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Good news! Newsboys concert slated for Sedalia

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Sedalia Christian Outreach Inc., is hosting the well known contemporary Christian music group Newsboys along with Family Force 5 and 7eventh Time Down at the Mathewson Exhibition Center, giving a “positive” spin on local entertainment.The concert, set for Sunday, Oct. 12, is the third for Sedalia Christian Outreach.“Sedalia Christian Outreach has become incorporated,” said group president John Hanson. “We became incorporated in May of this year. We are the same team that brought in Chris August back in the fall of 2013 and Audio Adrenaline. Our vision and our purpose is to provide positive entertainment for the community.”Hanson said they are receiving a good response.


Defending inspection issue stance

Dear Editor:In response to a letter in the Saturday/Sunday (Sept. 20-21) Your View entitled “Stevenson is wrong.” I, being an elected official, you have the right to attack my stand on any issue (I thank the American system for that). Vicky Collins you made your name public, I did not. Now that said, let’s look at the facts.

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Cursive handwriting a dying art form

Dear Editor:In her Sept. 20/21 column, Rose Nolen bemoaned the passing of handwriting instruction in our schools. I share her concerns. Sadly, the Sedalia school system is among those that no longer teach cursive.The standard test of literacy used to be the ability to write one’s name. The illiterate made an “X.” To claim to be an educated person today and not be able to sign your name strikes me as an oxymoron.Those who cannot write cursive ...

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Martin Paige: ‘good man, heroic soldier’

Historians understand that reading a biography involves analyzing both the text, or what is actually written, as well as the subtext, that body of ideas implied but not stated by the writer. The biography of Martin V.B. Paige presented in the Portrait and Biographical Dictionary of Johnson and Pettis County, published in 1895, offers a subtext of commonly held ideas from the late 19th century.

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A chance to own a piece of Sedalia

The Rotary Club of Sedalia strives to do good things for the community. They regularly give generous donations to programs like the Community Santa Campaign, organizations like the Children’s Therapy Center and projects like the Canon Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Care at Bothwell Regional Health Center. CASA, CACTUS, Child Safe of Central Missouri Inc., Salvation Army and the Community Cafe are just some of the organizations that have received funding and donated time throughout...

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Portion of Warren Avenue closed for sewer repair

South Warren Avenue between West 11th Street and West 12th Street will be closed beginning at 9 a.m. today for sewer repair. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 660-827-3000.

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Time examines death of Tipton player

A Time Magazine cover story by Sean Gregory on Tipton football player Chad Stover asks “Is football worth it?” The magazine, released today, examines the death of Stover, who was injured in a district playoff game last October at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.Stover, a junior wide receiver and defensive back, collapsed as teams were lining up for a play in the fourth quarter. He was taken off the field in an ambulance and died ...

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Lady Panthers beat Richmond

Knob Noster beat Richmond 25-9, 25-13 on Monday.Michala Ellis had two kills. Jill Morgan had two kills, three digs and four aces. Holly Chabotte had a kill, two assists and five digs. Taylor Kuhlman had two kills and an ace. Sirius Sparks had a kill, seven assists, a dig and two aces.The Lady Panthers won the junior varsity 25-21, 25-20 but fell in the ‘C’ game 24-26, 25-15, 15-5.

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Sacred Heart gets past California

The Sacred Heart volleyball team beat California in three sets on Monday 21-25, 25-12, 25-23.Becky Full had 13 kills, five digs and 16 assists for the Gremlins. Anna Callis had nine kills, 17 digs, and an ace. Hannah Wilhoit had nine kills, two blocks, two digs and three aces. Erin O’Connor had four kills, an ace, 19 digs and 14 assists. Bea Coruna had eight kills and four aces. Julie Chancellor had nine digs. Elex Simon had 13 digs. Laura Wadley had four kills and a block. A...

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Sobaski and Baur pace field

Sacred Heart’s Olivia Sobaski and Stover’s Jensen Baur distanced themselves from the field Monday at the Sedalia Country Club.Sobaski finished first with a 36 in the nine-hole event and Bauer shot a 43.Mady Billingsley led Green Ridge with a 48, followed by Evette Vincent’s 51 and Chloe Needy’s 55.Sacred Heart shot 214 as a team and Green Ridge recorded a 221. Baur was Stover’s lone golfer.Even though Sacred Heart had t...

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Sept. 23 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. 203:25 p.m.: Kimberly Ann Klein, 57, of the 1400 block of South Ohio Avenue, was arrested in the 3200 block of West Broadway Boulevard on charges of first degre...

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Stover volleyball sweeps Warsaw

The Stover volleyball team beat Warsaw in a non-conference match on Monday 25-9, 25-5.Mallory Uptegrove led the Lady Bulldogs with five kills, two aces and two blocks. Carley Nolting had three kills. Montana Boles had three kills and 10 assists. Amber Engelbrecht had four aces and five digs.Stover won the junior varsity match 25-21, 25-19.Stover will visit Smithton Tuesday.

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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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Council approves SPD, PCAD dispatch merger

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.

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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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CALENDARTo have your event or meeting listed, send details to 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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