Spring cleaning for the home tour

Spring cleaning for the home tour

In preparation for next weekend’s home tour, I have been scurrying about, trying to get rid of some of the “stuff” that has accumula...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The Wolf Hunter of Sedalia

The Wolf Hunter of Sedalia

A note from Jack: Most of the people we meet as kids do not stick in our memories, especially those who are not members of our family or close friends...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The evolution of media consumption

The evolution of media consumption

The changing landscape of media consumption is pretty fascinating.The concept of “binge watching” escapes me. It’s not that I don...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Sedalia should strive to better use its assets

Sedalia should strive to better use its assets

There are kind of a lot of city committees these days and many of them seem to operate in relative obscurity at least when compared to the Sedalia Ren...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Auditor tackles taxation districts

Self-dealing. Conflicts of interest. Taxation without representation.Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway pointed to all those problems this week in a sca...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Mysterious death at the Atlantic Hotel

Mysterious death at the Atlantic Hotel

During the later decades of the 19th century, Sedalia was known for the crimes committed here. Gambling and prostitution were rife, as were theft and ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Thank you for effort

Thank you for effort

Thank you to the many community members and companies who supported Building Strong Futures at State Fair Community College. I greatly appreciate all ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Life is a blessing

Life is a blessing

I saw most of the gathering on April 13 at Smith-Cotton High School on social media and the Kansas City news. It is a tragic situation. A young girl h...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Whirlwinds of our lives

Whirlwinds of our lives

Little whirlwinds have blown through our house through the years dismantling the decorating ideas of my wife and I, and we would not have it any other...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Dealing with the aftermath of suicide

Dealing with the aftermath of suicide

It’s heartbreaking when anyone decides life is too painful to bear. The suicide of a young person is especially agonizing for those left behind;...

April 14th, 2017 |