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S-C HOSA chapter advances heart health
Smith-Cotton High School HOSA members conducted a “Heart Healthy” service project at Sedalia Middle School over the week of Nov. 29 to Dec. 2. HOSA-Future Health Professionals is an …
Crash Reports Dec. 7
Holden woman in serious condition after Johnson accident Brianna N. Anderson, 18, of Holden, sustained serious injuries at 9:58 p.m. Sunday in a Johnson County accident.  According to a …
Police Reports Dec. 6
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 …
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Crash Reports Dec. 6

Three hurt in Benton County intoxicated driving accident Amy N. Skinner, 39, of Osceola, sustained serious injuries, and Brently Skinner, unknown age, of Osceola, and John R. Vogel, 61, of Warsaw, …

Sedalia Chorale to perform Sunday

In its first performance since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sedalia Chorale will present “A Winter Carol” on Sunday at First United Methodist Church’s Thompson Boulevard …

SFCC receives career and technical education grant

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has awarded State Fair Community College a Missouri Area Career Center Opportunity Grant.  SFCC received $400,000, which will be …

100 candles for Sedalia woman

Johanna Beatrice McQuinn Maple was born Dec. 3, 1922, near Clyde, Missouri. The daughter of Austin and Mary McQuinn, Beatrice lived on farms in Conception and Stanberry, Missouri. She attended …
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Smithton, Sacred Heart play to classic in Kaysinger Conference Tournament semifinal

The second Kaysinger Boys Basketball Tournament semifinal Tuesday night at State Fair Community College may have only left Sacred Heart let down. Smithton's 56-55 win over the Gremlins had the …

Lady Roadrunners a win away from Region 16 final

A little early for Halloween, St. Louis Community College still had a scare for the Lady Roadrunners to start Sunday's Region 16 quarterfinal in Sedalia. The Archers jumped in front within a …

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CANVAS Studios allows people to be their own boss

An old downtown building has been transformed to bring beauty, coffee and clothing into one location.  CANVAS Suites, owned by Stephanie Holem, will host a cafe and 20 different suites that …

Find some chilling relief at Chill Cryotherapy

As the cold seeps into a client's skin and the machine hits -70 degrees, they can get relief and feel energized to make it through the day.  Cryotherapy, sometimes known as cold therapy, is …

Business owners express concerns over Mercy Rest Stop

Local business owners are planning on expressing their concerns with the proposed Mercy Rest Stop at the Sedalia Planning and Zoning Commission meeting next Wednesday evening.  The Mercy Rest …

Simcote announces new facility in Sedalia Industrial Rail Park

Wednesday afternoon, dignitaries, businesspeople, and well-wishers gathered at the Downtown Pavilion to welcome Simcote Inc. to Sedalia. Jessica Craig, Executive Director of Economic Development …

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Police Reports Oct. 7

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 Oct. 7

Two injured in Henry accident Cynthia L. Willcockson, 33, of Chilhowee, sustained moderate injuries and Dane M. Onnen, 38, of Harrisonville, sustained moderate injuries at 9:59 p.m. Wednesday in a …

Crash Reports Oct. 6

Urbana woman hurt in Benton accident Margie E. Bryant, 75, of Urbana, sustained minor injuries at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol …

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Finding whatever you needed at Cash Hardware

When I read the piece in the Sedalia Democrat about Cash Hardware, it brought back a lot of memories about the old store. I doubt that there is anyone within 50 miles of Sedalia who was alive when …

Consider helping Sedalia students this holiday season

The Christmas season is upon us. With that, the hustle and bustle of trying to make everything special for our loved ones sometimes becomes overwhelming and our minds become one-tracked: just get it …

West Main Street: Another fire and rebuilding costs

When George R. Smith platted Sedalia, he envisioned that Main Street, close to the hotel that functioned as the Pacific Railroad depot, would become the town’s primary business street. He …
Your health
As Pettis County approaches the winter season, residents are beginning to see cases of RSV spike across the area.  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a contagious yet common virus that …
Charlotte Edwards owns The Country Ruffle, a unique gift shop at 200 W. Third St. in Sedalia. She has been operating the boutique for almost 35 years, and her customers make the hard work …
The American Red Cross is preparing for a drop in blood donations during the holidays by offering several blood drive donation sites across Missouri in the next few weeks. In addition, those who give …
  Cancer was the furthest thing from Donna Barnes’ mind when she made an appointment with her doctor for a well-woman visit in 2021. Barnes, 67, of Sedalia, who has no breast cancer …
On Aug. 1, Jonathan Beary, DO, became Bothwell Regional Health Center’s first full-time neurologist who can diagnose, treat and manage disorders of the brain and nervous system.  Beary …
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