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Community Calendar for Sept. 24 through Sept. 30
To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to fbemiss@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000 ext. 1481.
Wear Red for Women Committee donates AED to Hotel Bothwell
Wear Red for Women, a Bothwell Foundation committee, recently gave an automated external defibrillator (AED) to Hotel Bothwell.
Divorces for Sept. 23
These people were recently granted divorces in Pettis County Circuit Court:
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Meals on Wheels menu for Sept. 23

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization that delivers meals to seniors, the homebound and handicapped citizens of Sedalia. The food is prepared by Superior Vendall and is delivered by volunteers. Meals cost $4. For more information on receiving meals or becoming a volunteer, call 660-826-5039. 

Missouri State Summer 2023 Graduates

Missouri State University in Springfield awarded 574 degrees to students in summer 2023.

Boys & Girls Club names two Distinguished Club Gold Award winners

Two Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri Club Sites had the honor of being named Distinguished Club Gold Award winners during BGC’s staff and board celebration, hosted Sept. 15.

Police Reports Sept. 22

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 case.
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Pull Start National Race features minibikes at Yeager's Cycle

Thursday evening, Sept. 7 at the Yeager’s Cycle bike night, a racetrack made of traffic cones in the parking lot was the setting for a special event.

Weather prevents winner between rival Tigers

The wrong kind of strikes decided Tuesday night’s rivalry result between Smith-Cotton and Warrensburg at Susie Ditzfeld Memorial Field.

In the Community
Prysmian Group invests $45 million in Sedalia expansion
It was a beautiful morning Wednesday, Sept. 13 as people gathered at Prysmian Group’s beam signing ceremony as the company invests $45 million into the Sedalia plant at 20213 Whitfield Road.
Central Bank partners with Hispanic community leaders
Sedalia's Central Bank has recently partnered with several Hispanic community leaders to expand its services to include materials printed in Spanish and bilingual staff to serve the diverse members of the local community.
Cline receives DAISY Award
Bothwell Regional Health Center recently presented its latest DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Donna Cline.
Central Bank to host third annual blood drive
Central Bank of Sedalia is busy saving lives with its third annual Community Challenge Blood Drive to be hosted Sept. 15 and 16 at the First United Methodist Church.
Funky Bunch to host second annual Pet Memorial
For the second year, Funky Bunch Pet Care LLC is hosting a Pet Memorial this month to help pet parents cope with the death of their furry family members.
New bowling alley, Alley Cats, is officially open
WARRENSBURG — After eight months of renovations, Alley Cats is open.
From the Opinion page

Children need parental priesthood, says God

Many Christian parents seem to be nervous about sending their children to public schools. My wife and I are grateful that both our daughters successfully attended Sedalia public schools, and graduated from State Fair Community College and the University of Missouri, all secular institutions. If you are a Christian parent of school-going children, please consider implementing these suggestions to boost your family’s life of faith.

A new opportunity to serve more Sedalia kids

Five years ago, I had the distinct privilege to help open the Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri’s 12th Club Site in Dresden. It was a wonderful moment and aligned with the Club’s mission to serve more kids, more often.

Frank and Francesca’s nocturnal adventures

Once upon a time, during a moonlit night, an unsuspecting woman descended the steps of her backyard deck and stepped onto the stone patio. Her three rambunctious dogs raced past her, eager to hit the grass and sniff out the perfect place to pee before bedtime.
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