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Three arrested after Mill Avenue raid
Two people have been arrested after a drug-related search warrant was served Wednesday. According to a Sedalia Police Department news release, around 11:35 a.m. Nov. 24, members of the Crime …
Weekly Report: Pettis County Commission discusses 2022 fiscal year budget
During daily meetings Nov. 22-26, the Pettis County Commission completed the following: Nov. 22: Western Commissioner Jim Marcum and Presiding Commissioner David Dick attended the Missouri …
Hughesville to host Christmas Parade
The Village of Hughesville will host a Christmas Parade at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4. There will be a bake sale at 1 p.m. After the parade there will be a chili contest at 3 p.m.; everyone is welcome …
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Police Reports Nov. 27

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 …

Community Calendar for Nov. 28 through Dec. 4

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings may be canceled or postponed. Please call the organization for information on cancellations.  To have your event or meeting …

Boonslick Regional Library outreach schedule Nov. 27

Boonslick Regional Library Monday No run. Wednesday 9 a.m.: La Monte R-IV School. 9:45 a.m.: Green Ridge Post Office. 10:15 a.m.: Green Ridge R-III School. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: …

Club notes Nov. 27

Dresden 4-H Club   The Dresden 4-H Club held a meeting on Sunday, Nov. 14, at the La Monte Methodist Church. There were 11 members, nine guests and two leaders present with one new …
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SC girls soccer donates for mental health

The Smith-Cotton Girls Soccer team gave back to the district after hosting a mental health awareness game in the spring of 2021.  The girl’s team used to host a cancer awareness game …

Rockhurst-bound Brown ready to lead Lady Tigers

When she arrives on campus, Rockhurst University women’s basketball will be getting a Bailey Brown who’s still reaching for her ceiling. "I still want to get better, and I don't want …

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Gas prices slowly falling as of Monday

While gas prices were predicted to be on the rise last week, they have now fallen in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. According to information provided by GasBuddy, last week predicted that only …

Real estate transactions Nov. 23

Nov. 15 Shane M. and Mariah Zink to Kristina Parker, section 4; township 45; range 21. JML Remodeling Properties LLC to JML Contracting and Properties LLC, Green Ridge Evered, block …

Boys & Girls Club receives $50,000 donation

Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri recently received a generous $50,000 donation from Shane and Phillip Smith, of Bothwell Peak Sport and Spine. The donation will help fund programs at …

License Office to close for Thanksgiving

The Sedalia License Office in the Thompson Hills Shopping Center will be closed Nov. 25-28 to observe Thanksgiving. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29.

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Police Reports Nov. 26

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 Nov. 26

Ulman Woman in serious condition after Johnson accident  Kaela A. Sandquist, 18, of Ulman, sustained serious injuries and Johnny R. Fields, 20, of Ulman, sustained minor injuries at 9:33 …

Police Reports Nov. 24

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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Feeling grateful this Thanksgiving season

I know that by the time Democrat and Star-Journal readers take a look at this column, Thanksgiving will be in the rearview mirror and thoughts of the Christmas season will be full steam ahead. But …

Another reason to be thankful this holiday

t’s my favorite holiday – Thanksgiving. This year, we did “Franksgiving,” as Emily couldn’t get home until late Thursday night. We ate on Friday. Food was plentiful and …

Cancellers, check out your own history

For more than a century, a statue of Thomas Jefferson has stood in the city council chambers in New York. But it’s earmarked for removal, as the cancellers have struck again. That Jefferson, …
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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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