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Ashland FFA Distracted Driving Docudrama

Provided By: Rebekah Hammett On Monday, September 26, the Ashland FFA officer team performed a distracted driving docudrama in front of the high school commons parking lot. Members of the FFA acted as though two students were hit by a driver who was distracted by their phone instead of focusing on the road. In the

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Local residents, Missouri Farm Family for Boone County

Sam and Samantha Turner and family of Ashland were among the families honored during the 64th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair. The Turner family was selected as the Boone County Missouri Farm Family by University of Missouri Extension in Boone County and the local Farm Bureau. The family

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Southern Boone Marching Eagles/Color Guard

The Southern Boone Marching Eagles/Color Guard had a successful day at the Wright City Marching Competition earning several awards for their performances. 1st Place in Parade, Outstanding Music in Parade, Excellent Visual in Parade. 1st Place Color Guard (Indoor Performance), 1st Place Drumline (Indoor Performance), 1st Place in Field Show, Outstanding Music in Field Show,

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Mike Roux’s Outdoor Journal

By: Mike Roux Gear up for Deer Season It is always my pleasure to bring the readers of The Boone County Journal the benefits of my product research each year.   Hopefully the things I bring you help to both make your time in the outdoors more fun and more productive. That having been said,

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Ashland Rainbow Assembly

Members of Ashland Rainbow Assembly have been busy the last three months with various trips and activities.  Beginning in June, they attended their state-wide convention, Grand Assembly, where several of the girls received scholarships, awards, and Grand Offices for 2022-2023.  Katy Parsons received the Jeanne Mueller $2,000 scholarship and Makayla Fauss received the $1,500 scholarship

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Around Town

By:  Ernie Wren The 7th annual “Southern Boone Marching Classic” is coming up on Saturday, October 15th, from 9am to 6pm. With twenty schools competing in a variety of contests, this event will have something for everyone. The parade will be from Broadway and College to the middle school starting at 9 AM, with the

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Ashland FFA visit local Agriculture

Provided By: Rebekah Hammett On September 21, 2022 Ashland FFA members visited local agriculture entrepreneurs to learn about their businesses. FFA members enjoyed learning about the ways each of these businesses operate, and how they became so successful. At the first stop 40 FFA members visited Bullard Seed company and heard from owner Matthew Bullard.

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Homecoming Charity Continues Tradition

Provided By: Melissa Duckett Brooklyn Smith isn’t your average Southern Boone High School sophomore.  She’s a student-athlete.  She’s a good student.  She’s battling cancer. Brooklyn started having symptoms in June and was officially diagnosed with B-lymphoblastic lymphoma on August 25th.  She’s had to adjust a lot since then. “If you have cancer, this is what

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Southern Boone County Historical Society

Members of the Southern Boone County Historical Society gather under the Ashland Consolidated School sign at the Middle School after Interim Superintendent Dr. Tim Roth gave us a tour of the building.  Eight years ago, when the old Ashland High School was demolished, our Historical Society (assisted by then Superintendent Chris Felmlee) salvaged this exterior

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