Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 16:45:52 EST 1800 Child Safe competing for $25K grant http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153749965/Child-Safe-competing-for-$25K-grant Child Safe of West Central Missouri Inc. employees are usually the ones helping the community, but this week they are asking for a little assistance. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:26:43 EST VanWinkle hosts March against Meth http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/153681292/VanWinkle-hosts-March-against-Meth Overcoming methamphetamine addiction isn't easy, but Brendan VanWinkle, of Sedalia, is making headway with his faith in God and with several planned March against Meth events. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:01:41 EST A legacy of public art http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153749014/A-legacy-of-public-art For all of his adult life, Thomas Piche has been fascinated with art. His love for the subject matter may have begun as a small child, but for the last 36 years, he has devoted his life to acquiring and displaying works of art for the... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:36:43 EST May 28 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153748097/Crash-Reports Lee's Summit woman dies in Johnson crashA Lee's Summit woman died in a two-vehicle accident at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in Johnson County. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:36:42 EST SMS hosts final band concert http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153715999/SMS-hosts-final-band-concert Sedalia Middle School instrumental music students performed in their final concert of the school year May 12 in the auditorium at Smith-Cotton Junior High. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:36:41 EST Missouri State Fair Revs Up for Motorsports Action http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153749468/Missouri-State-Fair-Revs-Up-for-Motorsports-Action The 2015 Missouri State Fair is revving up for a great variety of motorsports action in the Pepsi Grandstand including the High Roller Classic Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car National Tour Series, closing out the Fair on Sunday, Aug. 23. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:26:41 EST Mustangs beat Northeast Vernon in sectional http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/153730719/Mustangs-beat-Northeast-Vernon-in-sectional A six-run fourth inning helped the Northwest Mustangs to a 12-1 win over Northeast Vernon County on Tuesday in the Class 1 sectional in Walker. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:31:41 EST Deep lineup, deep pitching pace Travelers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/153730650/Deep-lineup-deep-pitching-pace-Travelers Sedalia Travelers manager Jeff Mays sees a potent lineup ready to put plenty of runs on the board for the Post 642 American Legion baseball team this summer. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:11:41 EST SFCC considers changes to math course offerings http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153724662/SFCC-considers-changes-to-math-course-offerings The State Fair Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday morning with much of the discussion focusing on a presentation by Kim Miller, math department chair at the SFCC and a member of the Missouri Department of Higher Education Math Pathways... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:46:41 EST The Sedline is back http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153732233/The-Sedline-is-back I always loved the Sedline — I loved it when it was bitter and petty just as much as when it was heartwarming or thought provoking. It's just like Oscar Wilde said: “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:41:41 EST Rue 21 coming to Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153732091/Rue-21-coming-to-Sedalia The Thompson Hills Shopping Center will once again be at full capacity with the upcoming addition of clothing retailer Rue 21. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:36:43 EST City urged to clean up http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153732503/City-urged-to-clean-up In early April 1919, the Missouri Insurance Department announced that the week of April 7 would be “Clean Up Week,” and requested every city, town, and village in the state to participate. The state was concerned about poor sanitation and... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:36:41 EST May 27 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153723528/Crash-Reports Lawson man injured in accidentA Lawson man sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 2:40 p.m. Monday in Johnson County. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:41:41 EST Heber Hunt Pen Pal Project http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153715155/Heber-Hunt-Pen-Pal-Project English Speakers of Other Languages students at Heber Hunt Elementary School and Smith-Cotton Junior High wrote pen pal letters to each other through the school year to help build their writing and language skills. On Tuesday, May 12, about 70... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:36:41 EST Bats lift Juniors to pair of wins http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/153711088/Bats-lift-Juniors-to-pair-of-wins The Rick Ball Ford Post 642 Aux. Juniors American Legion baseball team scored 23 runs in two games Monday in the Sedalia Memorial Weekend Tournament, beating the Midwest 9 in the first game of the day 13-8 and Oak Grove in the second... Tue, 26 May 2015 00:41:43 EST Warsaw heading to quarterfinals http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/153709759/Warsaw-heading-to-quarterfinals WARSAW — Holden pitcher Coby Seiz was perfect through three innings. The Warsaw Wildcats then touched him for 10 runs in the next three to beat Holden 10-3 in the Class 3 sectional on Monday, earning the Wildcats a trip to the... Mon, 25 May 2015 21:41:41 EST Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to local organization http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/153624501/Dollar-General-Literacy-Foundation-awards-grant-to-local-organization GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Last week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Boonslick Regional Library in Sedalia a $1,500 literacy grant to support local literacy programs. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:16:42 EST Don’s Truck Towing employees receive training http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153624412/Dons-Truck-Towing-employees-receive-training Don's Truck Towing & Truck Wash Inc. in Sedalia announced Randy David and Sonny Todd, two of its experienced tow truck drivers, attended wrecker training in Kansas City, Kan., last weekend. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:11:40 EST Veterans, residents honor Memorial Day http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/153704068/Veterans-residents-honor-Memorial-Day As the American Legion Post 642 Color Guard stands behind him, Paul Bennett gives opening remarks and introduces the event's guest speaker Monday morning during the annual Memorial Day service at Crown Hill Cemetery, hosted by the veterans... Mon, 25 May 2015 16:21:42 EST May 26 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153702343/Crash-Reports Two injured in Johnson accidentTwo Warrensburg residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday in Johnson County. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:31:43 EST