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Ribbon cutting at new Zaxby’s in Warrensburg

Ribbon cutting at new Zaxby’s in Warrensburg

Bryan Watson, owner of the new Zaxby’s location in Warrensburg, cuts a ribbon at the business during the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce ribbon ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Sedalia City Council to discuss budget, demolition permits

Sedalia City Council to discuss budget, demolition permits

The Sedalia City Council will discuss a new ordinance affecting future demolitions in downtown Sedalia during tonight’s meeting.Council approved...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Absentee voting begins Tuesday for April 4 municipal election

Absentee voting begins Tuesday for April 4 municipal election

It may seem hard to believe, but Tuesday marks the first day of absentee voting for the April 4 municipal election in Pettis County.Citizens can now a...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


Prep Roundup, Feb. 21

HIGH SCHOOLGIRL’S BASKETBALLTipton 63, Lincoln 31Maddie Eldringhoff led Tipton with 20 points in a 63-31 victory against Lincoln girl’s ba...

February 21st, 2017 |  


S-C wrestlers close out season

Smith-Cotton Wrestling’s state tournament run came to an end on Friday, Feb. 17, when Blake Pomajzl lost in the second round wrestle-backs in th...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


Sedalia athletics remembers Ernie Dow

Sedalia athletics remembers Ernie Dow

The Kaysinger Conference Basketball Tournament paused for moments of silence throughout the week of February 7-12 to remember longtime area referee an...

February 18th, 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. |  


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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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Iwo Jima, Feb. 19, 1945: A five-week bloodbath
Smoking is just a memory

Smoking is just a memory

Religion and politics are among the few subjects I can think of that are discussed more than smoking when a group of people gather and, depending on w...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes

Valentine’s Day can be irritating … sometimes

As you undoubtedly know, Valentine’s Day, the most irritating holiday ever, was this past Tuesday. I usually look askance on Valentine’s D...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


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 |  


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