Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 03:57:47 EST 1800 Dirt Road Addiction goes Royal Local band Dirt Road Addiction has a summer filled with activity and they have achieved royal status with a gig this fall. The band has been invited to play at a Kansas City Royals baseball game at Kauffman Stadium Sept. 26 on Fan Appreciation... Thu, 28 May 2015 23:01:44 EST Versatile Bombers The Sedalia Bombers season starts today with a road game against Chillicothe, but there are still several question marks around what the lineup will look like early in the season. Thu, 28 May 2015 20:06:44 EST May 29 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. Thu, 28 May 2015 18:26:42 EST Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival set for next week Ragtime music will soon fill the streets of downtown Sedalia, as the annual Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival is set to begin Wednesday and continue through Saturday. Thu, 28 May 2015 18:26:41 EST Tigers staying focused ahead of state meet For six members of the Smith-Cotton track and field team, Friday and Saturday are busy days this week. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:31:43 EST Surf’s up at Liberty Park Pool Paul Ford is in mid-flight before his successful completion of a back flip off the diving board at Liberty Park Pool Thursday afternoon. The pools in Sedalia opened Tuesday due to rainy weather over the Memorial Day weekend, according to Rachel... Thu, 28 May 2015 15:41:42 EST Sedalia PD releases photos of captivity box The Sedalia Police Department has released photos of the box Sandra Sutton was kept in by James B. Horn Jr. at his residence in the 800 block of East 15th Street in Sedalia. The photos show the homemade plywood box contained a sleeping bag and reading... Thu, 28 May 2015 15:16:44 EST May 29 Crash Reports Boonville man injured in accidentA Boonville man sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 10:49 p.m. Wednesday in Morgan County. Thu, 28 May 2015 14:06:41 EST Shepard named to Who’s Who at UCM WARRENSBURG — Recognized for academic achievement as well as leadership and involvement in campus groups and organizations, Tyler Shepard was named to Who's Who at the University of Central Missouri. Thu, 28 May 2015 12:36:41 EST Mustangs gallop into semifinals HUGHESVILLE — The Northwest baseball team is heading to the state semifinal after a 12-6 win over Macon County in the Class 1 quarterfinal on Wednesday. Wed, 27 May 2015 21:51:41 EST Wildcats advance to semifinals Warsaw baseball is headed to the Class 3 semifinals after a 5-2 win Wednesday against Summit Christian Academy. Wed, 27 May 2015 21:36:43 EST Bombers determining pitchers’ roles Sedalia Bombers baseball makes its return to town Saturday with a home-opener against Chillicothe.Bombers' fans will recognize some of the pitchers, but many will be new this summer. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:06:41 EST VanWinkle hosts March against Meth Overcoming methamphetamine addiction isn't easy, but Brendan VanWinkle, of Sedalia, is making headway with his faith in God and with several planned March against Meth events. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:36:41 EST May 28 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. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:06:42 EST Child Safe competing for $25K grant$25K-grant Child Safe of West Central Missouri Inc. employees are usually the ones helping the community, but this week they are asking for a little assistance. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:56:42 EST A legacy of public art For all of his adult life, Thomas Piche has been fascinated with art. His love for the subject matter may have begun as a small child, but for the last 36 years, he has devoted his life to acquiring and displaying works of art for the... Wed, 27 May 2015 15:36:43 EST May 28 Crash Reports Lee's Summit woman dies in Johnson crashA Lee's Summit woman died in a two-vehicle accident at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in Johnson County. Wed, 27 May 2015 15:36:42 EST SMS hosts final band concert Sedalia Middle School instrumental music students performed in their final concert of the school year May 12 in the auditorium at Smith-Cotton Junior High. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:36:41 EST Missouri State Fair Revs Up for Motorsports Action The 2015 Missouri State Fair is revving up for a great variety of motorsports action in the Pepsi Grandstand including the High Roller Classic Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car National Tour Series, closing out the Fair on Sunday, Aug. 23. Wed, 27 May 2015 13:26:41 EST Mustangs beat Northeast Vernon in sectional A six-run fourth inning helped the Northwest Mustangs to a 12-1 win over Northeast Vernon County on Tuesday in the Class 1 sectional in Walker. Tue, 26 May 2015 21:31:41 EST