Sedalia Democrat- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:31:37 EST 1800 The unselfish Mules http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50754820/The-unselfish-Mules WARRENSBURG — The UCM Mules basketball team got tested against Division III Westminster on Saturday, but the Mules kept putting numerous scoring weapons on the floor and it led to 91-68 win. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:00:10 EST Sedalia CEO named to Shooting Hall of Fame http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50711607/Sedalia-CEO-named-to-Shooting-Hall-of-Fame The Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association has announced Starline Brass and Barbara Hayden, president and CEO of Starline Brass, have been inducted into the CMSA Hall of Fame. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:27:04 EST Knob Noster falls to Clinton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports2-sports/50754974/Knob-Noster-falls-to-Clinton The Knob Noster Panthers dropped the first game of the boys basketball season 50-44 to Clinton on Tuesday. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:11:05 EST Trottin’ for fun http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50766171/Trottin-for-fun Some 500 Sedalians turned out Thanksgiving morning for the sixth annual Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk in support of the Children's Therapy Center. Participants used some pre-race cheers to get their blood pumping before setting off on the course... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:23:07 EST Officials hoping for better parade weather http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50764078/Officials-hoping-for-better-parade-weather After harsh winter weather forced the cancellation of last year's Christmas parade, Sedalia Chamber of Commerce officials are keeping their fingers crossed for better weather for the 2014 parade. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:44:11 EST Blanner birth announcement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-births-community-news/50755170/BIRTH Blanner Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:05:10 EST Salvation Army Kettle Campaign seeks volunteers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top/50754246/Salvation-Army-Kettle-Campaign-seeks-volunteers The Sedalia Salvation Army 2014 Red Kettle Campaign started early this year, and bell ringers will be in full swing today with additional volunteers needed. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:19:07 EST Rollins picks William Woods http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports2-sports/50758098/Rollins-picks-William-Woods Bailey Rollins has made her college choice official. Windsor's senior point guard will play basketball next year at William Woods. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:33:07 EST Leadership, role players key for SFCC http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50755312/Leadership-role-players-key-for-SFCC Heading into Friday and Saturday's Moberly Classic, the State Fair Community College Lady Roadrunners are 8-2. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:00:11 EST Nov. 27 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50760851/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, 26 Nov 2014 14:38:06 EST Local students talk turkey http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/50761892/Local-students-talk-turkey Students in the Sedalia School District 200 got a jump start on celebrating Thanksgiving with plenty of activities in several schools. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:51:28 EST Katy Depot accepting children’s books http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50753336/Katy-Depot-accepting-childrens-books The Katy Depot's Christmas Book Drive is underway and Terri Fowler, the Depots' children's program director, said she would be happy to receive 1,000 books. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:13:11 EST Decorating contest needs more entries http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50761224/Decorating-contest-needs-more-entries After last year's annual outdoor decoration contest was cancelled due to lack of participation, Mayor Steve Galliher is encouraging Sedalia residents to deck the halls and enter a friendly competition. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:53:11 EST Club names new director http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50761515/Club-names-new-director After serving as the interim executive director since August, Jessica Pyle has been named the new executive director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri, effective immediately. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:49:19 EST Nov. 27 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50760870/Crash-Reports Man injured in Pettis crashA Pilot Grove man sustained moderate injuries after a single-vehicle accident Tuesday in Pettis County. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:29:08 EST Sacred Heart girls fall in season opener http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50760224/Sacred-Heart-girls-fall-in-season-opener The Sacred Heart girls opened the basketball season with a 56-45 loss at Crest Ridge on Tuesday. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:43:14 EST Leeton takes down Stover http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/50760219/Leeton-takes-down-Stover Leeton moved to 2-0 on the season with a 56-36 win at home against Stover (0-1) on Tuesday.Dylan Swabby scored 19 of his game-high 21 points in the first half. Leeton took a 33-11 lead into the halftime break. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:41:08 EST Fast and furious http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1-sports/50754433/Fast-and-furious PILOT GROVE — Smithton's Drew Apsher and Pilot Grove's Mason Schlotzhauer combined to score 64 points in Tuesday's 81-77 win for Pilot Grove. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:21:06 EST Johnson scores 29 in Windsor win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports3-sports/50757879/Johnson-scores-29-in-Windsor-win Windsor beat Otterville 74-38 on Tuesday as 11 different players scored for the Greyhounds.Trenton Johnson led Windsor with 29 points. Jonathan Schuler added 11. Quintin Rainner was in double digits in rebounds for Windsor. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:12:08 EST Cole Camp pulls away from Osage http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports2-sports/50754945/Cole-Camp-pulls-away-from-Osage Cole Camp beat School of the Osage 58-47 on Tuesday.The Bluebirds led 28-22 at the half and outscored Osage 23-11 in the third quarter. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:09:05 EST