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Boys & Girls Club receives grant through Taco Bell Foundation
Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri received a nearly $16,000 grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to support academic … Read More
Green Ridge High School Honor Roll
The following Green Ridge R-VIII High School students were named to the spring semester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year. All … Read More
Police Reports June 19
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
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Crash Reports June 19

Two hurt in Johnson accident  Sharon K. Alewine, 74, of Warsaw, received minor injuries, and Paul L. Alewine, 79, of Warsaw received moderate injuries at 9:52 p.m. Thursday in a Johnson …

Community Calendar for June 20 through June 26

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

Boonslick Regional Library outreach schedule June 19

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

Club notes June 19

Be Forever Young  Be Forever Young met at Parkview Christian Church Monday, June 14, after a 14-month hiatus due to COVID-19. Fourteen members attended. President Elayne Gordon introduced …
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Travelers endure sloppy start to beat Gladstone

Anything can happen in summer ball. Due to a scheduling mishap, Post 642 Sedalia assistant coach Nick Brashear served as the field umpire for the first inning of the first game of a doubleheader …

McGinnis helps Bombers beat Chillicothe in extras

Chillicothe’s outfielder dropped the game-ending pop up and Sedalia’s Brayden McGinnis hit a walk-off single to help the Bombers win their first extra-innings game of the season, 7-6, at …

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Tourism looks to increase in Sedalia as COVID-19 wanes

Tourism was brought to a halt in Sedalia over the last year, like countless other industries, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as COVID restrictions are fading in Pettis County, there are plans …

Bothwell announces dates for community education classes

After canceling the majority of its community education and support groups last year due to COVID-19, Bothwell Regional Health Center will offer a Safe Sitter educational class Saturday, June 26, and …

Real estate transactions June 15

June 8 Matthew E. and Callie J. Dawson to Kenneth and Matthew Guertin, Lakewood Heights Subdivision, lot 3. Section 29; township 45; range 21.  June 9 Matz Properties LLC to Jacob Eric …

Barnhart discusses pandemic impact on Warrensburg tourism

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Visitor Center was significantly impacted by the pandemic and the effect is expected to be felt by the tourism industry for the next few …

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Police Reports June 18

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 June 18

Wheatland woman hurt in Benton accident  Amy S. Smith, 47, of Wheatland, received minor injuries at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State Highway …

Police Reports June 17

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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The important role of dads

Bob Satnan is taking some time off this week. Here are his thoughts on Father’s Day from 2018: American clergyman Charles Wadsworth is credited with saying, “By the time a man realizes …

Happy Father’s Day to all dads

Happy Father’s Day! I love men.  Now, before you start to make jokes, let me explain.  I love men. And I think they need to hear me say it. As a society, we focus on the bad …

The love & worry of pet parenthood

I still remember Petey. Petey originally belonged to my parents, but when they found out I was on the way, they gave Petey, some sort of shepherd, black with golden brown markings, to Grandpa and …
Your health
Like fire racing through a field of dry grass, the COVID-19 coronavirus has raced through the country and world over the last year in record numbers. With more than 137.5 million cases globally and …
When Darlene Richardet got the news she had lung cancer, the easiest decision she had to make was to put down her cigarettes and not look back. Richardet, 63, lives in Cole Camp and sees Nurse …
Bothwell Regional Health Center is pleased to announce Dr. Paul Howard, general otolaryngologist, joined Bothwell Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) March 1. As the only physician at Bothwell ENT, Dr. Paul …
Lindsey Graham, certified physician assistant, recently joined Bothwell Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Physician assistants (PAs) are mid-level providers that provide patient care under the …
For years, Rachel West, a Sedalia native, felt tired all the time. Going through the motions every day, she felt like a zombie. West’s husband complained about her loud snoring keeping him …
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