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Cases recently resolved in Pettis County Circuit Court
Below is a sampling of cases that were resolved Nov. 1 to Nov. 29 in Pettis County Circuit Court, according to information from Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Phillip Sawyer. Derek B. Roberts, …
Public invited to discuss priority unfunded transportation needs
Missouri’s transportation system consists of 33,830 miles of roads and 10,399 bridges, both of which rank among the largest for any state in the nation. The Missouri Department of …
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Police Reports Dec. 1

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 Dec. 1

California man in serious condition Moniteau accident Paul L. Ransdell, 55, of California, sustained serious injuries at 5:12 p.m. Monday in a Moniteau County accident According to a Missouri …

Advanced practice providers fill critical health care role

Mike Shipp, a former paramedic and recently retired colonel from the U.S. Air National Guard, is now at Bothwell Walk In Clinic as a certified physician assistant. He joins more than 30 other …

Ask Dr. Phil: Chief medical officer to answer community questions

Dr. Philip Fracica, Bothwell Regional Health Center’s chief medical officer (CMO), is ready to answer the community’s medical questions. “Dr. Phil” started what is planned to …
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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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The Big Cheeze food trailer has wide fan base

The Big Cheeze is a food trailer aiming to make mouths water across mid-Missouri. Recently purchased by Carrie Vaughn, The Big Cheeze was parked along Ohio Avenue last week, requested by …

Burrell awarded grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

Burrell Behavioral Health was named one of the Missouri behavioral health providers receiving the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Community Mental Health Centers …

Black Friday shoppers find a mixed bag of bargains

Shoppers hitting the stores early for Black Friday deals was evident by the cars flooding local parking lots, but that wasn’t in the plan for local shopper Carrie Martin. “I didn't get …

Broadway Cuisine open for the holidays

After a stellar week of Thanksgiving baking and cooking, Sedalia’s newest bakeshop will open again on Saturday, raring to go for the Christmas season complete with plans for cooking classes …

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Police Reports Nov. 30

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. 30

Warsaw man injured in Benton motorcycle accident Charles A. Keckler, 57, of Warsaw, sustained moderate injuries at 6:05 p.m. Friday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State …

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 …

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Time to see a little more normalcy

​​On Nov. 22, Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green ruled that health orders issued by the Department of Health and Senior Services regarding COVID-19 restrictions are …

Part I: The Jaynes home beautiful, outside and inside

During the 19th century, several ideas came together in a way that influenced the architecture and decorating of homes. One was the idea that a person who had wealth was entitled to a large, opulent …

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 …
Your health
Bothwell welcomed third-year medical students Madison Bulger, Magdaleno (Mags) Gutierrez and Brittney Marshall as the first Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LINC) students this summer. The three …
Injuries and trauma can be preventable. However, in a fast-paced world, many people tend to overlook prevention measures that help avoid injuries and sometimes life-threatening medical …
Thanks to the work of the Wear Red for Women Committee and the Bothwell Foundation, 31 area parks, event centers, churches and more have life-saving devices to help provide care in an emergency. …
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 …
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