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Friday, August 1, 2014


Sedalia School District 200 was the top performer in its class in the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s School Breakfast Challenge. Results were announced during the department’s School [...]

US Bank Donation

The Boys & Girls Clubs of West Central Missouri accepted a $1,400 donation from U.S. Bank on Friday, Aug. 1. The funds will be used for general operational expenses. Photo [...]

Allen Kent Irving

August 1, 2014

in Obituaries

Allen Kent Irving, 65, of Sedalia, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 at Bothwell Regional Health Center. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under [...]

Camp Blue Sky 2014 comes to end with burst of orange

August 1, 2014 Local

Students attending Camp Blue Sky 2014 with the theme, “Jambo: And African Arts Adventure,” presented their finale with a song-and-dance number for parents dressed in bright  orange T-shirts on the [...]

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John Clay ‘Jack’ Leftwich

August 1, 2014 Obituaries
Leftwich, John

John Clay “Jack” Leftwich, age 90, of Hughesville, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Fair View Nursing Home. He was born Nov. 16, 1923, in Pettis County, son of Clay [...]

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Editorial: Language use leaves much to be desired

August 1, 2014 Local

There seems to be a trend developing, a somewhat disturbing one: Some newspapers, TV networks and radio stations evidently have lost their regard for the proper and decent use of [...]

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Editorial — Amendments: Are they truly necessary now?

August 1, 2014 Local

Missouri’s constitution can be amended in three ways and one of them involves the state’s voters. Next Tuesday, they will be asked to do just that — five times. A [...]

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