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Former Sedalians return, purchase State Fair Floral

Former Sedalians return, purchase State Fair Floral

State Fair Floral’s new owners Machie and Annalisa Limas plan to leave many services the same at the well-known flower shop, but also hope to in...

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


CRASH REPORTS

CRASH REPORTS

Three injured in Johnson County wreckThree teenagers sustained injuries Saturday in a one-vehicle wreck on Northwest 1300 Road, one mile west of state...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Smithton Community Fire Department hosts dinner

Smithton Community Fire Department hosts dinner

Smithton Community Fire Department Volunteer Firefighters from left Scott Keith, Cody Wood, Zachary Nowell and Wade Willis are preparing to serve visi...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Hughesville superintendent resigns

Hughesville superintendent resigns

Pettis County R-V School District Superintendent Cody Hirschi resigned last Thursday and announced he accepted a new position as superintendent at Mid...

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


VIDEO: NFPB hosts 22nd annual bullriding event

VIDEO: NFPB hosts 22nd annual bullriding event

Often called “modern day gladiators” 45 cowboys competed for honors and fame Friday and Saturday evening during the 22nd annual National F...

February 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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Hansen birthday
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Auto Club helps students
Williams anniversary

Williams anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Williams will celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary with a family dinner, hosted by their children, Feb. 11 at their home in Sed...

February 17th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes
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 |  


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 |  


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