Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:38:28 EST 1800 Love Run set for Haiti orphanage http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50534884/Love-Run-set-for-Haiti-orphanage Orphans in Caracol, Haiti will benefit from the Strong Tower Love Run, a 5K fundraiser Nov. 1. hosted at the Celebration Center in Sedalia. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:23:07 EST Oct. 22 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50536566/Crash-Reports Edwards man killed in crashAn Edwards man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday, Oct. 15 in Benton County. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:22:12 EST Benefit to aid breast cancer http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50536878/Benefit-to-aid-breast-cancer The Bothwell Regional Health Center Foundation will put the focus on fighting breast cancer this year as it kicks off a public fundraising campaign to raise $350,000 for the purchase of a 3D mammography machine. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:19:12 EST Large turn out at council http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50530271/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50528657/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50530063/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50529438/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 Community Calendar http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/50520521/Community-Calendar To have your event or meeting listed, send details to fbemiss@civitasmedia.com or call 826-1000 ext. 1481.TODAY Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:42:10 EST Council to update city flood hazard areas http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50524471/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50524693/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50524676/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50519818/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 Goetze, Rubio lead Stover over Calvary Lutheran http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/local-news-localsports-localsports1/50515143/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50517349/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50515876/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50471418/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50516614/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50515082/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50507877/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 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50512490/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