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6 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

5 injured in Sedalia crash4:31 pm

Five Sedalia teens were injured in a single car accident early Sunday morning in Pettis County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, MO

10 hrs ago | Sedalia Democrat

County preps tax holiday3:45 pm

In an effort to make purchasing back to school supplies more affordable for parents and to encourage additional retail sales, the Pettis County Commission will continue its participation in the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, MO, Computers

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Pettis County Jail inmate escapes custody1:45 am

The Pettis County Sheriff's Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Pettis County Jail shortly before 10pm Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, MO

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Collecting debt leads to violent encounter6:54 pm

A Smithton man will need to post a cash or surety bond of $50,000 to get out of jail on charges of robbery and assault following his alleged violent collection of $7 toward an unpaid marijuana debt.

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Related Topix: Smithton, MO

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sedalia News Journal

Pettis in 'slight risk' for severe weather late tonight

"Pettis County is in a Slight Risk for severe weather late tonight. The Tornado risk for Pettis is 0%, with a 2% risk to our north-east.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sedalia Democrat

Col. Magoffin captured again2:52 pm | 0

Col. Ebenezer Magoffin, a wealthy Pettis County plantation owner, was captured by Federal troops led by Lt.

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Related Topix: Glasgow, MO, Sedalia, MO, Prison, Missouri, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Heat is back in full force, officials say 'keep it cool'

As meteorologists expect the mercury to near the triple digit range today, Pettis County Health Department officials would like to remind the public to keep cool and that several community resources are available.

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Related Topix: Weather

Sedalia Democrat

Green Ridge homicides remain unsolved one year later

Despite the passage of a year since two people were murdered and their bodies burned to conceal the still unsolved homicide, the daughter and sister of the victims says the pain is a daily reminder that someone knows what happened and is refusing to come forward.

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Related Topix: Green Ridge, MO, La Monte, MO

Sedalia News Journal

Pettis in Heat Advisory until 7 p.m. Tuesday

Pettis County has been placed in a Heat Advisory effective at 12 noon today until 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

League of Women Voters to host Candidate Fair on Tuesday

The Sedalia-Pettis County League of Women Voters will host a Candidates' Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shelter House No.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Dismembered body case to be tried in Clay CountyDismembered body case ...

A man accused of killing a woman whose dismembered body was found near his rural Pettis County home will be tried in Clay County.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sedalia, MO

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Arbeiter to stand trial in Clay County

Democrat Deputies lead murder suspect Joseph F. Arbeiter back to the Pettis County Jail following a Friday hearing at the Pettis County Co... Judge Larry D. Harman granted murder suspect Joseph F. Arbeiter a change of venue to the Seventh Judicial Court, Clay County, during a hearing Friday afternoon as prosecutors indicated the State's intent to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Marshall, MO, Sedalia, MO

Sedalia Democrat

Fingland birthday

Nadine Speiser Fingland will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 with a reception hosted by her children and their families at Christ and Trinity Lutheran Church, 3201 Southwest Blvd. She worked at the Sub Depot Supply at the Sedalia Army Air Field, as the Pettis County Deputy Collector, at the Army Recruiting office, and ... (more)

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Support needed for Buddy Packs

As the 2014-15 school year approaches, the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri is seeking sponsorships for the Adopt a Buddy program for the upcoming school year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc.

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

SFD to host open house at new station

DemocratSedalia Fire Department firefighters ready the new station for Sunday tours.

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Related Topix: US Military, Whiteman Air Force Base, US Air Force

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

The skirmish at Georgetown

Although vicious fighting had occurred along the Kansas-Missouri border during the 1850s, the Civil War did not begin until 1861.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Prison, Hughesville, MO, Jefferson City, MO, Opinion

Sedalia News Journal

Observations: Causes of violence are difficult to pin down

Violence and mayhem, in one form or another, have become our daily fare. Virtually not a day goes by without some reports of shootings, stabbings or other forms of assault in some part of the country.

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Related Topix: Sedalia, MO, Family, Teenagers, Parenting, Opinion

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Pettis County busy with shows and fairs

DemocratPettis County youth were busy Saturday participating in shows and fairs that will give them a chance to compete in the Missouri... DemocratJessica Cobban, 17, of Fair Grove, with the Sac River Stablemates 4-H, gives her Spinone Italiano, Windy, a reassuring pat befo... DemocratGrant Amos, 7, of Sedalia, a Pettis County 4-H Clover Kid, gets ... (more)

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Related Topix: Missouri, Fair Grove, MO, Sedalia, MO, La Monte, MO, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Pies

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sedalia Democrat

Two former prosecutors to vie for GOP nod for Division 6 Judge

As a community service, the Sedalia Democrat will profile each of the candidates in contested races in the Aug. 5 primary election in the weekend edition.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Missouri, Alternative, Missouri State University, University of Central Missouri

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sedalia News Journal

Egner crowned 2014 Miss Pettis County

She was crowned by 2013 Queen Kasey Keim Thursday, July 10 on opening night of the 2014 Town & Country Fair in Smithton.

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Related Topix: Town and Country, MO, Smithton, MO, Sedalia, MO

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