Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:38:44 EST 1800 S-C students conduct water tests http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/50911379/S-C-students-conduct-water-tests Cody Todd, right, takes down some data while fellow students Britney Parker, left, and Hollee Akers test a water sample for hardness and pH Wednesday in teacher Mona McCormack's environmental science class at Smith-Cotton High School. McCormack... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:33:05 EST All aboard the Polar Express http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/50911600/All-aboard-the-Polar-Express Sacred Heart Elementary Principal Jim Davis donned his conductor's hat Monday morning as he read “The Polar Express” to the SHS second graders aboard the train at Kehde's BBQ. The students wore their pajamas and ate doughnuts,... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:12:07 EST Two arrested on drug manufacturing charges http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50911434/Two-arrested-on-drug-manufacturing-charges Two Pettis County residents were arrested Dec. 16 on multiple drug charges after a domestic disturbance. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:33:06 EST S-C JROTC cadets visit veterans home http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/50911400/S-C-JROTC-cadets-visit-veterans-home Twenty-five Army JROTC Cadets from Smith-Cotton High School visited the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg on Dec. 19. The Cadets spent the afternoon singing Christmas carols to the veterans and giving them each a Christmas card. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:17:11 EST Senior Center looking to expand opportunities http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50909384/Senior-Center-looking-to-expand-opportunities Sedalia Senior Center officials are hoping to expand some existing programs in the upcoming months, as well as develop new activities for the new year. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:47:04 EST Smith-Cotton graduate gets Division II coaching job http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50910152/Smith-Cotton-graduate-gets-Division-II-coaching-job KEARNEY, Neb. – Sedalia native Joe Holtzclaw has been hired as the offensive line coach of the Nebraska-Kearney football team. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:47:03 EST Dec. 23 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50910038/Crash-Reports Man injured in Benton crashA Walnut Grove man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 2:10 p.m. Sunday in Benton County. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:35:05 EST Dec. 23 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50909698/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, 22 Dec 2014 14:31:07 EST Nutcracker magic http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50906073/Nutcracker-magic Katelyn Valtos, 7, and, Reese Twenter-Morris, 14, dance as the Sugar Plum Princess and Sugar Plum Fairy in the Land of Sweets during Studio A's presentation of “Suite Dreams the Tale of the Nutcracker” Sunday afternoon at the Heckart... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:40:05 EST Warsaw Knights to host annual Christmas dinner http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50905661/Warsaw-Knights-to-host-annual-Christmas-dinner For more than 20 years, the Warsaw Knights of Columbus have provided a Christmas meal that allows the community to come together to celebrate. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:53:09 EST Green Ridge comes up short in Jefferson City Shootout http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50907141/Green-Ridge-comes-up-short-in-Jefferson-City-Shootout Green Ridge outscored Harrisburg by seven in the second half of Saturday's game in the Jefferson City National Guard Shootout, but it wasn't enough as Harrisburg won 62-57. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:12:11 EST Sacred Heart girls fall to Santa Fe http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50907130/Sacred-Heart-girls-fall-to-Santa-Fe Sacred Heart fell behind early and couldn't recover as it lost 58-39 to Santa Fe on Saturday in the W-K Shootout. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:10:08 EST Gremlins roll in W-K Shootout http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50907117/Gremlins-roll-in-W-K-Shootout The Sacred Heart Gremlins finished the first part of the 2014-15 season strong with a 69-26 win over Santa Fe on Saturday in the W-K Shootout. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:09:08 EST Shooting suspect questioned and released http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50906782/Shooting-suspect-questioned-and-released A suspect is still not in custody for Thursday's armed robbery and shooting at a downtown Sedalia business, but Sedalia Police Department officers questioned and released a suspect this weekend. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:55:05 EST 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 Nutcracker Ballet slide show http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50906834/Nutcracker-Ballet-slide-show Democrat reporter Faith Bemiss has assembled a slide show of Studio A's “Suite Dreams The Tale of the Nutcracker” presented at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Smith-Cotton High School's Heckart Performing Arts Center. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 18:38:07 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