Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sat, 23 May 2015 00:45:02 EST 1800 Co-op celebrates preschool graduates http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153676812/Co-op-celebrates-preschool-graduates “Pomp and Circumstance” played, caps and gowns were adjusted – repeatedly – and parents snapped plenty of photos. Graduation at the Pettis County Early Childhood Cooperative was a lot like ceremonies at any other school, only... Fri, 22 May 2015 22:01:41 EST Nixon commute’s Mizanskey’s sentence for pot offenses http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153676487/Nixon-commutes-Mizanskeys-sentence-for-pot-offenses JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence. Fri, 22 May 2015 21:41:41 EST Uptegrove 4th, Logan 3rd at state meet http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports/153667536/Uptegrove-4th-Logan-3rd-at-state-meet Stover's Mallory Uptegrove took fourth in high jump on the first day of the Class 1-2 state track and field meet Friday in Jefferson City, clearing 4-11. Midway's Adia Eberle won, clearing 5-4. Fri, 22 May 2015 20:26:41 EST Marking 60 years with 60 Fair entries http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153666575/Marking-60-years-with-60-Fair-entries Linda Everhart loves a challenge. And if you like to cook, can or knit, she's calling you out. Fri, 22 May 2015 19:36:41 EST Piano playing with Bubba http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153667510/Piano-playing-with-Bubba When I was three years old, I made my grandmother very happy. “Bubba,” I asked, “will you teach me to play the piano?” Bubba was a gifted pianist, beginning her professional career at age 13, when she was already a good enough... Fri, 22 May 2015 19:21:41 EST Autopsy confirms victims died of gunshot wounds http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153668880/Autopsy-confirms-victims-died-of-gunshot-wounds CLINTON — An autopsy on both Clinton homicide victims was completed Friday, confirming both victims died from gunshot wounds early Thursday morning. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:56:45 EST May 23-24 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153672912/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, 22 May 2015 18:51:44 EST ‘I could see the fear in her face’ http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news-photo_gallery/153664967/I-could-see-the-fear-in-her-face A day after a manhunt for alleged double homicide suspect James B. Horn Jr. brought law enforcement and media into the neighborhood of the 800 block of East 15th Street, neighbors had mixed feelings about the ongoing investigation. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:51:42 EST Lady Roadrunners add 5 for 2015-16 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports2-sports/153669703/Lady-Roadrunners-add-5-for-2015-16 Three players who teamed up for a district championship in high school will be teaming up again on the State Fair womens basketball roster in 2015-16. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:36:42 EST Several pitchers in the mix for Juniors http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1-sports/153671162/Several-pitchers-in-the-mix-for-Juniors The Rick Ball Ford Post 642 Juniors jump into the American Legion baseball season with the Memorial Weekend Tournament at Dey Field at Liberty Park. Manager Brent Hodge's team will open play at noon Saturday against the Midwest 9 before playing... Fri, 22 May 2015 18:01:41 EST Windsor hurdlers push each other to state http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/153644917/Windsor-hurdlers-push-each-other-to-state Windsor took three athletes to the Class 2 state track meet this season, and two of them are hurdlers.Senior Shelby Williams made her first trip to state on Friday. Fri, 22 May 2015 17:26:41 EST Squirrel season is open at last http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/153668270/Squirrel-season-is-open-at-last In 2015, squirrel hunting was illegal in Missouri for a whopping 96 days. True, that's only one day longer than the season's shortest possible closure, but for hunters like me, whose passion for the sport is boundless, being shut out of... Fri, 22 May 2015 15:46:42 EST Studio A leaves lasting impression http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/153611510/Studio-A-leaves-lasting-impression Last weekend, Studio A Company traveled to Overland Park, Kan., to compete in the Kids Artistic Revue (KAR). Miss Anna Nelson, director of the company, choreographed each of the 19 entries. The company was there from Friday afternoon until Sunday... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:46:42 EST Moon-Carpenter wedding http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/weddings/153610662/Moon-Carpenter-wedding Monica Moon and Tim Carpenter, both of Sedalia, were married April 24 in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. The bride is the daughter of Monte and Pam Moon, of Sedalia. The groom is the son of Richard and Deloris Carpenter, of Chillicothe. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:46:41 EST May 22-23 Birthdays http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/community-news/153621672/BIRTHDAYS ReddyKatherine Reddy will observe her 92nd birthday May 25.She was born May 25, 1923, in Ohio.Katherine was married to the late John P. Reddy. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:41:42 EST Fleming-Hawkins engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/engagements/153590248/Fleming-Hawkins-engagement Audry Gary, of Sedalia, announces the engagement of her daughter, Melyssa Fleming, to Chris Hawkins. He is the son of Michael and Peggy Hawkins, of Sedalia. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:41:41 EST Clinton PD following leads on James B. Horn http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153661248/Clinton-PD-following-leads-on-James-B.-Horn CLINTON — The search for James Barton Horn Jr. has moved to the Henry County Sheriff's Office in Clinton, where the Major Case Squad and local law enforcement officers are following up on leads that have come from as far as Kansas... Fri, 22 May 2015 12:41:41 EST Yellowjackets win MO/KS Metro Showdown http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports3-sports/153627570/Yellowjackets-win-MO/KS-Metro-Showdown The Yellowjackets 16-and-under basketball team won the MO/KS metro showdown. Pictured, front from left: Marcus Ingram, Tyler Long, Zion Buckner, Alden Harding, Jaden Kendrick. Back row Left: Bryson Couch, Jake Neal, Zack Gwaltey, Terrence Callaway... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:01:41 EST Mustangs outlast Green Ridge http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/153640874/Mustangs-outlast-Green-Ridge ODESSA — Green Ridge and Northwest battled back and forth for nine innings before Northwest finally came away with a 6-4 win and its third district title in a row. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:31:41 EST Leaping on to state http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/153643778/Leaping-on-to-state The Class 1 and Class 2 state track meets get started today at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, and 11 local individuals and one relay team will compete. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:26:42 EST