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Economic development keeping Sedalia on the map

After years of stability, Sedalia's economic development is giving local officials a positive outlook. Two primary areas of development have shown quality retention and growth. The area's industrial sector has consistently provided jobs to the city workforce, and new retail companies have offered an


M.S. Basketball: Thomas Jefferson boys fall short vs. Kipp Academy

The Thomas Jefferson eighth-grade boys basketball team turned a 12-point deficit into a one-possession game, but came up short in a 38-35 loss Thursday to Kipp Academy. Cedric Warren led the Patriots with 10 points, while Treshawn Anthony scored nine. Thomas Jefferson is 2-1 on the season. In the tw


Historic Hotel Bothwell marks 90th anniversary

The night sky is lighted Thanksgiving evening at the annual Hotel Bothwell Thanksgiving Night Christmas Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Event during the inaugural lighting event in 2009. The recently-remodeled front desk of the Hotel Bothwell is one of the first sights visitors see when entering the


Time in the courtroom coming to an end

Apparently, I have stood for my last election. I found out Oct. 24 that the City had hired a lawyer from St. Louis to advise them as to their options about municipal court in Sedalia. The mayor and Kelvin Shaw told me that they had been thinking about what to do about the court because at some point


Sedline rants bring back crazy memories

The 1980s hair band Cinderella sang, "You don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." Longtime readers of the Sedalia Democrat do know what they had when the paper published the anonymous rantfest known as Sedline. Each week, a collection of anonymous calls to a dedicated voicemail box were transcri


Community calendar for Nov. 19 through Nov. 25

a.m.: Shake it Up Sunday, if you are white attend a black church, if you are black attend a white church; Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church, 400 N. Lamine Ave., or Wesley United Methodist Church, 1322 W. Broadway Blvd. For more information call Marge Harlan at 660-851-0077. Noon and 7 p.m.: Alco


How big is the world?

Kids today see the world in a completely different way than kids of my generation did. The world of today doesn't seem near as big when you can see all the way around it every night on the evening news. It also seems smaller because we have seen it as a little blue marble from outer space; something


Maestro Luis Haza to performs in Cole Camp

Maestro Luis Haza, 67, a Grammy award-winning conductor and violinist, will perform a free concert next weekend in Cole Camp, a performance that may be his last recital. Haza, who is the music director and conductor of the Coastal Symphony of Georgia, was born in Santiago, Cuba. In June, Haza perfor


Search for missing man over - The Moulton Advertiser : Local News

Mitchell said Mac Rushing was found Friday near the Winston County line where his pickup truck ran off the side of the road. Reports say Rushing was disoriented around the time he went missing. Rushing had no major injuries, but was likely dehydrated, Mitchell said. "We wish to thank all the area l


NWS Huntsville: Freeze warning in effect for area from 9 p.m. tonight through 8 a.m. Monday

HUNTSVILLE - The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a FREEZE WARNING for 9 p.m. Sunday through 8 a.m. Monday. The warning is for the counties of Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Morgan, Marshall and Cullman. This warning includes the cites of Florence, Musc

CULLMANSENSE.COM - 2017-11-19 21:39:38

Nosey's owner says elephant was illegally seized

MOULTON - Nosey's owner wants the elephant as well as his other animals back. He is ready to go home to Florida. When Lawrence County authorities seized Nosey, a 35-year-old African circus elephant, and four small ponies, claiming animal abuse, Hugo Liebel said he was left without a livelihood becau

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-19 06:10:00

Elderly man struck and killed by car outside his Limestone County home

A 74-year-old man died yesterday after he was struck by a car outside his home near Athens, said Limestone County Coroner Mike West. West identified the victim as Cordell Barnett. The accident happened on AL 99 northwest of Athens early on Saturday evening. Emergency services received the call at 5:

AL.COM - 2017-11-19 13:56:43

East Limestone High School Marching Band using recovered trailer to help community

ATHENS, Ala. - The East Limestone High School Marching Band is using its recently recovered band trailer to help others this holiday season. The band has partnered with Chick-Fil-A of Athens, The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama, and Limestone County Churches Involved to fill the trailer with n

ROCKETCITYNOW.COM - 2017-11-19 21:49:40

Limestone County man struck and killed by car on Alabama 99

A Limestone County man was killed Saturday evening after being struck by a car on Alabama 99 near Easter Ferry Road, an official said. Limestone County Coroner Mike West said 74-year-old Cordell Barnett was crossing the road after checking his mail when he was struck by a red compact car traveling e

NEWS-COURIER - 2017-11-19 02:06:00

A look inside the house of a mom accused of torturing her children

The home in Hartselle was where 32 year old Tiffany Beavers lived with her two children. They were 9 and 12 years old. A neighbor who lives less than a football field away said the problems there started three years ago and progressively got worse. "It makes you sick to your stomach to see th


Lawsuit alleges tainted water caused cancer

Alleging exposure to toxic chemicals in their drinking water caused cancer and other health problems, 24 area residents have filed a federal lawsuit against three companies and a local utility. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal actions related to the industrial chemicals perfluorooctane

DECATUR DAILY - 2017-11-19 06:20:00

Search warrant leads to discovery of cocaine, marijuana

KINGSVILLE (KIII NEWS) - Out of the Kleberg County jail. A 35-year old Kingsville man is facing a serious charge after investigators found synthetic marijuana and cocaine inside his home. 35-year old Juan Gonzales was busted Friday at a home on East Doddridge near 14th Street. Investigators found mo

KIII TV3 - 2017-11-20 10:52:50

HBO Real Sports to air segment on Refugio

Refugio will be featured on a segment of HBO'sReal Sports with Bryant Gumble that airs at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The segment will feature how the team and town has dealt with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and the neck injury suffered by Casey Henderson and his recovery. A crew from HBO was at

VICTORIA ADVOCATE - 2017-11-20 05:51:00

Kleberg Elementary raises money for Aransas Pass school

When Kleberg Elementary School fourth grader Yoltzin Bruce heard about the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in late August, she knew she had to do something to help. "I felt sad," 9-year-old Yoltzin said. "Schools were damaged by the hurricane, and I needed to help them." An online service is


NASK, Border Patrol coordinate joint exercise

NAS Kingsville Security personnel and Border Patrol Officers coordinate on a search for simulated unauthorized personnel on the air station Nov. 14. The joint exercise with officers from the Kingsville Border Patrol Station was designed to improve communication and cooperation in a real situation. N