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Community Calendar for Feb. 20 to Feb. 26

To have your event or meeting listed, send details to [email protected] or call 826-1000 ext. 1481.MONDAY10 a.m.: Show-Me Mad Tatters, Universi...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Police Reports

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


Heroin remains in Pettis County

Heroin remains in Pettis County

Heroin use in Missouri continues to rise, and with stories like the Williams family, whose daughter Jessica died of a heroin overdose in her father...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Sacred Heart has accepted Rachel’s Challenge

Sacred Heart has accepted Rachel’s Challenge

Sacred Heart School students are learning the large impact a small act of kindness can have on another person.Rachel’s Challenge is a nationwide...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Sedalia-Pettis County United Way recognizes partners

Sedalia-Pettis County United Way recognizes partners

Sedalia-Pettis County United Way announced $454,157 was raised for the 2016-17 campaign during an awards luncheon Friday at Best Western State Fair In...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Stover Animal Rescue helps dogs, cats find homes

Stover Animal Rescue helps dogs, cats find homes

STOVER — Volunteers and board members at Stover Animal Rescue, Inc. donate their time and resources to help dogs and cats find their forever hom...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Courts and canvases: Kaysinger athletes exhibit talent in the art show

Courts and canvases: Kaysinger athletes exhibit talent in the art show

Kaysinger conference student-athletes enrolled in fine arts credits swap pick-and-pops for pencils and pastels when school is in session, and a handfu...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Prep Roundup, Feb. 18

HIGH SCHOOLBOY’S BASKETBALLCole Camp 49, Sacred Heart 47The Bluebirds secured a 3-way tie for first in the Kaysinger Conference regular season s...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Tigers overwhelmed by St. Pius X in final home game

Lady Tigers overwhelmed by St. Pius X in final home game

Smith-Cotton scored first Friday, but its lead was short-lived as the Lady Tigers suffered a fate similar to December’s loss against No. 7 ranke...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Fishing from a river bank offers more than just fish

Fishing from a river bank offers more than just fish

I get occasional urges to leave my boat and mountain of tackle plus must-have accessories at home, so I can spend a day — or, far more likely, p...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Prep Roundup, Feb. 16

HIGH SCHOOLBOY’S BASKETBALLLATE TUESDAY RESULTSSacred Heart 69, Windsor 39Trent Lyles scored 18, Colby Young had 17 and Micah Tanguay added 15 i...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Indian Hills edges State Fair Roadrunners late, 75-73

Indian Hills edges State Fair Roadrunners late, 75-73

The State Fair Community College baseball team and agriculture students bolstered the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center bleachers Wednesday, providing...

February 15th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


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LIFE


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Hansen birthday
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Auto Club helps students
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Williams anniversary
Lentz anniversary

Lentz anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John Lentz, of La Monte, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Feb. 19.Lucinda Joyce Breshears and John Lentz were married Feb. 1...

February 17th, 2017 |  


UCM Department of Theatre and Dance receives awards

WARRENSBURG — KCACTF Festival 49 took place in Des Moines, Iowa from Jan. 22 to 28. The Department of Theatre and Dance took 40 students and fac...

February 17th, 2017 |  


The Acting Company to perform at UCM

The Acting Company to perform at UCM

WARRENSBURG — The University of Central Missouri Department of Theatre & Dance along with The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Myers-LaGree engagement

Myers-LaGree engagement

Linda Oehrke Myers, of Sedalia, announces the engagement of her daughter, Danielle Myers, of Sedalia, to Matt LaGree, of Warrensburg. He is the son of...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Inter-State donates to Open Door

Inter-State donates to Open Door

The employees representing the Inter-State Studio’s Charities Committee are from left, Lori Williams, Carol Allen, Patty Wheeler and Connie Ratt...

February 10th, 2017 |  


S-C students compete in Shakespeare competition

S-C students compete in Shakespeare competition

The Smith-Cotton High School Department of Theatre hosted a Shakespeare competition on Feb. 2 where students had to memorize a monologue from a Shakes...

February 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Smoking is just a memory
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Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes
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Some fun, interesing Presidents Day facts

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 |  


German immigrant Fred Helm

German immigrant Fred Helm

Missouri became home to many immigrants from Germany during the 19th century. Travelers from Germany such as Gottfried Duden visited Missouri and wrot...

February 14th, 2017 |  


New Woods Market to make its debut

New Woods Market to make its debut

Things are always going to change. There are some people who are so afraid of that fact that they let it define them. But we should keep in mind that ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Girlfriends and valentines

Girlfriends and valentines

Like a lot of little boys, most of my girlfriends when I was in grade school had no idea they were even in that category, because like most little boy...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Rememebering Kabul ,,,, coming home

Rememebering Kabul ,,,, coming home

Thursday began badly. For some reason, I woke at 3 a.m. and then heard the clock strike 4 and 5, too. And then 7 came much too quickly. I walk briskly...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Populist anger played to Trump’s advantage

Populist anger played to Trump’s advantage

Those seeking to explain the Donald Trump phenomenon often use the word “populism.” The heyday of populism was the 1890s, when it was an a...

February 10th, 2017 |  


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