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Local Briefs April 13

Main Street and Chamber to host Beer, Wine & Spirit Stroll

Community Calendar for April 14 through April 20

To have your event or meeting listed, send details to hollyb@warrensburgstarjournal.com or call 660-826-1000.

Police Reports April 13

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 case.
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Sedalia Senior Center menu for April 15-19

The menu at the Sedalia Senior Center for April 15-19 includes:

Sedalia Public Library new books for April 13

Sedalia Public Library

Gardening: Good for the body and soul

April is National Gardening Month and a good time to plant a garden, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Whether strictly for food production or beautifying the home landscape, gardening is one of the most popular activities among households in the United States. For those who have lacked the motivation to garden, consider the following benefits this popular pastime offers.

Meals on Wheels menu for April 15-19

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization that delivers meals to seniors, the homebound and handicapped citizens of Sedalia. The food is prepared by Superior Vendall and is delivered by Broadway Presbyterian Church. Meals cost $4. For more information on receiving meals or becoming a volunteer, call 660-826-5039.

Club Notes April 13

Helen G. Steele Music Club
Local Sports

Cole Camp wins Kaysinger Golf Tournament; Godwin takes individual crown

The Cole Camp boys golf team’s top finishers, from left, Tyler Howard, Matthew Bright, Gage Oelrichs and Spencer Godwin, celebrate the team’s victory at the Kaysinger Conference Golf Tournament at Clinton Country Club Thursday. Godwin was the individual champion after he shot a 75.

Photo by Jack Denebeim | Democrat
The Cole Camp boys golf team claimed the Kaysinger Conference title at Clinton Country Club Thursday.

Jackson Bailey to continue basketball career in college

Jackson Bailey knew he had a chance at a special basketball career when he was in fifth grade.

In the Community
The Smith-Cotton High School Constitutional Law team traveled to Columbia on Monday, April 8, to compete in the Show Me the Constitution competition, sponsored by the Missouri Bar. The team of Eleanor Holiway, Chris Boehm and Lauren Homan placed fourth.
Four students from Smith-Cotton High School’s HOSA Chapter won first place in the statewide HOSA Anatomage Tournament.
Calendar of events

Sam Anderson Angus joins American Angus Association

Sam Anderson Angus, of Sedalia, is a new member of the American Angus Association, as announced by Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph.
From left, tattoo artists Renee Catledge, Katy Lightburne, Lauren Hall, Marimi Heyde, and Cat Garden pose for a portrait on Tuesday, March 12, at the Gallery Tattoo Studio in Knob Noster. 

Photo by Zach Bott | Warrensburg Star-Journal
Female-led Gallery Tattoo Studio opens in Knob Noster
KNOB NOSTER – Hidden a short drive away from Whiteman Air Force Base, down a gravel road, and overlooking a scenic lake lies the new Gallery Tattoo Studio, 840 200th Road in Knob Noster.
Lori Wightman
Bothwell’s CEO elected to ACHE Nominating Committee
Lori Wightman, RN, FACHE, Bothwell Regional Health Center’s CEO, has been elected to serve on the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Nominating Committee.
A car pulls in to park at the storefront of Swisher's on Friday, March 29 in Warrensburg. First opened in 1965 by Ray Swisher and his business partner Louis “Louie” Feldman, the store was then called Louie’s Farm & Home.

Photo by Zach Bott | Warrensburg Star-Journal
Swisher’s hardware sold, set to change ownership April 8
WARRENSBURG – After close to 60 years since it first opened its doors, Swisher’s hardware store is being sold, with its storefront changing ownership on April 8.
The Bothwell Healing Arts Center, 3700 W. 10th St., will be the new home of Bothwell Family Medicine Associates starting April 15. The clinic move is key to Bothwell's future growth and will provide increased access to facilities for physicians in the residency program.

Photo by Chris Howell | Democrat
Bothwell has two major clinic moves happening mid-month
Two Bothwell Regional Health Center clinics will be swapping locations later this month.
First Thursdays resumes with 'Trunk to Treasure' event downtown
Thursday, April 4 marks the 2024 return of First Thursday events in downtown Sedalia.
From the Opinion page

A new place for quiet time

I have written about my love for a good nap before, and that is something I try to do daily to recharge my batteries, which seem to run down faster these days.

Learning some wine lingo

Good wine is what you like. If you say you don’t like dry wines, red or white, it is only because you have not been properly introduced to this world of exquisite wines, particularly when paired with various foods.

Major League Baseball is America’s favorite mess

What a spring for Major League Baseball. The uniforms are literally falling apart as the players wear them, pitchers are injuring themselves at a heretofore unknown rate, and suspicions are flying over Dodgers superstar Shohei Ohtani and his involvement (or lack thereof) in baseball's biggest gambling scandal since ... oh, who am I kidding. The MLB is a revolving door of scandal. Always has been.
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