Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:32:43 EST 1800 Football scores for Friday, Oct. 24 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsfootball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50562403/Football-scores-for-Friday-Oct.-24 First round District scoresClass 5, District 6Smith-Cotton 19, Ruskin 12Class 3, District 3Mountain Grove 38, Warsaw 0 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:09:16 EST S-C defense holds off Ruskin http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsfootball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50559372/S-C-defense-holds-off-Ruskin Smith-Cotton's defense recovered a fumble, picked off three passes and knocked away Ruskin's last chance at the goalline in a 19-12 district playoff win Friday in what is likely the last game at Jennie Jaynes Stadium. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:18:10 EST Windsor falls short of upset http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsfootball-localsports-localsports1/50559072/Windsor-falls-short-of-upset CENTERVIEW — Windsor went down by double digits three times Friday night and answered with scores each time, but Crest Ridge never gave up the lead in a 26-20 win. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:17:07 EST Healthy U officials looking for Class of 2015 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50560264/Healthy-U-officials-looking-for-Class-of-2015 Now in the final stretch of the yearlong program, many Healthy U students are seeing significant changes in themselves from when they started in January, and many of them are reaching goals they set almost 10 months ago — Sarah Siegel is within... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:00:09 EST Two vie for commissioner seat http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50558102/Two-vie-for-commissioner-seat On the Nov. 4 ballot, Pettis County voters will choose between Republican David Dick and Democrat Kenneth Schuber for Pettis County presiding commissioner, taking over for current Commissioner John Meehan. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:04:04 EST Green Ridge junior high wins Kaysinger http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports4-sports/50559171/Green-Ridge-junior-high-wins-Kaysinger The Green Ridge Junior High soccer team won the Kaysinger Conference Championship Wednesday night. They played the entire season a man down to all opponents but still went undefeated against all conference teams, out-scoring them 19-1. The... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:17:05 EST There have been a lot of changes over the past 30 years http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/50558942/There-have-been-a-lot-of-changes-over-the-past-30-years This column first appeared in the Sedalia Democrat in June of 1984 and has been a weekly feature continuously since that time and, hopefully, will continue to be well into the future. The myriad of components that form what is collectively referred to... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:56:06 EST Oct. 25-26 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50556803/Crash-Reports Warrensburg woman injuredA Warrensburg woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:40 a.m. Thursday in Johnson County. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:36:14 EST Oct. 25-26 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50556784/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. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:36:13 EST SPCUW helps produce published writers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50528433/SPCUW-helps-produce-published-writers Helping seniors with meals and various enrichment activities, such as bingo, dancing and art and writing classes, is how the Sedalia-Pettis County United Way's contributions to the Sedalia Senior Center makes a difference. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:35:05 EST Vote no on Amendment 3 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50557063/Vote-no-on-Amendment-3 The November election is fast approaching, and I would like to ask for your support in defeating Amendment 3. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:11:04 EST Brink enters Hall of Fame http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50556055/Brink-enters-Hall-of-Fame WASHINGTON, Mo. — Sydney Brink smiled as he posed for photos he would have dreaded taking himself. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:35:09 EST S-C Class of 1954 60th reunion http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news/50527492/S-C-Class-of-1954-60th-reunion The Smith-Cotton High School Class of 1954 hosted its 60th reunion Sept. 19-21 with approximately 43 class members in attendance. A wonderful weekend was spent together visiting and reminiscing. On Friday evening all were treated to a night of... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:48:14 EST Oct. 25-26 Birthdays http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-birthdays-community-news/50526900/BIRTHDAYS GeorgeBarbara George will observe her 96th birthday Oct. 25.She was born Oct. 25, 1918, in Independence, Kan.Barbara was married to the late J. Kenneth George. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:48:14 EST Steele anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/50527037/Steele-anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Wray Steele will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2 with a reception hosted by their children at the Celebration Center, 1701 W. 32nd St. in Sedalia. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:43:12 EST Ulmer-Stoermer engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/50527202/Ulmer-Stoermer-engagement Jeff and Debbie Ulmer, of Sedalia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Colleen Ulmer, of Sedalia, to David Stoermer, of Mora. He is the son of Larry and Kathy Stoermer, of Mora. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:42:07 EST Social media gets too personal http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50557082/Social-media-gets-too-personal I admit that I don't really know anyone personally who communicates with Facebook or Twitter. Still, I'm absolutely fascinated by individuals who have that much personal information that they wish to share with the general... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:36:09 EST We are called to ‘fear not’ http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/church-community-news/50556870/We-are-called-to-fear-not On multiple times through scripture we hear the word of our Lord saying “fear not.” In our world today, where pestilence like Ebola, terror like ISIS, instability like the economy, and disasters like earthquakes and storms surround us, the... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:13 EST Weird science at the Club http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries/50551428/Weird-science-at-the-Club Jacob Boyd covers his ears just as the balloon Hayden Herrick is holding over the candle flame begins to pop Thursday afternoon at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri Sedalia Middle School site. The students also tested what would happen... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:12:07 EST Cooper scores 100th goal in Gremlin win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports2-sports/50554077/Cooper-scores-100th-goal-in-Gremlin-win Brandon Cooper scored his 100th career goal in a 9-0 Sacred Heart win against Osage on Thursday. Cooper scored five goals for the Gremlins. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:23:11 EST