April 2014


*+-Smith-Cotton High School dominated the selections for the Missouri All-State Show Choir, with nine students named to the 60-member choir. S-C will be represented by seniors Daniel Akin, John Gilger, […]


*+-By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Even though the Missouri State Fair is still a few months away, preparation for the annual event is in full swing. The Weekly Observer had […]


*+-Sedalia-Pettis County Emergency Management Agency Director Dave Clippert has posted a Signed Letter explaining why the Household Hazardous Waste Pickup event at the Missouri State Fairgrounds was shut down early […]

Olen A. Howard

April 30, 2014 Obituaries
Howard, Olen

*+-Olen A. Howard, 88, of Sedalia, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at The Arbors of Westport Estates in Marshall. He was born June 25, 1925, in Knobby, Mo., son of […]

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Two S-C students earn math honors

April 30, 2014 Student

*+-Earlier this month, two Smith-Cotton High School seniors were honored at the Mathematics Awareness Week Banquet at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. Caitlin Williams and Daniel Akin each […]

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Buddy Moore

April 29, 2014 Obituaries

*+-Buddy Moore, age 80, of Smithton, died Monday, April 28, 2014 at his home. He was born on Dec. 2, 1933 in Sedalia, son of Joseph Robert and Leone Elizabeth […]

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Smithton FFA member receives Mo Youth in Ag Scholarship

April 29, 2014 Student

*+-Smithton FFA member Tyler Gerke receives the Missouri Youth in Agriculture Scholarship from Youth in Agriculture Committee members during the 86th Missouri FFA Convention, April 24-25, in Columbia, Mo. Pictured […]

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