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St. Paul’s has familiar face in the kitchen
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Man hurt in motorcycle wreck
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Feb. 24 Police Reports
Woman hurt in Johnson County crash

Woman hurt in Johnson County crash

A Warrensburg woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, ...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Sedalia man injured in Pettis County accident

Sedalia man injured in Pettis County accident

A Sedalia man sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday in Pettis County.According to a Missouri State Highway Pat...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Two hurt in Johnson County wreck

Two hurt in Johnson County wreck

Two men sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 8:27 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report,...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman hurt in Moniteau County crash

Woman hurt in Moniteau County crash

A California, Missouri, woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday in Moniteau County.According to a Missouri State Highway Pa...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Feb. 23 Police Reports

Feb. 23 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...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Smith-Cotton instrumental students to perform Thursday, Friday

Smith-Cotton instrumental students to perform Thursday, Friday

Sedalia will have two opportunities to enjoy Smith-Cotton High School instrumental students this week during performances by the S-C indoor band tonig...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Roadrunners drop 10th straight

Roadrunners drop 10th straight

State Fair men’s basketball lost its 10th straight game Tuesday, 84-72, to the Iowa Western Community College Reivers.As the losses pile up for ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Prep Roundup, Feb. 21

HIGH SCHOOLGIRL’S BASKETBALLTipton 63, Lincoln 31Maddie Eldringhoff led Tipton with 20 points in a 63-31 victory against Lincoln girl’s ba...

February 21st, 2017 |  


S-C wrestlers close out season

Smith-Cotton Wrestling’s state tournament run came to an end on Friday, Feb. 17, when Blake Pomajzl lost in the second round wrestle-backs in th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


State Fair Community College baseball leaps into new era

State Fair Community College baseball leaps into new era

Between little league, high school, junior and senior Legion and now college baseball, Chase Plymell and Steven Bradbury have worn more than five diff...

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


State Fair women edge Moberly, Roadrunner men slip again

State Fair women edge Moberly, Roadrunner men slip again

State Fair women’s basketball forced three shot-clock violations against Moberly Area Community College on Saturday, with the third occurring wi...

February 19th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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McKenzie birthday
Daum hosts day-long development session

Daum hosts day-long development session

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art hosted 31 educators from Horace Mann Elementary School and seven museum docents in a day-long pro...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Parkview students use lessons to help classmates

Parkview students use lessons to help classmates

Parkview Elementary School second graders transferred classroom lessons into a service project to benefit students at their school.As part of their un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Yoder birth announcement

Yoder birth announcement

Rufus and Lovina Yoder, of Sedalia, became the parents of a son, Robert Edison Yoder, born Jan. 1, 2017. He weighed 8 pounds, 9.75 ounces. The materna...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Musslin birth announcement

Musslin birth announcement

Jonathan and Jessica Musslin, of Sedalia, became the parents of twin daughters, Grace Elisabeth Musslin and Emma Joy Musslin, born Feb. 17, 2017, at S...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Strathman birth announcement

Strathman birth announcement

Brandon Michael and Letitia Ann (Gerlt) Strathman became the parents of a son, Killian Michael Strathman, born Jan. 27, 2017, at Western Missouri Medi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Hansen birthday

Hansen birthday

Raymond Hansen will celebrate his 99th birthday Feb. 25 with a family dinner hosted by his daughter Judy Maggard.He was born Feb. 25, 1918, in Ionia.R...

February 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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St. Paul’s has familiar face in the kitchen
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Iwo Jima, Feb. 19, 1945: A five-week bloodbath
‘Are you ready to come home to the Missouri State Fair?’

‘Are you ready to come home to the Missouri State Fair?’

The Missouri State Fair information season is officially underway with the recent reveal of the 2017 Fair theme: “Come Home.” Prepare for ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Special days at the Missouri State Fair

Special days at the Missouri State Fair

The summer of 1930 was exceedingly hot. During the first and second weeks of August, the Sedalia Democrat reported temperatures of over 100 degrees wi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Smoking is just a memory

Smoking is just a memory

Religion and politics are among the few subjects I can think of that are discussed more than smoking when a group of people gather and, depending on w...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes

Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes

As you undoubtedly know, Valentine’s Day, the most irritating holiday ever, was this past Tuesday. I usually look askance on Valentine’s D...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Some fun, interesing Presidents Day facts

Some fun, interesing Presidents Day facts

Growing up in Indiana, there was one morsel of presidential trivia we all knew: William Henry Harrison had the shortest tenure in the White House, las...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Athletic Hall of fame adds stars

Athletic Hall of fame adds starsDear Editor,The Smith-Cotton Athletic Hall of Fame grew brighter with the addition of four stars on Feb. 3. Activities...

February 15th, 2017 |  


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