Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:31:45 EST 1800 Area economic development continues to improve http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50733549/Area-economic-development-continues-to-improve The Sedalia City Council heard the Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County annual report during its meeting Monday, and Executive Director Linda Christle reported several positive developments. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:36:09 EST Three Sedalia residents arrested on drug charges http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50733085/Three-Sedalia-residents-arrested-on-drug-charges Three Sedalia residents were arrested Thursday morning on drug possession charges after Sedalia Police Department officers served a search warrant at the residence of one of the suspects. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:30:13 EST Sedalia woman arrested on drug charges http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50733229/Sedalia-woman-arrested-on-drug-charges A Sedalia woman was arrested at her residence on several drug charges Thursday afternoon. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:30:09 EST Holy Cross 150 years strong http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50723608/Holy-Cross-150-years-strong EMMA — Through several wars and the highs and lows of life, Holy Cross Lutheran Church has survived in the small community of Emma, a German immigrant town, for 150 years. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:28:14 EST Nov. 22-23 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50732886/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, 21 Nov 2014 15:58:16 EST Nov. 22-23 Birthdays http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays-community-news/50701947/BIRTHDAYS BlainDorothy Blain will observe her 83rd birthday Nov. 27.She was born Nov. 27, 1931, in Sedalia.Dorothy was married to the late John Blain. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:16:08 EST Bahner-Friedly engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/50731625/Bahner-Friedly Dan and Marilyn Bahner, of Smithton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melody Dawn Bahner, to Eric Scott Friedly, both of Sedalia. He is the son of Jeff and Tammy Friedly, of Sedalia. The future bride is the granddaughter of Jim and Betty... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:15:10 EST Smith-Cotton show choirs not just song and dance http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50732415/Smith-Cotton-show-choirs-not-just-song-and-dance When it comes to singing and dancing, George Gomez said it is hard, McKenna Clippert said it is difficult at first, and Haleigh Carson said at first learning the dance is tough, but when you get it down it's easy. However, they all agreed that... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:56:07 EST Ephraim Schneider serves at Community Cafe http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays-community-news/50708211/Ephraim-Schneider-serves-at-Community-Cafe When asked for his birthday requests, Ephraim Schneider, 8, excitedly said he wanted to serve a hot dinner to those in need at the Community Café and a trip to the Lego Store. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:55:11 EST Shrek’s swamp comes to Smith-Cotton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50726177/Shreks-swamp-comes-to-Smith-Cotton The Heckart Performing Arts Center at Smith-Cotton High School has been turned into a swamp full of fairytale creatures for the theatre department's production of “Shrek the Musical,” which opened Thursday night. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:12:07 EST Nov. 21 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50718128/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, 20 Nov 2014 17:17:11 EST Christbaumfest slated for Saturday in Cole Camp http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50723778/Christbaumfest-slated-for-Saturday-in-Cole-Camp Cole Camp's Lutheran School gymnasium and the Jaycee Hall will be abuzz with activity Saturday for the 27th annual Christbaumfest Craft Show hosted by the Cole Camp Chamber of Commerce. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:52:10 EST Two deaths attributed to cold http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50718370/Two-deaths-attributed-to-cold Within the last week, two homeless Sedalia men have died due to exposure to below-freezing temperatures, and officials are urging those in similar situations to seek help to prevent further deaths. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:25:07 EST Tally-Ho! http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50719029/Tally-Ho Members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri after school program had a chance to burn energy with fast-paced nautical-themed exercises in the gym of Horace Mann Elementary School Wednesday afternoon. Standing, from left, Coleton... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:42:09 EST Drug Court hosting fundraiser http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50715529/Drug-Court-hosting-fundraiser Members of the Pettis County Drug Court program in conjunction with Pathways Community Health and Pettis County Probation and Parole are hosting a Trivia Night fundraiser at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:55:13 EST SFCC celebrates United Way success http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50710587/SFCC-celebrates-United-Way-success We are amazed at the stories our students tell us, and how many of our students are helped by these agencies and their family members are, it's just overwhelming. On behalVery happy you have met your challenge Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:03:12 EST Salvation Army Christmas assistance sign-up extended http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50709293/Salvation-Army-Christmas-assistance-sign-up-extended The Salvation Army 2014 Christmas Assistance program sign-up has been extended by five days this season. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:01:08 EST Tax bills rolling out http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50701458/Tax-bills-rolling-out Pettis County taxpayers should be seeing 2014 real and personal property tax bills in the mail this week, according to Pettis County Collector Marsha Boeschen. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:44:07 EST Nov. 19 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50709776/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. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:59:09 EST Council hears Economic Development annual report http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50704927/Council-hears-Economic-Development-annual-report The Sedalia City Council received the Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County annual report during its meeting Monday, and there was only good news for Executive Director Linda Christle to report. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 20:17:04 EST