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Highway Patrol reports 10 traffic fatalities over Memorial Day weekend
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 10 people died in traffic crashes over the 2023 Memorial Day weekend counting period of 6 p.m. Friday, May 26, through 11:59 p.m. Monday, May 29.
Police Reports May 31
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.
Crash Reports May 31
Two seriously injured in Morgan motorcycle crash
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Bothwell Wound Healing Center recognized for clinical excellence

In March, Bothwell Wound Healing Center was named a recipient of the 2022 Center of Distinction award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The center exceeded key performance indicators for 12 consecutive months, including a patient satisfaction rate of 96% and a successful wound healing rate of 86%. The Wound Center has been open for 10 years and has been recognized by Healogics with the Center of Distinction or Center of Excellence award seven times.

Nurse practitioner joins Bothwell Eldenburg Family Practice

Jennifer Buckingham, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined Bothwell Eldenburg Family Practice and will care for patients of all ages.

HR Management Association receives EXCEL Award

The Society for Human Resource Management recently awarded the Human Resource Management Association of West Central Missouri its EXCEL Bronze Award for HRMA’s accomplishments in 2022.

Drury Day School Spring Dean's List

Drury University has announced the students named to the dean's list for the day school in the Spring 2023 semester.
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S-C’s Carr leaving for Lady Pintos

Smith-Cotton girls basketball head coach Kevin Carr has resigned from his position to take an identical post with California.

Brodersen’s top-3 finishes among state track fortunes

JEFFERSON CITY –– Stover senior Blaine Brodersen got his feet near the top of the podium twice as part of Friday’s Class 1 and 2 State Track Championships.

In the Community

Healthy eggs, beef and lamb at the farmers market

People generally attend farmer’s markets to get the freshest produce available, and one vendor from Marshall is providing beef, lamb and eggs directly from his family farm.
Khalil named publisher of Democrat, Star-Journal
Jamila Khalil has been named publisher of the Sedalia Democrat and the Warrensburg Star-Journal, as announced this month by Phillips Media Group, the Democrat’s parent company.
Designer's Touch Boutique opens on Main Street
A new boutique in Sedalia offers a little something for everyone.
Divine Canine finds a home at Bark House
A new dog groomer is busy seeing clients in her newly established business, Divine Canine Dog Grooming LLC, based inside Bark House Bed & Biscuit in Sedalia.
Olde Town South opens in Knob Noster
KNOB NOSTER — A new restaurant, Olde Town South, has opened in downtown Knob Noster.
Fraley to work in admissions, teach at Missouri Valley College
Missouri Valley College has welcomed a new admissions counselor whose talents will bring her into the classroom as well.
From the Opinion page

Witnesses offer testimony about Williamson at trial

The bodies of Jeff and Charlie Moore and Mrs. Williamson were discovered in June 1890. Thomas Williamson was arrested and held to await trial. The courtroom was packed with spectators who came to hear the trial.

Doing your homework so loved ones are prepared

Losing a member of your family is always very difficult. The closer you are, the more painful it becomes.

Appreciative of response to recent column

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