Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:08:33 EST 1800 SCHS art teacher fired-up about kiln Smith-Cotton High School art teacher Michael Shukers has spent the better part of his summer constructing a raku pottery kiln to share with youth and others in the community, hoping to foster a better understanding of the creative process of creating... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mitchell files for Division 6 seat Longtime Sedalia Municipal Court Judge Deborah Mitchell will officially seek to move to the Associate Circuit Court of Pettis County as Division 6 Judge, upon filing for the general election as an independent candidate Monday afternoon at the... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jail escapee has lengthy record Although he was currently awaiting trial on the “non-violent” offenses of fraudulent use of a credit card, a man who escaped the Pettis County Jail late Thursday night and is still at large as of Monday has a prior record of assault, drug... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Portion of West Main Street closed for repairs The Pettis County Highway Department has closed a portion of West Main Street for chip sealing of the road. The affected area will include the roadway from the RV Park entrance to Oak Grove Lane. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hedge Apple Drive will close for culvert replacement Hedge Apple Drive, between Whitney Drive and Murphy Lane, will be closed starting today and will reopen at 5 p.m. Thursday. The bridge crew will be installing a culvert. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Coalition to host baby shower The Pettis County Breastfeeding Coalition, in partnership with the Pettis County Health Center, is hosting a Community Baby Shower in conjunction with World Breastfeeding Week that runs Aug. 1-7. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reunions U.S.S. Missouri ReunionThe U.S.S. Missouri (BB-63) Association is a nonprofit organization made up of sailors, marines, officers and midshipmen that have served aboard this famous battleship. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar for July 28 to Aug. 3 TODAYNoon: Sedalia Rotary Club, Best Western State Fair Inn, 3120 S. Limit Ave. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers help clean up Sedalia Sedalia community members and volunteers from Whiteman Air Force Base spent their Saturday morning trying to make Sedalia look a little nicer. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 5 injured in Sedalia crash 5 injured in Sedalia crashFive Sedalia teens were injured in a single car accident early Sunday morning in Pettis County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST S-C tops state show choir COURTESY OF SEDALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Duty, Honor, Country Faith Bemiss | Democrat Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County preps tax holiday In an effort to make purchasing back to school supplies more affordable for parents and to encourage additional retail sales, the Pettis County Commission will continue its participation in the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shipman anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Shipman will celebrate their 30th anniversary July 27.John Shipman and Donita Ephland were married July 27, 1984, at Christ the King Church in Kansas City. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Driskell joins city council Ward 2 It's been almost a week since Russell Driskell was sworn in as the newest member of the Sedalia City Council, and the life-long resident said he's ready to give back to his hometown. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Little Red Hen bakes bread Linda Pospisil, of Sedalia, has loved baking all her life, and it comes naturally, passed down from the Klein side of her family — German immigrants who settled in this area in 1852. She loves it so much she's stared her own little baking... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Solomon anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Solomon, of Sedalia, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hopkins anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hopkins will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m., hosted by their children, on Aug. 2 at the Lamine Baptist Church, 7538 Swinging Bridge Dr. in Pilot Grove. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Squires-Bailey engagement Mark and Debra Mitchell, of Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina Squires, of Sedalia, to Eddie Bailey, also of Sedalia. He is the son of Dencil and Debra Bailey, of Sedalia. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Samson-Dillon wedding Sara D. Samson and Dalton M. Dillon were married at 6 p.m. April 4, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Houstonia. The bride is the daughter of Phillip Samson and Becky Samson, both of Versailles. The groom is the son of Terri Dillon, of Houstonia,... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST