NEWS


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On the wing with bumblebees
4:50 pm
Updated: 5:24 pm. |    
A look at the Sweet Springs football team

Aug. 30 Crash Reports

Man hurt in motorcycle wreckA Blue Springs man sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 3:10 p.m. Sunday in Johnson County.Accordin...

August 29th, 2016 |  


A grillin good time

A grillin good time

There was something in the air Saturday in Otterville, spicy, sweet, hot, hickory, there are hundreds of adjectives to describe the aroma that filled ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Hughes wins Free Month Monday

Each Monday, the name of a current newspaper subscriber will be randomly selected and awarded one month of free home delivery of the Sedalia Democrat....

August 29th, 2016 |  


VIDEO: A look at the Warrensburg High School Football team

VIDEO: A look at the Warrensburg High School Football team

A look at the Warrensburg High School Football team as part of the Democrat’s 2016 Football Preview. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neF...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


2016 Tough Mudder Missouri seeks volunteers

2016 Tough Mudder Missouri seeks volunteers

Volunteers are needed for the 2016 Tough Mudder Missouri, a top-of-the-line 10-to-12-mile mud and obstacle course competition, that will be hosted in ...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


VIDEO: An interview with Lincoln High School Football Coach Danny Morrison

VIDEO: An interview with Lincoln High School Football Coach Danny Morrison

An interview with Lincoln High School Football Coach Danny Morrison for the Sedalia Democrat’s 2016 Football Preview. .neFileBlock { margin-bot...

August 28th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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A look at the Sweet Springs football team
Weekend roundup: Lincoln football wins second straight

Weekend roundup: Lincoln football wins second straight

Lincoln football improved to 2-0 after a 48-0 road victory Friday, Aug. 26, over Wentworth Military Academy.Boone Kroenke passed for 65 yards and thre...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Resurgence at Smith-Cotton: New facilities meet homegrown, longtime staff

Resurgence at Smith-Cotton: New facilities meet homegrown, longtime staff

The identities of those holding up Smith-Cotton athletics are written, hanged and plastered across campus: Jaynes, Heckart, Dey and more. But the n...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Tigers shut out Marshall in first win

Tigers shut out Marshall in first win

An early fumble recovery against Marshall set the tone for a figurative Smith-Cotton recovery after a week one road loss.The Tigers took the ball from...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 27th, 2016. |  


Crossbow facts and fallacies

Crossbow facts and fallacies

This fall using a crossbow will (finally) be an option for all Missouri bowhunters. That’s all well and good, but what criteria should an indivi...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Quick Hits, Aug. 25

COLLEGE BOY’S SOCCERSt. Louis CC-Florissant Valley 5, State Fair Roadrunners 0Reece Gabbert and Remington Hayes allowed five goals total as the ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Resurgence at Smith-Cotton: milestones abound

Resurgence at Smith-Cotton: milestones abound

Just a few feet from the main entrance, the Tiger model in Smith-Cotton High School looks more like a piece of art than a hallway ornament when the bu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Egner-Kroeger engagement
2:23 pm |    
Houston Anniversary
2:06 pm |    
Lanenby Anniversary
Perkins anniversary

Perkins anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. George M. Perkins, of Sedalia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their daughter, Teresa Young, fro...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 29th, 2016. |  


Cary-Lamb wedding

Cary-Lamb wedding

Victoria Lee Cary and Trevor Wayne Lamb, both of Smithton, were married Aug. 1 in Sedalia. The bride is the daughter of Karla and Edward Cary, of Conc...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Esser-Twenter engagement

Esser-Twenter engagement

Donald and Jeanette Esser, of Blackwater, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelby Esser, of Blackwater, to Brett Twenter, of Pilot Grove. He...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Webb anniversary

Webb anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Webb, of Sedalia, will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a reception and open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 at St. Paul’s...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Five generations all first daughters

Five generations all first daughters

Five generations of Marian Anderson’s family recently had their photo taken. Back row from left, grandaughter, Tammi Jones-Anderson, daughter, S...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Klein birthday

Klein birthday

Tommie Klein Sr. will observe his 90th birthday Thursday, Aug. 18.Tommie was born August 18, 1926, in Otterville to the late Harry and Elva Klein.He w...

August 12th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Spend more time fostering community

“The community of believers was one in heart and mind. None of them would say ‘This is mine!’ about any of their possessions, but he...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Pressure tactics used by Community Fund

Pressure tactics used by Community Fund

Sedalia launched its Community Fund Drive to raise money for the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Y.M.C.A., Red Cross, and Salvation Army in October 1927. The...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Like it or not, the Fair isn’t going anywhere

Like it or not, the Fair isn’t going anywhere

The good people of Sedville seem to have mixed feelings about the Missouri State Fair. On one hand, it’s good for the town in a financial sense....

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Before I had to think

Before I had to think

Most of us have many reasons to love our childhood, and want to re-visit it from time to time. For me one of the reasons is it was a time I did not ha...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Can a picture of terror invoke peace?

Can a picture of terror invoke peace?

A picture is worth a thousand words. It sounds like something my grandmother would have said, like “Pretty is as pretty does.” But it is t...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Camping clans reunite at fair each year

Camping clans reunite at fair each year

The 2016 Missouri State Fair is nearly over, but Debbie Littleton and her crew already are making plans for next year.Littleton and her husband, Jeff,...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


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