NEWS


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Trump sworn in as president
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Jan. 20 Police Reports
Missouri State Chorale to perform at presidential inauguration

Missouri State Chorale to perform at presidential inauguration

Missourians watching Friday’s presidential inauguration ceremony may recognize the name of one of the musical groups performing, as the Missouri...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Harbor Freight Tools coming to Sedalia

Harbor Freight Tools coming to Sedalia

Sedalians will soon have a new retail option for purchasing tools.Harbor Freight Tools has announced it will open in mid-March at 1705 W. Broadway Blv...

January 18th, 2017 |  


State Fair Community College sees significant cut in state funding

State Fair Community College sees significant cut in state funding

State Fair Community College officials are determining how they will deal with a substantial mid-year budget cut by the state.Gov. Eric Greitens cut m...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Jan. 18 Police Reports

Jan. 18 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 cont...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Candidate filing closes for April municipal election

Candidate filing closes for April municipal election

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to include additional information about Village of Hughesville candidates that was not made availab...

January 17th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


Sedalia Police Department testing license plate recognition system

Sedalia Police Department testing license plate recognition system

The Sedalia Police Department is testing a new license plate recognition system in hopes of eventually purchasing the system for its officers.SPD Cmdr...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


10:40 pm
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Nixa tops Lady Tigers, 59-45
Williams’ 23 points leads Smith-Cotton over Hogan Prep, 64-53, to open McDonald’s Classic

Williams’ 23 points leads Smith-Cotton over Hogan Prep, 64-53, to open McDonald’s Classic

Smith-Cotton overcame an 11-point deficit with an effective press defense and a 23-point performance from Kiara Williams to open the S-C/McDonald̵...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Prep Roundup, Jan. 19

COLLEGE WOMEN’S BASKETBALLState Fair Community College 67, Moberly Area Community College 65Alexis Cowan, Region 16 Division I Player of the Wee...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Smith-Cotton Tigers claim West Central Conference wrestling title

Smith-Cotton Tigers claim West Central Conference wrestling title

Defeating Nevada, O’Hara and Warrensburg, Smith-Cotton wrestling captured its second consecutive West Central Conference championship — an...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Prep Roundup, Jan. 18

HIGH SCHOOLBOY’S BASKETBALLSacred Heart 78, Stover 46The Gremlins picked up win No. 10 Tuesday with a 78-46 victory over Stover in Sedalia.Trent...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Smithton explodes early, smother La Monte 75-32 at home

Smithton explodes early, smother La Monte 75-32 at home

Smithton boy’s basketball outclassed La Monte in size, depth and basketball moxie Tuesday in a 75-32 victory at home.Against the Tigers’ r...

January 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Clark-Grumke engagement
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Koch-Kelchner engagement
Koch-Kelchner engagement

Koch-Kelchner engagement

Alan and Carol Koch, of Lee’s Summit, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lacy Koch, of Valley Park, to Garrett Kelchner, of Shrewsberry....

January 20th, 2017 |  


POPULAR BOOKS

Boonslick Regional Library Popular Books for Jan. 17Fiction: “Never Never,” by James Patterson and Candice Fox.“Ring of Fire,”...

January 20th, 2017 updated: January 20th, 2017. |  


BRL2Go Outreach Service Schedule

Boonslick Regional LibraryMonday:La Monte R-IV School.La Monte Senior Housing.La Monte Bristol Manor.Wednesday: Drop site, Cole Camp Senior Center (op...

January 20th, 2017 |  


BIRTHDAYS

BrownJacqueline Brown will observe her 85th birthday Jan. 26.She was born Jan. 26, 1932, in Schushing, Oklahoma.Jacqueline is married to the Morris &#...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Olsen West begins wellness program

Olsen West begins wellness program

On Nov. 7, 2016, Kindred At Home, number one provider of post acute care, launched “Step On It” at Olsen West Apartments.Kindred At Home, ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


8:21 pm |    
Pockets galore

Alzheimer’s gains must continue

Dear Editor,The Senate will soon hold hearings to determine who the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be. President Trump has nom...

January 18th, 2017 |  


1917: Lona Theater opens

1917: Lona Theater opens

On Sunday, Aug. 8, 1917, the Sedalia Democrat announced the opening on Thursday, Aug. 12, of “Sedalia’s magnificent and pretty amusement p...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Inclement weather not a time to panic

Inclement weather not a time to panic

Being a meteorologist is probably difficult sometimes.On one hand, you want to provide sufficient warning when a severe weather event is likely to occ...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Rant on rental ordinance

I just read the Democrat front page article landlords against ordinance. Many arguments made by the LSA are laughable at best. We own our house outrig...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Health care directives help families

Health care directives help families

Over the past couple of months, I have worked with several clients regarding the same thing: A health care directive. This is a newer, fancier name fo...

January 13th, 2017 |  


That hoppy sweater

That hoppy sweater

Editor’s Note: This is the second of three columns about Jack Miller’s memoriesThe amazing thing is, that I didn’t get a permanent r...

January 13th, 2017 |  


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