Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:49:49 EST 1800 Dec. 22 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50905852/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. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:10:05 EST Community Calendar for Dec. 22 to Dec. 28 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/community-news-news/50897740/Community-Calendar-for-Dec.-22-to-Dec.-28 MONDAY10 a.m.: Show-Me Mad Tatters, University Extension Office Conference Room, 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 15:29:07 EST Smith-Cotton battles through Willard http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/50905358/Smith-Cotton-battles-through-Willard Both offenses struggled to break through the opposing defense in Saturday's W-K Shootout matchup between Smith-Cotton and Willard, but S-C was able to find the bottom of the net enough times late to get a 42-32 win. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:33:05 EST Tough third quarter costs Lady Tigers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/50905349/Tough-third-quarter-costs-Lady-Tigers A five-point halftime lead for the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers disappeared after scoring just four points in the third quarter of Saturday's W-K Shootout game against Pleasant Hill. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:03:04 EST Williams, Zimmerschied lead Panthers past Concordia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/sports/50897360/Williams-Zimmerschied-lead-Panthers-past-Concordia The Knob Noster boys basketball team beat Concordia 64-45 on Friday in Knob Noster.The Panthers jumped out to a 19-7 lead after one quarter and led 33-21 at halftime. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:04:08 EST Heating up http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbasketball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50897397/Heating-up Hot shooting from several different players sparked a late run as La Monte beat Northwest 62-40 at the W-K Shootout Friday at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:41:07 EST Northwest girls run past La Monte http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbasketball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50897379/Northwest-girls-run-past-La-Monte Mariah Harper scored 16 points — 10 in the fourth quarter alone — as the Northwest girls basketball team beat La Monte 39-24 in the W-K Shootout Friday at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:06:11 EST Dec. 20-21 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50897019/Crash-Reports Slick roads contribute to accidentA Sedalia man was injured in a single-vehicle accident when the car he was driving slid off the roadway early Thursday morning. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:12:06 EST Family ties at Sacred Heart Christmas Eve dinner http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50881602/Family-ties-at-Sacred-Heart-Christmas-Eve-dinner Christmas traditions can sometimes be found at the most unlikely places. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:49:07 EST Dec. 20-21 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50896759/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, 19 Dec 2014 16:39:04 EST Rabbit hunting is a lifetime sport http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/50897088/Rabbit-hunting-is-a-lifetime-sport I can't remember how old I was when I shot my first rabbit, but “not very” would be an accurate estimate. On the other hand, I have a sackful of memories of rabbit hunting while I was in high school. A semi-closed group of us got... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:31:09 EST Christmas light delight http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50881133/Christmas-light-delight The 2014 Christmas Lighting Contest winners were announced last week by Xi Beta Upsilon, chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, with the assistance of Mayor Stephen Galliher and the Sedalia City Council. Taking first place in the city's 34th annual contest... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:25:16 EST Camp Sacajawea to stay open in 2015 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50874587/Camp-Sacajawea-to-stay-open-in-2015 Although approval has been granted to the Sedalia and Pettis County Girl Scouts to keep Camp Sacajawea for another year, they are not out of the woods yet — they are looking to raise approximately $18,000 this year to repair the roof and... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:20:05 EST Ward 1 polling places merged http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50897001/Ward-1-polling-places-merged Sedalia voters should find it easier to locate their polling place following a consolidation in Sedalia Ward 1 announced Friday. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:10:08 EST Ranking holiday music favorites http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50896847/Ranking-holiday-music-favorites The “Christmas creep” is working its way deeper into the calendar. It bled through Thanksgiving long ago, and we're at the point now where I wouldn't be surprised to see Santa Claus out trick-or-treating on... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:18:06 EST Bahner birthday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays-community-news/50875046/Bahner Rose Bahner will celebrate her 90th birthday Dec. 15. She celebrated with family at the annual family reunion, hosted by her children, Sunday, Sept. 14 at Liberty Park.She was born Dec. 15, 1924, in Mora. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:18:13 EST Dec. 20-21 Birthdays http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/birthdays/50873653/BIRTHDAYS GehlkenMalva Gehlken will observe her 95th birthday Dec. 28.She was born Dec. 28, 1919, in Clarksburg. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:02:07 EST Sharing peace on Earth this season http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/church-community-news-lifestyle-religion-news/50881033/Sharing-peace-on-Earth-this-season In our world, we see war, riots, and conflicts on a daily basis in the news and sometimes in our own backyard. Yet, I am refreshed and hopeful around Christmas because it is a season of peace. We talk about “Peace on Earth” during this... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:57:05 EST Vansell-Hanson wedding http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-weddings/50873342/Vansell-Hanson Dana Marie Vansell, of Brookline, and Bradley Allan Hanson, of Hurley, were married at 1:10 p.m. Jan. 10, 2014, in Eureka Springs, Ark. The bride is the daughter of Jack and Katherine Vansell, of Sedalia. The groom is the son of Nels and Vali Hanson,... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:50:06 EST Music soothes through trying times http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50895267/Music-soothes-through-trying-times Regardless of its challenges, last Sunday reminded me that a day can be foreboding and yet uplifting. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:40:09 EST