Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:29:39 EST 1800 Sewer relief project on schedule, under budget http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152131635/Sewer-relief-project-on-schedule-under-budget As the city nears the final steps of the sewer relief project, the Sedalia City Council heard a quarterly update from Olsson Associates officials during Monday's pre-council meeting. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:41:42 EST Quick start helps Gremlins to district crown http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hsbasketball-localsports-localsports1-sports/152135259/Quick-start-helps-Gremlins-to-district-crown WINDSOR — The Sacred Heart Gremlins won a district title for the third year in a row and seventh time in the last eight years, beating Osceola 76-64 on Monday for the Class 2, District 14 championship. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:36:42 EST S-C boys fall to Whitt, Hickman in districts http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports1-sports/152135210/S-C-boys-fall-to-Whitt-Hickman-in-districts BLUE SPRINGS — Smith-Cotton got out to a fast start, fell behind and fought back, but too much Jimmy Whitt cut short the Tigers' hopes of knocking off Hickman, as the Kewpies scored a 51-42 Class 5, District 9 tournament first-round win... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:36:41 EST Saying goodbye to Miss Kim http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/152140723/Saying-goodbye-to-Miss-Kim Even on her last day, Kim Watkins, site manager at the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri Parkview Elementary Site, had plenty of “kid quotes” to take home with her. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 21:31:41 EST March 3 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/152130545/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, 2 Mar 2015 19:56:41 EST Racing to the finish line http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152133971/Racing-to-the-finish-line Cub Scouts Cole Daly and Jordan Beard discuss the results of one of the races at the Pack 150 Pinewood Derby on Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Sedalia. Cub and Boy Scouts, parents and family attended the day of... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:56:41 EST Homeless veterans have options in the community http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/152089401/Homeless-veterans-have-options-in-the-community Although they may not be obvious to the public, homeless veterans in the Sedalia area take shelter in their vehicles from the cold, often parking in high profile retail parking lots to feel safe. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:11:42 EST Silvey named MOCCFOA president http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/business/152132397/Silvey-named-MOCCFOA-president On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Sedalia City Clerk Arlene Silvey was sworn in as President of the MOCCFOA (Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association) Central Division. Silvey has been a member of the MOCCFOA for 11 years, and she will now serve as... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:51:42 EST ‘Frozen’ arrives at Cupid’s Ball http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/152114593/Frozen-arrives-at-Cupids-Ball It almost looked like Elsa paid a visit to the 18th annual Cupid's Ball hosted by the Women's Service League with the Disney movie theme of “Frozen” as dads and daughters brave falling snow to attend the event Saturday evening... Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:46:41 EST SCJH teacher Ashley Young wins state group’s honor http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/152117994/SCJH-teacher-Ashley-Young-wins-state-groups-honor Ashley Young, freshmen social studies teacher at Smith-Cotton Junior High, was honored Saturday as the Missouri Council for the Social Studies Teacher of the Year for 2015 during the group's annual conference in Kansas City. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:11:42 EST Two public hearings hosted at today’s council meeting http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152115854/Two-public-hearings-hosted-at-todays-council-meeting The public will have the chance to voice their opinions on two different issues during today's Sedalia City Council meeting. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:06:41 EST March 2 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/152099837/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. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:01:42 EST Mules drop regular season finale; take No. 2 seed for tournament http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/collegesports-localsports-localsports2-sports/152116788/Mules-drop-regular-season-finale;-take-No.-2-seed-for-tournament Central Missouri's bid for a fourth straight MIAA regular season title ended Saturday with an 83-73 loss at Northwest Missouri. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:06:41 EST Ready for a cookie? http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152116431/Ready-for-a-cookie Cadette Girl Scout Amanda Gamber, left, and troop leader Amy Elvers braved the snowy weather Saturday to sell those once-a-year treats, Girl Scout cookies, at Walmart. Gamber is a member of Cadette-Senior Girl Scout Troop 30104 in Sedalia. The Girl... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:26:43 EST WCC title leads to haircut http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbasketball-localsports-localsports4-sports/152116240/WCC-title-leads-to-haircut Smith-Cotton captured the West Central Conference boys basketball title this season for the first time in 19 years, and that achievement brought a new look for one of the Tigers. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:11:42 EST March 2 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/152115604/Crash-Reports Two seriously injured in Pettis accidentTwo Liberty residents sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Friday in Pettis County. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:06:45 EST PTSD: no cure but help is available http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/152107917/PTSD:-no-cure-but-help-is-available Once a veteran or active military personnel has PTSD the affliction is with them for life. There is no cure, but local help is available and having a support system of family or other vets is beneficial. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:06:43 EST Lady Roadrunners lose in Region 16 final http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports1/152115395/Lady-Roadrunners-lose-in-Region-16-final The season came to and end Saturday for the No. 9 State Fair Lady Roadrunners after a 61-51 loss to No. 24 Mineral Area College in the Region 16 title game in Joplin. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 16:06:42 EST Bluebirds’ bid for district title falls short http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/152112282/Bluebirds-bid-for-district-title-falls-short VERSAILLES — The Cole Camp Bluebirds led by as many as 11 points in the third quarter in Saturday's Class 3, District 13 title game, but Boonville took the lead a minute and a half into the fourth quarter and never trailed again to win... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:11:41 EST Boonville’s pressure too much for Lady Bluebirds http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-localsports-localsports1/152112219/Boonvilles-pressure-too-much-for-Lady-Bluebirds VERSAILLES — The season came to an end Saturday for the Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds after a 64-35 loss to undefeated and second-ranked Boonville in the Class 3, District 13 title game. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:06:41 EST