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A century of song and dance
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St. Paul’s has familiar face in the kitchen
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Man hurt in motorcycle wreck
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Feb. 24 Police Reports
Cases recently resolved in Pettis County Circuit Court

Cases recently resolved in Pettis County Circuit Court

The following is a sampling of cases that were resolved Feb. 21 during Law Day in the Pettis County Circuit Court.Stephen E. Lindsey Jr., 42, of Sedal...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Columbia man hurt in Pettis County accident

Columbia man hurt in Pettis County accident

A Columbia man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday in Pettis County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Rob...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman hurt in Johnson County crash

Woman hurt in Johnson County crash

A Warrensburg woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:34 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, ...

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


Sedalia man injured in Pettis County accident

Sedalia man injured in Pettis County accident

A Sedalia man sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday in Pettis County.According to a Missouri State Highway Pat...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Two hurt in Johnson County wreck

Two hurt in Johnson County wreck

Two men sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 8:27 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report,...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman hurt in Moniteau County crash

Woman hurt in Moniteau County crash

A California, Missouri, woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 4:38 a.m. Wednesday in Moniteau County.According to a Missouri State Highway Pa...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Roadrunners drop 10th straight

Roadrunners drop 10th straight

State Fair men’s basketball lost its 10th straight game Tuesday, 84-72, to the Iowa Western Community College Reivers.As the losses pile up for ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 Community College baseball leaps into new era

State Fair Community College baseball leaps into new era

Between little league, high school, junior and senior Legion and now college baseball, Chase Plymell and Steven Bradbury have worn more than five diff...

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


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LIFE


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Ehlers engagement
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WSL donates to Open Door
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McKenzie birthday
WSL donates to Open Door

WSL donates to Open Door

The Women’s Service League (WSL) of Sedalia presented a $300 donation to Open Door Service Center Director Jack Menges. Menges was the feature p...

February 24th, 2017 |  


S-C’s Theatre for a Cause raise money for orphans

S-C’s Theatre for a Cause raise money for orphans

Vanessa, played by Olivia Smith, bids farewell to her father, portrayed by Avery Mather, in the closing scene of the Smith-Cotton High School Theatre ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Old Drum Open Mic slated for March 2

Old Drum Open Mic slated for March 2

WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg’s next Old Drum Open Mic session is shaping up with story tellers, poets, short story writers and musicians cuei...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Daum hosts day-long development session

Daum hosts day-long development session

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art hosted 31 educators from Horace Mann Elementary School and seven museum docents in a day-long pro...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Parkview students use lessons to help classmates

Parkview students use lessons to help classmates

Parkview Elementary School second graders transferred classroom lessons into a service project to benefit students at their school.As part of their un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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St. Paul’s has familiar face in the kitchen
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Iwo Jima, Feb. 19, 1945: A five-week bloodbath
‘Are you ready to come home to the Missouri State Fair?’

‘Are you ready to come home to the Missouri State Fair?’

The Missouri State Fair information season is officially underway with the recent reveal of the 2017 Fair theme: “Come Home.” Prepare for ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Special days at the Missouri State Fair

Special days at the Missouri State Fair

The summer of 1930 was exceedingly hot. During the first and second weeks of August, the Sedalia Democrat reported temperatures of over 100 degrees wi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


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