The recent apparent suicide of Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich has brought the intensity and frequent harsh nature of the political battlefield into sharp focus, perhaps more so than some in […]


The Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri was one of seven non-profit organizations recently approved for tax credits under the Missouri Department of Economic Development’s Youth Opportunities Program […]


By Pete Daniels Consulting editor Our congratulations are extended today to Det. Todd Nappe who, after five years with the Sedalia Police Department, can now put down the year 2014 as […]

Danforth denounces political attacks in homily for Tom Schweich

March 3, 2015 State

Delivering the homily today at the funeral for Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich, former US Senator and UN Ambassador, Jack Danforth celebrated the life of a committed public servant who […]

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S-C girls season ends with loss to Blue Springs South

March 3, 2015 Roundup

BLUE SPRINGS – The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers’ season came to a close Monday night with a 56-24 loss to Blue Springs South (13-12)  in Class 5A, District 9 first-round play. […]

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Cupid’s Ball a ‘Frozen’ affair

March 3, 2015 Local

The Women’s Service League (WSL) presented its 18th annual Cupid’s Ball, “Frozen” on Saturday, Feb. 28 at Smith-Cotton High School, 2010 Tiger Pride Blvd. A total of 460 guests attended […]

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Gremlins secure District 14 title

March 2, 2015 Sports

The Sacred Heart Gremlins scored a Class 2, District 14 trophy after defeating the Osceola Indians, 76-64, Monday night at Windsor High School, which hosted the MSHAA District 14 Tournament […]

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