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Council approves SPD, PCAD dispatch merger

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The Sedalia Police Department and the Pettis County Ambulance District will soon merge dispatch services after the agreement was approved during Monday’s Sedalia City Council meeting.The agreement allows PCAD to relocate its dispatching services within Pettis County, consolidating city and ambulance dispatch services. PCAD currently uses another provider for its dispatch services, but with this new agreement, those services will go through SPD at the Municipal Building.

 

Cole Camp beats Eldon in two sets

The Cole Camp volleyball team cruised past Eldon on Monday, 25-14, 25-8.Kaleena Logan had nine kills, two aces and five digs. Lauren Ballman had 10 assists and three kills. Alyssa Oelrichs had eight assists and two kills. Cameron Snell added five digs.The Bluebirds (10-4) will host La Monte today.

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Sept. 23 Crash Reports

ATV accident injures 1A Harrisonville teen was seriously injured in an ATV rollover accident in Benton County on Sunday, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.Brittney N. Bedsaul, 17, was driving southbound on Bent Tree Harbor at Elk Ridge Road at about 10:30 a.m. when she swerved to avoid another ATV, rolling several times and ejecting herself and a rider, Ava L. Weaver, 5, of Harrisonville.Bedsaul was transported to Research Med...

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Reece’s Automotive opens new facility

Reece Cooley, an automotive technician for over two decades, is a natural when it comes to working on vehicles, but what he loves most about the job is owning his business and working one-on-one with customers who become like family.After working from a small shop located on West 32nd Street, he recently built a new, larger shop located on Covered Bridge Road. The new, expanded Reece’s Automotive opened in August.“I was renting over on 32nd Street for 14 year...

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Proposed wind farm to moveMOUND CITY(AP) — A company that had planned to build the largest wind farm in Missouri near several wildlife areas has decided to look elsewhere because modifications needed to protect the area’s animals made it financially unworkable.Element Power, based in Oregon, had proposed erecting 84 to 188 wind turbines near Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge in Holt County and seven nearby conservative areas. The company, ...

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Council to mull dispatch merger

The Sedalia City Council will vote to approve an ordinance consolidating dispatch services between the Sedalia Police Department and the Pettis County Ambulance District during its meeting today.The agreement would allow PCAD to relocate its dispatching services within Sedalia/Pettis County and consolidates city and ambulance dispatch duties. The agreement will cost $173,019.52 for the first year and $93,408.52 for the second year and all years after, which will be paid by PCAD.

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CALENDARTo have your event or meeting listed, send details to fbemiss@civitasmedia.com or call 826-1000 ext. 1481.MONDAYNoon: Sedalia Rotary Club, Best Western State Fair Inn, 3120 S. Limit Ave.4 p.m.: Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, (TOPS) Chapter 102, Boonslick Regional Library, 219 W. Third St.6 p.m.: Mondays Cornerstone Celebrate Recovery. Bible-based twe...

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S-C soccer unbeaten in Jeff City

The Smith-Cotton soccer team went 3-0 at the Capital City Classic.After a 2-1 win over Ray-Pec on Friday, the Tigers beat Joplin 2-1 on Saturday with goals from Jordan Lawson and Carlos Aguirre.The Tigers beat Helias 3-0 in the final. Lawson scored in the 37th minute. Luke Guier added another in the 58th minute with an assist from Lawson. Roberto Ramirez scored in the 61st minute on a Johnathan Lopez assist.VOLLEYBALLThe Sacred Hear...

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UCM struggles with defending champs

The defending national champions limited Central Missouri’s offense to one rushing yard on Saturday as No. 1 Northwest Missouri State beat the Mules 37-15.UCM trailed 14-0 before Hayden Hawk found Justus McMullen for a 15-yard touchdown in the second quarter, but Northwest rattled off the next 17 points to pull away.The Mules completes 21 of 35 passes for 194 yards but never got the rushing attack going and saw eight drives end in punts.The Mules will ho...

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Revving up for Fireball Run

Approximately 100 Sedalians came out to support Ron Ditzfeld and Rick Yeager Friday evening at Fitter’s 5th Street Pub in downtown Sedalia, as they prep to leave for the 2014 Fireball Run event that fosters awareness of missing children.Sedalia Convention and Visitors Bureau Director of Marketing Carolyn Crooker said she was pleased with the turn out Friday, which included Sedalia Mayor Stephen Galliher, former Mayor Elaine Horn, Pettis County Presiding Commissioner John Meeh...

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Lady Tigers second at tournament

The Smith-Cotton volleyball team didn’t drop a set through pool play or the semifinal of the Smith-Cotton Invitational on Saturday, but could not hold a lead in either set of the championship match against Fatima, falling 25-16, 25-20.The Lady Tigers led 14-12 in the first set before Fatima came charging back, at one stretch scoring eight points in a row and finishing it off with a kill from Megan Werdehausen.

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Windsor runs over Sacred Heart to win 18-0

Windsor’s physicality and running game was too much for Sacred Heart during Saturday’s Homecoming game at Jennie Jaynes Stadium, as the Greyhounds shutout the Gremlins 18-0.The Greyhounds ran the ball for more than 200 yards, led by running back Luke Roberts with 97 yards. Quarterback Trenton Johnson added 55 and running back Tristen Terry ran for 54 yards.“We played hard,” said Windsor coach Dave Wanninger. “We have to cut out all the penal...

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S-C boys eke out XC win

Three S-C boys runners finishing within one second of each other helped Smith-Cotton edge Lone Jack by a single point to win the Smith-Cotton Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at Clover Dell Park.Irvin Zalpa and Jose Fernando finished seventh and eighth for the Tigers in 19:00 with Gavin Homan crossing the line in ninth place at 19:01.“I’m proud,” Zalpa said. “But I think we could have done a little bit better.”Smith-Cotton f...

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Turnovers cost Warsaw in loss to Eldon

WARSAW — Turnovers were costly Friday for Warsaw, as Eldon ran away with a 36-15 win.The Wildcats got within eight points late in the third quarter after Will Bunch found Bailey Jelinek for a 15-yard touchdown and Tommy Proctor caught a pass for the two-point conversion.The score was 23-15 Eldon, but Warsaw punted three times and turned it over once the rest of the game.“We just need to be more consistent,” said Warsaw coach Paul Thomas. R...

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Hoos pitches Tigers to win

Green Ridge beat Prairie Home 9-3 on Friday.Taylor Hoos pitched seven innings and struck out seven for the win.Justin McCarthy went 2 for 4 with two RBI at the plate for the Tigers. Tom Dove hit a triple and stole a base.Green Ridge scored two in the second, two more in the fifth and five in the sixth.Green Ridge (1-2) will face Bunceton on Tuesday.

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Smith-Cotton soccer beats Ray-Pec

The Smith-Cotton soccer team won the opening game of the Jefferson City Tournament, beating Ray-Pec 2-1 on Friday.Jonathan Lopez scored in the 11th minute assisted by Blake Grupe. Grupe scored on an assist by Roberto Ramirez in the 34th minute.

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Cole Camp cruises

The Cole Camp football team beat Sherwood 34-0 on Friday to improve to 5-0 on the season.Kyle Chamberlain got the scoring started with a 22 yard touchdown reception from Jaycob Schrader in the first quarter.In the second quarter, Schrader ran it in from two yards out to make it 14-0. Brandon Thoennes added a three-yard score just over a minute later. Cole Camp beat the halftime buzzer with an 11-yard pass from Schrader to Koby Knievel.Thoennes then added anoth...

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Turnovers cost Warsaw in loss to Eldon

The Wildcats got within eight points late in the third quarter after Will Bunch found Bailey Jelinek for a 15-yard touchdown and Tommy Proctor caught a pass for the two-point conversion.The score was 23-15 Eldon, but Warsaw punted three times and turned it over once the rest of the game.“We just need to be more consistent,” said Warsaw coach Paul Thomas. “Bailey played a heck of a game and I thought we played hard.”The Wildcats drove do...

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