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Court Roundup: Robbery, shooting trials postponed to fall dates

A trial for a shooting and robbery suspect scheduled to begin Wednesday has been postponed. Henry L. Ward, 20, of Sedalia, will appear for trial at the Pettis County Courthouse in October instead of this week.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-20 02:26:00

Maintenance work continues at Sedalia 200

Work for some can seemingly stretch for miles. In the case of the Sedalia School District 200 maintenance department, that statement is no exaggeration.The nine-member staff will spend an estimated two weeks running 30,000 feet of wire at the Sedalia Middle School before completing a similar task at

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-20 19:05:00

Sedalia Concert Band opens summer season Thursday

“This first concert we’re going to focus mostly on folk tunes,” he noted. “Old standard folk tunes, anywhere from nursery rhymes from Mother Goose and a Sousa March and ‘Shenandoah.’”

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-20 15:51:00

Sedalia to become hot spot of July 4 events

Miss Pettis County, sitting in back, travels down Ohio Avenue in patriotic fashion as she throws out candy to the younger parade watchers during the 2015 Fourth of July parade in downtown Sedalia. The Parks and Recreation Department is still looking for entries for the 2018 parade.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-21 02:33:00

National Soap Box Derby Race Competition comes to Sedalia

It’s an event as American as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and the Fourth of July: a soap box derby. It seems only fitting the National Soap Box Derby Race is coming to America’s heartland of Sedalia June 30-July 4.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-20 21:44:00

Sedalia City Council hears of events, development planned for downtown

Green Ridge has a smaller sewer system and would find it difficult to afford a purchase of this equipment, Shaw said. A mutual aid agreement between the two cities comes at no cost to Sedalia taxpayers, and it instead allows Sedalia to stretch the costs of maintaining this equipment further.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-19 02:56:00

Weatherman and dirt track fan Fred Broski to voice Sedalia race

Fred Broski poses for a photo on the front cover of his book, “Sunshine, Strikes and Spares.” The former Kansas City broadcast personality is set to be Grand Marshal at the Spirit of America dirt track features Friday, June 29 at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia.Photo courtesy of Fred Broski


Post 131 finishes sixth in Sedalia wood bat tournament

SEDALIA - Post 131 finished sixth in the Sedalia wood bat tournament which spanned from Friday to Sunday. The Isotopes finished 1-3 on the weekend to move to 3-13 overall.“I find every year that my hardest task is bringing these guys together, getting them to play together and getting them to pull i


Angler breaks fishing record with goldeye

Kerry Glenn, of Sedalia, Missouri, breaks the pole-and-line state record by catching a 2-pound, 2-ounce goldeye on Truman Lake.MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-06-19 09:00:00

Sheriff's Department investigating theft near Nelson

The Saline County Sheriff's Office is currently working a theft that occurred near Nelson on Thursday, June 7, according to a press release issued by the department.

MARSHALL DEMOCRAT-NEWS - 2018-06-19 05:00:00

State issues permit to hog operation in Cooper County

The state issued the permit for Tipton East, a 7,404-hog operation slated to be built on Renshaw Drive near the Moniteau County line. The farm, owned by Pipestone System from Minnesota, would come with two barns to house the pigs and one barn to compost animals that die.

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 04:00:10

Local officials offer safety guidelines to prevent accidental drownings

With recent soaring temperatures, backyard pools seem to offer a way to beat the heat. Whether in-ground or above ground, there are a number of precautions pool owners should be aware of for the safety of those who use the pools.

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-19 22:51:00

Windsor Ambulance District discusses potential tax

WAD ceased providing ambulance service in June 2015 due to a variety of reasons, the main one being mismanagement of funds. Since then, an entirely new board was appointed and the Pettis County Ambulance District began providing service to the area in March 2016. WAD has paid a yearly fee to PCAD fo

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2018-06-19 04:30:00

Continuing down the road of campaigning

Melody and I walked door-to-door in Sweet Springs this morning. One of my good friends drove the van while we walked, and kept us hydrated and cooled off when needed. It gets hot by 9:30 a.m. these days, so we usually stop by noon. We should finish Sweet Springs and Emma this next week. I was told t


Melvin Mullins to retire from Sedalia School District 200

Roaming the halls, attending lunch shifts, and keeping students safe is what the last 15 years have consisted of for school security officer Melvin Mullins.


Sedalia-Pettis County economic developer named Missouri’s best

Craig, who also serves as MEDC president, received the award Wednesday at the MEDC Annual Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks. MEDC’s group of six counselors selected Craig for the award, particularly for her critical role in drawing Nucor Steel to establish a steel rebar micro-mill in Sedalia, acc


Sedalia food trucks put mobile twist on restaurant service

“I just want something different,” said Alex Hidayat, owner of Mizumi Hibachi Express. “I worked in restaurants for 19 years. I need something different. I’m bored in the building.”


Center for Human Services honors volunteers, clients

The CHS Mission is “Life without Limitations.” According to the Center’s website, CHS began in 1955 as the Crippled Children’s Center and was founded as a “cooperative service model by a group of innovative community members.” It has grown over the years with the help of many supporters in the commu


Tree board seeks new members

The purpose and intent of the board is to protect and encourage the protection of trees, shrubs, bushes and other plants; to provide for public health, safety and general welfare; to promote and preserve the city’s aesthetic value, regulate and control the planting, maintenance and removal of trees,


Boone County Sheriff's Office investigates woman's death

Suspect in Christian County shootout from BoonvilleBOONE COUNTY, Mo. - The Boone County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation into a woman's death Friday.The department said in a press release that the woman was found dead at a home in the 6100 block of Hatton Chapel Road west of Route E on Fri