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University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians … Read More
Sigma Pi offers scholarships for incoming Missouri S&T students
The Alpha Iota Chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity announced two new scholarships available to eligible high school students who plan to … Read More
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4-H clubs receive Community Improvement Grants

Raised bed gardens, building picnic tables and benches, creating an outdoor classroom, and landscaping main streets are a few of the community projects that 4-H and FFA youth will be doing this …

University of Central Oklahoma graduate

Sedalia resident Nicolai V. Nowag graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science as a part of the spring 2021 class, which included 1,302 …

Police Reports May 13

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 May 13

Warsaw man drowns in Town Branch creek Edward J. Larrison, 58, of Warsaw, drowned at 12:01 a.m. Monday in Benton County’s Town Branch creek.  According to a Missouri State Highway …
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Lady Tigers cap regular season with 3-1 win

With a grueling playoff slate ahead, Smith-Cotton put an exclamation point on a sterling regular-season campaign. Lady Tigers junior Adamaris Ramirez recorded a hat trick Thursday during a 3-1 …

S-C boys tennis wins first district title since 1988

Smith-Cotton boys tennis head coach Rush Walters remembers from his playing days how difficult the postseason road was for the Tigers. “It was always hard,” Walters said. “We …

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Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County to celebrate National Economic Development Week

Economic Development Sedalia-Pettis County (EDSPC) will celebrate National Economic Development Week May 9-12 by highlighting significant partners, success stories and the organization’s …

Missouri SBDC to host no-cost Money Smart Series

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at State Fair Community College will host, at no cost, a three-session Money Smart Series for small businesses located in Pettis, Johnson, …

Real estate transactions May 11

May 3 Matthew Alexander to Amanda D. Pool, Lawndale Addition, lots 92, 93.  Fishburne Family LLC to Jennie L. and Linda A. Heishman, Heard’s Addition, lot 1, block 2.  John …

City and local businesses invest in solar power

On sunny mornings like Friday, Cliff Callis is making money while the sun shines. Callis has invested in solar power panels for one building 10 years ago, and now for the office of Callis and …

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Police Reports May 12

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 May 12

Three hurt in Johnson accident Trisha L. Enarson, 47, of Knob Noster, was seriously injured, Michael W. Ford, 52, of Knob Noster, was also seriously injured, and Richard G. Younce, 63, of …

Police Reports May 11

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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Sedalians walk as streetcar operators strike

The United States’ troops were actively involved in the Great War in July 1918, and the Missouri State Fair responded accordingly. The Fair planned a special Council of Defense Day at which the …

Shining a light on community bullying

I have held onto this opinion and the story behind it for a long time because it hurts to discuss. However, in light of recent events on social media within our community, I believe my experience is …

Thinking about the childhood of yesterday

There is something about the word “yesterday” that has always appealed to me, and I guess that is why I love those two completely different songs by the Beatles and Roy Clark titled …
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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