Spend more time fostering community

“The community of believers was one in heart and mind. None of them would say ‘This is mine!’ about any of their possessions, but he...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Pressure tactics used by Community Fund

Pressure tactics used by Community Fund

Sedalia launched its Community Fund Drive to raise money for the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Y.M.C.A., Red Cross, and Salvation Army in October 1927. The...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Like it or not, the Fair isn’t going anywhere

Like it or not, the Fair isn’t going anywhere

The good people of Sedville seem to have mixed feelings about the Missouri State Fair. On one hand, it’s good for the town in a financial sense....

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Before I had to think

Before I had to think

Most of us have many reasons to love our childhood, and want to re-visit it from time to time. For me one of the reasons is it was a time I did not ha...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Can a picture of terror invoke peace?

Can a picture of terror invoke peace?

A picture is worth a thousand words. It sounds like something my grandmother would have said, like “Pretty is as pretty does.” But it is t...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Camping clans reunite at fair each year

Camping clans reunite at fair each year

The 2016 Missouri State Fair is nearly over, but Debbie Littleton and her crew already are making plans for next year.Littleton and her husband, Jeff,...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Newsboys bring ‘Crazy’ good concert

Newsboys bring ‘Crazy’ good concert

Wowed, amazed, enjoyable and probably the best Pepsi Grandstand show I’ve seen in a long time, the Newsboys went all out Thursday night at the M...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 20th, 2016. |  


Missouri’s ‘war’ with Kansas set to resume

At the end of the month, the state of Missouri will end its economic cease-fire and resume trying to poach employers and jobs from Kansas using specia...

August 16th, 2016 |  


Steppenwolf concert was a little disappointining

Steppenwolf concert was a little disappointining

When I was young I listened to the radio and I used to be a little jealous of the wacky radio DJs who got to be responsible for the joy felt by the pe...

August 16th, 2016 |  


New changes don’t erase the memories of old

New changes don’t erase the memories of old

To say Sedalia is growing by leaps and bounds may be a cliché, but it is also true. As I drove around town, I could see a lot of construction goi...

August 12th, 2016 |