NEWS


11:36 pm
Updated: 1:29 am. |    
UPDATE: Three arrested in La Monte shooting
6:35 pm
Updated: 6:57 pm. |    
Update: Man shot twice Saturday in La Monte
2:40 am
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Sheriff’s deputies investigate La Monte shooting
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Jan. 21 Police Reports
Trump sworn in as president

Trump sworn in as president

Among the crowd gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for Friday’s presidential inauguration ceremony was Pettis County Republican ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Jan. 20 Police Reports

Jan. 20 Police Reports

This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily cont...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


Boys & Girls Club announces Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Club announces Youth of the Year

Three members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri received the honor of being named the 2017 Youth of the Year Thursday night, afte...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Dense Fog Advisory issued for Pettis County

Dense Fog Advisory issued for Pettis County

A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for Pettis County from midnight Thursday until 10 a.m. Friday.According to the National Weather Service, widespre...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Suspect identified in Columbia officer-involved shooting

Suspect identified in Columbia officer-involved shooting

A suspect wanted in Saline County for assault on a law enforcement officer was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon in Columbia following a traffic sto...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Jan. 19 Police Reports

Jan. 19 Police Reports

This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily cont...

January 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:40 pm
Updated: 10:55 pm. |    
Nixa tops Lady Tigers, 59-45
Nixa tops Lady Tigers, 59-45

Nixa tops Lady Tigers, 59-45

Balanced scoring and outstanding free-throw shooting carried the Nixa Eagles to a 59-45 win over Smith-Cotton on Friday night in a semifinal matchup i...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


A Page from his book: father and daughter lead Smithton junior high basketball

A Page from his book: father and daughter lead Smithton junior high basketball

Smithton girl’s junior high basketball coach Sara Lewis-Page, in her fourth game as a coach, faced conference rival Sacred Heart at home Thursda...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Williams’ 23 points leads Smith-Cotton over Hogan Prep, 64-53, to open McDonald’s Classic

Williams’ 23 points leads Smith-Cotton over Hogan Prep, 64-53, to open McDonald’s Classic

Smith-Cotton overcame an 11-point deficit with an effective press defense and a 23-point performance from Kiara Williams to open the S-C/McDonald̵...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Prep Roundup, Jan. 19

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALLState Fair Community College 67, Moberly Area Community College 65Alexis Cowan, Region 16 Division I Player of the Wee...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Smith-Cotton Tigers claim West Central Conference wrestling title

Smith-Cotton Tigers claim West Central Conference wrestling title

Defeating Nevada, O’Hara and Warrensburg, Smith-Cotton wrestling captured its second consecutive West Central Conference championship — an...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Clark-Grumke engagement
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Koch-Kelchner engagement
Koch-Kelchner engagement

Koch-Kelchner engagement

Alan and Carol Koch, of Lee’s Summit, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacy Koch, of Valley Park, to Garrett Kelchner, of Shrewsberry....

January 20th, 2017 |  


POPULAR BOOKS

Boonslick Regional Library Popular Books for Jan. 17Fiction: “Never Never,” by James Patterson and Candice Fox.“Ring of Fire,”...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


BRL2Go Outreach Service Schedule

Boonslick Regional LibraryMonday:La Monte R-IV School.La Monte Senior Housing.La Monte Bristol Manor.Wednesday: Drop site, Cole Camp Senior Center (op...

January 20th, 2017 |  


BIRTHDAYS

BrownJacqueline Brown will observe her 85th birthday Jan. 26.She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Schushing, Oklahoma.Jacqueline is married to the Morris &#...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Olsen West begins wellness program

Olsen West begins wellness program

On Nov. 7, 2016, Kindred At Home, number one provider of post acute care, launched “Step On It” at Olsen West Apartments.Kindred At Home, ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


8:21 pm |    
Pockets galore

Alzheimer’s gains must continue

Dear Editor,The Senate will soon hold hearings to determine who the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be. President Trump has nom...

January 18th, 2017 |  


1917: Lona Theater opens

1917: Lona Theater opens

On Sunday, Aug. 8, 1917, the Sedalia Democrat announced the opening on Thursday, Aug. 12, of “Sedalia’s magnificent and pretty amusement p...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Inclement weather not a time to panic

Inclement weather not a time to panic

Being a meteorologist is probably difficult sometimes.On one hand, you want to provide sufficient warning when a severe weather event is likely to occ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Rant on rental ordinance

I just read the Democrat front page article landlords against ordinance. Many arguments made by the LSA are laughable at best. We own our house outrig...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Health care directives help families

Health care directives help families

Over the past couple of months, I have worked with several clients regarding the same thing: A health care directive. This is a newer, fancier name fo...

January 13th, 2017 |  


That hoppy sweater

That hoppy sweater

Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns about Jack Miller’s memoriesThe amazing thing is, that I didn’t get a permanent r...

January 13th, 2017 |  


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