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Michelle Swords

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Sedalia native Michelle Swords wears many hats ranging from business owner, mother wife, board member and advocate of downtown Sedalia. She manages to juggle all [...]

Justin Lawson

  By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Sedalia native Justin Lawson, age 30, has long been a staple in the local music scene, both onstage and behind the scenes. With 14 [...]

Ethan Richardson

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Even though Ethan Richardson has only been the manager at the Fitter’s in Sedalia for four months, he is no stranger to the company. Richardson [...]

Election clerk enjoys the farm life, animals, tractors

May 15, 2013 Community Profile
Cherre Bishop

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Election Clerk Cherre Bishop will mark her one-year anniversary with the Pettis County Clerk’s Office clerk’s office on June 18 and says she really enjoys her [...]

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Joplin board president always had interest in music

May 7, 2013 Community Profile
Nevin Almquist

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Scott Joplin Foundation Board President and long time director at Bothwell Regional Health Center Nevin Almquist has been living in Sedalia since 1967 and he [...]

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Doughnut business thriving with Blair family in charge

April 29, 2013 Community Profile
Carol Blair, Todd Blair, Courtney Hughes, Brandon Blair and Brent Blair.

  By Kyle Siegel Staff writer It has been a busy past week for Todd and Carol Blair since the opening of Sedalia’s newest doughnut shop/eatery The Donut Palace, located [...]

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‘Chief’ assistant worked with five bosses over 19 years

March 21, 2013 Community Profile

By Kyle Siegel Staff writer Sandy Goff is the executive administrative assistant to Chief of Police John DeGonia and she has worked with three chiefs and two interims over her [...]

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