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Crash Reports Aug. 4
Man sustains injuries in head-on collision One man sustained minor injuries in a head-on collision at 8:41 p.m. Aug. 2 at U.S. Highway 50 and Marshall Avenue in Sedalia.  According to a …
MU Extension offers fall gardening series
Starting Thursday, Aug. 18, University of Missouri Extension will be hosting a weekly webinar series through Sept. 8 on fall vegetable gardening. “The four-session Zoom series is an …
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Life Line to host health screenings for community

On Aug. 15, Life Line Screening will host a health screening community event at Best Western State Fair Inn.  Residents living in and around Sedalia can learn about their risk for …

Police Reports Aug. 4

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 …

Quincy University Spring Dean’s List

Quincy University released its dean's list for the Spring 2022 semester. Honorees must earn a semester grade point average of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) to be included in the biannual dean's list. …

Two juveniles arrested for burglary

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a burglary at a local business. According to a Sedalia Police Department news release, at 2:55 a.m. July 30, officers responded to Discount …
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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 …

SFCC Board of Trustees gets look at athletic vision

It’s not exactly San Diego Comic-Con, but Thursday’s State Fair Community College Board of Trustees meeting served as a reveal for the next phase of athletics that has the kind of …

In the Community
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Real estate transactions Aug. 2

July 18 Chaz D. Moore to Kayla Blakely, Houstonia Longan, block 17, lot 5 and 6. Ronald Morrison to Nathanael Bailey, Monsees Lake Estates, lot 17. Harold T. Hill to Cody L. Bergman, …

Hazel Hill Farm opens sunflower field for the perfect summer photos

CENTERVIEW — Most of Missouri has been dreading the hot and sunny days, but Stacey and Jon Howerton of Hazel Hill Farm are thankful. The constant sunlight has helped their new sunflower farm …

All-Starz prepares for sixth annual Fresh 4 Success event

JOHNSON COUNTY — Though All-Starz Barbershop is gearing up for its sixth annual Fresh 4 Success back-to-school event, community outreach has been a priority for event organizer Willie Taylor …

Maxion Wheels announces major expansion

Thursday, Maxion Wheels announced it is recruiting more than 60 new team members for its Sedalia steel wheels operation.  “The Maxion Wheels Sedalia plant is very excited to add three …

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Police & Crash Reports

Police Reports Aug. 3

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 Aug. 2

Two seriously injured in Benton golf cart accident Elizabeth J. Curtis, 31, of Excelsior Springs, and Stephen R. Faught, 35, of Higginsville, sustained serious injuries at 8:25 p.m. Saturday in a …

Police Reports Aug. 2

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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Common tomato diseases and fruit disorders

One of the most revered summer vegetables by home gardeners is the tomato. The fruit typically begins to ripen in mid- to late July for most tomato varieties in home gardens, and this is when many …

Southwest School approved by Board of Education

In 1911, Sedalia built three school buildings. Lincoln Elementary school for African American students replaced a dilapidated frame building. The other two schools were for white children and were …

Remembering your purpose during trying times

As my family and friends know, I am a hot mess. If I don’t pay close attention to my purpose and perspective, I can quickly slip down a rabbit hole. Physically, I have junk DNA that has …
Your health
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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