Sedalia Democrat- RSS Feed http://sedaliademocrat.com/ http://sedaliademocrat.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:40:45 EST 1800 Veteran Gremlins look for deeper run in 2014 http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hssoccer-localsports-localsports1-soccer-sports/50166227/Veteran-Gremlins-look-for-deeper-run-in-2014 It took two overtimes, one of the best teams in the state and gale-force winds to knock Sacred Heart out of the Class 1 boys soccer tournament in 2013. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:35:08 EST Aug. 20 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50165529/Aug.-20-Crash-Reports Woman injured passing truckA Warsaw woman was injured in a collision at 3:48 p.m. Monday in Pettis County. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:55:09 EST Aug. 20 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50165244/Aug.-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. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:47:12 EST S-C softball trying to build with new coach http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hssoftball-localsports-localsports1-sports/50165923/S-C-softball-trying-to-build-with-new-coach Four years ago was the last time the Smith-Cotton softball team recorded double digit wins. The Lady Tigers have combined for 11 wins the past two years, but some change has come to the program in the form of newly hired head coach Janeil... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:05 EST Salvation Army’s arrival impacted Sedalia http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50163912/Salvation-Armys-arrival-impacted-Sedalia The Salvation Army, established by William Booth and his wife Catherine Booth in England in 1865, organized religious revival meetings. Much of their work was done in London's East End, a poverty stricken area of the city, marked by... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:39:05 EST Bidding the fair goodbye http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/opinion_columns/50163920/Bidding-the-fair-goodbye There's something strange and magical about the last day of the Missouri State Fair. I am not happy that it is over — I think the fair should be longer, even. But no matter how long it lasts, the last day is always going to be my favorite... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:36:10 EST Police: Be aware of buses http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50164085/Police:-Be-aware-of-buses As students return to school this week, the Sedalia Police Department would like to remind drivers to slow down, be alert and take extra time to allow for buses during the morning and afternoon commutes. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:16:17 EST Lord of the flies http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50134682/Lord-of-the-flies Something was missing at the Missouri State Fair this year and missing afterward also — flies. The winged tormentors were AWOL due to a tiny winged insect called a fly predator who nipped them in the bud right at the source, by destroying fly... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:54:09 EST Urinating at fair ends in sexual misconduct arrest http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50157820/Urinating-at-fair-ends-in-sexual-misconduct-arrest A man arrested for allegedly exposing himself and urinating in plain view of dozens of guests Saturday evening near the Family Fun Center on the Missouri State Fairgrounds later apologized, telling officers he was drunk and “when you got to go,... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:46:10 EST UCM receives votes in preseason poll http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/collegesports-football-localsports-localsports1-sports/50161652/UCM-receives-votes-in-preseason-poll Central Missouri was among schools receiving votes in the AFCA preseason Division II football poll which was released Monday.The Mules were picked just outside the top 25 with 82 points. Tuskegee was No. 25 with 98 points. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 21:22:05 EST S-C swimming brings in talented rookies http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/hsswimming-localsports-localsports1-sports/50160656/S-C-swimming-brings-in-talented-rookies The Smith-Cotton boys swimming team boasts a strong group of newcomers as the Tigers enter the 2014 season. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:28:07 EST Ordinance to help with parking at Washington Elementary http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50159650/Ordinance-to-help-with-parking-at-Washington-Elementary Morning drop offs and afternoon pick-ups will hopefully be a little safer for the students at Washington Elementary when school starts later this week after the Sedalia City Council voted to approve an ordinance regarding parking near the school... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:42:07 EST Local group offers lessons in fly fishing and having fun http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50155299/Local-group-offers-lessons-in-fly-fishing-and-having-fun The Capital City Fly Fishers (CCFF), a central Missouri nonprofit organization that does much more for the community than just catching trophy Trout, visited the Missouri State Fair on Friday offering fly tying and casting demonstrations to the... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:56:12 EST Aug. 19 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50158844/Aug.-19-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, 18 Aug 2014 15:29:12 EST Second suspect charged in marijuana debt collection http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50158226/Second-suspect-charged-in-marijuana-debt-collection Pettis County Sheriff's deputies made a second arrest on Friday in the case of the violent collection of $7 toward an unpaid marijuana debt that occurred in July and sent a man to the hospital for treatment of injuries. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:47:05 EST Aug. 18 Police Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/blotter/50154747/Aug.-18-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, 18 Aug 2014 15:29:10 EST Aug. 18 Crash Reports http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50154824/Aug.-18-Crash-Reports Five injured in Saline CountyFive people were injured in a collision at 2:32 p.m. Friday in Saline County. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:28:11 EST Council to vote on lease http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50155783/Council-to-vote-on-lease Due to a delayed completion date for Smith-Cotton Stadium at Jennie Jaynes Complex, the Sedalia City Council will vote to approve a lease agreement with Sedalia School District 200 and Sacred Heart School for the use of Jennie Jaynes... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:06:14 EST Sale of Champions sets record http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/home_top-news/50155065/Sale-of-Champions-sets-record The Missouri State Fair celebrated kids on Saturday with Youth in Agriculture Day, including the annual Sale of Champions, which had record-breaking prices and raised $152,600 to help support youth in agriculture. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:05:11 EST Sedalia’s Rohr takes Best of Show http://sedaliademocrat.com/news/news/50106421/Sedalias-Rohr-takes-Best-of-Show Barb Rohr, of Sedalia, a volunteer at the Home Economics Building at the Missouri State Fair, won big time taking home several ribbons in Home Economics. “I had a good fair year,” she said. “I have two purples, five blue, two reds... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:35:13 EST