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Tornado watch issued for Pettis County
UPDATE: Four arrested in connection to recent thefts from vehicles in Sedalia

UPDATE: Four arrested in connection to recent thefts from vehicles in Sedalia

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include the name of the adult suspect, which was not available at the original press time.Four p...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Man arrested after gun disturbance on Third Street

Man arrested after gun disturbance on Third Street

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include a photo of the suspect, which was not available at press time.An Independence man was ar...

March 28th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


Four vying for La Monte school board

Four vying for La Monte school board

Four candidates are vying for three seats on the La Monte R-IV Board of Education — incumbents Leah Mahin, who is completing a one-year term, an...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Crossroads Hospice Gift of the Day helps local meet Blake Shelton

Crossroads Hospice Gift of the Day helps local meet Blake Shelton

A Sedalia woman was granted a wish to kiss country music star Blake Shelton recently through the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care program Gift...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Sedalia Parks and Rec to host variety of egg hunts

Sedalia Parks and Rec to host variety of egg hunts

With the spring season officially here and Easter just around the corner, the Sedalia Parks and Recreation Department has a weekend full of Easter-the...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Lt. Gov. Mike Parson to visit State Fair Community College

Lt. Gov. Mike Parson to visit State Fair Community College

Improvements to the campus of State Fair Community College were discussed at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting.Lt. Gov. Mike Parson will visit...

March 28th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Smith-Cotton boy’s golf runner-up in season opener

Smith-Cotton boy’s golf runner-up in season opener

In its first event of spring, Smith-Cotton boy’s golf finished three strokes behind Jefferson City in a tri-match with Warrensburg on Monday, Ma...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Quick Hits, March 25

COLLEGE BASEBALLMineral Area College 6, State Fair Community College 4Mineral Area used a 5-run fourth-inning to beat State Fair Community College, 6-...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Missouri’s trails: Porter joins Tigers, Anderson named coach at PSU

Missouri’s trails: Porter joins Tigers, Anderson named coach at PSU

Pittsburg State announced Kim Anderson’s return to the MIAA on Friday.According to a university release, Anderson will be formally introduced as...

March 24th, 2017 |  


20th Century military calibers that have become civilian mainstays

20th Century military calibers that have become civilian mainstays

When we paused at the end of last week’s column, the 20th Century was dawning. Great Britain had decided that the .303 Lee Enfield was the only ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Quick Hits, March 23

HIGH SCHOOL BOY’S GOLFLucchesi leads Gremlins in MarshallJack Lucchesi shot a 47 to lead Sacred Heart boy’s golf at Indian Foothills in Ma...

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


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LIFE


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Tinker birthday
Schuber-Williams wedding

Schuber-Williams wedding

Shelby Suzann Schuber, of Sedalia, and Shane Marion Williams, of La Monte, were married at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 2016, at New Life Open Bible Church in S...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Birthdays

Birthdays

CurtisElouise “Joann” Curtis observed her 81st birthday March 22.Elouise was born March 22, 1936 in Malta Bend.She was married to the late...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Thierfelder birth announcement

Thierfelder birth announcement

Lorin Blackburn Thierfelder and Craig Theirfelder became the parents of a daughter, Vivian Hope Thierfelder, born March 3, 2017, at Bothwell Regional ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Craig-Westermier engagement

Craig-Westermier engagement

Doug and Kristi Craig, of Ionia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Craig, of Ionia, to Steven Westermier, of Sedalia. He is the son of ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Senior menu

Senior menu

The Sedalia Senior Center is a nonprofit organization overseen by the Care Connection for Aging Services. The center is located at 312 S. Washington a...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization that delivers meals to seniors, the homebound and handicapped citizens of Sedalia. The food is prepared by...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Vote yes April 4
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SFCC bond needed
Vote NO on bond

Vote NO on bond

I’ve lived in Sedalia for 9.5 years. Last year was the first year that my real estate taxes actually decreased. Now SFCC is distributing flyers ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Jubilee Day in Sedalia

Jubilee Day in Sedalia

During July 1931, Sedalians prepared for Jubilee Day. The Good Will bus tour of towns south of Sedalia advertised the event at every stop. The Sedalia...

March 28th, 2017 |  


My $17.50 car

My $17.50 car

Like all young boys I was crazy about cars and I have written about some of the ones I owned throughout my life.I realized the other day as I looked t...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Artists at heart build nifty small house

Artists at heart build nifty small house

Emily gets her artistic talent from Max. I dreamed about her playing the piano, or taking a vocal solo to contest. I made her take piano lessons and s...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Vote ‘yes’ on bond

Vote ‘yes’ on bond

What a great opportunity we have on April 4 to vote “Yes” on the SFCC bond issue which will provide more career opportunities for generati...

March 24th, 2017 |  


The need for art, phone calls and umbrellas

The need for art, phone calls and umbrellas

Quick hits and short takes:• My journalism students at Smith-Cotton High school worked this week on writing editorials. Each semester with each ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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