Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:11:18 EST 1800 Rough start http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/153123657/Rough-start After an 8-0 start, the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers soccer team has lost three of their last five games, including a 4-0 loss Friday to Ray-Pec in the S-C Tournament at Susie Ditzfeld Memorial Field. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:11:42 EST Green Ridge softball falls in low scoring game http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/153132350/Green-Ridge-softball-falls-in-low-scoring-game Green Ridge softball got 11 strikeouts from Samantha Unkel on Friday against Crest Ridge, but the Lady Cougars edged the Lady Tigers 3-1. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:11:42 EST Lady Vikings beat Tipton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/153132272/Lady-Vikings-beat-Tipton La Monte beat Tipton 17-8 on Thursday.Lindsey Foster and Madison Harris each went 4 for 5. Foster had three doubles and Harris had four singles and three steals. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:06:41 EST KN doubles team third at S-C Invite http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hstennis-localsports-localsports1-sports/153122565/KN-doubles-team-third-at-S-C-Invite Knob Noster had a doubles team in the semifinals and singles player Jared Yates in the quarterfinal before running into a tough and talented group from Lee's Summit on Friday at the Smith-Cotton Invitational at the Liberty Park... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:46:41 EST S-C hoping for playoff selection http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153131597/S-C-hoping-for-playoff-selection ST. LOUIS – For Team SCREAM, the hope is that the wait will be worth it. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:41:41 EST Staus-Sartain engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/engagements/153061522/Staus-Sartain-engagement Fred and Shelia Staus, of Smithton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee Staus, to Austin Sartain, of Smithton. He is the son of Mickey and Lori Sartain, of Smithton. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:21:46 EST Western activities galore on fairgrounds http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/153128781/Western-activities-galore-on-fairgrounds Nine riders and their horses compete in the Purebred Western amateur select riders competition in the Coliseum on the Missouri State Fairgrounds on Friday during the Mo-Kan Border Bonanza Show. While the show was not part of the Trail's End... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:21:41 EST Hayworth Anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153086269/Hayworth-Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Charles “Bill” Hayworth will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. April 26 with a reception at 312 S. Washington Ave., Sedalia, hosted by their children. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:16:42 EST Tattoos should be seen as form of expression http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153129573/Tattoos-should-be-seen-as-form-of-expression In today's society there is a ton of discrimination toward tattoos and piercings, which are now considered a form of personal expression. There are many views on this type of self-expression: some do not like it while others embrace it. Another... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:01:41 EST Comparing Royals then and now http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153129331/Comparing-Royals-then-and-now I got my first taste of nasty Facebook comments last week. I was merely trying to weigh in on the number of Royals' players who have been hit by opposing pitchers (13 at the time), and posted that I believe it is dangerous for pitchers to try to... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:21:40 EST April 25-26 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153126801/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, 24 Apr 2015 18:06:41 EST Olympic cyclist face of Trail’s End phase two http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153115778/Olympic-cyclist-face-of-Trails-End-phase-two Renowned Olympic cyclist John Kennedy Howard, formerly of Springfield, is in Sedalia this weekend; he is representing phase two for the Trail's End Project that will unite Katy Trail State Park and Starline Brass Trail's End Plaza located... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:36:41 EST Huddleston bags turkey http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/sports/153104160/Huddleston-bags-turkey Autumn Huddleston, 13, killed a 20 lb. turkey during the state's youth turkey season. Huddleston is the daughter of Ray and Debbie Huddleston of Smithton. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:01:43 EST Garden Scene: Remembering my Grandma’s garden http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152308837/Garden-Scene:-Remembering-my-Grandmas-garden Did your grandmother have a vegetable or flower garden? What do you remember? Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:01:42 EST Sedalia’s western heritage comes alive http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/153119748/Sedalias-western-heritage-comes-alive Trail's End Western Heritage Days opened on the Missouri State Fairgrounds Friday and David Bowman, left, and his friend Dennis Gray, both of Sedalia, spent time looking for a walking stick. They were talking to trader Guy “One Paw”... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:36:42 EST Symphony presents scholarships http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153098707/Symphony-presents-scholarships The Sedalia Symphony Society's 2015 Harold J. Johnston Memorial Scholarships were awarded to Maggie Beard, Isaiah Whitaker Guthrey and Alexus Dieckmann at the Symphony performance Monday, April 21 at the Heckart Performing Arts... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:31:41 EST Craig anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-community-news/152509320/Craig-anniversary Mr. and Mrs. David Craig observed their 56th wedding anniversary March 29.Mary Kriesler and David Craig were married March 29, 1959, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sedalia by the Rev. E. Rohlfing. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:21:43 EST Birthdays http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays/153022878/Birthdays Aggie “Belle” Hensley will observe her 81st birthday April 28.She was born April 28, 1934, in Aaron.She was married to the late Donnie Hensley. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:43 EST Blend of old and new cures my turkey hunting blues http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/153104009/Blend-of-old-and-new-cures-my-turkey-hunting-blues I ended the 2014 spring turkey hunting season frustrated and disgusted. Not only was it the first spring in nearly 20 years that I didn't at least one tag, but — as far as I know — I didn't even come close enough to goof... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:56:41 EST Green Ridge baseball edges Windsor http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/153111860/Green-Ridge-baseball-edges-Windsor A Zac Callahan sacrifice fly in the fifth inning Thursday against Windsor gave Green Ridge the lead and the Tigers held on for a 3-2 win. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22:16:42 EST