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State extends funding for monoclonal infusion at Bothwell
Pettis County added 133 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 12, bringing the total number of cases to 6,942, according to the Pettis County Health Center. According to the Pettis County COVID-19 …
Real estate transactions Sept. 21
Sept. 13 Jay D. Rich to George Prus, Shackle’s F Addition, lots 3, 4, 9, 10, block 2.  James F. and Ashlee N. Eastman to Justin Chad Gemes and Lacey Jewel Seward, La Monte Lots 160, …
Angler's Port Marine recognized as certified dealership
WARSAW — Angler’s Port Marine successfully completed the Five Star Audit to become a Marine Industry Certified Dealer.  Established jointly by the Marine Retailers Association of …
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Police Reports Sept. 21

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 …

Crash Reports Sept. 21

16-year-old California, Missouri boy in serious condition after Moniteau crash A 16-year-old male is in serious condition after a 4:55 p.m. Friday crash in Moniteau County. According to a …

A shave and a buzz: Family supports husband, dad with cancer

Hair was falling in soft whispers into mounds on the floor at Walter’s Barber Shop, Friday as a family of four had their head either shaved or buzzed in support of cancer patients. Alan …

Big Bear Pumpkin Patch prepares to open

Big Bear Pumpkin Patch has its Grand Opening Oct. 2 and the Eckles family is having a great time preparing their farm for the season.  Friday morning, Abe Eckles made an overgrown bear from …
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S-C volleyball swept by Warrensburg

In a three-set match on Tuesday, visiting Warrensburg only found itself more than two points behind Smith-Cotton once.  Warrensburg found a way to recover behind its early second-set deficit, …

Prep Roundup: S-C golf takes third place

Coaches, please report scores to sports@sedaliademocrat.com Late Monday Results HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL Cole Camp 3, Lone Jack 2 Cole Camp defeated Lone Jack at home in five sets …

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A new home away from home

A mother-daughter duo plans to open a new bed and breakfast right outside Sedalia in October.  Shannon Throwne owns Bothwell Gardens Bed and Breakfast and her mother, Carol Williamson, owns …

Desert Rose & Oakwood Boutique now open

Two young women opened a boutique Wednesday in Sedalia that features young women’s clothing as well as children’s items. Desert Rose & Oakwood Boutique is owned by Allie Stegner, …

Dr. Roehrs joins Bothwell Lincoln Family Medicine

Dr. Matthew Roehrs has joined Bothwell Lincoln Family Medicine and will work with Dr. Donald Allcorn to provide primary health care for families and people of all ages. Roehrs is a doctor of …

Burrell Behavioral Health raises minimum hourly pay to $15

Burrell Behavioral Health is raising its minimum hourly pay to $15 per hour, a 30% increase from the current minimum rate of $11.50 per hour. All Burrell employees currently making less than $15 …

Police & Crash Reports

Police Reports Sept. 18

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 …

Crash Reports Sept. 18

17-year-old Warrensburg girl injured in Johnson accident A juvenile female from Warrensburg received moderate injuries at 6:31 p.m. Thursday in a Johnson County accident. According to a …

Police Reports Sept. 17

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 …

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A few of my favorite fall things

It’s almost time for the next season to arrive. I know there are plenty of stereotypes of “basic” girls being a little too obsessed with fall. I’m just as baffled as you …

Please excuse the mess

Dear readers: I have been on and off sick for the past three weeks. Ragweed season is upon us, and after an extra dusty and pollen-y weekend, I developed the intense hay fever that usually gives me …

Ex-soldier’s take on the Afghan war

One of the few instances where Donald Trump and Joe Biden agreed was the need for the United States to disengage from Afghanistan after 20 years of war. But there the similarity ends. President …
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Bothwell Regional Health Center CEO Lori Wightman thrives on her curiosity and gathering information in all forms -- magazines, newspapers, online sources and in her relationships. As an original …
Gabriel Anders, DO, pulmonologist and board-certified sleep specialist, joined the Bothwell Regional Health Center medical team July 1. Anders joins Dr. Dan Woolery at Bothwell Pulmonary Specialists …
COVID-19 vaccines and their administration are at no cost for any individual living in the United States, regardless of their insurance or immigration status.  All providers administering …
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for the first six months. Breastfeeding provides all the nutrition a baby needs, and breast milk significantly …
Injuries are often an unavoidable part of being active. With so many different ways to be injured, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what needs to be diagnosed and treated. This is especially …
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