Urinating at fair ends in sexual misconduct arrest
A man arrested for allegedly exposing himself and urinating in plain view of dozens of guests Saturday evening near the Family Fun Center on the Missouri State Fairgrounds later apologized, telling officers he was drunk and "when you got to go, you got to go."
Second suspect charged in marijuana debt collection
Pettis County Sheriff's deputies made a second arrest on Friday in the case of the violent collection of $7 toward an unpaid marijuana debt that occurred in July and sent a man to the hospital for treatment of injuries.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
SFCC gets new resource officer
Pettis County Sheriff's Office Deputy David Hockaday will serve as the Campus Resource Deputy at State Fair Community College.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Aug. 14 Crash Reports
A Clinton man was injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident at 1:13 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Robbery on West Main Street
On December 30, 1910, the Weekly Sedalia Democrat-Sentinel reported an attempted break-in at a Sedalia business.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
To serve and protect at the fair
The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Otto the Talking Car give some sound safety advice to children Friday morning at the Missouri State Fair.
Sedalia News Journal
Sawyer, Dick, Dillon & Mittelhauser big winners in Pettis County elections
Primary Elections were held on Tuesday, August 5, across the State of Missouri and Pettis County had its own highly contested races for several offices.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Search on for driver after pursuit on US 65
Authorities are searching for the driver of a vehicle who fled following a pursuit that began shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday on southbound U.S. Highway 65 near Sedalia city limits.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mittelhauser moves on to general election10:38 pm
After congratulating each other on their wins in Tuesday's primary election, Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Mittelhauser, who won the Republican ticket for Division 6 Associate Circuit Judge, and David Dick, who won the Republican ticket for Presiding Commissioner, look over the final results of the election at Mittelhauser's watch party ... (more)
The scattering of the Magoffin Family6:08 pm
The Civil War created long term problems in Pettis County. The death of family members in battle, the injuries suffered by those who fought, and the battle fatigue experienced by those who returned devastated many families.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Council votes against parking ordinance9:26 pm
The Sedalia City Council decided to put an end to the proposed Broadway Boulevard front yard parking ordinance during its meeting Monday.
Bond taking the reins3:47 pm
Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond, right, takes the oath of office of President as Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring, left, takes the oath of office of First Vice President of the Missouri Sheriff's Association last week at the Annual Summer Conference in St. Charles.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Council to vote on parking ordinance12:44 am
The Sedalia City Council will possibly make a final decision on the proposed Broadway Boulevard front yard parking ordinance during its meeting today, along with starting the process to construct a new animal shelter.
Food preservation classes offered3:46 pm
Submitted photoMegan Webb, a nutrition and health education specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, left, works with participants in a previous year's food preservation class.
Clouds color her world2:47 pm
DemocratJane Stuart, 92, who lives at Winchester Meadows Assisted Living in Sedalia, was instrumental is having art teacher Jodi Harsch, of La Monte, start art lessons at the center five years ago.
Election roundup: last look at primary candidates1:41 pm
With the election one day away, the Democrat is offering voters a brief look at the candidates appearing on the ballot in contested county races.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
KRMS-AM Osage Beach
Escapee From Pettis Jail Caught
An escaped inmate thought to be on his way to the lake area has been caught. Brandon McGee was apprehended Wednesday night at the home of an acquaintance in Sedalia after escaping last Thursday from the Pettis County Jail.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
School year prep has begun6:54 pm
Democrat From left, Brooke Jackson, Amy Jackson and Briara Jackson count out the number of spiral notebooks they need for their bags while volunteering with CACTUS on Wednesday.
Jail escapee caught asleep on Sedalia couch11:55 am
An extended weekend of freedom for a man who escaped the Pettis County Jail on Thursday ended with an early morning wake-up call from local law enforcement on Wednesday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Pettis County fugitive remains at large
A Sedalia man remains at large after escaping from the Pettis County jail late Thursday.