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Vehicle chase ends with stop-sticks, two arrested
Tuesday, the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office announced two Sedalia residents were arrested after a Sunday evening vehicle pursuit.  The incident started at 7:51 p.m. when Sedalia Police …
Pettis County adds more than 600 new COVID cases
Pettis County added 632 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 9,684, according to the Pettis County Health Center. “The Missouri Department of Health …
Cole Camp High School Honor Roll
The following students were named to the Cole Camp High School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year. Honorable Mention  Ninth Grade: Nickolaus Botelho, Luis Chavez, …
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Police Reports Jan. 19

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 Jan. 19

Warsaw man seriously injured in Benton motorcycle crash Richard A. Richardson, 53, of Warsaw, sustained serious injuries, and Katrina A. Moore, 50, of Warsaw, sustained moderate injuries at 5:05 …

Betty White Challenge comes to Sedalia Animal Shelter

Monday marked the 100th birthday of beloved actress the late Betty White. Nationwide people honored her memory by bringing donations to local animal shelters and rescues, including the Sedalia Animal …

City of Sedalia to host Mercy Rest Stop public forum

The Sedalia City Council has been presented a petition signed by several citizens expressing concerns regarding the Mercy Rest Stop project being planned by another group. The City has also been …
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Otterville Holiday Classic returns Monday

Holiday tournament season action gets back underway Monday with a full slate of games at the Otterville Holiday Classic. In the girls bracket, fifth-seeded Lincoln plays the first quarterfinal at …

Lady Roadrunners feed post, protect lead in region win

A new-look offense had State Fair Community College women’s basketball humming late in Friday night’s 59-48 win over Jefferson College. Locked in a one-possession battle in the second …

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Sweet things are happening at XOXO Creations

WARRENSBURG — Sweet treats are in abundance with a local chocolate-dipping business based in Warrensburg that’s owned by two young entrepreneurs. XOXO Creations, owned by Kassandra …

Ear, nose and throat specialist joins Bothwell

Bothwell Regional Health Center welcomed Dr. Mark Covington, general otolaryngologist, to Bothwell Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Dec. 2. Covington regularly practices at Kansas City-based Ascentist …

Boone Quarries receives top safety awards

The Missouri Limestone Producers Association (MLPA) recognized Boone Quarries and Mid-Missouri Limestone on its Safety Honor Roll Awards at the recent MLPA convention. The award honors the top safety …

Volunteer service recognized during Evening of Excellence

WARRENSBURG — Volunteers, community members and legacy board members who have gone above and beyond were recognized during the annual Warrensburg Main Street Evening of Excellence on Thursday, …

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Crash Reports Jan. 18

Wentzville man in serious condition after Morgan accident Brian L. Vanleer, 59, of Wentzville, sustained serious injuries at 4:55 p.m. Friday in a Morgan County accident. According to a …

Police Reports Jan. 15

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 Jan. 14

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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Mrs. Mildred Yount: A clubwoman of Sedalia

Author’s note: I apologize for the incorrect information in last week’s column. I gave 1919 as the year of Thomas Yount’s birth rather than the correct year of 1892. Thomas Yount …

Make time for love

Do those you love really know how much you love them? When we are first married, the honeymoon period is fantastic! All we think about is how much we love each other and how sparkly life is going …

The holidays during the COVID era

The Christmas and New Year's holidays have come and gone; the leftover candy has almost disappeared, and the only thing remaining of the leftover food in our house is a ring around my middle that I …
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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