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B-2 damaged in emergency landing

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE — Whiteman Air Force Base’s B-2 stealth bomber suffered damage after making an emergency landing early Tuesday morning, Sept. 14. The base states that at …

‘Tough as Nails’ winner to share experiences

After having to curtail its 2020-21 programming due to COVID-19, the University of Central Missouri’s Lifelong Learning Series is kicking off its fall season with a program titled …

MU Extension to host Annie’s Project

The University of Missouri Extension will host a virtual Annie’s Project course. Annie’s Project provides women with education in production, market, financial, legal and human risk …

Police Reports Sept. 15

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 Sept. 15

Four people hurt in Johnson accident Orionna A. Colliver, 19, of Warrensburg; Faith L. Franklin-Woodward, 19, of Clinton; Zachary R. Gregory, 19, of Big Sandy, Texas, and Blake D. Lowry, 27, of …

Smith-Cotton JROTC cadet earns Bronze Cross

Smith-Cotton High School student and JROTC Cadet Leia Goodwin received the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Outstanding Achievement Award, the highest honor available for JROTC cadets. Goodwin was …

Pettis County First seeks ordinance to regulate proposed landfill

Tuesday morning. the group opposing a proposed landfill, Pettis County First, went to the Pettis County Commissioners chambers with its lawyer to discuss creating a new ordinance. “Today I …

Trail’s End Art Show to open Friday

Western-themed art is highlighted in a new first-time show opening at the Hayden Liberty Center this Friday. Fitting perfectly with the history of Sedalia and Missouri, the Trail’s End …

PCAD discusses several items, including Windsor District

The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors discussed updates about the Windsor Ambulance District, the ordering of a new ambulance and Stryker replacement equipment during Tuesday …

School Board honors cadet, discusses COVID policies

The Sedalia School District 200 Boa​​rd of Education met Monday night at the Heckart Performing Arts Center at Smith-Cotton High School for its monthly meeting. The meeting began with the …

Fire departments honor fallen firefighters of 9/11

This weekend, city and county fire departments remembered the 343 fallen firefighters who died at the Twin Towers on 9/11 while trying to save thousands of lives that fateful day. Pettis County …

Photos: Groups come together to support Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Arrest made in violent Pettis home invasion

A career criminal who violently assaulted a Pettis County woman in a Sept. 3 home invasion has been arrested in Arkansas. On Sept. 2, Daryl Jason Scarbrough was involved in an armed …

Pettis County continues vaccine clinics, monoclonal treatment

Pettis County added 125 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 12, bringing the total number of cases to 6,809, according to the Pettis County Health Center.  According to the Pettis County …

Photo: Johnston, Cash named S-C Activities royalty

Dr. Roehrs joins Bothwell Lincoln Family Medicine

Dr. Matthew Roehrs has joined Bothwell Lincoln Family Medicine and will work with Dr. Donald Allcorn to provide primary health care for families and people of all ages. Roehrs is a doctor of …

Burrell Behavioral Health raises minimum hourly pay to $15

Burrell Behavioral Health is raising its minimum hourly pay to $15 per hour, a 30% increase from the current minimum rate of $11.50 per hour. All Burrell employees currently making less than $15 …

Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 15-21

The Missouri State Highway Patrol joins the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the National Safety Council, Safe Kids Worldwide, and other safety advocates to commemorate …

Real estate transactions Sept. 14

Aug. 30 Gynja Wes Cody and Payton L. Cody to Alla G and Vitaliy V. Kondratenko, Shepherd Meadow Estates Plat 1, lot 8.  Russell Stover Chocolates LLC to Volker Properties LLC, Fairview …

Portion of East 13th to close again

The City of Sedalia was notified by a construction contractor for Bothwell Regional Health Center that a portion of East 13th Street will again need to be closed to through traffic from 7 a.m. to 7 …

Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site to host public meeting

Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend an informational meeting at Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site on Thursday, Sept. 16. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. in the …

Warehouse Tire & Muffler announces disaster relief appeal 

Warehouse Tire & Muffler in Sedalia has announced a month-long campaign in conjunction with Team Rubicon, a veteran-led nonprofit that focuses on disaster relief. For each set of tires sold, …

​​Nominations open for McDonald’s Outstanding Educator Awards 

Local McDonald’s restaurants will again celebrate area teachers this fall with the launch of the second annual McDonald’s Outstanding Educator Awards.   Community members can …

Police Reports Sept. 14

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 Sept. 14

Warsaw man injured in Benton accident Nathan L. Rega, 30, of Warsaw, received moderate injuries at 6:02 p.m. Saturday in a Benton County accident. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol …
Remembering 9/11

Sedalia residents remember 9/11

It’s been 20 years since Americans found themselves under attack, and for those old enough to remember, it was a difficult day to forget. “I've never forgotten, and I remember exactly …
Remembering 9/11

Honoring the history of 9/11 at Smith-Cotton

Twenty years following the Sept. 11 attacks, some teachers at Smith-Cotton High School took the opportunity to remember the tragedy in their own way for their classrooms this wee.  One of …
Remembering 9/11

The military way of life after Sept. 11

Twenty years ago, one of the most devastating events happened in American history, changing the U.S. as a whole and starting a war no one knew was coming.  U.S. Army Ranger Chris Bemiss, of …
Remembering 9/11

Whiteman veteran recalls his experience during 9/11 attack

After nearly 20 years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, former Whiteman Air Force Base airman Randy Wyatt still recalls where he was at when the World Trade Center collapsed — in the air on …

Warsaw’s St. Ann to celebrate 75 years

WARSAW — In 1855, Chris and William Hirsch were the only people of the Catholic faith in Warsaw when they moved there to open a meat market. It wasn’t until 1944 that Monsignor J. …

Weekly Report: Pettis County Commission meets with officials, approves purchase

During daily meetings Sept. 6-10, the Pettis County Commission completed the following: Sept. 6: Courthouse closed in observance of Labor Day. Sept. 7: The Commission entered into a closed …

Route H to close Sept. 14 for rehab project

Drivers should look for alternate routes when the Benton County Route H bridge over Cole Camp Creek near Edmondson is closed beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Missouri Department of …

SFCC to host Dr. Fracica for COVID discussion 

State Fair Community College will host Dr. Phil Fracica from Bothwell Regional Health Center for a discussion and Q&A at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 and 11 a.m. Sept. 30 in Thompson Conference Center, …

Police Reports Sept. 11

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 Sept. 12 through Sept. 18

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 …

Boonslick Regional Library outreach schedule Sept. 11

Boonslick Regional Library Monday 9:30 to 11: 30 a.m.: Fristoe, The Place Cafe.  1:15 to 3:45 p.m.: Warsaw, Drake Harbor.  Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to noon: Cole Camp City …

Meals on Wheels menu Sept. 11

Meals on Wheels is a nonprofit organization that delivers meals to seniors, the homebound and handicapped citizens of Sedalia. The food is prepared by Superior Vendall and is delivered by volunteers. …

Sedalia Public Library new books Sept. 11

Sedalia Public Library Fiction “Enemy at the Gates,” by Kyle Mills. “L.A. Weather,” by Maria Escandon. “High Stakes,” by Iris …

Boonslick Regional Library popular books Sept. 11

Boonslick Regional Library Fiction “It Happened One Summer,” by Tessa Bailey. “Appleseed,” by Matt Bell. “The Stranger Behind You,” by Carol …

Marriage licenses Sept. 11

Pettis County Recorder of Deeds Barbara Clevenger recently issued marriage licenses to: Richard James Curd IV, 34, to Destiny Renee Matz, 26, both of Sedalia; Daniel Thomas Edward Strahl, 28, …

Divorces Sept. 11

These people were recently granted divorces in Pettis County Circuit Court: Kimberly Crystal and Chad Crystal; Kristen M. Thomas and Nicholas A. Thomas. 

Photos: Cole Camp Fair comes swinging in

Sedalia Park Board gets Heckart Center update

At Thursday evening’s Sedalia Parks and Recreation board meeting, much of the discussion was updating the board on progress at the Heckart Community Center. ​​“The Heckart …
Missouri Bicentennial 2021

Warsaw to celebrate Missouri’s Bicentennial

A day full of activity is planned next week as Warsaw celebrates Missouri’s Bicentennial on Sept. 18. Lynette Stokes, the executive director of Benton County Tourism and Recreation, said by …

Yeager’s Cycle readies for 65th celebration

On Sept. 18, the family-owned Yeager’s Cycle will celebrate its 65th year in business with a birthday party.  Yeager’s Cycle, 3001 S. Limit Ave., sells motorcycles and other …

Whiteman pilot reaches 7,000-hour milestone

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE — An Air Force Reserve pilot became the only pilot in history to hit 7,000 hours in an A-10C Thunderbolt II on Sept. 1.  Lt. Col. John “Karl” Marks …

Bethel Fellowship to host annual BBQ

The annual Providence Fellowship Center Chicken BBQ will be hosted from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. The meal consists of grilled chicken with baked beans, potato salad, chips, coleslaw, …

Sedalia Parks and Rec to host ‘Things That Go’

The Sedalia Parks and Recreation Department will host the ninth annual “Things That Go”  from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 at Liberty Park.  There will be a morning of …

Police Reports Sept. 10

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 Sept. 10

Two females hurt in Moniteau crash Montana D. Dorsey, 19, of Versailles, and Chelsea R. Milligan, 30, of Tipton, received moderate injuries Wednesday in a Moniteau County crash.  According …
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