Boone County Newswire

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  1. Final list OK'd for transportation tax includes Boone County projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Missourian

    The final list of projects in Boone County to be funded if voters approve a statewide highway tax in August was released Wednesday.

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  2. Martha Jane Baker, Feb. 8, 1921 - July 6, 2014, of OrlandoRead the original story

    Wednesday | Missourian

    ... an air conditioning and heating wholesale company, retiring in December 1981. She served on the boards of the Boone County Division of the American Heart Association, Missouri Affiliate, and the Foundation of Missouri United Methodist Church. She ...

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  3. Winds topple 80-foot electrical poles on west sideRead the original story

    Tuesday | Missourian

    ... to six 80-foot poles on Fairview Road that were broken off near theier bases by high winds. These tips from the Boone County Department of Health and Human Services offer advice on food safety during power outages. Keep the refrigerator and freezer ...

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  4. Winds topple 80-foot electric poles on west sideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Missourian

    ... were six 80-foot poles on Fairview Road that were broken off near the base by high winds. These tips from the Boone County Department of Health and Human Services offer advice on food safety during power outages. Food stored in a full freezer will ...

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  5. Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for manyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | News Tribune

    ... power system, also experienced numerous power outages, according to National Weather Service spotters. Boone County Emergency Management officials reported at 12:05 a.m. on Twitter that approximately 7,000 customers were without power in Columbia ...

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  6. Hunters invited to share thoughts on deer management at meetingRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Missourian

    ... meeting on Wednesday in Columbia. In 2012, the Conservation Department estimated that white-tailed deer in Boone County numbered more than 18,000 - a 13 percent decrease from the 10-year average, according to Emily Flinn, a deer biologist for the ...

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  7. Columbia woman accused of knowingly exposing others to HIVRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | Missourian

    ... with Clark. It wasn't immediately if anyone else has been assigned to represent her. There are 221 people in Boone County living with HIV, according to the most recent statewide statistics from about a year ago, said Dustin Hampton, an HIV health ...

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  8. Woman accused of knowingly exposing others to HIVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | KMBC-TV

    ... with Clark. It wasn't immediately if anyone else has been assigned to represent her. There are 221 people in Boone County living with HIV, according to the most recent statewide statistics from about a year ago, said Dustin Hampton, an HIV health ...

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  9. Family starts new tradition at Ashland's annual July Fourth ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | Missourian

    ... the parade, which began at 9 a.m. at the Southern Boone Primary School on Henry Clay Boulevard. Two Southern Boone County Fire Protection District trucks began the parade, blaring their horns as they started down the route. Behind the trucks, ...

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  10. Protesters call Madison man 'dog killer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Coal Valley News

    A group of protesters gathered in front of the Boone County Courthouse in Madison on Tuesday, July 1, armed with posters and pictures of a Madison man and the dog they allege he beat to death.

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  11. High-speed chase spans two mid-Missouri countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    The chase started in Boone County when a deputy's license plate reader alerted him to the stolen car which had Tennessee plates.

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  12. Boone County housing market down in May, up overallRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Missourian

    Home sales in Boone County dipped slightly in May compared to the previous year, but in the last 12 months overall, sales have picked up and so has the pace.

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  13. Old road in Boone County older than MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 29 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    A local historian is working to preserve a little-known 200 year-old historical site in Boone County that played a big role in U.S. westward expansion in the early 19th century.

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  14. Show-Me State Games boosts Columbia economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | Missourian

    COLUMBIA The Show-Me State Games proves to be an economic boon for Boone County, estimated at about $15 million.

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  15. Boil order in effect for Consolidated customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 27 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    Customers of Consolidated Water in Southern Boone County are being advised to boil their water until Tuesday due to a water main break.

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  16. Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes, freezes $1 billion of spendingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Missourian

    ... announced vetoes of bills granting special tax breaks to a variety of industries and organizations. In Boone County, these restricted funds funds include $38.5 million for renovations to Lafferre Hall, $25 million to build a new research center for ...

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  17. Columbia prostitution arrests part of national operationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Missourian

    ... 281 adults arrested on state and federal charges, however that number did not include the arrests made in Boone County. The Columbia arrests were not included in the national news release because there was no indication that those arrested were ...

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  18. Hwy. 63 roadwork continues; motorists take heedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    ... to MoDot, work will commence at the intersection of route 63 and Hinton Road/Calvert Hill Road in southern Boone County on work that includes offset left-turn lanes for northbound and southbound traffic, an offset right-turn lane for southbound ...

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  19. Danny Ray Griggs, March 10, 1946 - June 21, 2014, of HallsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | Missourian

    ... a.m. also at Memorial Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. He was born March 10, 1946 in Boone County to the late Alfred Lemuel and Laura Lillian Crane Griggs. On July 26, 1968 he married Martha Sue Black in Pierpont and she ...

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  20. Miners remembered at memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 19 | Coal Valley News

    ... is no better place to have a memorial service for coal miners that right here in the heart of the coalfields in Boone County," said UMWA District 17 president Joe Carter. Carter was the featured speaker during the "Miners Memorial Service," which ...

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