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Social painting classes coming to Sedalia

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Sip some wine, and relax — a metro art trend, social painting, has found its way to Sedalia thanks to new downtown resident Kathy Rosenboom.Rosenboom and her husband Dr. Jonathan Rosenboom, a psychologist, recently moved to Sedalia from the Lake of the Ozarks. They have settled in to the former photography studio owned by Trina Mcswain at 314 S. Ohio Ave. While living upstairs Rosenboom plans to transform the first floor into a social painting studio called the “Painting Parlor.”Rosenboom said they moved to Sedalia to be closer to her parents and their children. She decided to open social painting classes because of her current location in downtown Sedalia and because she has taken classes before in other cities.


Quick start lifts S-C

Smith-Cotton got off to quick starts in both sets in a 25-16, 25-11 win over Warrensburg on Tuesday.In the first set, Abby Knight recorded kills on each of the first three points and Courtney Koetting followed that with a pair of aces as the host Lady Tigers scored the first five points.In the second set, Montana Hedrick started things off with an ace, Knight followed with a block and a kill and Hedrick served two more aces to make it 7-0.“We just worked...

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Sept. 24 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. 228 a.m.: Alicia L. Ulmer, 34, of the 1400 block of South Grand Avenue, was arrested near the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Harrison Avenue ...

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Sept. 24 Crash Reports

Two hurt in Benton accidentTwo Warsaw women were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 9:47 a.m. Monday in Benton County.Curtis E. Decker, 39, of Warsaw, and Sharron K. Ford, 51, were both driving east on state Route K, one-tenth of a mile east of Highway 83, when Ford slowed down to make a right turn. Decker’s vehicle overtook and struck the rear of Ford’s vehicle, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.Ford was taken t...

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Local family receives Blue Star Banner

Donald K. and Brenda Allcorn were presented a three-star Blue Star Banner from the American Legion Post No. 642 Tuesday, but they don’t have a family history of military service — three of their four daughters married into the military life.Donald and Brenda were honored in front of Bothwell Regional Health Center for the military service of their three sons-in-law with a presentation by American Legion Commander Paul Bennett. The Blue Star Banner was started in 1917 du...

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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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Good news! Newsboys concert slated for Sedalia

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 y...

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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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Absentee voting begins

Absentee voting opened Tuesday for the Nov. 4 general election.Although the mid-term election holds high stakes nationally for control of the U.S. Senate and some hotly contested gubernatorial races, the majority of Pettis County races feature uncontested candidates. Barring certified write-in candidates, who have until Oct. 24 to declare their candidacy with the Pettis County Clerk’s office, incumbent Republicans Associate Circuit Judge Paul Beard; County Clerk Nick La Strad...

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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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