Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:52:31 EST 1800 Boeschen sworn in for second term Pettis County Clerk Nick La Strada swears in Pettis County Collector of Revenue Marsha Boeschen on Friday in the Commission Chambers at the Pettis County Courthouse. Boeschen was elected to her second term during the November 2014 election. She was... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:41:41 EST Robbery victim shares his story When Wes Brown opened up his Gold Buyer store in Downtown Sedalia the morning of Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, he had no idea his day would end in the ICU at a Columbia hospital. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:26:41 EST Creating community development one grant at a time Helping develop the community in which they live has been a long-term goal of the Stover Future Farmers of America chapter members, and with the help of the Missouri Department of Agriculture their job recently became a little easier. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:16:42 EST The heart of Lent, a returning to God I do love to write. I love to read, too. I enjoy others reading what I write and the interaction that ensues. It's amazing how someone's words will transport you to your own memory, take you back in time, or give you hope for the future. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:16:42 EST Animal FAIR Sedalia Mayor Stephen Galliher issued a proclamation for the members of Animal FAIR on Wednesday: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:56:41 EST Keele receives promotion Riley D. Keele Jr., formerly of Sedalia, received a promotion to superintendent of learning at the A.N.O. Nuclear One Power Plant in Russellville, Ark. Riley oversees the instructors that teach new employees before they are placed in the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:46:42 EST BIRTHDAYS WearMary Wear will observe her 92nd birthday March 3.She was born March 3, 1923, in Springfield.Mary was married to the late Charlie Wear. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:41:42 EST Carl-Doyle engagement Kevin and Marlis Carl, of Windsor, announce the engagement of their daughter, Danika Elaine Carl, to Joseph Glen-Richard Doyle. He is the son of David and Angela Doyle, of Sedalia. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:41:41 EST Houdek anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Houdek Sr. celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 27.Marilyn Krafta and Edmund Houdek Sr. were married Feb. 27, 1955, in Lincoln, Neb. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:31:42 EST Tucker anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Tucker celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their son Feb. 21 at Bethany Baptist Church. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:31:41 EST Local GOP remembers Schweich as ‘brilliant, kind man’ The mood was somewhat somber and sedate, but as the old saying goes, the “show must go on.” Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:36:41 EST Feb. 27 Crash Reports Tipton woman arrested for DWIA Tipton woman was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Morgan County. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:36:42 EST Sharing creative opinions at Horace Mann Students in Shannon Harter's first grade class at Horace Mann Elementary have been working on opinion writing. Students must state their opinion clearly, give reason(s) for their opinion, provide examples and then restate their opinion... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:26:41 EST Death of auditor called ‘apparent suicide’ JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an “apparent suicide,” minutes after inviting reporters to... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:21:41 EST Renowned pianist Thomas Schumacher to perform at UCM WARRENSBURG — The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri will host pianist Thomas Schumacher in a concert, “Eastman at Central 2015,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Hart Recital Hall. The event is part of the... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:51:48 EST Feb. 27 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. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:46:42 EST Boy Scouts are ‘Scouting for Food’ Missouri Osage Trails District, Boy Scouts of America will be moving through the central and northeast areas of Missouri, including Sedalia, on Saturday leaving door tags for the kickoff of their annual benefit drive, “Scouting for... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:43 EST It’s all about that bacon For the last four years, early one morning in late February, the aroma of breakfast fills the air at Smithton High School. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:36:41 EST SFCC to reduce housing costs for upcoming year Housing costs for students living on campus at State Fair Community College will see a significant decrease for the 2015 fall semester. The Board of Trustees voted Tuesday afternoon at its monthly meeting to lower the cost of meals and housing to... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:50 EST ‘Ghost Story’: not that kind of ghost “Afterlife: a Ghost Story,” a theater production that opened Wednesday at State Fair Community College, is not a spectral thriller but a play that addresses relationships and the shadows and secrets we all carry with us every day but... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:31:49 EST