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Southern Boone Kindergarten Registration

Southern Boone Kindergarten Registration and Preschool Application Information   The Southern Boone School District is announcing kindergarten registration is now open and preschool applications are being accepted for the 2023-2024 school year. Kindergarten Registration Information Kindergarten registration for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year will take place January 4th-February 10th. Parents/guardians may register their student(s) at

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Columbia College Fall 2022 Semester Dean’s List

Local students named to Columbia College Fall 2022 Semester Dean’s List Columbia College recently announced its dean’s list for the Fall 2022 semester (August-December 2022). To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale.

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Felmlee Files for School Board

  By:  Ernie Wren   Normally filing by a single person for the school board election does not merit a specific article, but when that person is a popular and controversial former school board superintendent, it is a newsworthy event.  Former Southern Boone School District Superintendent Christopher (Chris) Felmlee lit up social media and local

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Broadband for Boone County Rural Customers

   Rural Citizens:    We only have a couple of weeks to correct the federal database, or we will miss out on the chance to finally get internet in rural SOBOCO.   We need the community’s support to get this done, or we will continue without real internet.  Please get the word out.  Help your

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren Judging by various social media sites, the biggest news last week was the filing for school board by former Southern Boone School District Superintendent Chris Felmlee.  Currently, the complete list of local school, city and fire district candidates are: School board – Amy M. Begemann, Melissa Karotka, April Georgetti, Christopher Felmlee, Karen

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Mike Roux’s Outdoor Journal

By: Mike Roux ( BlackPowder Coyotes ) The snow and brutally cold temperatures we have endured over the past couple weeks makes doing anything outdoors uncomfortable.  However, for those that want to fight the cold weather and still have some fun outdoors, now is a great time of year.  One of the best things that

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Extending Relief for Former Gygr-Gas Customers

Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 22-11 Extending Relief for Former Gygr-Gas Customers   Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 22-11 to continue allowing registered Missouri liquefied petroleum gas companies to fill containers owned by Gygr-Gas until January 31, 2023. The order waives Section 323.030 RSMo and 2 CSR 90-10.019 for Gygr-Gas owned propane containers

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New Year, New Adventure

By: Sara Walsh   It is my great honor to represent the people of Missouri’s 50th District and to share with you my final Capitol Report.   As we enter the New Year and prepare for new beginnings, I say goodbye to public service, and to so many of you, to say hello to another

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2022: Top 10 Southern Boone Stories

By:  Ernie Wren    The year of 2022 for Southern Boone has been one of significant change, growth, optimism, and achievement.  Here are the subjective selections of the top stories from this year in review. Southern Boone Baseball Brings Home a State Championship   Southern Boone Eagles baseball coach Brian Ash had plenty to say

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Southern Boone School Board Selects New Superintendent

  The Southern Boone County R-I School Board of Education is pleased to announce Interim Superintendent Dr. Tim Roth as the next superintendent of the Southern Boone County R-I School District. Dr. Roth will continue to serve as interim superintendent for the remainder of the 2022-2023 school year and will officially begin his duties as

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