Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:21:11 EST 1800 Reunions http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50008069/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 5 injured in Sedalia crash http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/briefs-news/50038521/5-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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50038483/S-C-tops-state-show-choir COURTESY OF SEDALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT 200 Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Volunteers help clean up Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/50033892/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 Duty, Honor, Country http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50034451/Duty-Honor-Country Faith Bemiss | Democrat Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County preps tax holiday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50028130/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 Community Calendar for July 28 to Aug. 3 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/50034037/Community-Calendar-for-July-28-to-Aug.-3 MONDAYNoon: Sedalia Rotary Club, Best Western State Fair Inn, 3120 S. Limit Ave. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shipman anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/50022262/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50031277/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50024721/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/50008128/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/50008257/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/50008397/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-weddings/50009159/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 Gross-Staus engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/50008344/Gross-Staus-engagement Glenn and Beth Gross and Douglas and Teresa Borgman, all of Marshall, announce the engagement of their daughter, Alicia Danielle Gross, to Joshua Alan Staus, of Sedalia. He is the son of Michael and Gina Staus, of Sedalia. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Inmate still at large after escaping from Pettis County Jail http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50028215/Inmate-still-at-large-after-escaping-from-Pettis-County-Jail The Pettis County Sheriff's Office continued their search Friday morning for an inmate who escaped from the Pettis County Jail shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST When we sing … http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/church-lifestyle-religion/50022971/When-we-sing Why is it music is so important to so many in the church? I heard many years ago that singing is the closest we get to our deepest emotional levels. In fact, one of the hardest things for those who lose loved ones is to hear a favorite song or melody. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hartzler, Webb vie for GOP nod http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50027760/Hartzler-Webb-vie-for-GOP-nod Over the past few weeks the Democrat has profiled each of the candidates facing opposition in the Aug. 5 primary. In this look at Republican candidates in the race for U.S. Representative District 4 we will discuss health care, energy and federal... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST CLUB NOTES http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50028102/CLUB-NOTES Sedalia Duplicate Bridge Club Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fleet Reserve makes donation to veterans home http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50028124/Fleet-Reserve-makes-donation-to-veterans-home Show Me Branch 32 of the Fleet Reserve Association has decided to disband. The branch graciously donated $300 to the West Central Missouri Veterans Assistance League on July 24. Their donation will make them a bronze sponsor for the Run for Freedom... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST