Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:31:35 EST 1800 Late 18-4 run fuels Tipton to district title RUSSELLVILLE — During close games this season, the Tipton Lady Cardinals have relied on getting one big run to get enough of a cushion to win. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:21:41 EST S-C can’t stop Warrensburg in 69-60 loss WARRENSBURG — A year ago, the Warrensburg boys basketball team finished off its regular season as West Central Conference champions with a trip to Smith-Cotton and S-C beat them to spoil the victory lap. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:06:41 EST 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 Time to bring civility back to politics For some reason, as a youngster I was a political junkie. My piano teacher and her civics teacher husband debated if I would major in music or political science in college.Yes. I am a political junkie. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:56:41 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 SFCC women cruise in Region semifinal The State Fair Lady Roadrunners never trailed and led for all but 27 seconds of the Region 16 tournament semifinal, cruising to an 87-57 win over Jefferson on Friday in Joplin. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:42 EST A special birthday celebration It's hard to believe that February is over! It seems just days ago that I moved the calendar to “2015,” but this Sunday is March 1, and spring but three weeks away. Much of the past two months, we've spent evenings in front of... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:26:42 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 Sarabia to run at Graceland Smith-Cotton High School senior Christian Sarabia signed a letter of intent to compete in track and field at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, during a signing ceremony Friday in the Dr. Harriet Wolfe Media Center at the high school. Seated at the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:44 EST Too many Tigers in town It won't be a popular stand, but I have to put this out there: Missouri simply has too many Tigers. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:01:42 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 Otterville girls beat Green Ridge No. 6 seed Otterville upset No. 2 seed Green Ridge in the Class 1, District 8 girls basketball semifinal 58-49 on Thursday at Northwest.The win avenges a loss from earlier this season at the Otterville Tournament. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:36:42 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 Shoot your gobbler instead of shooting at him Turkey season doesn't open until April 20, so it's hard to get very serious about either shotguns or shotgun shells. That's OK, too, unless you'd like to shoot a couple of gobblers this spring instead of merely shooting at... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:36:43 EST Pritzel’s 31 leads Cole Camp VERSAILLES — Cole Camp led by as many as eight and trailed by as many as 10 during Thursday's Class 3, District 13 semifinal against Versailles but the Tigers' shooting went cold late as the Bluebirds won 59-57. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:21:41 EST