Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sun, 3 May 2015 12:55:28 EST 1800 Celebrating 59 years of barbering http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/153267922/Celebrating-59-years-of-barbering Wiley “Wally” Walter, left, a Sedalia barber for 59 years and former Sedalia City Councilman, is greeted by longtime customer Roland Templeton, of Sedalia, during a surprise reception in Walter's honor Saturday at Walter's... Sat, 2 May 2015 17:01:41 EST Stover beats La Monte in 10 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbaseball-localsports-localsports3-sports/153265517/Stover-beats-La-Monte-in-10 It took 10 innings, but Stover pulled out an 11-7 win over La Monte on Friday.The Vikings jumped ahead 2-1 in the bottom of the first before the Bulldogs scored three in the top of the second. Fri, 1 May 2015 22:06:42 EST Tip of the spear http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-hstrackfield-localsports-localsports1-sports/153260714/Tip-of-the-spear Athletes who have thrown footballs and softball and even competed in shot put and discus are learning how to throw something else this spring. Fri, 1 May 2015 20:51:41 EST Hagedorn homers in S-C win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbaseball-localsports-localsports3-sports/153263958/Hagedorn-homers-in-S-C-win The Smith-Cotton baseball team beat O'Hara 7-3 on Friday in Kansas City. Fri, 1 May 2015 20:31:41 EST For the love of the game and a best friend http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153241880/For-the-love-of-the-game-and-a-best-friend Jeff Mays loves baseball, there's no question about it. From his early years playing ball in his backyard with his family and friends, to Little League games, high school ball at Smith-Cotton and his days with junior legion teams, he continued... Fri, 1 May 2015 20:21:41 EST Farmers’ Market open for season http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/153258841/Farmers-Market-open-for-season Gloria Brown, left, 81, of Sedalia, attended the 2015 season opening of the Sedalia Area Farmers' Market Friday afternoon. She decided to buy some radishes after purchasing one of the last packages of homemade cinnamon rolls from vendor Nancy... Fri, 1 May 2015 17:01:42 EST Morris anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-news/153215839/Morris-anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Morris, Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary April 24.Linda Joy Strader and Clayton Morris Jr. were married April 24, 1965, at First Baptist Church in Sedalia by the Rev. J.R. Wallace. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:56:41 EST May 2-3 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/153245045/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, 1 May 2015 16:36:43 EST SPD looking for suspect in captivity case http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153248112/SPD-looking-for-suspect-in-captivity-case The Sedalia Police Department is looking for a suspect in connection with keeping a Sedalia woman captive in a wooden box in his home since January. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:16:41 EST Parson makes first official campaign stop in Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153256480/Parson-makes-first-official-campaign-stop-in-Sedalia State Sen. Mike Parson kicked off his official campaign trail at Starline Inc. in Sedalia Friday morning after announcing his candidacy for governor Thursday. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:11:41 EST Arts camp to offer experiments in education http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153255662/Arts-camp-to-offer-experiments-in-education There's more to art than line, shape, form, color and texture – there's also chemistry and physics. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:01:43 EST Foote birthday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/birthdays-news/153188994/Foote-birthday Janice Foote will celebrate her 90th birthday with a refreshment reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 2 at Life Point Church, 2500 E. Broadway Blvd. in Sedalia.She was born May 4, 1925, in Eldon. Fri, 1 May 2015 15:51:42 EST I made a separate peace with spring crappie http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports-localsports5-sports/153256923/I-made-a-separate-peace-with-spring-crappie As my fishing buddy Mike and I were en route to the Lake of the Ozarks last Wednesday afternoon, I declared, “Today is it as far as I'm concerned. If we don't catch our limits today, the next time I go crappie fishing will be in... Fri, 1 May 2015 15:21:43 EST May 2-3 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/153254685/Crash-Reports Three injured in Benton crashThree people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 9:45 a.m. Thursday in Benton County. Fri, 1 May 2015 15:06:41 EST Nostalgia for Thursdays in Afghanistan http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/153255519/Nostalgia-for-Thursdays-in-Afghanistan Every now and then, I remember that I spent six months in a country that might as well have been another planet. I get sudden jolts of memory of something I saw or experienced, something I discovered, someone I met who changed my... Fri, 1 May 2015 14:46:41 EST SHS students visit Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news_education/153158219/SHS-students-visit-Swan-Lake-Wildlife-Refuge Sacred Heart School biology teacher Barb Hagebusch took 21 of her biology students to Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge in Mendon on April 14. The purpose of the trip was to study wetland management at the Refuge. They learned about bird migration patterns... Fri, 1 May 2015 13:41:41 EST Are you connected, who do you follow? http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/153182709/Are-you-connected-who-do-you-follow Since the time of Adam and Eve, there has been the constant conflict between good and evil, between choices placed before us which will lead either to good or bad. Down through the ages, we have had prophets who speak on behalf of God and others who... Fri, 1 May 2015 12:21:41 EST Martin-Hout engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/engagements-news/153229470/Martin-Hout-engagement Edward and Sandra Young, of Sedalia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Candice Martin, of Cole Camp, to Reggie Hout, also of Cole Camp. He is the son of Rusty and Sherry Hout, of Cole Camp. Fri, 1 May 2015 10:51:42 EST Golf scramble to benefit local veterans home http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/153232132/Golf-scramble-to-benefit-local-veterans-home Spots are already filling up for the 12th annual Scramble for Freedom, and there are multiple ways to help support veterans, even for those who aren't golf-inclined. Fri, 1 May 2015 16:01:41 EST Knob Noster tennis beats Grain Valley http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hstennis-localsports-localsports2-sports/153244474/Knob-Noster-tennis-beats-Grain-Valley Knob Noster beat Grain Valley 7-2 on Thursday, pulling out a pair of close singles matches. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:36:45 EST