Jubilee Day in Sedalia

Jubilee Day in Sedalia

During July 1931, Sedalians prepared for Jubilee Day. The Good Will bus tour of towns south of Sedalia advertised the event at every stop. The Sedalia...

March 28th, 2017 |  


My $17.50 car

My $17.50 car

Like all young boys I was crazy about cars and I have written about some of the ones I owned throughout my life.I realized the other day as I looked t...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Artists at heart build nifty small house

Artists at heart build nifty small house

Emily gets her artistic talent from Max. I dreamed about her playing the piano, or taking a vocal solo to contest. I made her take piano lessons and s...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Vote ‘yes’ on bond

Vote ‘yes’ on bond

What a great opportunity we have on April 4 to vote “Yes” on the SFCC bond issue which will provide more career opportunities for generati...

March 24th, 2017 |  


The need for art, phone calls and umbrellas

The need for art, phone calls and umbrellas

Quick hits and short takes:• My journalism students at Smith-Cotton High school worked this week on writing editorials. Each semester with each ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Good Will Tour concludes

Good Will Tour concludes

The 90 businessmen and professionals who boarded three buses on July 14, 1931, to tour the area south of Sedalia in order to spread good will and adve...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Thank you Jack

Thank you Jack

I just wanted to say thanks to Jack Miller for his recent column about “Mrs. Van Horn’s stories.” That Mrs. Van Horn, was my grandmo...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Drug reform may mean danger for hemophiliacs

Drug reform may mean danger for hemophiliacs

Loyal readers know that I was diagnosed with Severe Hemophilia A at a young age. I volunteer as a counselor at two summer camps for young people with ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Getting to know each other

The Rose M. Nolen Black History Library will host Sunday afternoon gatherings at the Rose M. Nolen Black History Library, 109 Lima Alley, Sedalia, two...

March 17th, 2017 |  


SFCC campaign using video to reach community

SFCC campaign using video to reach community

MTV was launched with the clip “Video Killed the Radio Star.” For State Fair Community College, video is adding life to its awareness camp...

March 17th, 2017 |