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Sedalia Public Works to conduct smoke tests

The Sedalia Public Works Department will be conducting smoke tests on sewers this week. Testing will be in an area bounded on the north by West Morgan Street, on the south by West Pettis Street, on the west by North Park Avenue and on the east by North Prospect Avenue and an area bounded on the nort


City of Sedalia Completes TRIM Grant

In 2018, the City of Sedalia received a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation. A press release from the City says the grant provided funds for completion of a partial tree re-inventory along certain street right-of-ways and public prop


Sedalia Woman Wins $1,000 Scholarship in FAFSA Frenzy

State Fair Community College freshman Danielle Read of Sedalia has won a $1,000 scholarship for participating in the FAFSA Frenzy (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) event that was held last fall on the Sedalia campus.


First section of Prairie Queen Trail completed

The first section of the walking trail of the Prairie Queen Walk and Wheels Trail Project was completed Wednesday afternoon, with 982 feet of trail completed. The Prairie Queen Walk and Wheels Trail project is located in the empty acreage between the Sedalia Animal Shelter and East 24th Street and i


Minister to bring message of hope

Bringing hope to those facing impossible situations is the message minister David Ring will deliver to several local churches next week. A nationally known speaker and author, Ring was stillborn in 1953 and was lifeless for 18 to 20 minutes before a nurse saw his small form move among the blankets.


Missouri Man Charged with Eighth DWI Conviction

A Springfield man whose blood-alcohol level measured three times the legal limit after he hit a parked car has been charged an eighth time with driving while intoxicated. The Springfield News-Leader reports that a warrant was requested Tuesday for 56-year-old Steven Marrs, who was charged last week


Friends of Boonslick to host book sale

The Friends of the Boonslick Regional Library in Sedalia, 219 W. Third St., will sponsor a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4 in the meeting room. The sale will include many genres of fiction including westerns, mysteries, romance, paperbacks and much more. There will also be a large va


Missouri shows poorly when it comes to over-50 romance

If the answer to all three questions is "yes," it just might be time to pack your bags. In a recent survey from The Senior List, a website for "baby boomers and older adults," the Show-Me sector of the U.S. came in at a lowly No. 38 out of the states and Washington D.C.


Missouri revenue is showing some signs for hope

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lawmakers in Missouri were concerned that state revenue would be lower than anticipated, but the news they received this week was showing a positive trend. Revenue totals are up half-a-percent from the same time last year, according to a new report from the Department of Revenu


Medicaid advocates question Missouri’s renewal system

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Mike Parson’s administration says Missouri’s improving economy is the main reason up to 70,000 people dropped off the state’s Medicaid rolls last year. But advocates are pointing to problems with a new renewal system as another reason for the decline.


Missouri lawmakers take aim at sex trafficking

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers are backing at least three proposals that would take aim at websites that advertise prostitution. In action Thursday, the Senate gave preliminary approval to the latest attack on sex trafficking.


Missouri House committee to issue final report about Revenue Department

(MISSOURI) Missourinet - The chairman of a bipartisan Missouri House oversight committee in Jefferson City says they’re working to draft a final report about the state Department of Revenue (DOR).


Two Lincoln Teenagers Injured in Wreck

Two teenagers from Lincoln, MO were injured Thursday morning in a Henry County vehicle wreck. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident just before 9:00, on Route C just north of MO-7.


Dodge Ram 1500 Stolen From Gas Station

On Tuesday, Pettis County deputies took a report from Geoffrey Otto of Jefferson City, who said that his work pick-up, a red 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Dually, with a trailer and UTV, was stolen from Muddy Creek Eagle Stop, 23685 Highway MM, while parked overnight.


One dead in fatal crash outside Dora, Missouri

DORA, Mo. -- A fatal accident near Dora, Missouri took the life of Everett Collins, 43. Collins was driving east on Hwy 14 when his vehicle ran off the road. He was thrown from his SUV when it flipped over.


Social media post leads to lockdown at schools in Lincoln, Mo.

BENTON, Mo. -- The Benton County, Mo. Sheriff's Office is warning parents about the power of social media after a student made a post considered threatening. School leaders at Lincoln R2 School District placed the building on lockdown Tuesday after the FBI began investigating a threatening social me


Hyperloop CEO says Missouri route from Kansas City to St. Louis tops his list for project

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Virgin Hyperloop One's CEO says Missouri is the front-runner for the futuristic mode of transportation. Jay Walder spoke enthusiastically for over an hour at the KC Tech Council on Wednesday explaining why he wants to build a hyperloop route from Kansas City to St. Louis in the f


Sedalia Couple Arrested for Domestic Assault

Sedalia Police arrested two people after responding to a domestic violence call in the 2200 block of East Broadway on Saturday afternoon. According to a report, an investigation revealed that the female, Amber Gregg, sustained minor injuries to her arms during a physical altercation at the residence


Two Sedalians Injured in Pettis County Wreck

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred in Pettis County Monday night. According to the MSHP, 28-year-old Patricia E. Gullett of Sedalia was the driver of a northbound 2005 Chevy on US 65, 380 feet north of Route BB, when she attempted to make a left turn from the right lane,


Army spouse Mrs. Missouri advocates for personal cause

Chelsea George of Waynesville, or more recently known as Mrs. Missouri, is a fan of adventures. Her husband, Capt. Tony George, currently serves at Fort Leonard Wood. He is the same way, she said, and with being part of a military family, she’s had quite the journey.