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Crash Reports April 9
Warrensburg man injured in Pettis crash Ryan A. Reed, 32, of Warrenburg, received minor injuries at 8:06 a.m. Wednesday in Pettis … Read More
Police Reports April 9
This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not … Read More
Rabbi to speak at Liberty Life on Sunday
Messianic Rabbi Dale Cohen, of Mountain View, Arkansas, will return as a guest speaker to Liberty Life Center Church, 1501 Driftwood … Read More
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Organic Remedies opens dispensary in Sedalia

Wednesday morning, the Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting at Organic Remedies, a new medical marijuana dispensary soon to open at 4401 Wisconsin Ave.  Although there was …

Rhea Mae does it her way: Home bakery keeps working moms in mind

Much like Frank Sinatra who sang, “I did it my way,” a local baker is doing the same while offering working moms a tasty option.  Rhea Mae Marcum, of Sedalia, began her home …

Cole Camp student receives Missouri 100 Scholars honorable mention

Keegan Vosmith, a senior in the Cole Camp R-1 School District, received an honorable mention for the 2021 Missouri Scholars 100.  According to a news release, the Missouri Scholars 100 …

Cases recently resolved in Pettis County Circuit Court

The following is a sampling of cases that were resolved March 9 to April 6 in the Pettis County Circuit Court, according to information from Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Phillip …
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Leaders emerge in Kaysinger softball, baseball

Lincoln softball and two baseball programs, Northwest and Windsor, emerged as leaders in the Kaysinger Conference with both programs opening league play in April. Here are notes on the conference …

State Fair bounces back with sweep over Metropolitan CC

The Roadrunners were clobbered last weekend. No. 6-ranked Crowder College scored 20 runs in each game of a doubleheader sweep Saturday at Liberty Park Stadium in Sedalia, handing State Fair …

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MOPERC hosting 3D virtual home tour

MOPERC (Missouri Propane Education & Research Council) has recently published a 3D Virtual Tour of a new propane-powered home in Sedalia at propanehomepro.com/virtualtour. MOPERC invites all …

Thompson Hills Board a loyal partner to Washington Elementary

For more than a decade, a local group of community members has been making monthly donations to Washington Elementary School. The Thompson Hills Board of Directors is one of three business …

Real estate transactions April 6

March 26 Flamenco and Magin Jose to Taylor R. Kehoe, Barrett and Metsker’s, lots 7, 8, 9, block 6.  Jeffrey T. and Tenea M. Lowman to Jose and Ilsi Palacios, Hunters Ridge 6th …

Livestock market reports April 6

Windsor livestock auction market report for March 31 Receipts, 2,306 HD; 12% cows. Compared to last week steers and heifers sold mostly steady. Slaughter cows and bulls sold mostly steady to $3 …

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Police Reports April 7

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 April 7

Two from KCMO seriously injured in Morgan crash Megan L. Rector, 28, and Thomas J. Eckstein, 61, both of Kansas City, Missouri, were seriously injured at 3 p.m. Sunday in a Morgan County …

Police Reports April 6

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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Our future and our hope

Have you ever said, “I can’t wait!?” Most of us have. It is one of the ways we say that we are looking forward to something that is going to happen in the future. I can’t wait …
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Roman affluence, Italian mastery

If you are a person who enjoys a good glass of wine, it is hard to get away from Italian wines.  Italian wines have increased in popularity in recent years because they are well made, of …

Population observations on ‘lies, damned lies, and statistics’

The phrase “lies, damned lies, and statistics” has been attributed to several men, including American humorist and social critic Mark Twain, to British prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, …
Your health
February is American Heart Month, and Bothwell Regional Health Center and the Bothwell Foundation have again partnered to provide free cardiac calcium or heart score screenings Feb. 13 and 20. A …
“The great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right.” — Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955. King spoke these words to supporters after the first day of the …
The saying, “many hands make light work,” was never more evident over the last year than the effort undertaken by more than 100 volunteers to make nearly 10,000 fabric masks to help …
After several months of waiting, the Pettis County Ambulance District (PCAD) staff has received 17 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) devices to better communicate with patients during patient …
A new affiliation between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Children’s Mercy Kansas City means Bothwell’s tiniest patients will receive faster specialist care. The two health systems …
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