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Lakeside Ashland

Nic Parks owner of Silverball in downtown Columbia and Level Up entertainment in the Columbia Mall, now owner of Lakeside Ashland in Ashland Missouri. The project includes an outside Movie and concert theatre, event center with golfing, youth playground equipment, Lake with sandy beach area. Nic places a lot of emphasis on family and fun

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Free Prayer and Car Wash

Heartland Baptist Church is sponsoring a prayer drive through and a free car wash. Locations are 114 Henry Clay Blvd, Ashland, MO and Henry Clay Blvd and Main St at the Magic Car Wash. Have your vehicle washed while you talk with a volunteer about the word of god. Volunteers from Tennessee, Colorado, Arkansas, Texas,

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Work to Begin on Roadway Improvement Project’s in Ashland

Pr e-Construction meeting for the new Roundabout at Broadway and Henry Clay Blvd. Monday June 7th the construction for the new Roundabout began. James Creel, Lelande Rehard, Jeff Niemeyer, James Hake, Dan Oesch, Bryant Gines met to discuss the logistics of the new roundabout. Construction will begin near Redbud and Henry Clay and will progress

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MO DOT Project information

Contractors working for the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will begin a project on Monday, June 7 to improve the intersection of Boone County Route M and Henry Clay Boulevard in Ashland. The project will include construction of a roundabout and sidewalks at the intersection. The improvements are the result of a traffic study which

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Around Town

By Ernie Wren It was a somewhat quiet week, both with school out and the Memorial Day holiday weekend, and hopefully everyone had a safe and fun filled time! In city news, the council voted down a proposal to limit downtown parking to two hours. Charlie Clayton, owner of the “Blue Rooster”, had requested that

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Industrial Park & Storage, Ribbon Cutting

Storage for Boats and RV,s General Storage and Personal Property Storage. Rental Space for Contractors. Built to Suit Space. If it can be Stored we can do it says Tom Walsh. Tom also states we will have Mulch, Gravel a Vegetable stand, Statuary will be some of the new additions. Southern Boone Chamber members and

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Around Town

By: Ernie Wren The big news this past week was of course the black bear sightings in Southern Boone. While currently rare, this may become a bit more frequent due the growing bear population in Missouri, which is now estimated at 800 animals. As spring moves into summer, bears leave their winter dens in search

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Southern Boone County Band Students celebrated the end of the year

Left to Right: Ezra Ortbals, Natalie Appleton, Rebekah Montgomery, Katlin Davidson, Katie Lee, Dalton Lodge, Garrett Boyce, Kaylie Forck, Drew Eppy, Dalton Mabe. Front Row: Band Director Andrew Marjamaa. Seniors Not Pictured: Abby Sapp, Morgan Stone, Joshua Pridemore Senior Band Students celebrated the end of the year with an awards ceremony and meal with their

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Free at-home COVID-19 tests now available to Missouri residents

At-home tests that check for presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are now available for free to Missouri residents. A Missourian choosing this testing option will order the free testing kit online, and the kit will be delivered to the home in two days. The kit is good for six months and comes

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SOBOCO Class of 2021

Southern Boone County High School Graduating Class of 2021. Commencement May 23rd, 2021. It has been a year like no other for sure many firsts, however the Southern Boone High School Students have persevered through it all. We are very proud of their accomplishments and determination through a very adverse and difficult year. Many were

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