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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren I’m going to start this week’s column with a HUGE SHOUTOUT to last Saturday’s Fall Festival. What a great turnout! The diversity of vendors and food trucks was fantastic, and the car show was a huge success. The new Veteran’s Memorial images were inspirational. And the band “Kricket Alley” was fantastic with

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FFA Members Donating To Those In Need

By: FFA President Nicole Sjostrand September 1, 2021, 40 Ashland FFA members attended Area IV Battle of the Chapters in Mexico MO. To participate, Ashland FFA members donated 72 cans of food to help those in need. During the evening, members were split into groups with different chapters’ members and participated in team building activities

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The Burg, Hartsburg Mo

Hartsburg happenings include the opening of The Burg Pub Grub and Deli. Jay and Kathy Leffertnew new owners of the property where Dottys cafe was located at 35 E Main Harrtsburg Missouri. Menu items included sandwiches like the Muffuletta, Club, Italian, Garden Veggie Wrap, PB&J and a Build your own Sandwich option. The Burg Pub

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In memory of Misti Post

The Primary School held a tree dedication ceremony in memory of Misti Post on Wednesday, September 1st. Misti Post worked as an instructional aide for the Primary School and passed away last spring after a hard fought battle with cancer. Misti’s family has been a part of the Southern Boone Community for many years. Her

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren Not sure how many others are like me, but when I drive by the new roundabout construction at Henry Clay and Broadway, I look to the left and then to right and try to figure out what is up with the difference in elevation between Henry Clay South and Henry Clay North.

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School district’s drive-thru staff luncheon

The Southern Boone School District held their Partners in Education Drive-Thru Staff Luncheon on Wednesday, September 1st in the Central Office parking lot. Staff from all buildings drove through and received a school t-shirt, lunch and a goodie bag from participating businesses. The luncheon was sponsored by the Southern Boone County Chamber of Commerce, Central

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren Plenty of good news to report on this week! First, Lillie Lavon, located on Broadway, will be open until the end of September. There are some great 50% off sales, so pop down when you get a chance! There is also now a sign up for 573 Nutrition next to New China,

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Addressing Lakeside Ashland Concerns

Tony St Romaine City Administrator Ashland, MO. Over the past several weeks, we have heard from many residents in the Log Providence area regarding their concerns about the proposed Lakeside Ashland development. Some of the key issues center around days and hours of operation, noise, lighting, and traffic backups at the Hwy 63 interchange into

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Steam Locomotive Tour includes Jefferson City

The world’s largest operating steam locomotive has several Louisiana whistle-stops and overnight stays in two cities as part of a 10-state tour. Big Boy No. 4014 will be on display Saturday in New Orleans, where it will arrive Friday night and leave Sunday morning on its way back to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Before leaving Louisiana it

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The Callaway Bank investing in Education

By: Gene Rhorer The Callaway Bank investing in the Ashland Community and Ranken Tech. The Callaway Bank donated $25000 Monday to the Ranken Tech project . Ranken tech intends to build a campus on the property donated by Cory Meyers and Larkin Powers. The proposed property is situated on Perry Avenue near Salter Lawn Service

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