Where’s the east side Redbox?

Where’s the east side Redbox?

Just wondering if any other eastside residents have an issue about Redbox?We have to drive all the way to State Fair Boulevard to rent or return. Ther...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Thanks for all donations

Thanks for all donations

The Sedalia Area Literacy Council is fortunate to be part of this generous community. Thank you to all who donated to our Tea/Auction event. We also a...

May 26th, 2017 |  


The Vietnam War 50 years later

The Vietnam War 50 years later

At first I wondered how this year could be called the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.The United States’ involvement began in the late 1950s...

May 26th, 2017 |  


A chance to learn about judicial changes

A chance to learn about judicial changes

Nothing says “Writer’s Block” like a three-day judicial conference. I really enjoy going to the conference each year; it is at the L...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Happy 100th Birthday, JFK

Happy 100th Birthday, JFK

President John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday is on the 29th of May 2017 and like so many my age, I remember his presidency as being to quote a fam...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Golden Rule could cure a lot that ails U.S.

The Golden Rule has been chucked into a Dumpster in favor of aggressive and abominable words and deeds.The past week has seen an avalanche of awful be...

May 26th, 2017 |  


When smart people talk, pay attention

When smart people talk, pay attention

When smart people talk, it’s always a good idea to pay attention. King Solomon, of Old Testament fame, was almost the wisest person to ever live...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Class of 2017 gave something back

Class of 2017 gave something back

You probably read Hope Lecchi’s recent story here in The Sedalia Democrat about the Smith-Cotton class of 2017 and their mission to immortalize ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


La Monte’s Early Years

La Monte’s Early Years

When Sedalia Democrat columnist Hazel Lang wrote a column in 1969 about the history of La Monte, she relied in part on information taken from the R...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Let’s hold officials accountable for wrongdoings

Among the relatively few bills passed by the Missouri Legislature this year was SB128, which, among other things, will make it easier to hold public o...

May 23rd, 2017 |