Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:12:21 EST 1800 A new look, thanks to you http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/304156/A-new-look-thanks-to-you The Sedalia Democrat is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July 22 crash reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/303794/July-22-crash-reports Sedalia woman injured in accidentA Sedalia woman was injured in an accident at 12:18 a.m. Friday in the 2900 block of West Broadway Boulevard. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July 22 police reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/303732/July-22-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, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/301534/Community-Calendar CALENDARTo have your event or meeting listed, send details to fbemiss@civitasmedia.com or call 826-1000 ext. 222.TODAY Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Driskell sworn in as Ward 2 councilmember http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/304578/Driskell-sworn-in-as-Ward-2-councilmember Ward 2 of the Sedalia City Council now has two councilmembers again after long-time Sedalia resident Russell Driskell was sworn in during Monday's meeting. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Portion of Meyers Road closed for bridge repair http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/305680/Portion-of-Meyers-Road-closed-for-bridge-repair The Pettis County Highway Department closed Meyers Road at the Flat Creek Bridge south of Upton Road at 4 p.m. Monday. The department is working on bridge repair and, weather permitting, it is expected to reopen Aug. 1. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Heat is back in full force, officials say ‘keep it cool’ http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/302719/Heat-is-back-in-full-force-officials-say-keep-it-cool As meteorologists expect the mercury to near the triple digit range today, Pettis County Health Department officials would like to remind the public to keep cool and that several community resources are available. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Green Ridge homicides remain unsolved one year later http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/303067/Green-Ridge-homicides-remain-unsolved-one-year-later Despite the passage of a year since two people were murdered and their bodies burned to conceal the still unsolved homicide, the daughter and sister of the victims said the pain is a daily reminder that someone knows what happened and is refusing to... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sedalia’s guitar doctors repair musicians precious stringed instruments http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/301856/Sedalias-guitar-doctors-repair-musicians-precious-stringed-instruments Luthier Eron Harding and Steve Cox, owners of Backwood's Guitar LLC, are finding they are fast becoming the musician's friend and on-call 911 doctors for all sort of stringed instrument repair. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council to fill vacant Ward 2 seat http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/5320745/Council-to-fill-vacant-Ward-2-seat The Sedalia City Council will once again have eight councilmembers if council votes to approve Mayor Steve Galliher's recommendation to fill the Ward 2 seat during its meeting today. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST League of Women Voters to host Candidate Fair on Tuesday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/5324643/League-of-Women-Voters-to-host-Candidate-Fair-on-Tuesday The Sedalia-Pettis County League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a Candidates' Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shelter House No. 3 on the north side of Liberty Park. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Memorial Powwow hosted 24th season this weekend http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/5323660/Memorial-Powwow-hosted-24th-season-this-weekend Faith Bemiss | Democrat Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man in hospital after petty theft attempt goes wrong http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/5324933/Man-in-hospital-after-petty-theft-attempt-goes-wrong While few details are available as Sedalia Police are just beginning their investigation, a local man was transported to University Hospital in Columbia late Saturday after allegedly being assaulted by two men he was allegedly trying to steal... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar for July 21 to July 27 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/5318759/Community-Calendar-for-July-21-to-July-27 MONDAY 10 a.m.: Show-Me Mad Tatters, University Extension Office Conference Room, 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July 19-20 crash reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/5323331/July-19-20-crash-reports Man injured in Benton CountyAn Urich man was injured in an accident at 8:54 a.m. Thursday in Benton County. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST July 19-20 police reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/5317983/July-19-20-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. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Runway construction has begun at Sedalia Regional Airport http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/5310300/Runway-construction-has-begun-at-Sedalia-Regional-Airport Construction on Sedalia Regional Airport's main runway began in the beginning of July, and Director John Evans said it's time for some much needed maintenance. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Luetjen recalls role in race to the Moon http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/5316830/Luetjen-recalls-role-in-race-to-the-Moon H.H. Luetjen knows exactly where he was 45 years ago Sunday when, along with some 600 million of his fellow earthlings, he heard those fateful words broadcast live from the surface of the moon by Apollo 11 astronaut Neil... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST “Paperworks” exhibit opens at LCAA http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/5294950/Paperworks-exhibit-opens-at-LCAA “Paperworks,” an art-on-paper exhibition by Sedalians Matt Clouse and Damon Freed, opened July 10 at the Liberty Center Association for the Arts. The men's pieces demonstrate contrasting styles from Clouse's smaller framed... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Arbeiter to stand trial in Clay County http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/5318870/Arbeiter-to-stand-trial-in-Clay-County Judge Larry D. Harman granted murder suspect Joseph F. Arbeiter a change of venue to the Seventh Judicial Court, Clay County, during a hearing Friday afternoon as prosecutors indicated the State's intent to seek the death... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST