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Sedalia man sentenced for 2015 molestation
DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

Things came full circle for Spencer Dirrig as he watched Hillary Clinton receive the Democratic nomination for president.Dirrig, 19, is an Ohio deleg...

July 27th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

DNC 2016: Many Sanders’ supporters still not on board Clinton train

After Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made the motion to stop the roll call vote Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention, he asked that Hilla...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Popular BBC show to highlight Sedalia in railroad travel show

Popular BBC show to highlight Sedalia in railroad travel show

A production crew from British Broadcasting Company filmed several Sedalians Wednesday morning for a popular upcoming travel documentary “Great ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


July 28 Crash Reports

Four injured in Saline CountyFour Marshall residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in Saline County.According to a M...

July 27th, 2016 |  


July 28 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...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Republicans to host John C. Ryan Picnic Thursday

Republicans to host John C. Ryan Picnic Thursday

It has been less than a week since Carla Young, Pettis Country Republican Party chairwoman, returned from the Republican National Convention but the w...

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


SPORTS


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Travelers breeze past Hillcrest Merchants, 18-6
SFCC announces soccer schedules

SFCC announces soccer schedules

One week.That’s how long until a 13-year drought of State Fair Community College soccer ends in Sedalia, when both the men’s and womenR...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Stars greet the track Thursday at State Fair Speedway

Stars greet the track Thursday at State Fair Speedway

The stars will be out in Sedalia on Thursday.And even if it’s cloudy, stars in the racing community will be in town at the Missouri State Fair S...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Sedalia Travelers beat Fike 11-5, win zone

Sedalia Travelers beat Fike 11-5, win zone

The Post 642 Sedalia Travelers were jumped Saturday, by a Blue Springs Fike team minutes removed from fighting desperately for its season.Blue Springs...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Siblings, father prepare for national track meet in Sacramento

Siblings, father prepare for national track meet in Sacramento

CORRECTION 7/24/16: This story has been updated to reflect the most accurate name of Team Excelerate Phenom track club.The Robinsons are on the road a...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 24th, 2016. |  


Legion baseball advancing in respective tournaments

Legion baseball advancing in respective tournaments

The Sedalia Travelers might have played forever if not for the 10-run rule.In a 13-3 victory over the Lee’s Summit Outlaws, the Post 642 offense...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Vault hats rediscovered

Vault hats rediscovered

In preparation for a recent garage sale, Amber steeled her courage and looked under the bed in our guestroom. “Aha!” she announced triumph...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Hagedorn-Fox engagement
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Vansell anniversary

July 30-31 Birthdays

PersingerJoyce Persinger will observe her 81st birthday Aug.1She was born Aug. 1, 1935, in Ashland.Joyce was married to the late Billy Frank Persinger...

July 29th, 2016 updated: July 29th, 2016. |  


Art & Entertainment Happenings

Daum Museum ExhibitsExhibits now showing at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art at State Fair Community College are: “Animalia” from May 7...

July 29th, 2016 |  


Vietnam Veterans Honored by the Osage Chapter DAR

Vietnam Veterans Honored by the Osage Chapter DAR

The Osage Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored and thanked over 100 local Vietnam Veterans with a commemorative luncheon Saturd...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Nulsen birth announcement

Ensign Ryan Nulsen and Elizabeth Wilhite Nulsen became the parents of a daughter, Ainsley Elizabeth Nulsen, born July 7, 2016, at Roper St. Francis Ho...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Hayes birthday

Hayes birthday

Aleta (Moon) Hayes will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house reception from 2 to 4 p.m. July 30 at Magnolia Baptist Church, 885 SW 840th Roa...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Rogers-Snider wedding

Rogers-Snider wedding

Danielle Nicole Rogers and Anthony Allen Snider, both of Independence, were married at 2 p.m. Saturday July 16, 2016, at Simple Blessings Farm in Knob...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Timing off on city questionnaire

Timing off on city questionnaire

Let’s start this column by giving credit where credit is due: It’s commendable to see that the administration of the City of Sedalia sees ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Christian Richards: Clubwoman and leader

Christian Richards: Clubwoman and leader

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a new type of woman appeared in the United States. She was educated, intelligent, and committed to impr...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Our View: DNC: Dems’ chance to build excitement

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Pondering road trips, old movies and hot air

Pondering road trips, old movies and hot air

Short takes and not-so-deep thoughts:• One of the greatest feelings one can experience is dew-laden grass on bare feet – especially if it ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Remembering barefoot days and simpler times

Remembering barefoot days and simpler times

Columnist’s Note: I wrote this memory years ago, and each summer I am reminded of it by someone who also walked the streets of Sedalia on those ...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Be safe during this heat wave

Be safe during this heat wave

Though it’s stating the obvious, I must say it. It’s hot. I know that July is mid-summer, and that summer is supposed to be hot, but the h...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


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