NEWS


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Jan. 17 Police Reports
Less ice than expected in Sedalia

Less ice than expected in Sedalia

Pettis County did see some icy roads this weekend, but it was much less worse than expected.Forecasts for the weekend were expecting between one-fourt...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


Man sought after alleged shooting involving Missouri trooper

Man sought after alleged shooting involving Missouri trooper

MARSHALL (AP) — Missouri authorities are searching for a suspected parole violator they say exchanged gunfire with a state trooper after a chase...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Martin Luther King Jr. Day events canceled in Sedalia

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events canceled in Sedalia

The Martin Luther King Jr. celebration scheduled for Monday has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Check the Democrat for future information abo...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Community Calendar for Jan. 16 to Jan. 22

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...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 17th, 2017. |  


Continued inclement weather forces Sunday cancellations

Continued inclement weather forces Sunday cancellations

Continued inclement weather throughout the weekend has forced more cancellations. The Democrat will update this list as it has more information. To su...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Pettis County to see ice Saturday night to Sunday morning

Pettis County to see ice Saturday night to Sunday morning

Pettis County didn’t receive the expected amount of ice Friday night through Saturday morning, but officials are warning that more icing could o...

January 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


NBA to SFCC: Amir Smith dreams of an ascent like his father’s

NBA to SFCC: Amir Smith dreams of an ascent like his father’s

This is the first of a two-part series profiling Amir Smith and Jamar Kemp, State Fair Community College basketball players and sons of former NBA bas...

January 12th, 2017 updated: January 12th, 2017. |  


Tigers open McDonald’s Classic with win over Moberly

Tigers open McDonald’s Classic with win over Moberly

Trapped in an offensive set, Keoni Hale, a 6-foot-3 superior athlete with plenty of bounce, occasionally appears to be all potential energy and no rel...

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Prep Roundup, Jan. 11

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLINGSmith-Cotton 51 Clinton 27Smith-Cotton Wrestling moves to 3-0 in conference with a 51-27 victory over the Clinton Cardinals. On S...

January 10th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Roadrunners surge late to beat hot-shooting Lions

Roadrunners surge late to beat hot-shooting Lions

After surrendering an early lead and trailing through the second half, a late surge from State Fair Community College men’s basketball – b...

January 10th, 2017 updated: January 10th, 2017. |  


Lady Roadrunners return home with depth, big win

Lady Roadrunners return home with depth, big win

The girls are back in town.In its first home game since Nov. 30, State Fair Community College women’s basketball showcased depth, paired with it...

January 10th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Wiley-Ehlers Wedding
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Fry birthday
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Kirkpatrick Anniversary
Klein birthday

Klein birthday

Juanita Klein, of rural Smithton, will celebrate her 80th birthday Friday, Jan. 13.She was born in Cooper County, the eldest daughter of Bernice Shust...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Holliday Birthday

Holliday Birthday

Hettie Holliday will celebrate her 105th birthday with a celebration of cake and ice cream at 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Lincoln Community Nursing Home in ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


BIRTHDAYS

IuchsDorothy Iuchs will observe her 84th birthday Jan. 18.She was born Jan. 18, 1933, in Georgetown.Dorothy was a school teacher.She has one child, Kr...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Twenter Anniversary

Twenter Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Twenter celebrated their 65th anniversary Dec. 27, 2016, with a surprise family dinner hosted by their children at the Sedalia Coun...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Koetting anniversary

Koetting anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Koetting, of Sedalia, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a family gathering.Alverda A. Boss and Francis B. Koe...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Rant on rental ordinance

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That hoppy sweater
Winter is the season for a hot bowl of red

Winter is the season for a hot bowl of red

Ah, winter, the season for sledding, snow men and skiing. But all that is behind me. One winter treat remains, however.Chili.The very word causes my s...

January 13th, 2017 |  


August 1920, a busy month in Sedalia

August 1920, a busy month in Sedalia

Local newspapers during August 1920 were focused on the upcoming Missouri State Fair set to open that month. Livestock entries were greater than in pr...

January 10th, 2017 |  


City should prioritize spending plans

City should prioritize spending plans

You might have attended the recent meeting of the Sedalia City Council where they set out some of their priorities for the future or you might just ha...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Memories of when texture meant something

Columnist’s Note: My Grandmother Wickliffe dispensed wit and wisdom along with love, to her other grandchildren, and me over the years. She died...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Weather-related school cancellations complicated

Weather-related school cancellations complicated

In a world that hinges on shades of gray, a lot of people want every answer to every question to be a black-and-white scenario.On Thursday morning, sc...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Woods, please hurry and open

Woods, please hurry and open

I read the other day that Woods is going to open a grocery store in the Bing’s location on Limit, and that the store will have an expanded produ...

January 6th, 2017 |  


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