Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:20:15 EST 1800 Pritzel’s 31 leads Cole Camp VERSAILLES — Cole Camp led by as many as eight and trailed by as many as 10 during Thursday's Class 3, District 13 semifinal against Versailles but the Tigers' shooting went cold late as the Bluebirds won 59-57. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:21:41 EST Local GOP remembers Schweich as ‘brilliant, kind man’ The mood was somewhat somber and sedate, but as the old saying goes, the “show must go on.” Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:36:41 EST Sacred Heart beats Stover in district semi Sacred Heart cruised past Stover in the semifinal of the Class 2, District 14 boys basketball tournament on Thursday, winning 77-40. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:16:41 EST Third quarter run sinks Windsor WINDSOR — A late third quarter run by Crest Ridge ended Windsor's run of district basketball titles as the Cougars beat the Lady Greyhounds 48-33 on Thursday in the Class 2, District 14 semifinal. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:56:43 EST Feb. 27 Crash Reports Tipton woman arrested for DWIA Tipton woman was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Morgan County. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:36:42 EST Sharing creative opinions at Horace Mann Students in Shannon Harter's first grade class at Horace Mann Elementary have been working on opinion writing. Students must state their opinion clearly, give reason(s) for their opinion, provide examples and then restate their opinion... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:26:41 EST Death of auditor called ‘apparent suicide’ JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:21:41 EST Renowned pianist Thomas Schumacher to perform at UCM WARRENSBURG — The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri will host pianist Thomas Schumacher in a concert, “Eastman at Central 2015,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Hart Recital Hall. The event is part of the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:51:48 EST Feb. 27 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:46:42 EST Boy Scouts are ‘Scouting for Food’ Missouri Osage Trails District, Boy Scouts of America will be moving through the central and northeast areas of Missouri, including Sedalia, on Saturday leaving door tags for the kickoff of their annual benefit drive, “Scouting for... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:43 EST It’s all about that bacon For the last four years, early one morning in late February, the aroma of breakfast fills the air at Smithton High School. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:41 EST LeMaire’s Cajun Catfish finish 5-1 The LeMaire's Cajun Catfish sixth grade basketball team defeated all the Sedalia teams with a record of 5-1. The only loss was to a Lincoln club team by 2 points. Team members are: Front row-Treyvaugn Taylor, Chase McMullin, Tyler Tindell,... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:01:43 EST Long range HUGHESVILLE — In the first half, the 3-pointers just kept falling. Conner Dillon started the parade of long-range shots. Eric Ray came off the bench to hit a few. Dillon added a couple more. Then Tom Dove joined in with one of his... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:36:41 EST Tipton girls beat Russellville in district semi The Tipton girls basketball team is in the finals of the Class 2, District 8 tournament after beating host Russellville 59-26 on Wednesday.The Cardinals led 34-13 at halftime. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 21:31:42 EST SFCC to reduce housing costs for upcoming year Housing costs for students living on campus at State Fair Community College will see a significant decrease for the 2015 fall semester. The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday afternoon at its monthly meeting to lower the cost of meals and housing to... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:50 EST ‘Ghost Story’: not that kind of ghost “Afterlife: a Ghost Story,” a theater production that opened Wednesday at State Fair Community College, is not a spectral thriller but a play that addresses relationships and the shadows and secrets we all carry with us every day but... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:49 EST A long road to friendships If ever a theme song were written for someone specific in mind, the words of “The Wheels on the Bus” would apply to Kenny Clemons, who has been a Smithton R-VI School District bus driver for the past 28 years. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:48 EST Smithton Tractor Day for National FFA Week As part of National FFA Week, Smithton students drove their tractors and dirty trucks to school Tuesday. Ben Arl, a senior at Smithton, stands beside his 1966 424 International Tractor. Arl drove it to school on a flat bed trailer because he is in the... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:46 EST Pollitt donation promotes Horace Mann PBS effort On Monday, Sedalia School District 200 Superintendent Brad Pollitt paid off on his pledge to Horace Mann Elementary's Positive Behavior Support food drive. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:45 EST Bothwell honored for participation in cornea donation program Bothwell Regional Health Center was recognized with an Excellence in Eye Donation Award for achieving 47 percent participation in the donation of corneas for transplants. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:44 EST