Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:53:35 EST 1800 Large turn out at council Just two weeks after high tensions were directed at Sedalia City Councilmember Larry Stevenson during Good and Welfare, Sedalia residents came out in force for Monday's council meeting to voice their opinions on a variety of topics. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:02:11 EST League to host forum With the Nov. 4 general election just two weeks away, the Sedalia-Pettis County League of Women Voters is hosting a candidate forum Thursday to help educate voters. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:57:10 EST Oct. 20 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. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:38:18 EST Getting creative with cupcakes Food Network shows “Cupcake Wars” and “Chopped” are taking part in Smith-Cotton High School's Family and Consumer Science class curriculum. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:55:11 EST Council to update city flood hazard areas After an inspection earlier this year, the Sedalia City Council will vote to approve updating the city's flood hazard areas during today's meeting. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:38:12 EST Lillian Mae Newton Lillian Mae NewtonSEDALIA — Lillian Mae Newton, 79, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:13:12 EST Norma Ann Werneke Norma Ann WernekeNELSON — Norma Ann Werneke, 87, of rural Nelson, MO, died Friday, October 17, 2014, at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, KS. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:09:12 EST BEST Robotics at SFCC State Fair Community College hosted the fourth “Show-Me BEST” robotics competition Saturday at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Building on campus. Warrensburg High School student Kayla Yates removes her team's robot, “Happy... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:49:11 EST Community Calendar for Oct. 20 to 26 MONDAY10 a.m.: Show-Me Mad Tatters, University Extension Office Conference Room, 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:47:06 EST Goetze, Rubio lead Stover over Calvary Lutheran Stover opened its own soccer invitational with a 5-0 win over Calvary Lutheran on Friday.Brock Nolting and Ruben Rubio each scored twice and Garrett Goetze added a goal of his own in the win. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:49:06 EST Braverman receives alumni honor In addition to the football game, tailgate and dance, Smith-Cotton homecoming festitivies include the recognition of Dr. Alan Braverman, the 2014 Distinguished Alumni, as named by the Sedalia School District Foundation. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:25:10 EST Strong opposition for Amendment 3 Missouri voters will decide whether to implement teacher performance evaluations in the Nov. 4 general election with Amendment 3, an issue which has strong opposition and almost no supporters. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:44:06 EST Sedalia Symphony celebrates 80 years Celebrating 80 years of the longest continuous running symphony west of the Mississippi River, the Sedalia Symphony opens this season with the Liverpool Legends on Oct. 20. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:22:11 EST Tiger Pride hits Ohio Smith-Cotton High School Tigers wave to the crowd atop a perch on a Sedalia Fire Department firetruck during the 2014 Homecoming Parade in downtown Sedalia on Friday. The team was was set to face Center High School Yellowjackets Friday evening. For... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:17:07 EST Open Door offers many services Many people have heard of Open Door Benevolent Ministries, but Executive Director Jack Menges said not all Pettis County residents realize the services it offers. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:18:11 EST Wellingtons awarded for largest pumpkin Philip and Patricia Wellington, of Cole Camp, are the 2014 winners of the largest pumpkin in Missouri and second largest pumpkin in Missouri, along with largest squash and second largest squash and largest cantaloupe and second largest cantaloupe. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:28:15 EST Sculptor Ritter receives awards Western-themed sculptor Elizabeth Ritter, of La Monte, is showing a sculpture of a running bull, titled “Bodacious,” at the Hannibal Art Center in Hannibal. Ritter had a productive year, winning the 2013 Best of Show at the Columbia Art... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:27:16 EST Elliott-Moon anniversary Diann and Tim Steele, of Sedalia, and Denver and Debbi Brattain, of Knob Noster, announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Elliott (Brattain), to Nick Moon. He is the son of Pat and Lisa Moon, of Sedalia. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:24:12 EST Luper anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Dick Luper will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their daughters from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 at the Celebration Center in Sedalia. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:23:12 EST Bauml-Beckett engagement Don and Laura Bauml, of Warsaw, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Bauml, of Kansas City, to Luke Beckett, also of Kansas City. He is the son of Sam and Ana Beckett, of Kansas City. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:22:14 EST