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This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. The information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case.
Frieda Ingram receives the Bothwell Regional Health Center’s Volunteer of the Year 2012 for the American Red Cross.
Two volunteers earned special honors during Bothwell Regional Health Center’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.
A nondirect care giver employee of the month was named Bothwell Regional Health Center’s 2012 Employee of the Year during Hospital Week activities.
“There are flag poles at the north and south entrances to Crown Hill Cemetery. The American flag should be displayed at both locations.”
Dave Clippert wants to keep others from spending time where he ended up last Saturday — in the emergency room at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
A loved elder suffers a long death of emphysema and lung cancer, brought on by years of smoking; a pre-schooler shoots and kills a sibling with a handgun found in their parents’ home; and a teenager kills himself and his friends as a result of driving while taking a phone call — none of them were wearing seatbelts.
(BPT) - Everyone knows spring and summer are the best months in which to sell a home. If your house has lingered on the market, you may be eager to find ways to freshen its appeal for potential buyers. Perhaps you’re even ready to go big and invest in upgrades that will improve the home’s value, curb appeal and interior allure so much that potential buyers just won’t be able to walk away from it.
(NAPSI)—According to a recent survey, 40 percent of Americans spend 30 to 60 minutes cooking dinner, yet nearly 80 percent would like to spend 30 minutes or less. The weeks leading up to summer can give us the motivational push to make positive lifestyle changes, but busy schedules can make eating right a challenge.
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the estimated 40 million Americans who battle seasonal allergies each year, you know the condition is nothing to sneeze at. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize your discomfort.
(NAPSI)—In surprising ways, American youngsters and their parents are helping children half a world away stay in school.
(NAPSI)—Recent health care changes may offer more Americans access to major medical coverage, but consumers should be aware of the effect that out-of-pocket health care costs will continue to have on their bank accounts. Consumers may find themselves financially unprepared for an unexpected illness or injury if they do not understand all aspects of the cost of medical care.
Expenses such as rent and food can increase the total cost of an illness or accident that prevents a person from working. (NAPS)
(NAPSI)—There could be good news for many people who take vitamins and other nutritional supplements to help protect their health. A new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps clarify which are most effective and safe for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common eye disease among people age 50 and over.
Millions of consumers will be faced with a choice to enroll in one of four different Obamacare “metal plans,” on Oct. 1. The metal plans are new categories of health insurance - nicknamed “metal” because each plan is named after a metal - created by the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare.
(BPT) - If you’re a recent college graduate, chances are you left school with more than just a diploma. You’re probably carrying debt, as well. You may already know how debt affects your future borrowing power, but it’s important to also understand how credit impacts other areas of your financial life, as well – such as how easily you’ll be able to rent an apartment when you leave home.
The Sedalia Area Farmers’ Market saved my life.
As a resident of Sedalia, I am excited that the city government is considering a smoke-free ordinance.
(BPT) - Imagine what it’s like to slowly lose your vision over time - until one day you no longer can read, see the faces of loved ones or participate in your favorite hobbies. While most people accept achy joints or muscle weakness as part of the aging process, eyesight is a critical factor in maintaining a high quality of life and independence.
Two women were injured in a vehicle accident at 11:50 a.m. Friday in Benton County.
I’m probably going to wind up like King Lear roaring into the wind, but I’ve just got to speak my piece about secondhand smoke. After three decades of being constantly bombarded with propaganda detailing how horrible secondhand smoke is, it may be hard to look at another side. But look I did and I was surprised at what I found.
Despite the clanging of the critics, it is way past time for Sedalia to have an across-the-board indoor smoking ban. And when you look at those critics’ arguments, when you peel away all the puffery about individual rights and government intrusion and communism/socialism/fillintheblankism, what you are left with is selfishness.
Some of what is being said about the indoor smoking ordinance revolves around the rights of the employer to run his business the way he or she wants. There is a lot of research about whether businesses lose profits or gain profits when a smoking ordinance is put in place. And let’s face it; people are in business to make a profit.
Bothwell Regional Health Center will hold a Surgical Weight Loss Seminar on Wednesday in the Bothwell Education Center.
Smokers interested in kicking their habit can find the tools they need to be successful through Bothwell Regional Health Center’s “Freedom from Smoking” class.