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S-C’s Glaster makes Top 10 at HOSA Nationals
Smith-Cotton High School’s Jeffthan Glaster earned Top 10 honors in the National Geographic Family Medicine Career testing event at the HOSA International Leadership Conference hosted June …
One new Pettis County COVID death reported
During the week of June 19-June 26, there were 39 new cases reported. Last week there were 33. As of June 26, there are 12,311 positive cases reported to Pettis County Health Center. The case …
La Monte Honor Roll
The following students were named to the La Monte Junior High/High School honor roll for the second semester of the 2021-22 school year.  Superintendent Honor Roll, GPA of 4.0 Brendan …
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Upcoming local blood drives

As summer officially begins and people gather for holiday celebrations, the American Red Cross reminds communities that patients are counting now on the generosity of blood and platelet donors, …

Limited hours for Heckart Community Center on July 4

The Heckart Community Center will be open for limited hours Monday, July 4 for Independence Day. The center will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5.

License Office to close for Independence Day

The Sedalia License Office in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center will be closed Monday, July 4 to observe Independence Day. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.

Police Reports June 29

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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Smithton, Sacred Heart play to classic in Kaysinger Conference Tournament semifinal

The second Kaysinger Boys Basketball Tournament semifinal Tuesday night at State Fair Community College may have only left Sacred Heart let down. Smithton's 56-55 win over the Gremlins had the …

Kansas City passes World Cup audition in U.S. draw

The biggest headline that came out of the United States Men’s National Team’s 3-0 win over Morocco on June 1 in Cincinnati was captain Christian Pulisic's critique of fan support. A …

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Attorney joins Dull & Heany Law Firm

Jeff Dull and Jason Heany at the Law Offices of Dull & Heany would like to announce an addition to their firm with attorney Kent Harding who is accepting appointments out of their Sedalia …

Bothwell Regional Health Center expands medical team at Warsaw clinic

Jaime Reed, PA-C, has joined the Bothwell Health Center-Truman Lake team in Warsaw. Reed recently retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving nearly 25 years. He received a bachelor’s …

Nucor sponsors S-C junior high students

On June 2, Sedalia School District 200 announced a partnership with Nucor Steel Sedalia that will provide a system of outreach and support for select Smith-Cotton Junior High …

License Office to close for Juneteenth holiday

The Sedalia License Office in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center will be closed Monday, June 20 to observe Juneteenth Day. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 21.

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Police Reports June 28

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 June 28

Two women injured, one in serious condition after Benton accident Sarah C. Edwards, 36, of Lincoln, is in serious condition and Dorothy L. Day, 56, of Warsaw, sustained moderate injuries at 9:10 …

Crash Reports June 18

Warsaw woman injured in Benton accident Michaela Pearcy, 25, of Warsaw, sustained moderate injuries at 9 a.m. Thursday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol …

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Recent rulings are constitutionally fair

What a whirlwind of a week surrounding the Supreme Court! As of this writing, we have seen the SCOTUS overturn Roe v. Wade and rule in favor of Joseph Kennedy in Kennedy v. Bremerton School …

A battle won, but war goes on

On Friday, the Supreme Court made it official — Roe v. Wade has been overturned, there’s no constitutional right to abortion. Actually, there never was, for Roe was based on one of the …

Dispelling the misconceptions: What the National Register of Historic Places is not

Last week’s column identified the National Register of Historic Places as a list of historic buildings, structures, sites, and objects that have significance in national, state, or local …
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After years of planning and work, Bothwell Regional Health Center will see its first two resident physicians join the medical team in July. Brittany Pendergraft and Levi Harris will be the first …
In the rapidly evolving world of cancer treatment, Bothwell Regional Health Center patients have access to some of the most advanced testing available.  Bothwell has recently begun working …
Thanks to Burrell Behavioral Health’s partnership with Bothwell Regional Health Center and a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health …
Getting a haircut is a mundane occurrence for most people — just another task on the to-do list. However, getting a haircut can be a powerful means of helping someone in need.  Annette …
Mary Hamline used to plan her day around how fast she could find a restroom. Hamline, 75, suffered for nearly four years from an overactive bladder, and its most common symptom of the sudden need or …
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