Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:16:21 EST 1800 Slow bats cost Windsor http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/152619613/Slow-bats-cost-Windsor WINDSOR — The Windsor Greyhounds only managed three hits before the seventh inning Saturday as they lost 6-2 to the Pilot Grove Tigers at home. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:46:41 EST Cardinals beat Bunceton 9-1 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/152619699/Cardinals-beat-Bunceton-9-1 The Lincoln Cardinals scored eight of their nine runs in the first two innings on the way to a 9-1 win Friday against Bunceton. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:36:41 EST Ensuring students’ transportation safety http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152600368/Ensuring-students-transportation-safety Each spring, between February and May, the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A, Motor Vehicle Inspection Division, is responsible for inspecting nearly 2,500 school buses in the 13 counties the division oversees. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:21:41 EST Three compete in first school board race in years http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/152610959/Three-compete-in-first-school-board-race-in-years For the first time in several years, voters will see a race for the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education on the spring municipal ballot. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:06:42 EST Consistent hitting gets La Monte past Leeton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/152608333/Consistent-hitting-gets-La-Monte-past-Leeton LA MONTE — A steady string of hits in several innings and Madison Harris getting out of jams in the pitcher's cirlce led to the La Monte Lady Vikings beating Leeton 9-3 Friday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:31:42 EST Wellington-Napoleon rallies to beat Gremlins http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports2-sports/152614948/Wellington-Napoleon-rallies-to-beat-Gremlins The Sacred Heart baseball team fell 7-5 to Wellington-Napoleon on Friday.The Gremlins led 3-2 after five innings before Wellington-Napoleon scored five in the bottom of the sixth. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:01:44 EST Parson talks of change in state politics http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152610551/Parson-talks-of-change-in-state-politics A decision has yet to be announced, but State Sen. Mike Parson said one will soon be made on whether or not he will enter the race for Missouri governor. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:01:41 EST Green Ridge bats come alive in 11-run second http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hssoftball-localsports-localsports1-sports/152609405/Green-Ridge-bats-come-alive-in-11-run-second GREEN RIDGE — An 11-run second inning helped Green Ridge beat Otterville 15-0 in three innings in a non-conference softball game Friday. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:41:41 EST Area players named All-State http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbasketball-localsports-localsports1-sports/152609458/Area-players-named-All-State The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association has released its All-State teams with several area players honored. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:11:41 EST Springfield Bass Pro Shops destined to become famous for its museums http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/152608401/Springfield-Bass-Pro-Shops-destined-to-become-famous-for-its-museums Once upon a time, a young man named Johnny Morris decided to try to earn a living selling fishing tackle. His first retail “outlets” were a pegboard wall at the back of a Springfield liquor store and a mail order solicitation that only a... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:06:42 EST March 28-29 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/152606659/Police-Reports This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:56:42 EST Journey through Easter Week http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152606933/Journey-through-Easter-Week Christian believers in Sedalia and throughout the world begin a week-long journey this Sunday toward the high point of the Christian year, Easter. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:16:41 EST Education cuts go too far http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/152608423/Education-cuts-go-too-far My aunt called yesterday, somewhat distressed. Her championship speech and forensics team, the team she has coached for 16 years, will be kaput next year. Why? Budget cuts to education in Wisconsin. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:11:42 EST March 28-29 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152606956/Crash-Reports Man injured in Pettis accidentA Topeka, Kan., man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:46 p.m. Thursday in Pettis County. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:21:42 EST We need to stop the greedy, dishonest http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/letters/152606769/We-need-to-stop-the-greedy-dishonest Dear Editor: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:16:42 EST Time to stop trusting ‘elitist mentality’ http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/letters/152606753/Time-to-stop-trusting-elitist-mentality Dear Editor: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:16:41 EST Thank you for Boy Scout support http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/letters/152600993/Thank-you-for-Boy-Scout-support Dear Editor:On behalf of the Osage Trails District, Boy Scouts of America, let me thank the individuals who contributed generously to the successful Scouting for Food drive, which culminated on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:11:41 EST Meyers birthday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays-community-news/152556565/Meyers-birthday Lucille Meyers will observe her 90th birthday April 11 with a family dinner and card shower.She was born April 11, 1925.Lucille was married to the late Marion Meyers. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:01:42 EST Keep your eyes focused on the right thing http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/church-lifestyle-religion-news/152554690/Keep-your-eyes-focused-on-the-right-thing Just about a year ago, I was in England for my fourth time, but it was my first time to be in a car on the wrong side of the road with my friend Puckett driving. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:56:41 EST Working to extend the progress http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/152601863/Working-to-extend-the-progress Ronnie Ollison doesn't want to think about what his community would have to do without if the Pettis County road and bridge tax wasn't in place. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:46:42 EST