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Smith-Cotton instructor places third at MSU show
Smith-Cotton High School art instructor Josh Heimsoth has ceramic work included in a juried art show at Missouri State University in … Read More
Photo: Smith-Cotton JROTC Cadet of the Month
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Police Reports Oct. 30
This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not … Read More
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Green Ridge Elementary Honor Roll

The following students were recently named to the Green Ridge Elementary Honor Roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year.

Green Ridge Presbyterian to host Lord’s Acre Sale

Green Ridge Presbyterian Church will host a Lord’s Acre Sale at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Green Ridge Recreation Center. A meal will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. with an auction at 5:30 p.m. …

Sedalia Police investigating suspicious death

The Sedalia Police Department is investigating the suspicious death of two males.
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S-C soccer celebrates milestone, defeats Ozark in finale

After acknowledging 200 career wins for Smith-Cotton head coach Ethan Weller, the Tigers quickly went to work on No. 201.
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Bothwell Board of Trustees meets with legislators

The Bothwell Regional Health Center Board of Trustees met with state legislators during its monthly meeting Tuesday night. Those in attendance included District 28 state Sen. Sandy Crawford, …

BigIron Realty introduces new real estate agent

BigIron Realty has announced Justin Hubbs as its newest real estate agent.

Livestock market report Oct. 27

Windsor livestock auction market report Receipts, 1,482 HD; 11% cows. Compared to last week, yearling steers and heifers sold mostly steady to $5 higher, with new crop calves selling $3 to $5 …

Real Estate Transactions Oct. 27

Oct. 13 Doug Miesner, Kelly Miesner, Duane Miesner, Patrick Meisner, Dennis Meisner, Dale Meisner and Barbara Meisner to Danreedy Inc., Southwest Village Tract A, lot 9, block 12. Kenneth E. …

Historic Pettis County farm transforms into gift marketplace

For Tiffany Bryant and her mother, Linda Hazell, love of family and an appreciation for their heritage run deep.

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Crash Reports Oct. 29

Woman injured in single-vehicle accident A Warrensburg woman was injured in an accident at 12:29 a.m. Tuesday in Benton County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Sarah D. …

Police Reports Oct. 29

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 …

Crash Reports Oct. 28

Two injured in three-vehicle crash Two individuals were injured in a crash at 8:15 a.m. Monday in Saline County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Loren K. Garrett, 25, of …

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Photo: RE/MAX of Sedalia donates to Meals on Wheels

We invite readers to submit photos for “Community Snapshot,” which features images of local residents and events. Images must be current, in JPEG format and must be the property of the …

Photo: Tyson Foods donates to Community Café

We invite readers to submit photos for “Community Snapshot,” which features images of local residents and events. Images must be current, in JPEG format and must be the property of the …

Moose Lodge to host Trunk or Treat

The Sedalia Moose Lodge  No. 1494 will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30. There will be treats, hot dogs, drinks, firetrucks and more. Everyone is welcome.

Community Calendar for Oct. 25 through Oct. 31

To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to fbemiss@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000 ext.1481.

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Pastor's Pulpit: God has a plan, we need to trust Him

What is a Christian to think or do when it comes to an election like we are facing in America? If you are anything like me you will be glad when it is finally over and the results are in. I’ve already voted and feel confident about my choices. How about you? Will you get out and vote thereby letting your conviction count? It is our distinct privilege in America to vote our conscience and conviction.

George L. Faulhauber, public servant

During the 19th century, much of society was guided by the idea that those who had been blessed with intelligence, skills, or social status were obligated to use their skills and position to better …

Voting is crucial to protecting freedoms

Because this is my last opportunity to write before the general election, I would like to share with you something that happened to me this week that might make more sense to those who are still on …
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For many high school students, a summer job means extra cash for fun or saving for college or a big purchase. For five students from the area, their summer job experience served as a rite of passage …
The influenza (H1N1) pandemic of 1918 and 1919 was the most deadly flu outbreak in history, killing up to 50 million people worldwide. In the United States, where it ultimately killed around 675,000 …
For Dr. Misty Todd, who grew up on a farm about 10 miles outside of LaGrange, Missouri, population 900, getting to practice medicine as a new physician in Cole Camp, population 1,200, is a dream …
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, however, for one Green Ridge man, prostate cancer has been on his mind nearly every day for the last few years.Steve Manion, 69, is a Navy veteran who …
The Bothwell Foundation will host its sixth biennial benefit Nov. 7 with the theme, “Masquerade A Night in Disguise.” While there will be familiar activities and a singular fundraising goal, this …
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