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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reported a seven-day total of 9,535 cases on Tuesday or an average of 1,362 per … Read More
Salvation Army receives donation from Food Bank
Salvation Army Sedalia recently announced it received a $4,738 grant from The Food Bank for Central & Northeast Missouri to help … Read More
National Fine Art winners announced
Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri recently finished its National Fine Arts Exhibit, held at Lamy’s from January … Read More
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Lincoln R-2 Elementary School Honor Roll

Lincoln R-2 Elementary has announced the students named to the second quarter honor roll for the 2020-21 school year. Principal’s Honor Roll “A” Fourth grade: Braiden …

Police Reports Jan. 27

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. 27

Versailles woman killed in Morgan crash A Versailles woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident at 4:10 p.m. Monday in Morgan County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, …
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S-C wrestling splits tri-match with Clinton, Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — Former conference rivals helped Smith-Cotton prep for the inaugural tournament hosted by its new conference. Smith-Cotton boy’s wrestling split a tri-match Tuesday with …

Lady Bulldogs’ Haag honored for 30 years of coaching

STOVER — Stover girl’s basketball head coach Ernie Haag is not on Facebook. So when the longtime Lady Bulldogs leader chats with old friends, it looks a little something like the …

In the Community
Real estate transactions Jan. 26

Jan. 18 Martin R. and Theresa K. Corbett to Trevoe T. and Kelsy Warlen, section 31; township 44; range 23; SW-SE.  Jan. 19  Emeline Gagatam and James Wesley Schofield to Jim A. and …

Livestock market report Jan. 26

Windsor livestock auction market report for Jan. 20 Receipts, 2,504 HD; cows 6%. Compared to last week all classes of steers and heifers traded mostly $2 to $5 higher. Slaughter cows and bulls …

New food truck features El Salvadorian food

Inside a robin’s-egg blue food truck, a Sedalia family cooks up tasty El Salvadorian food and the savory scent of griddle cakes draws one to pull in, park and order. Omar and Mildree …

Bothwell using monoclonal therapy for COVID

As Bothwell Regional Health Center continues to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, it is using monoclonal therapy to help patients recover before needing to be hospitalized. According to Bothwell …

Real estate transactions Jan. 19

Jan. 11 Mark A. and Connie Ficken and Deborah K. and Chris S. Brown to Dennis R. Holman Trustee and the Dennis R. Holman Trust, sections 32 and 33; township 47; range 20.  Pamela Joann and …

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Crash Reports Jan. 26

Teen hurt in Johnson wreck A Harrisonville teenager was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:10 p.m. Sunday in Johnson County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Leanna …

Crash Reports Jan. 23

Knob Noster man seriously injured A Knob Noster man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday in Johnson County. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol …

Police Reports Jan. 23

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 …


Community Calendar for Jan. 24 through Jan. 30

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak some meetings may be canceled or postponed. Please call the organization for information on cancellations.  To have your event or meeting …

Club notes Jan. 23

BRHC Auxiliary The Bothwell Regional Health Center Auxiliary Board did not meet for its regular monthly meeting in January due to the Auxiliary Gift Shop being closed in January and …

Boonslick Regional Library outreach schedule Jan. 23

Boonslick Regional Library Monday 9 a.m. to noon: Cole Camp City Park. 1:30 to 4 p.m.: Lincoln City Park. Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Green Ridge City Park. Friday 9 a.m. to …

Marriage licenses Jan. 23

Pettis County Recorder of Deeds Barbara Clevenger recently issued marriage licenses to:  Alyc Dalton Smith, 20, and Rosa Esmeralda Brown, 19, both of Sedalia; Patrick Roy Hanks, 22, of …

From the Opinion page

Lincoln School from 1920-1930

Lincoln School was the centerpiece of Sedalia’s Black community. Principal C.C. Hubbard demanded excellence from both teachers and students. His diligence was rewarded when in the 1920s Lincoln …

Stopping government corruption is a team effort

Two years ago, I launched a renewed effort to fight fraud and abuse in government by creating the Public Corruption and Fraud Division in my office. In every corner of the state, we've shown that …

Advice for my younger self

If I could go back in time and talk to my younger self, there are a few very important things I would have to say.   One of them would be this: No matter what you do, people will talk about …
Your health
Dr. Dan Woolery is a new pulmonologist who recently started practicing in Sedalia at Bothwell Pulmonary Specialists.
The standard overhead speaker announcements at Bothwell Regional Health Center include stroke codes, trauma alerts and call requests. As of Sept. 24, a soothing melody has been added to the mix.
Fifteen years ago on the occasion of Bothwell Regional Health Center’s 75th anniversary in October 2005, there were multiple celebrations including opening the Bothwell Diagnostic Center and other public events.
With the presence of rapid or quick COVID-19 tests in the area, there are new questions about the types of tests that are available and which is most reliable.
While the novel coronavirus COVID-19 will create complications for the approaching holidays, there’s another unwanted guest lurking in the wings — stress.
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