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Fitness habits keep locals healthy, happy

Fitness Supervisor Jaymi Wells at the Heckart Community Center is seeing a lot of interest in going to the gym recently.

Photo: Hot Rod helps Sacred Heart students read

Photo: Sedalia Lions Club donates to Boy Scouts

'Almost, Maine' to open at Hayden Liberty Center

In time for Valentine's Day, the popular play "Almost, Maine," by John Cariani, explores nine relationships, representing love and loss. The show will open Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Hayden Liberty Center.

Police Reports Feb. 8

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 Feb. 8

Rocky Mount woman hurt in Morgan County accident

Sedalia receives Safe Streets 4 All grant

The newly passed bipartisan infrastructure law has allocated huge amounts of money to be spent in 510 communities across the country, and Sedalia is due to receive its portion of those dollars.

Mr. S-C pageant to return in March

On March 10, an old Smith-Cotton High School tradition is debuting again in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

Photos: Show-Me Bike Show draws record crowd

Ragtime artist-in-residence performs at area schools

Ragtime artist-in-residence Dr. Joyce Richardson, of New Jersey, began her week by performing and interacting with students at Horace Mann Elementary Monday morning.

Real Estate Transactions for Feb. 7

Jan. 23

Crash Reports Feb. 7

Illinois man drowns after driving into Johnson County pond

Habitat for Humanity seeks volunteers Saturday

Two homes are under construction by Sedalia Habitat for Humanity, thanks to the caring people at First Baptist Church of Sedalia.

Williams named Sacred Heart’s Teacher of the Year

During the all-school mass on Friday, the Sacred Heart School Foundation announced the 2023 Teacher of the Year.

Upcoming local blood drives

Spring is close, but February often brings unpredictable winter weather that can cause blood drive cancellations and make it difficult for donors to make it to their appointments safely.

Photo: Brownfield named January Cadet of the Month

SNHU Fall 2022 President's List

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announced the following students were named to the Fall 2022 President's List. The fall terms run from September to December.

Boys & Girls Club names Youths of the Year

It was a night of inspiring stories during the annual Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri’s Youth of the Year event, presented by Inter-State Studio & Publishing Co. The competition, hosted Jan. 31 at the Hayden Liberty Center, was attended by more than 100 family members and friends of the nominees.

Robot-assisted dentistry comes to Sedalia

Robot-assisted dentistry is a reality at Tiger Dental, 991 Winchester Drive, as Dr. Jon Ehlers and his team have a new assistant, a robot that guides Ehlers through tricky dental implant procedures.

Crash Reports Feb. 4

Independence man hurt in Johnson accident

Police Reports Feb. 4

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.

SNHU Fall 2022 Dean's List

Southern New Hampshire University announced the following students were named to the Fall 2022 Dean's List. The fall terms run from September to December.

Photos: Team SCREAM breaks ground for new facility

Entertainment Briefs for Feb. 3

SVAA to host Spring Fling Show

Arrow Rock to host First Saturdays

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Arrow Rock being named a National Historic Landmark, so the First Saturdays series will focus on the village’s history, preservation, and people.

Sedalia Main Streets lures people downtown

The Sedalia Main Streets board has been formed from the members of the Central Business and Cultural District board, and is already familiar with the needs of local merchants to lure people downtown.

Police Reports Feb. 3

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.

NoBro to host last art walk on Saturday

NoBro will host its last indoor Art Walk on Saturday with 11 local and area artists participating, although it will remain involved with the Sedalia art, music, and food scene.

Johnson County Historical Society to host contra dance

The public is invited to a contra dance from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 at the Culp Building, 302B N. Main St. in Warrensburg.

Old Drum Open Mic to host event

Old Drum Open Mic will feature music, stories, poetry, and essays for its next program from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at Java Junction, 118 N. Holden St. in downtown Warrensburg.

Community Calendar for Feb. 5 through Feb. 11

To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to fbemiss@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000 ext. 1481.

Cole Camp Elementary School Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Cole Camp Elementary School honor roll for the second quarter of the 2022-23 school year.

Landfill developer claims proposed ordinance will cost Pettis County millions

Last Friday, Derrick Standley, Project Manager with the Pettis County Environmental Material Management Park, went before the Pettis County Commission to speak with them face to face.

Meals on Wheels menu for Feb. 4

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. Meals cost $4. For more information on receiving meals or becoming a volunteer, call 660-826-5039. 

SFCC awarded grant for Commercial Driving Academy

On Jan. 26, State Fair Community College announced its Commercial Driving Academy was awarded funds from the American Rescue Plan Act Workforce Training Grant.

Police Reports Feb. 2

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.

Lyceum's Bertani speaks about upcoming season

The Lyceum Theatre in Arrow Rock is in full swing to begin its 2023 season. On Friday, Steve Bertani, managing director, will be in Sedalia and Warrensburg, speaking about the season and meeting with sponsors and donors.

Sedalia Public Library New Books for Feb. 4

Sedalia Public Library

Young beauty pageant contestant advances to nationals

LA MONTE — Wrapped in a tiny package filled with smiles and poise, Zella Schmeltz, 4, of La Monte, will advance to a national beauty pageant this fall.

Drury Fall 2022 Dean's List

In the fall semester, the following students made the day school dean's list at Drury University:

Divorces for Feb. 4

These people were recently granted divorces in Pettis County Circuit Court:

Photos: Kaysinger Art Contest displayed at SFCC

Club Notes for Feb. 4

Mid-Mo Toastmasters Club

Ordinance to amend zoning makes it to Sedalia City Council

Monday evening, a public hearing was held in City Council Chambers to allow people to comment on the new zoning ordinance just sent to the Sedalia City Council. After months of work at the Planning and Zoning Commission, the proposed ordinance was forwarded to the council for approval, which could happen as soon as the next council meeting.

Police Reports Feb. 1

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 Feb. 1

Glasgow man in serious condition after Saline County accident

SFCC students win awards at theatre festival

State Fair Community College theatre students brought home multiple awards after spending a week in Des Moines, Iowa, at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for Region 5.

Police Reports Jan. 31

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.

Boonslick Regional Library Outreach for Feb. 4

Monday

Boonslick Regional Library Popular Books for Feb. 4

Boonslick Regional Library

Marriage Licenses for Feb. 4

Pettis County Recorder of Deeds Barbara Clevenger recently issued marriage licenses to:
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