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Weekly Report: Pettis County Commission discusses with county officials
During daily meetings Nov. 29 to Dec.3, the Pettis County Commission completed the following:  Nov. 29: The Commission reappointed Dennis Dove to the Johnson Grass Control Board. Nov. 30: …
Police Reports Dec. 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 …
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Community Calendar for Dec. 5 through Dec. 11

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings may be canceled or postponed. Please call the organization for information on cancellations.  To have your event or meeting …

Optimist Club celebrates 75 years

The Sedalia Optimist Club celebrated its 75th year as a civic club in September. The Sedalia Optimist Club was chartered in September 1946 and remains a primary organization for supporting local …

Martin Warren Chapter, MOSSAR, conducts patriot grave marking

The Martin Warren Chapter, Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolution (MOSSAR) conducted a Patriot Grave Marking on Nov. 20 for James DeMasters, a Patriot of the American …

Boonslick Regional Library outreach schedule Dec. 4

Boonslick Regional Library  Monday 9 a.m.: Hughesville City Hall. 9:15 to 11:30 a.m.: Hughesville Main Street. 1:30 to 4 p.m.: La Monte City Park. Wednesday 9 a.m.: Applewood …
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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 …

Weeks making UFC debut on Saturday’s ESPN card

A long-awaited opportunity arrives Saturday night for Darian Weeks. The Sedalia native is making his octagon debut Saturday at UFC Vegas 44, headlined by a bantamweight fight between future …

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Reader’s World finds a new protagonist

Reader’s World is opening a new page thanks to a new protagonist who is saving the community bookstore.  Matthew Petree, 37, of Sedalia, along with his wife, Hannah, and his 6-month-old …

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 …

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Police Reports Dec. 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 …

Police Reports Dec. 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 …

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 …

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A few of my favorite Christmas things

OK readers, the time is finally here: Christmastime. Enough of me complaining about people celebrating too early (but really, if decorating for Christmas in October or November brings you joy, …

Yes, Sedalia, there is a Santa Claus

Christopher M. Wickern passed away on Sunday, Nov. 21. I knew him as a deacon and a friend, but you might know him as “The Real Santa Claus” of Sedalia. Chris and his wife Patsy acted as …

For the love of books, support Reader’s World

I don’t know about you, but I am ecstatic that Hannah and Matthew Petree took the plunge and rescued Sedalia by purchasing Reader’s World. Not only does the bookstore offer a refuge in a …
Your health
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 …
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 …
Missouri’s voter-approved Medicaid health insurance expansion is finally underway, which means some low-income college-age people, single adults and families can be treated for their health and …
Online ordering and in store pickup have been convenient tools for people with busy lifestyles or who are not as mobile. Including curbside grocery pickup or deliveries from an online marketplace …
Just as Superman keeps his distance from kryptonite, men tend to keep their distance from the doctor’s office. Many men, perhaps even as young boys, are taught to be strong, tough and to forgo …
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