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Education Briefs June 14

State Tech Spring 2024 Dean’s List

Local Briefs June 14

SBW to host candidate forum

Police Reports June 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 case.

Crash Reports June 13

Warsaw driver injured in Benton County accident
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Family Reunions for June 14

Schupp Family 77th annual Reunion
District 54 state Representative candidate Brandon Phelps discusses his passion for the Warrensburg community on Monday June 10, at the Warrensburg Elks Lodge.

Photo by Zach Bott | Warrensburg Star-Journal

Republican candidates speak at Warrensburg forum

WARRENSBURG – Candidates running for office in the Missouri Secretary of State, state senator and state representative races in the August primary election participated in a Republican Candidate Forum on Monday, June 10 at the Elks Lodge in Warrensburg.

Community Calendar for June 16 through June 22

To have your event or meeting listed, send details to news@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000.

Sedalia to celebrate Juneteenth on Saturday, June 15

Hubbard Park will be full of celebrations Saturday, June 15, as Sedalia’s annual Juneteenth event gets underway.

Boonslick Regional Library popular books for June 14

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Local Sports

Sedalia Post 642 Freshmen blank Battle in back-to-back routs

Connor Thorp awaits a pitch during the Sedalia Post 642 Freshman Legion baseball team’s doubleheader against Battle Tuesday, June 11. Across the two games, Thorp went three for four and drove in nine runs, eight of which came in the first game.

Photo by Jack Denebeim | Democrat
The moment Connor Thorp saw the ball reach the outfield ground he had one thought on his mind: Run.

Golf Scorecard: Five local golfers compete at Junior Match Play Championship

Stover’s Mia Rowland recorded the best finish among local golfers during the qualifying rounds of the Missouri Golf Association’s Junior Match Play Championship at the Mules National Golf Club in Warrensburg.

In the Community
Oregon Law School Spring 2024 Graduates
Sacred Heart School announced the following students were named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2023-24 school year.
Smithton High School has announced the students named to the honor roll for the spring semester of the 2023-24 school year.

Bothwell recognizes staff during National Nurses Week

Bothwell Regional Health Center honored nursing staff at its annual Nurse Awards ceremony. From left, Margaret Benson, RN, Nurse of the Year; Chief Nursing Officer Michele Laas; and Shelby Osburn, Emergency Department technician, Nursing Support Person of the Year.

Photo courtesy of Bothwell Regional Health Center
Bothwell Regional Health Center recognized nominees and presented Nurse of the Year and Nursing Support Person of the Year awards on May 10 in recognition of National Nurses Week.
The Tyson feed mill in Dresden suffered unexplained damage Friday evening, June 7, forcing emergency crews to create a dam of soybean meal to contain an unknown liquid from leaking into the groundwater. Unknown tons of corn spilled from the silo through gaping holes. The feed mill is closed as industrial engineers assess safety of the facility.

Photo by Chris Howell | Democrat
Tyson feed mill in Dresden suffers catastrophic damage Friday
Friday evening, June 7, emergency crews rushed to the Tyson Feed Mill, 22749 state Highway T in Sedalia, for an emergency call. At least one of the grain silos at the Dresden facility had sustained catastrophic damage, with gaping holes allowing tons of grain to spill, damaging a building and causing an unknown liquid to spread across the parking lot.
Monday, June 3, ground was broken on Menefee Road in western Pettis County for US Quality Construction's new $10 million headquarters, which will feature a state-of-the-art supply center and provide 40 new jobs.

Photo by Chris Howell | Democrat
US Quality Construction breaks ground on new headquarters
Monday, June 3, guests assembled under tents erected in a newly mown field off Menefee Road in western Pettis County for the groundbreaking of the US Quality Constriction headquarters.
Epic Laser Therapy, 510 E. Gay St. in Warrensburg, opened its doors on June 3 with partner Gray Chiropractic. 

Photo by Zach Bott | Warrensburg Star-Journal
EPIC Laser Therapy shines light on pain, literally
WARRENSBURG – Gray Chiropractic and Wellness Center has partnered with SWAG Sports Performance to create EPIC Laser Therapy, which hosted its grand opening on June 3 at 510 E. Gay St. in Warrensburg.
Evergy uses AI to streamline veteran job application process
Evergy announced it is streamlining the onboarding process for veterans by translating every one of their jobs by mapping them through codes the military assigns.
Michael Bauer
Sumner Insurance Services welcomes new agent
Sumner Insurance Services announced Michael Bauer has joined the agency.
Bothwell Regional Health Center recently presented its latest DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Sarah, an RN in the Emergency Department. Sarah was nominated for the award by patient Kim Jones.

Photo courtesy of Bothwell Regional Health Center
Emergency Department RN receives DAISY Award
Bothwell Regional Health Center recently presented its latest DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
From the Opinion page

The newspaper – back then and today

By now, subscribers probably are getting used to the idea that the Sedalia Democrat has become a biweekly newspaper.

His good news gossiping has rescued many

My dad was a driven man. The dynamo that powered his energies, passion, creativity, and disciplined life was the result of his utter reliance on the Lord Jesus, the Holy Spirit and the word of God. Nothing and nobody, not even physical harm, could detract him from his sense of divine commission.

One of the best book characters I've ever met

Max and I were both delighted and apprehensive when we heard that one of our favorite books, “A Gentleman in Moscow,” had been made into a television mini-series.
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