The Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education voted unanimously to issue a Request for Proposal seeking a construction manager who would oversee the “planning, design and construction of a new stadium project” to replace Jennie Jaynes Stadium during their regular meeting Monday night.
Members of the Patriot Guard will take over the Missouri State Fairgrounds during the Missouri Patriot Guard Summer Rally, set for Saturday.
Sedalia Director of Public Works Bill Beck, right, speaks to Sedalia City Council members, city staff and their guests Monday evening at the Southeast Wastewater Plant during a citywide tour of public works facilities that included stops at the plant, the city maintenance shop, the street department and the compost site. City Administrator Gary Edwards said the tour, the first in a series planned through the summer, are meant to serve as a briefing for council members. “This is a way to demonstrate what is going on with city government and how we do our job,” Edwards said. During the stop at the wastewater plant, one of three that serve Sedalia, Beck detailed some $5 million in upgrades at the facilities including emergency power generators, new air circulation blowers and an ultraviolet light water treatment system.
An autopsy performed on a body found in Grand River near Urich in Henry County shows the victim died of a gunshot wound.
Downtown Sedalia teemed with ragtime music this week.
There are performers who are young and old at the Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival, and the youngest performed Thursday at the Katy Depot.
The Scott Joplin International Ragtime Festival officially roared back to life on Wednesday with a spirited two-hour concert at State Fair Community College.
Friends, peers and community members gathered at Parkview Christian Church on Sunday to bid farewell to majors Mark and Sue Haslett after their collective 37 years with the Salvation Army.
Darren Ross, right, and his wife, Phyllis, lay the wreath to honor military personnel who died during the Korean War as part of last year's Memorial Day ceremony at Crown Hill Cemetery.
Sedalia Public Works Director Bill Beck accompanies himself on the guitar and harmonica as he performs a trio of spirituals for the small group at Hubbard Park.
Calvin Pritchard, 13, a seventh grader at Smith-Cotton Junior High School, performs three solos on his trombone with a music track from a CD to back him up during the Sedalia Heritage Day lunch at Hubbard Park.
Ida Shobe got a chance to ride in style in the rumble seat of a Ford Model T Roadster owned and driven by Jim Edwards.
Debra Kelly, of Sedalia, performs her own A cappella composition,"Hear me Children" during the lunch.
Arthur C Sims III, 8, drives one of his family's tractors, a 1943 John Deere H, in the Sedalia Heritage Day parade Saturday on South Ohio Avenue. The Horace Mann Elementary School third-grader has been driving tractors for several years and participates in tractor pulls said his father, Arthur Sims Jr., behind the boy. Event organizer, Terry Cockrell, said the Sedalia Heritage Day is a "spin-off of the city's centennial celebration". Last year's celebration involved a block party and car show, Cockrell said, and this year it is a downtown parade followed by a lunch at Hubbard Park with free entertainment and food. "We wanted to provide the community with an event where they are appreciated, it's not east side or west side, it is their own event," he said.