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Why do we need revival?
Our church is hosting a Revival this weekend, January 30 and 31 at 6:00 p.m. I’ve been thinking that some may wonder if we really need Revival. I’d like to address that question and then …
Henry County R-1 School District (Windsor) superintendent passes
Henry County R-1 School District wrote in a media release on Tuesday saying “It is with great sadness that the district informs you of the passing of our Superintendent, Scott Ireland. Mr. …
Lincoln R-2 School Honor Roll
The following students were named to the Lincoln R-2 High School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year. Principal’s (“A”) Honor Roll Seventh Grade: …
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Police Reports Jan. 28

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. 28

Two Warsaw juveniles hurt Benton accident A 17-year-old male driver from Warsaw sustained minor injuries and his 13-year-old female passenger sustained minor injuries at 7:25 a.m. Thursday in a …

Green Ridge Elementary Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Green Ridge Elementary School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year. All A’s  Third Grade: Christian Atkins, James …

Sonnik earns district-level Belcher scholarship

Smith-Cotton senior Alisa Sonnik was selected as the recipient of the Sedalia 200 district-level John T. Belcher Scholarship. Sonnik will receive $250 and moves on to the regional level of the …
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S-C’s Franklin tabbed Knob Noster head football coach 

Smith-Cotton coach Michael Franklin will be on the move following the completion of the 2021-22 school year.  Franklin was announced as the next head coach of Knob Noster High School in a …

Smith-Cotton picks Gray to lead football program

A hiring committee raved about the new man picked to lead Smith-Cotton football in the years to come. That man, Josh Gray, became officially picked for the job in a Sedalia School District 200 …

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Bothwell may soon receive Level 3 Trauma Certification

Tuesday evening’s Bothwell Regional Health Center Board of Trustees meeting began with CEO Lori Wightman reading a heartfelt letter from the wife of a stroke victim from Nov. 29. “I …

Callis adds Operations Manager to team

Stephanie Craig has joined Callis & Associates as Operations Manager. In this new position on the agency’s strategic marketing team, Craig is responsible for overseeing the internal …

Real estate transactions Jan. 25

Jan. 18 Matz Properties LLC to Ralph H. and Jacqueline Redd, Ware Subdivision, lot 19. Jacob and Nicole Heisterberg to Sandra Stroburg, Arlington Heights Subdivision; section 2; township 45; …

Democrat announces move to new downtown location

After more than 50 years on South Massachusetts Avenue, the Sedalia Democrat has announced it will be moving to a new location in downtown Sedalia later this year. The Democrat opened its current …

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Police & Crash Reports

Police Reports Jan. 26

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. 26

Mayview woman in serious condition after Johnson accident Jacqueline A. Worley, 72, of Mayview, sustained serious injuries, and James D. Worley, 76, of Mayview, sustained minor injuries at 9:08 …

Police Reports Jan. 25

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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Being pulled in every direction

Our world has changed in what feels like the blink of an eye. It cannot be attributed to any one thing, but a multitude of occurrences that have quickly impacted the way in which we live. It …

Of wealth and houses

During the late 19th century, many believed it was essential for a man to amass large amounts of wealth by working hard, by taking advantage of opportunities, and by making opportunities for himself. …

Being transported by music memories

It’s funny how a song or even a single sound can transport you somewhere else. Maybe it makes you feel a little happier for a few minutes on a dreary day, but so many times, it makes you think …
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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