs were handed out to the Ashland Area children with an assortment of toys candy and other prizes.

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Chili & Nacho Fundraising Success

Last week, there were two successful fundraisers that had business owners, community leaders, and local citizens uniting to support two excellent causes.  The first, Helping Hands, is a local charity that provides clothing, food and household items to families in need.  Their most visible program is “Operation Warmth” which provides free coats at several locations

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Missouri farm income saw large increase in 2020 despite pandemic

Large government payments helped 2020 Missouri net farm income match or exceed the 2014 record of $3.4 billion, according to Abigail Meffert, senior research associate with the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI). Missouri’s outlook falls in line with the U.S. Agricultural Market Outlook, a summary of 10-year baseline projections presented

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Governor Parson Signs Executive Order

Executive Order 21-07 Extending State of Emergency in Missouri State of Emergency to Assist Continued COVID-19 Recovery Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 21-07 extending the state of emergency in Missouri through August 31, 2021, to help accelerate COVID-19 recovery.  “For over a year now, we have worked nonstop to take a balanced approach, fight

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Missouri weekly medical cannabis sales top $2M

With patient enrollment approaching six figures and more retail outlets and production facilities opening by the day, weekly medical marijuana sales in Missouri have now topped the $2 million mark.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports cumulative medical cannabis sales of $22.2 million statewide through Friday, March 19.  That’s a $2.4 million

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Parks and Sullivan discuss addressing Lakeside Ashland project concerns

By Sofi Zeman Residents in the rural neighborhood off of Log Providence recently issued a letter of concern to  the Ashland Planning and Zoning Committee, the Boone County Commission, Ashland City Council and the Southern Boone Fire Department regarding the pending Lakeside Ashland development.  The project is spearheaded by developer Nic Parks, owner of a

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Richard Rabbit’s tentative schedule!

Saturday Morning March 27, 9:00 AM -11:00 AM. We will start by making our way through the streets of Sunset Meadows, and then eastward to West Oaks and Palomino Ridge.   Saturday, March 27, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, The Rabbit Squad will make their way South visiting Salinda Dr, Church St, Sappinton Dr, South Main St, and

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Upcoming Weekend Absentee Voting Opportunities

The Boone County Clerk’s office will be hosting three weekend absentee voting opportunities in advance of the April 6, 2021 municipal election: Saturday, March 27, 9am to 1pm inside the Hy-Vee (Rock Bridge) at 405 E. Nifong in Columbia Sunday, March 28, 9am to 1pm in the parking lot of Parkade Elementary School, 111 Parkade

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Department Announces Recipients of Farmers’ Market Promotion Grant

Up to $1,000 awarded to Missouri farmers’ markets   The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced the recipients of the Farmers’ Market Promotion Matching Grant Program through Missouri Grown. The grant awards up to $1,000 for reimbursement of expenses associated with promoting Missouri’s farmers’ markets. See more in this weeks Boone County Journal

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