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Old 05-14-2009, 02:45 AM
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I grew up in Moberly the first 12 years of my life and have great memories of what it was like in the 1950's. My dad was a railroad engineer with the Wabash ( N&W/Norfolk Southern ) until 1976. The town has indeed grown quiet over time, but I have thought about moving back there after I retire. A part of me is still that little boy who wants to go back home. I would recommend the town to anyone who wants to bring up a young family or simply wants to lead a good quiet, wholesome life.
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Old 05-14-2009, 08:30 AM
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Smile Moving to a 20 mile radius of Columbia!!!!Where is Best?

We are seniors & moving to a 20 mile radius of Columbia so I am sure someone knows the best little city to move to!!! We want about 2 acres; way off the street(we have 3 cats) a all on one level(with a basement) so please give me some advice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thanks you all lots!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 05-15-2009, 05:27 PM
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Default Moberly/Hallsville

To the seniors who want to be within 20 minutes of Columbia, I recommend checking out Moberly (a great town with plenty of amenities) and Hallsville, which is a hidden gem. Many Columbians are moving into these areas, and I like the towns a lot.
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Old 08-29-2013, 12:15 PM
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after having lived here in MOberly for about 4 years now I am not so happy with it in fact darn discusted!!!!! We must BUY blue plastic bags for our garbage PLUS pay for the collection I under paying for collection but we have lived in 3 other states & numerous cities & this is the first time we have had to buy bags to put our garbage in?????? what kind of crap is this????? this is a really rotten place sorry we ever moved here & are trying to get out
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