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Healthy U has first quarter check-in

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The 2014 Healthy U students had their first quarter check-in Thursday night, and so far everyone involved has either lost weight, lost inches, or improved their physical abilities.During their quarterly check-in, participants were weighed, measured, had a fitness evaluation with push ups, sit ups and flexibility, had their blood pressure taken, and took a three-month photo.“Some of our participants have greatly improved their scores,” said Megan Webb, Healthy Living Action Group Co-Chair. “We had someone do twice the amount of push ups from what they were able to do in January. That’s personally rewarding for me to see that. That’s why I love what I do.”

 

SFCC to host 10th Hire Attire sale

State Fair Community College’s Phi Beta Lambda and business program students will be hosting their 10th annual Hire Attire professional clothing sale next week, and they are still looking for donations.Clothing was collected Thursday on campus, and Laura Taylor, adjunct instructor and chair of the Hire Attire Committee, said they had a large amount of items already.“It’s going really well,” she said. “We had probably 20 racks with clothes on...

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West Coast flavor meets Midwest favorites

WARSAW — Newly opened Roadhouse R-Bar restaurant and lounge is a coupling of laid-back West Coast flavor with Midwestern favorites, created by former Oceanside resident Kevin LaPittus and his companion of five years, Stacey Taylor, originally of Clinton.LaPittus has been in the food business all his life, attending the Culinary Institute of America in his youth and working under a chef in San Diego.“That was when I was a teenager, and then I worked several ye...

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Skyline hosts furry little guests this week

Students in Tina Emery’s kindergarten class at Skyline Elementary had a surprise waiting for them when they got to school Wednesday morning — four of their 12 chicks hatched from their eggs overnight. And during the day, a fifth chick hatched right before their eyes.“We saw pecks in the eggs yesterday, so when they got here this morning they immediately asked if they had hatched yet,” Emery said. “They were so excited when they saw them.”

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Work begins on Trail’s End Plaza

After a year of fundraising and planning, the Trail’s End project had its official groundbreaking Wednesday afternoon at the future site of the Starline Brass Trail’s End Plaza on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.A large crowd turned out for the event, including many members of the Trail’s End Committee and Friends of Trail’s End, which spearheaded the fundraising efforts. The idea for Trail’s End, which will include several large bronze sculptures of ca...

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SFCC student art show opens today

State Fair Community College’s 45th annual student art exhibition will open at 7 p.m. today in the Goddard Gallery at the Stauffacher Center for the Fine Arts, with 85 pieces of exceptional art representing a wide range and variety of work.“We kind of go through waves,” said SFCC Art Instructor Paul Allen. “We have big pieces generally all the time, but this time there seems to be larger pieces.”Allen was referring to a sculptural piece titl...

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Open Door to host volunteer, supporters banquet

Open Door Service Center, Inc. will host its 42nd annual Volunteer and Supporters Appreciation Banquet to thank the more than 600 volunteers who give to the charitable agency.The banquet, set for Monday, will be open to anyone who has volunteered or supported Open Door, said Executive Director Jack Menges.

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Impact Signs announces expansion

Impact Signs Awnings Wraps, Inc. on Tuesday announced a 3,600-square-foot expansion to its facility on South Limit Avenue to make room for new state-of-the-art equipment.The expansion, which is slated to begin this week, will include a new painting system allowing the company to paint large signs. The expansion will also add between two and four manufacturing jobs with an average wage of $40,000, said Owner David Goodson during an announcement hosted by Economic Development Sedalia...

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