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SAFM enters fall season

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Sedalia Area Farmers Market end-of-season countdown has begun — with only five to six weeks left in the market season visitors will find an assortment of fall vegetables, flowers and also baked goods.On Tuesday vendors such as Jean Schwartz, of Cole Camp, and Chantel Neal, of Leeton, were setting up their displays featuring pumpkins, squash, fall flowers and vegetables.Schwartz, owner of Show Me Produce, had a supply of heirloom Long Island Cheese pumpkins selling for $7. She said the pumpkins were great to eat but were beautiful enough for a fall display. During the the last of the season, that will end Friday Oct. 31, she will be bringing acorn squash, lettuce, kale, pea shoots, peppers and tomatoes and also her heirloom Thelma Sanders squash.


Sept. 17 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 contain statements from all parties involved in each case.Sedalia Police DepartmentArrestsSept. 151:37 p.m.: Susan A. Gray, 50, of the 600 block of East 17th Street, was arrested near the intersection of West Third Street and South Kentucky Avenue on charg...

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Sept. 17 Crash Reports

Man injured avoiding deerA Warrensburg man sustained moderate injuries after losing control of his vehicle trying to avoid a deer in the road, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.James E. Metcalf, 52, was driving northbound on state Route FF, south of County Road 625, at about 11 a.m. Monday when he swerved to avoid the deer, traveled off the left side of the road, struck a ditch and overturned.Metcalf was transported to Western...

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Cole Camp keeps pace

Cole Camp remained unbeaten on Friday. Unfortunately, so did everybody else.The Bluebirds got three touchdowns and 219 rushing yards from Brandon Thoennes in a 52-7 win over Fayette to improve to 4-0, but wins by South Callaway, Hallsville, Higginsville and St. Paul Lutheran mean there are still five unbeaten teams in Class 2, District 7.There is little room to manoeuvre in the district standings with South Callaway in first with 51.86 points, the Bluebirds and Hallsvill...

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Sacred Heart to celebrate homecoming this weekend

While it seems like the school year just started, it’s already time to celebrate homecoming at Sacred Heart School this weekend, including the second annual homecoming parade.The Sacred Heart Gremlins will be taking on the Windsor Greyhounds at Jennie Jaynes Stadium at 7 p.m. Saturday, but the festivities begin Friday afternoon at the school, starting with a pep rally at 1:15 p.m. The students will be participating in Red and White Day, decked out with their best Gremlin gear...

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Nine teams still unbeaten in PKSA

Two games into the season for most teams, nine remain undefeated among the six divisions in the Paul Klover Soccer Association.Phillips Automotive is the lone 2-0 team in the U-17 girls division. Arnwine Electric and Heartland Paintless Dent Repair are each 1-1.In the U-17 boys division, Rock Ball Ford and Simmons Bank are both 2-0. Southwest Storage is in third place at 1-1.Bryant Motors and M&M Engraving are tied for the lead in the U-12 girls division at 1-...

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Otterville I.O.O.F. Cemetery Walk this Saturday

The third annual I.O.O.F. Otterville Cemetery Walk will be hosted this Saturday, said Jeff Page, president of the cemetery board.Visitors will tour the cemetery beginning at 3 p.m., stopping to view historical grave sites whose occupants will be portrayed by various actors. The actors, in costume, will provide a glimpse of the person’s life and history. While there is no official cost for the tour, freewill donations from the event go toward the upkeep and maintenance of the ...

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Pettis GOP to open election headquarters

The Pettis County Republican Party will host a ribbon cutting at its general election headquarters on Friday.Pettis GOP County Chairwoman Karla Young said the public is invited to join elected officials and prospective candidates at the event, set to begin at 10:30 a.m. at the party’s new headquarters at West 16th Street and State Fair Boulevard (just behind Kmart).Following the ribbon cutting, party officials will serve hot dogs, chips and drinks, from 11 a.m. to ...

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Health care loans a good start

It’s not uncommon to carry a whole lot of debt.Mortgages, credit card bills, and outstanding balances from the bookie down the street who seemed distressingly enthusiastic about breaking our kneecaps — a lot of us are scheduled to give some of our money to someone else in the foreseeable future.But you might not know that the primary cause of personal bankruptcy has nothing to do with expensive physical possessions: Health care costs, more than any other seri...

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Remembering a self-made man

The self-made man, one who rose from poverty to riches, came to be a popular hero in the late 19th century. Glorified in fiction by Horatio Alger and parodied by Mark Twain, the young man who demonstrated a strong work ethic and remarkable honesty could achieve wealth and social prominence.The Portrait and Biographical Record of Johnson and Pettis County published in 1895 provides a factual account of the life of James F. Mitchell, who “commenced life empty handed and has won...

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S-C jv football comes up short

The Smith-Cotton JV football team advanced to the eight yard line with a half minute to play, but watched a fourth down pass fall incomplete Monday night in a 20-14 loss to Pleasant Hill at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.The game was tied at 14-14 with 1:48 to play when Pleasant Hill took the lead on a Noah Burton 5-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Dalton Bach. The Roosters tried the same slant pass play on the 2-point attempt, but S-C’s defense stopped Burton short of the go...

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Knob Noster falls to Oak Grove

The Knob Noster volleyball team fell 25-15, 25-12 to Oak Grove on Monday.Michala Ellis had two kills for the Lady Panthers. Jill Morgan had a kill, five digs and two aces. Sevannaugh Aquino had five digs. Holly Chabotte had three assists, three digs and three aces. Taylor Kuhlman four kills. Sirius Sparks had a kill, seven assists and two digs. Kayla Kuhlman had four kills, two blocks, an assist, two digs and an ace. Leighah Aquino had a kill and seven digs.Oak Grove won...

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Green Ridge beats Osceola

Green Ridge beat Osceola 25-12, 26-24 in volleyball on Monday.BreAnna Peck had six kills and eight digs. Vanessa Hardy had nine assists. Libby Dove had four blocks. Molly Turner and Sam Unkel each had two aces.Osceola won the junior varsity match 25-18, 25-17.Green Ridge (7-4-1) will visit Stover on Tuesday.

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Pilot Grove baseball beats Green Ridge 5-3

Pilot Grove beat Green Ridge 5-3 on Monday on the strength of 5 2-3 innings of two-hit, seven strikeout ball from Regan Meisenheimer. Brady Rentel came out to close the game for Pilot Grove.Justin McCarthy allowed six hits in 4 2-3 innings on the mound for Green Ridge. Tayler Hoos pitched 2 1-3, allowing no runs on one hit.Green Ridge jumped ahead with a run in the bottom of the first before Pilot Grove tied it in the second. Both teams put two runs on the board in the f...

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Knob Noster tennis wins on senior night

The Knob Noster Lady Panthers edged Odessa 5-4 on Monday.At No. 3 singles, Jessica Axton (9-0) beat Melisa Williams 8-4. Elizabeth Eccelton (8-1) won the No. 4 singles match 8-3 over Michelle Morris. Kirsten Orndoff (7-2) won the No. 5 singles match 8-6.In doubles play, Axton and Eccelton won 8-3 and Orndoff and Alexis Allen won 8-1.Jessie Yates dropped a close No. 1 singles match 8-6 to Madison Ault.Odessa won the junior varsity match 4-3....

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Strong second half lifts S-C

The Tigers scored three times in the second half as the Smith-Cotton soccer team beat Camdenton 4-1 on Monday.With the score tied 1-1 at halftime, Jordan Lawson put S-C in front in the 47th minute off an assist from Carlos Aguirre. Jorge Salazar set up Aguirre moments later to make it 3-1. Alex Wenner assisted on a Blake Grupe goal in the 77th minute to close out the scoring.Aguire had put S-C on the board in the seventh minute before the Lakers equalized on a penalty ki...

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Stover soccer beats Jeff City

Stover shut out Jefferson City 3-0 on Monday.Ruben Rubio and Brock Nolting scored first half goals and Triston Dixon added one in the second half. Goalie Alex Haag had a solid game in goal, recording his first shut-out of the season. Haag had 12 saves.

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Cardenas scores 4 as La Monte beats Columbia Independent

It took just 20 seconds for Carlos Cardenas to score for the La Monte Vikings in a 6-2 win over Columbia Independent on Monday.Cardenas struck again later in the game, finding an open spot in the wall on a free kick to make it 2-0.After Columbia Independent tied the game 2-2 before halftime, Cardenas struck again with a pair of second half goals. Juan Barajas added two of his own as well as an assist.La Monte keeper Charlie Fletcher had nine saves.

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