Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Fri, 22 May 2015 11:06:25 EST 1800 Last day of school for Sedalia 200 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153646793/Last-day-of-school-for-Sedalia-200 Sara Schell hugs her daughter Shawn Renee Schell goodbye on the last day of school early Thursday morning at Washington Elementary. “We have big plans to read all summer,” Schell said of her daughter, who is in first grade. “I... Thu, 21 May 2015 18:56:42 EST May 22 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153647329/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, 21 May 2015 18:56:41 EST Search for suspect http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153646476/Search-for-suspect Early Thursday morning: Sedalia Police Department receives word from Clinton Police Department that Sandra Kay Sutton and her son, Zachary Wade Sutton, have been found dead from gunshot wounds. Possible suspect is James B. Horn Jr. Thu, 21 May 2015 18:21:41 EST Manhunt continues http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153644662/Manhunt-continues A manhunt continued Thursday after a woman held captive in a wooden box in Sedalia earlier this year was been found slain in Clinton, police said. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:56:41 EST Lt. Governor Peter Kinder names Sedalian as Senior Service Award Winner http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153624586/Lt.-Governor-Peter-Kinder-names-Sedalian-as-Senior-Service-Award-Winner JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder recently announced 25 winners of the Lieutenant Governor's Senior Service Award, including Salome Taylor, of Sedalia. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:21:42 EST May 22 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153644018/CRASH-REPORTS Warsaw women injured in Henry accidentA Warsaw woman sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 11:32 p.m. Wednesday in Henry County. Thu, 21 May 2015 17:06:43 EST VIDEO: Police order murder suspect James Horn out of his house in Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153637267/VIDEO:-Police-order-murder-suspect-James-Horn-out-of-his-house-in-Sedalia Police are order murder suspect James Horn out of his house in Sedalia. http://bit.ly/1LpJMXi Thu, 21 May 2015 12:46:42 EST Sedalia schools on early release schedule http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153637918/Sedalia-schools-on-early-release-schedule All Sedalia 200 schools are following standard early-out schedules in light of the police situation in Sedalia, according to Sedalia School District 200 Superintendent Brad Pollitt. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:46:41 EST Updated: Woman held captive in box, son found slain in Clinton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153635510/Updated:-Woman-held-captive-in-box-son-found-slain-in-Clinton Updated at 10:50 a.m.A woman held captive in a wooden box in Sedalia earlier this year has been found slain in Clinton, police said. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:41:43 EST Police: Woman held captive in box, son found slain in Clinton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153632875/Police:-Woman-held-captive-in-box-son-found-slain-in-Clinton Updated: 10:17 a.m.A woman held captive in a wooden box in Sedalia earlier this year has been found slain in Clinton, police said. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:41:41 EST Council puts vehicle use tax on ballot http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153626388/Council-puts-vehicle-use-tax-on-ballot Sedalia citizens will be voting on two separate use tax issues on the Aug. 4 ballot after the Sedalia City Council approved placing a second tax issue on the ballot during a special meeting Wednesday evening. Wed, 20 May 2015 20:06:44 EST May 21 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153618179/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. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:01:42 EST An employee with a heart of gold http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153619203/An-employee-with-a-heart-of-gold As a customer, there are many reasons for returning to a place of business, with trust, loyalty and a caring attitude among them. Wed, 20 May 2015 17:01:41 EST May 21 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153618326/Crash-Reports Three injured in Johnson accidentThree people sustained serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday in Johnson County. Wed, 20 May 2015 16:56:41 EST Rainy day work and play http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153620061/Rainy-day-work-and-play Two members of the Missouri Department of Transportation work to unclog a drain on the corner of Moniteau Avenue and Broadway Boulevard early Wednesday morning. Recent heavy rains throughout Pettis County have created problems with flooding on some... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:31:41 EST Club to host open house for summer program http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153621491/Club-to-host-open-house-for-summer-program The Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri will host an open house for its Summer Program on June 2. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:41:42 EST Local activities planned for Memorial Day http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153610801/Local-activities-planned-for-Memorial-Day Several Memorial Day events will take place this weekend and on Monday, including a annual picnic hosted at Liberty Park by the Sedalia Voiture 333, 40 & 8. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:26:44 EST Trio graduates from Project SEARCH program http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153556500/Trio-graduates-from-Project-SEARCH-program Three students were honored last Thursday night for graduating from Project SEARCH, a program that provides workplace and life skills training for special needs students. Wed, 20 May 2015 15:16:42 EST Boatright receives scholarship from Grow Ag Leaders http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153527091/Boatright-receives-scholarship-from-Grow-Ag-Leaders Applewood Christian School student Hannah Boatright has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, a new program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Boatright, of Sedalia, will attend the University of Missouri in the... Wed, 20 May 2015 15:16:41 EST Cowabunga summer fun http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153596832/Cowabunga-summer-fun With only one full day remaining in the school year, students at La Monte Elementary were looking for a fun way to pass their time. Thanks to their physical education teacher, Drew Burris, the students found a way to do just that. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:01:44 EST