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Dee Woods Road Fire

The Southern Boone Fired Department responded to a brush/house fire this past Friday on Dee Woods Road. Fire Chief Jim Bullard advises people to know that conditions are currently dry and it is advised not to burn brush. It is also advised to keep fires as far away from the homes as possible. Vinyle siding

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Southern Boone Senior Earns Missouri Scholars 100 Award

Congratulations to Southern Boone High School Senior Elizabeth Hess on receiving the Missouri Scholars 100 Award.She was honored during a ceremony last weekend in Columbia that recognized the top 100 seniors in the graduating class of 2023 in the state of Missouri. This award is given based on class rank, GPA, ACT score and seven

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Southern Boone Senior Wins Optimist District Oratorical Contest

Charles Lewis, Southern Boone High School senior, won the East Missouri Optimsit District Oratorical Contest. The competition was held in St. Louis with the topic “Discovering the Optimism Within Me”. With over 50 contestants copeting, the top 12 were invited to the final round. Third place winner was Maddie Wolf of the O’Fallon club, winning

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren SENIOR GRADUATION TIME! Would you like to wish a Southern Boone graduating senior, or the class at large, congratulations and good luck? Now is your opportunity! The May 24th edition of the Boone County Journal will have pages where you can highlight your high school seniors. This is a great time put

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10 Safety Tips for Buying Products from Social Media

By: Ernie Wren Recently there have been a number of questionable transactions being reported on Facebook Marketplace. Most listings tend to be up-front and honest but there are few who take advantage of platforms when possible. Here’s some advice from “10 Tips To Stay Safe When Using Facebook Marketplace” (honestlymodern.com) that can be used for

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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Coming to Ashland

Ashland Moser’s will have the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile visiting on Sunday May 7, 2023 from 1:00-4:00pm. Contact Devin Russel-Ashland Store Manager for any questions (573-657-5010). Read the history of the Wienermobile at oscarmayer.com

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren The Mid-Mo Canna Expo, which was held at Lakeside Ashland on 4/20, was a great success! The windy, wet weather of the morning didn’t dampen the enthusiasm for the event. There were over 1,000 attendees and many vendors who provided a diverse selection of products: plants, edibles, and pipes. There was also

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70 Years a Legionairre

Christine Sapp, American Legion Department of Missouri Judge Advocate and 8th District Commander, stands with Mitchell L. Bennett, past American Legion Post 152 Commander, as he receives his certificate of recognition for 70 years of continuous service to The American Legion.

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New High School Assistant Principal

Mrs. Sconce earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Columbia College, Master’s Degree in Education Teaching, Learning and Curriculum from the University of Missouri and will finish her Specialist Degree in Education Leadership and Policy Administration from Mizzou this December. Read more in this week’s Boone County Journal.

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