Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:44:12 EST 1800 Smith-Cotton girls open Kickapoo tourney with win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports1/4525820/Smith-Cotton-girls-open-Kickapoo-tourney-with-win Democrat StaffThe Smith-Cotton girls soccer team opened the Kickapoo Tournament with a 4-2 win over the host Lady Chiefs on Friday. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Gremlins, Tipton Kaysinger favorites http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports1/4520329/Gremlins-Tipton-Kaysinger-favorites The race for the Kaysinger Conference baseball championship comes down to three teams, according to an informal poll of the league's coaches. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST City sewer project on track, budget http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/4523405/City-sewer-project-on-track-budget The city is nearly two years away from its enforced completion date of the sewer project and so far things are on schedule, said Public Works Director Bill Beck. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Changes coming to summer food program http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/4524068/Changes-coming-to-summer-food-program When school ends for the summer break a flock of volunteers will take to Washington Elementary School and more than 30 other Pettis County sites with one mission in mind — feeding hungry children. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Sexual Assault Awareness walk to be held Thursday http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/4521344/Sexual-Assault-Awareness-walk-to-be-held-Thursday According to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, there are approximately 237,000 victims of sexual assault each year. The majority, 80 percent, are under 30-years-old and two-thirds of assaults are committed by someone known to the... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Young Lady Tigers start strong http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports1/4522823/Young-Lady-Tigers-start-strong Young doesn't have to mean rebuilding. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Trail’s End making progress http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/4521501/Trails-End-making-progress Three years after Sedalia residents Dale and Liz Yelton came up with the original idea, the Trail's End landmark is finally starting to take shape. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Silver wants age limit change, no rush on others http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports1/4523744/Silver-wants-age-limit-change-no-rush-on-others NEW YORK (AP) — Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Misses make marvelous memories http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/localsports1/4520195/Misses-make-marvelous-memories Sometimes a turkey hunt goes exactly the way it should. Mornings like those are memorable, make no mistake about that. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Community Calendar for April 21-27 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-news/4518889/Community-Calendar-for-April-21-27 MONDAY10 a.m.: Show-Me Mad Tatters, University Extension Office Conference Room, 1012A Thompson Blvd. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Landscapers spruce up Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/4521168/Landscapers-spruce-up-Sedalia Faith Bemiss | Democrat Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Rissler anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/4473305/Rissler-anniversary Mr. and Mrs. James Rissler will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary April 24. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Woolery anniversary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/anniversaries-announcements-community-news/4497173/Woolery-anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Chris Woolery will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a 4 p.m. dinner Saturday, April 26 outside at 26517 Goodwill Chapel Rd. The celebration is hosted by the couple's children. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST MacDonald-Hill engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/4517791/MacDonald-Hill-engagement Mr. and Mrs. Christopher MacDonald Sr. and Ms. Debra Leigh MacDonald, all of Sedalia, announce the engagement of their daughter Andrea Renee MacDonald to Nicholas Hill. He is the son of Brenda Elley, of Tipton, and Scott Elley, of Fortuna. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Schapp-Eaton engagement http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/announcements-community-news-engagements/4518426/Schapp-Eaton-engagement Gerard and Karen Schapp, of St. Louis, announce the engagement of the daughter Stephanie Schapp, of Sedalia, to Jonathan Eaton, of Sedalia. He is the son of Kenneth and Audrey Eaton, of Ellsworth, Maine. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST We gather as members of Christ http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/letters/4519325/We-gather-as-members-of-Christ Dear Editor: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Old Glory deserves special place of honor http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/letters/4519374/Old-Glory-deserves-special-place-of-honor Dear Editor: Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Easter services bring change, freedom to forefront http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/4519443/Easter-services-bring-change-freedom-to-forefront There is a story to be told this weekend, and local pastors are focused more on “share” than on “where.” Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Simpler times meant simpler answers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/4519542/Simpler-times-meant-simpler-answers Most people believe that school children were much smarter yesterday than they are today. People don't think schools are as good as they used to be. Nevertheless, some things seem to be harder to learn than they used to be. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Finding the secrets to a lasting marriage http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/4519498/Finding-the-secrets-to-a-lasting-marriage Next week, Max and I will have been married for 30 years. That's about half my life! I have been thinking over the past few weeks about those 30 years and all the things that have gone with them. We have moved, welcomed new family members, lost... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST