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Pettis County added 17 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of cases to 5,079, according to the Pettis … Read More
Simmons Bank names new Sedalia Community President
Simmons Bank recently announced Grant Leeka as the new community president to lead the Sedalia market. Leeka has served Simmons Bank … Read More
Green Ridge Elementary Honor Roll
The following students were named to the Green Ridge Elementary honor roll for the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year. All … Read More
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Real estate transactions April 13

April 5 Bradley M. and Gina B. Blankenship to Coulten Koetting and Aubry L. Burns, ER Don Villa, lot 19.  Wells Fargo National Bank to Veterans Administration, Southwest Village Tract A, …

Livestock market reports April 13

Windsor livestock auction market report for April 7 Receipts, 1,553 HD; 12% cows. Compared to last week, all classes of steers and heifers sold mostly $5 to $10 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls …

Police Reports April 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 April 13

Oklahoma woman hurt in Benton crash A Coweta, Oklahoma, woman suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at 4:10 p.m. Sunday in Benton County.  According to a Missouri State Highway …
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Tigers place 7th, Hollabaugh medals at Smith-Cotton Classic

This season, after a lost campaign in 2020, personal-best rounds come with a caveat. But that isn’t stopping Smith-Cotton from consistently posting them. Six Tigers recorded personal …

Leaders emerge in Kaysinger softball, baseball

Lincoln softball and two baseball programs, Northwest and Windsor, emerged as leaders in the Kaysinger Conference with both programs opening league play in April. Here are notes on the conference …

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Jewelry artist adapts through COVID

Like everyone across the world when COVID-19 hit last year, professional jewelry artist Patti Zieche-Davisson, of Sedalia, learned to adapt and move forward. Zieche-Davisson, who has created …

Organic Remedies opens dispensary in Sedalia

Wednesday morning, the Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting at Organic Remedies, a new medical marijuana dispensary soon to open at 4401 Wisconsin Ave.  Although there was …

Rhea Mae does it her way: Home bakery keeps working moms in mind

Much like Frank Sinatra who sang, “I did it my way,” a local baker is doing the same while offering working moms a tasty option.  Rhea Mae Marcum, of Sedalia, began her home …

MOPERC hosting 3D virtual home tour

MOPERC (Missouri Propane Education & Research Council) has recently published a 3D Virtual Tour of a new propane-powered home in Sedalia at propanehomepro.com/virtualtour. MOPERC invites all …

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Crash Reports April 10

Stover woman seriously injured in Morgan crash Maida A. Korang, 45, of Stover, received serious injuries in an accident at 9:40 p.m. Thursday in Morgan County.  According to a Missouri …

Crash Reports April 9

Warrensburg man injured in Pettis crash Ryan A. Reed, 32, of Warrenburg, received minor injuries at 8:06 a.m. Wednesday in Pettis County.  According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol …

Police Reports April 9

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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Be wary of the rule of three

My mother said that bad things happened in threes. Somebody famous died? Watch out, because two more will soon follow. Lose something? Keep your things close, because two more items will disappear. …

For real 'gun control,' look deeper

This week, President Biden announced a number of executive orders on gun control, which are viewable on the White House website. I will reprint them here:  ”The Justice Department, …
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Our future and our hope

Have you ever said, “I can’t wait!?” Most of us have. It is one of the ways we say that we are looking forward to something that is going to happen in the future. I can’t wait …
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February is American Heart Month, and Bothwell Regional Health Center and the Bothwell Foundation have again partnered to provide free cardiac calcium or heart score screenings Feb. 13 and 20. A …
“The great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right.” — Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955. King spoke these words to supporters after the first day of the …
The saying, “many hands make light work,” was never more evident over the last year than the effort undertaken by more than 100 volunteers to make nearly 10,000 fabric masks to help …
After several months of waiting, the Pettis County Ambulance District (PCAD) staff has received 17 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) devices to better communicate with patients during patient …
A new affiliation between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Children’s Mercy Kansas City means Bothwell’s tiniest patients will receive faster specialist care. The two health systems …
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