Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS http://sedaliademocrat.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 May 2015 09:30:20 EST 1800 SFCC considers changes to math course offerings http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153724662/SFCC-considers-changes-to-math-course-offerings The State Fair Community College Board of Trustees met Tuesday morning with much of the discussion focusing on a presentation by Kim Miller, math department chair at the SFCC and a member of the Missouri Department of Higher Education Math Pathways... Tue, 26 May 2015 17:46:41 EST Rue 21 coming to Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153732091/Rue-21-coming-to-Sedalia The Thompson Hills Shopping Center will once again be at full capacity with the upcoming addition of clothing retailer Rue 21. Tue, 26 May 2015 17:36:43 EST May 27 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153723528/Crash-Reports Lawson man injured in accidentA Lawson man sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 2:40 p.m. Monday in Johnson County. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:41:41 EST Heber Hunt Pen Pal Project http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153715155/Heber-Hunt-Pen-Pal-Project English Speakers of Other Languages students at Heber Hunt Elementary School and Smith-Cotton Junior High wrote pen pal letters to each other through the school year to help build their writing and language skills. On Tuesday, May 12, about 70... Tue, 26 May 2015 13:36:41 EST Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards grant to local organization http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/153624501/Dollar-General-Literacy-Foundation-awards-grant-to-local-organization GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Last week, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded Boonslick Regional Library in Sedalia a $1,500 literacy grant to support local literacy programs. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:16:42 EST Don’s Truck Towing employees receive training http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153624412/Dons-Truck-Towing-employees-receive-training Don's Truck Towing & Truck Wash Inc. in Sedalia announced Randy David and Sonny Todd, two of its experienced tow truck drivers, attended wrecker training in Kansas City, Kan., last weekend. Mon, 25 May 2015 17:11:40 EST Veterans, residents honor Memorial Day http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/153704068/Veterans-residents-honor-Memorial-Day As the American Legion Post 642 Color Guard stands behind him, Paul Bennett gives opening remarks and introduces the event's guest speaker Monday morning during the annual Memorial Day service at Crown Hill Cemetery, hosted by the veterans... Mon, 25 May 2015 16:21:42 EST May 26 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153702343/Crash-Reports Two injured in Johnson accidentTwo Warrensburg residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday in Johnson County. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:31:43 EST Art teaching career ends after 25 years http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153703599/Art-teaching-career-ends-after-25-years Barney Knight's pottery wheel has come to a stop after 25 years. The Parkview Elementary School art teacher retired at the end of the 2014-15 school year. Mon, 25 May 2015 15:26:41 EST Winchester Meadows receives award http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/153622514/Winchester-Meadows-receives-award Winchester Meadows, a local assisted living facility and member of Missouri Assisted Living Association, was awarded the Facility Excellence Award certifying that the facility was “Deficiency Free” in 2014, by Missouri Assisted Living... Mon, 25 May 2015 15:06:42 EST Goodman receives prestigious Ford award http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/153657182/Goodman-receives-prestigious-Ford-award Rick Ball Ford Lincoln has announced sales consultant Randy Goodman received the prestigious Ford Level Three Employee Excellence Award awarded by Ford Motor Co. Mon, 25 May 2015 14:26:43 EST May 26 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153702029/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. Mon, 25 May 2015 13:56:42 EST Teaching the next generation of Sedalia drivers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153623773/Teaching-the-next-generation-of-Sedalia-drivers Classroom teachers have to use different methods to reach different students, and driver's education teachers are no different. Mon, 25 May 2015 11:41:41 EST The buzz about bees http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153681006/The-buzz-about-bees With concerns for the state of the environment and the world's food supply mounting, a Pettis County resident has founded a new business in hopes of finding solutions for the issues. Tue, 26 May 2015 13:41:42 EST Community Calendar for May 25 to May 31 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153685671/Community-Calendar-for-May-25-to-May-31 MONDAY10 a.m.: VFW Post 2591 Memorial Day Service at Crown Hill Cemetery. Sun, 24 May 2015 16:31:42 EST NWS: Tornado watch issued until 8 p.m. http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153690398/NWS:-Tornado-watch-issued-until-8-p.m. The National Weather Sevice has issued a tornado watch until 8 p.m.There was a previous tornando warning issued by the NWS until 1:45 p.m.Check back with sedaliademocrat.com for further updates thoughout the day. Sun, 24 May 2015 14:11:41 EST Murder suspect Horn shot, killed by police http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153684898/Murder-suspect-Horn-shot-killed-by-police After 24 days, the manhunt for double homicide and kidnapping suspect James B. Horn Jr. has ended after he was shot and killed by officers Saturday morning. Mon, 25 May 2015 09:26:42 EST Co-op celebrates preschool graduates http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153676812/Co-op-celebrates-preschool-graduates “Pomp and Circumstance” played, caps and gowns were adjusted – repeatedly – and parents snapped plenty of photos. Graduation at the Pettis County Early Childhood Cooperative was a lot like ceremonies at any other school, only... Fri, 22 May 2015 22:01:41 EST Nixon commute’s Mizanskey’s sentence for pot offenses http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153676487/Nixon-commutes-Mizanskeys-sentence-for-pot-offenses JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — A Missouri man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana-related offenses is eligible for parole Friday after Gov. Jay Nixon commuted his sentence. Fri, 22 May 2015 21:41:41 EST Autopsy confirms victims died of gunshot wounds http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/153668880/Autopsy-confirms-victims-died-of-gunshot-wounds CLINTON — An autopsy on both Clinton homicide victims was completed Friday, confirming both victims died from gunshot wounds early Thursday morning. Fri, 22 May 2015 18:56:45 EST