The inauguration of President Barrack Obama was a momentous occasion as he was sworn in as America's first black president.Click here to see our coverage as it appeared on our website in January 2009.
During December of 2008, we ran a new feature with interactive mapping of local submissions to the Sedalia Christmas Lighting contest. Visit here to view this feature.
There can be no doubt that our nation has faced some tough economic times over the last few months. In November, we partnered with Rod's Hallmark to give people an opportunity to share what they were thankful as part of our Bounty of Thanks. Visit here to see the responses.
This February we started a feature called "Send a note to your sweetheart." The feature had a web form where people could write a note to their sweetheart received an email letting them know they could pick up their note on our site. Visit here to see these notes!
In December 2008, we partnered with local houses of worship to communicate the times and locations of their special Christmas worship services. The feature included a print and online component. Visit here to view this feature.
This December we took our annual Letters to Santa feature online with a web form for users to submit their own letter rather than mailing it in to our office. Visit here to view the letters children wrote from all over the community.
The inaugural address — the first speech given by a new president — is a piece of history.