Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:04:18 EST 1800 Smithton students grill up a healthy snack http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50216040/Smithton-students-grill-up-a-healthy-snack Students who attend the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri eat a snack each day after school, but on Wednesday students at the Smithton site enjoyed a snack they prepared themselves. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:55:08 EST Saturday poker run to benefit CASA http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50215821/Saturday-poker-run-to-benefit-CASA CASA and the Sedalia Moose Lodge have teamed up to host a poker run this Saturday, with all proceeds benefiting the women and children helped by CASA. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:11 EST Gremlins open Barstow Soccer tourney with win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hssoccer-localsports-localsports1-sports/50215970/Gremlins-open-Barstow-Soccer-tourney-with-win The Sacred Heart Gremlins opened the Barstow soccer tournament Tuesday with an 8-1 win over Cristo Rey. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:11:16 EST Local authorities endorse change in sex crime evidence http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50214006/Local-authorities-endorse-change-in-sex-crime-evidence Local officials agree that Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2, allowing prior criminal acts as evidence in trials of sex crimes against children, will be an effective tool in combating child predators. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:25:21 EST Aug. 27 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50206708/Aug.-27-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. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:33:06 EST Pilot Grove baseball falls to Sturgeon http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsbaseball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50211002/Pilot-Grove-baseball-falls-to-Sturgeon The Pilot Grove baseball team fell 16-0 to Sturgeon on Tuesday.Sturgeon scored four in the first, one in the second, eight in the third, one in the fourth and two in the fifth. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:42:07 EST Volleyball: Lincoln falls to Appleton City http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50211204/Volleyball:-Lincoln-falls-to-Appleton-City The Lincoln Cardinals volleyball team lost in two sets to the Appleton City Bulldogs 25-14, 25-19 on Tuesday.Lincoln will host Skyline on Thursday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:14:11 EST Versailles volleyball beats Clinton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50210737/Versailles-volleyball-beats-Clinton Versailles opened the volleyball season with a 25-14, 23-25, 25-14 win at home over Clinton. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:57:15 EST Knob Noster tennis beats Smith-Cotton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hstennis-localsports-localsports1-sports-tennis/50210644/Knob-Noster-tennis-beats-Smith-Cotton The Knob Noster girls tennis team opened its season with a 7-2 win over Smith-Cotton.The Lady Panthers won the No. 1 singles battle of sophomores as Jessie Yates beat Allison Burton 8-4. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:43:16 EST Bluebirds win in two sets http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1/50208066/Bluebirds-win-in-two-sets COLE CAMP — The 2014 Cole Camp volleyball season started Tuesday with a rematch of last season's Class 2 District 13 title game and the result was similar as the Lady Bluebirds won 29-27 and 25-19 against Holden. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:39:06 EST Gremlins volleyball tops Tolton http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50210864/Gremlins-volleyball-tops-Tolton Sacred Heart won its second game of the season, beating Father Tolton 25-21, 25-19. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:28:08 EST Stover opens with VB win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50210743/Stover-opens-with-VB-win The Stover volleyball team opened the season with a 25-19, 25-16 win over the School of the Osage on Tuesday. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:00:16 EST Six-run third lifts Lady Panthers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/sports/50208276/Six-run-third-lifts-Lady-Panthers KNOB NOSTER — The Lady Panthers kept Warsaw from breaking the game open in the second inning, then broke it open themselves in the third as the Knob Noster softball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday, beating Warsaw... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:42:08 EST System reducing meth labs http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50207814/System-reducing-meth-labs While methamphetamine continues to be a problem in Pettis County and statewide, the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI) has applauded the latest results of the pseudoephedrine blocking system in Missouri. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:24:06 EST Gremlins open volleyball season with win http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsvolleyball-localsports-localsports1-localsports2-sports/50208044/Gremlins-open-volleyball-season-with-win Sacred Heart opened the volleyball season Monday with a 25-6, 25-14 win at Hallsville. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:06:06 EST Salvation Army seeks volunteers http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news-photo_gallery/50205743/Salvation-Army-seeks-volunteers Although the Sedalia Salvation Army has great volunteers, officials are seeking to add several for their community-based programs that include the Red Shield Cafe, the food pantry, and children's programs that begins in... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:42:10 EST Businesses have seen ownership changes http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50206732/Businesses-have-seen-ownership-changes Some Sedalia businesses and farms remained in the same family for several generations, while others changed hands frequently. During the first week of January 1910, the Sedalia Democrat-Sentinel reported on three changes in local business ownership. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:27:11 EST In defense of the pink caboose http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50206782/In-defense-of-the-pink-caboose I generally like the people at the Sedalia Heritage Foundation. But nobody gets it right all the time and I don't know if I agree with their recent initiative. SHF wants to raise thousands of dollars in order to renovate the old pink caboose and... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:23:12 EST Aug. 25 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50201538/Aug.-25-Crash-Reports Smithton man injured in crashA Smithton man was injured in a motorcycle crash at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in Pettis County. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:54:11 EST Sobaski shoots 43; S-C golfers take first http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/golf-hsgolf-localsports-localsports1-sports/50203415/Sobaski-shoots-43;-S-C-golfers-take-first Sacred Heart's Olivia Sobaski edged a pair of Smith-Cotton golfers, but it was Smith-Cotton finishing the round ahead in the team score Monday at the Sedalia Country Club. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:09 EST