Pockets galore

Pockets galore

I was in the eighth grade when an uncle gave me the next piece of clothing that would become my new obsession. It was a set of Army surplus fatigues w...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Thanks to the doctors who kept us healthy

Thanks to the doctors who kept us healthy

When I was growing up, my doctor was Ambrose Taylor Walker. That is probably why we called him “Doc.” Doc set the bar pretty high for any ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Chiefs fans should hold off on complaints

Chiefs fans should hold off on complaints

It had to be called.Late in Sunday’s AFC playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Arrowhead Stadium, the Kansas City Chiefs had a chance ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Alzheimer’s gains must continue

Dear Editor,The Senate will soon hold hearings to determine who the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be. President Trump has nom...

January 18th, 2017 |  


1917: Lona Theater opens

1917: Lona Theater opens

On Sunday, Aug. 8, 1917, the Sedalia Democrat announced the opening on Thursday, Aug. 12, of “Sedalia’s magnificent and pretty amusement p...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Inclement weather not a time to panic

Inclement weather not a time to panic

Being a meteorologist is probably difficult sometimes.On one hand, you want to provide sufficient warning when a severe weather event is likely to occ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Rant on rental ordinance

I just read the Democrat front page article landlords against ordinance. Many arguments made by the LSA are laughable at best. We own our house outrig...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Health care directives help families

Health care directives help families

Over the past couple of months, I have worked with several clients regarding the same thing: A health care directive. This is a newer, fancier name fo...

January 13th, 2017 |  


That hoppy sweater

That hoppy sweater

Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns about Jack Miller’s memoriesThe amazing thing is, that I didn’t get a permanent r...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Winter is the season for a hot bowl of red

Winter is the season for a hot bowl of red

Ah, winter, the season for sledding, snow men and skiing. But all that is behind me. One winter treat remains, however.Chili.The very word causes my s...

January 13th, 2017 |