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Weekly Report: Pettis County Commission hires new payroll specialist
During daily meetings April 12-16, the Pettis County Commission completed the following:  April 12: The Commission approved … Read More
SMS students to have poems published
Poems written by six Sedalia Middle School students will be published in the next edition of the Young American Poetry … Read More
One hundred trees for 100 years of Hubbard Park
Sedalia Parks and Recreation continues to celebrate Hubbard Park’s 100 year anniversary by adding and/or hosting something to … Read More
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Missouri State Parks hosts Earth Day art contest

To celebrate Earth Day 2021, Missouri State Parks is sponsoring a virtual art contest for youth pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The theme of the contest is “Earth Day Art in Missouri State …

Police Reports April 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 …

Crash Reports April 17

Warrensburg woman hurt in Johnson accident Christina R. Allen, 53, of Warrensburg, received minor injuries at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in a Johnson County two-car crash.  According to a Missouri …
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Hollabaugh, Bright co-medalists; Cole Camp wins Kaysinger golf tourney

WARRENSBURG — A freshman and senior turned in the low scores in the return of the Kaysinger golf tournament. Sacred Heart senior Jeffrey Hollabaugh and Cole Camp freshman Matthew Bright were …

Zuniga scores twice in Lady Roadrunners win

Lady Roadrunners freshman Briscia Zuniga scored twice and squared up to fight Wednesday during a 2-0 victory over Metropolitan Community College outside the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center in …

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Simmons Bank names new Sedalia Community President

Simmons Bank recently announced Grant Leeka as the new community president to lead the Sedalia market. Leeka has served Simmons Bank customers for 15 years and has been involved with the Sedalia …

Real estate transactions April 13

April 5 Bradley M. and Gina B. Blankenship to Coulten Koetting and Aubry L. Burns, ER Don Villa, lot 19.  Wells Fargo National Bank to Veterans Administration, Southwest Village Tract A, …

Livestock market reports April 13

Windsor livestock auction market report for April 7 Receipts, 1,553 HD; 12% cows. Compared to last week, all classes of steers and heifers sold mostly $5 to $10 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls …

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Police Reports April 16

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 …

Police Reports April 15

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 April 15

Two men injured in Truman watercraft accident Randall E. Stone, 69, of Holden, and Albert A. Weaver, 68, of Pleasant Hill, received moderate injuries in a watercraft collision at 9:55 a.m. Friday …

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Editor recognized for commitment to community journalism

When the challenge is greater, the reward is sweeter. Nicole Cooke, editor of both the Sedalia Democrat and the Warrensburg Star-Journal, has faced complication after hurdle after heartbreak this …

Visualizing the next remodeling plan

It has been a year since we spent the first night in our new home. I’d be lying if I relied on the old bromide: “Time has just flown by!” It has not. Especially when we were in the …

Liberal bias in news now said OK

As I recall, readers and viewers began complaining about the liberal bias of the major news media sometime around the late 1960s. Their complaints always were dismissed by the media as baseless. …
Your health
February is American Heart Month, and Bothwell Regional Health Center and the Bothwell Foundation have again partnered to provide free cardiac calcium or heart score screenings Feb. 13 and 20. A …
“The great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right.” — Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955. King spoke these words to supporters after the first day of the …
The saying, “many hands make light work,” was never more evident over the last year than the effort undertaken by more than 100 volunteers to make nearly 10,000 fabric masks to help …
After several months of waiting, the Pettis County Ambulance District (PCAD) staff has received 17 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) devices to better communicate with patients during patient …
A new affiliation between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Children’s Mercy Kansas City means Bothwell’s tiniest patients will receive faster specialist care. The two health systems …
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