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Holidays and home folks
1:43 pm
Updated: 2:38 pm. |    
Couple opens Welpman Springs Brewery Co.
Tommy’s Crew and others create motorcycle hearse

Tommy’s Crew and others create motorcycle hearse

GREEN RIDGE — A desire to help others during a time of grief inspired motorcyclists Thomas and Carolyn White, members of the Patriot Guard, to c...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Sedalia Police Department hosting annual Cops for Coats drive

Sedalia Police Department hosting annual Cops for Coats drive

As temperatures continue to drop, officers at the Sedalia Police Department are collecting coats for those in need.SPD is hosting its third annual Cop...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Studio A Dance Conservatory readies for ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Studio A Dance Conservatory readies for ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Reese Twenter Morris, the Snow Queen in Studio A Dance Conservatory’s “The Tale of the Nutcracker,” practices with students Wednesda...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Crash Reports

Warrensburg man killed in crashA Warrensburg man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday in Jackson County.According to a Misso...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Warrensburg man killed in Lee’s Summit accident

Warrensburg man killed in Lee’s Summit accident

A Warrensburg man was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 2:13 p.m. Wednesday in Jackson County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report...

December 8th, 2016 |  


Buddy the Elf brings cheer to Smith-Cotton Junior High

Buddy the Elf brings cheer to Smith-Cotton Junior High

Christmas started a little early for students in the Smith-Cotton Junior High School theater program as they prepared this semester for “Elf the...

December 7th, 2016 updated: December 7th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


10:52 pm
Updated: 11:00 pm. |    
Smith-Cotton girls rout, boys escape Nevada at home
7:28 pm
Updated: 7:29 pm. |    
Hunting on snow-covered ground
How to keep warm when the weather isn’t

How to keep warm when the weather isn’t

The actual and predicted weather conditions through at least the end of November have made it difficult to take truly cold temperatures very seriously...

December 9th, 2016 |  


New Smithton sports complex on its way

New Smithton sports complex on its way

Smithton R-VI School District is due for a sports complex for track and field, soccer and softball next spring.And while the plot of land west of its ...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 9th, 2016. |  


Prep Roundup, Dec. 8

HIGH SCHOOLGIRLS BASKETBALLPrairie Home 60, Otterville 52Shianne Rhorer led Prairie Home with 22 points, followed by Rachel Distler with 18 and Kriste...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Kingsville runs away with Mid-State semifinal

Kingsville runs away with Mid-State semifinal

Turnovers piled up for the young La Monte girls basketball team Wednesday, and the Lady Vikings managed one second-half charge before the No. 2 seed K...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Stover falls at Pilot Grove Classic

Stover falls at Pilot Grove Classic

Pilot Grove hosted Stover boys and girls basketball Tuesday in the Pilot Grove Tiger Classic, sweeping the Bulldogs in its respective pool play matchu...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Prep Roundup, Dec. 6

HIGH SCHOOLBOYS BASKETBALLOtterville 65, Stover 61The Eagles edged Stover 65-61 at the Pilot Grove Tiger Classic on Monday.Jake Neal led Otterville wi...

December 5th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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O’Neil birthday
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Nelson anniversary
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Arnett-Karlin engagement

POPULAR BOOKS

Boonslick Regional Library Popular Books for Dec. 5Fiction:“Cross the Line,” by James Patterson.“Turbo Twenty-Three,” by Janet...

December 9th, 2016 |  


CLUB NOTES

Beta Sigma PhiBeta Sigma Phi chapter Xi Beta Upsilon, met twice in November. The first meeting was hosted by Mary Ross on Nov. 3, who prepared a delic...

December 9th, 2016 |  


MEALS ON WHEELS

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

December 9th, 2016 |  


PCCP receives donation

PCCP receives donation

Pettis County Community Partnership’s Chief Financial Officer Roxanna Parker, center, is shown receiving $300 from Ellen Cable, left, and Susan ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


DAR hosted party for veterans

DAR hosted party for veterans

The Osage Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s had the pleasure of providing a DAR party for Veteran residents at Four Seasons ...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Art and event happenings

Amigos de Cristo free Christmas concertThe free concert is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at Amigos de Cristo, 11th Street and Thompson Boulevar...

December 9th, 2016 |  


OPINION


A time for generosity

There is no question about it, Christmas is a time for giving. At no other time of the year are people so thoughtful, kind and generous. Giving to cha...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Car-train collision has drastic results

Car-train collision has drastic results

At 7:05 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, 1938, a Missouri Pacific Railroad train collided with a 1927 Model T tudor sedan driven by Sam Fisher at Hoy McConle...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Some hope in what’s been a bad year

Some hope in what’s been a bad year

There is a popular sentiment that 2016 has been a terrible year and I couldn’t agree more. But 2017 could be even worse and we should probably c...

December 6th, 2016 |  


A long run at living

A long run at living

The other night I dreamed I was running very fast, with my long brown hair flowing behind me as I jumped ditches and large obstacles with the ease of ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Do your part to recycle

Do your part to recycle

Max’s and my recycling history is extensive. I began recycling before I moved to Sedalia, and because Sedalia had no recycling facilities, we to...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Truth is truth, whether you believe it or not

Truth is truth, whether you believe it or not

Something I learned more than 30 years ago remains as true today as the day I first heard it in a journalism classroom at Franklin College. It also se...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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