Sedalia Democrat- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:02:49 EST 1800 Writer’s Corner full of variety Writer's Corner at the Trail's End Western Heritage Days will be three days filled with book signings, writer/author workshops, railroad history, poetry presentations, cowboy poetry competitions and much more beginning... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:06:41 EST Sons of the Pioneers return for perfomance The Sons of the Pioneers will return to Sedalia for the Trail's End Western Heritage Days the weekend of April 24-26. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:56:42 EST Let the chips fall where they may A diverse group of cultures settled the American West. Immigrants from Central and South America and Europe played a role in the cattle drives, but also sought America as a land of opportunity and education. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:31:44 EST New Sedalia City Council sworn in The newly elected Sedalia City Council members were sworn in during Monday's meeting, including one new council member, Vicky Collins. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:26:43 EST Lambs contribute steel for Trail’s End On April 7, Wayne Lamb and Liz Yelton discuss how the Starline Brass Tails End Plaza is shaping up on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Lamb, who owns Sedalia Steel Supply Inc., with his wife Gayle, dropped by while Jack Slocum, a Trial's End... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:21:43 EST April 21 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, 20 Apr 2015 20:36:41 EST A project three years in the making The Trail's End landmark has been three years in the making for the Trail's End Committee and Friends of Trail's End. April seems to be a big month for the Trail's End project: the dedication weekend comes just barely a week... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:21:41 EST Fashion with a purpose In what is being described as the “ultimate recycling project,” State Fair Community College is hosting its 11th annual Hire for Attire professional clothing sale Wednesday and Thursday in the Thompson Conference Center in the Heckart... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:16:42 EST An American art form created in fabric Created out of necessity, quilts have become an American art form that continues today. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:51:41 EST Sacred Heart hires Wilson as assistant principal The Sacred Heart School Board and the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City have named Holly Wilson as assistant principal for the 2015-16 school year. In this full-time role, Wilson will assist in the direction, supervision and evaluation of the... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:36:41 EST JROTC Drill Team named Overall Event Runner-Up On April 11, the Smith-Cotton Army JROTC Drill Team competed in Louisville, Ky., at the fourth annual JROTC Army Drill Nationals. A total of 100 drill teams from across the nation and overseas, including Germany, gathered and competed in hopes of... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:31:49 EST Riding center to help disabilities A local woman's two passions — horses and helping others — are coming together with the Hundred Acre Woods Riding Center in Nelson, with the goal of helping those with mental and physical disabilities. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:56:42 EST Collins to be sworn in during today’s council meeting Today will mark the beginning of Vicky Collins' two-year term as Ward 4 Councilwoman as she will be sworn in at the end of today's Sedalia City Council meeting. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:01:41 EST April 20 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, 19 Apr 2015 17:51:41 EST Literacy Council event benefits local schools Louetta Ditzfeld, left, and Kassy Poe look at the list of auction items available Sunday afternoon at the 15th Annual Sedalia Area Literacy Council Tea and Auction at Our Savior Lutheran Church. It was the first time both women had attended the event. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17:01:41 EST Off we go into the wild blue yonder While the grey skies and impending threat of rain may have kept some spectators away, it did nothing to dampen the spirits of the pilots who were on hand Saturday morning at the Missouri State Fairgrounds for a radio-controlled flying demonstration... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:56:42 EST Death Notices FRANKSEDALIA — Wally Frank, 76, of Sedalia, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. Arrangements are pending at Rea Funeral Chapel.ZUMWALT Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:16:41 EST April 20 Crash Reports Kansas woman injured in Saline CountyA Shawnee, Kan., woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:48 p.m. Saturday in Saline County. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 16:06:41 EST Community Calendar for April 20 to 26 To have your event or meeting listed, send details to or call 826-1000 ext. 1481.MONDAY Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:51:41 EST Nurses receive high-tech training All nurses at Bothwell Regional Health Center receive training twice a year as part of continuing education, but this week featured a new aspect to the usual training methods. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:41:41 EST