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Smith-Cotton High School Class of 2019 Awards and Scholarships  Sedalia Democrat

The following Smith-Cotton seniors were presented scholarships and awards during an awards presentation May 8 at the Heckart Center for the Performing Arts ...

Smith-Cotton High School Honor Roll | Free  Sedalia Democrat

The following students were recently named to the Smith-Cotton High School Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2018-19 school year.

Smith-Cotton JROTC competes at Waynesville | Free  Sedalia Democrat

The Smith-Cotton High School JROTC Drill team competed on Jan. 26 at the Waynesville Drill meet. Ltc. Harry Cunningham said the team “conducted ...

Smith-Cotton JROTC names January Cadet of the Month  Sedalia Democrat

Five Smith-Cotton JROTC cadets competed for the honor of being named “Cadet of the Month” on Jan. 16 at Smith-Cotton High School. A panel of upper-level ...

Photos: Smith-Cotton performing 'The Sound of Music'  Sedalia Democrat

The Smith-Cotton High School Department of Theatre is performing the musical "The Sound of Music" this weekend in the Heckart Performing Arts Center.

First responders to conduct crisis response exercise | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Area first responders and the Sedalia School District 200 will conduct a training crisis response exercise next week.

Longtime Sedalia educator, board member Steve Schlib dies  Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education member Steve Schilb died Wednesday morning at Bothwell Regional Health Center at the age of 66.

52nd National Wheelmen Convention | Calendar  Sedalia Democrat

The 52nd National Wheelmen Convention will be hosted in Sedalia July 24-28.

Smith-Cotton Homecoming Activities Set for Oct. 5 - 6

The 2018 Smith-Cotton High School Homecoming game and activities is slated for October 5 and 6.

Smith-Cotton JROTC Awards Night | Free  Sedalia Democrat

The following awards and promotions were presented at the Smith-Cotton JROTC Awards April 17 at the Heckart Center for the Performing Arts at Smith-Cotton ...

Threat investigation leads to Smith-Cotton High School student arrest  Sedalia Democrat

Another Smith-Cotton High School student has been arrested after reportedly making threats against the school.

Toderscu-Stavila signs with Washington University | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton High School senior Edward Toderescu-Stavila has accepted a scholarship to participate in band and the QuizBowl Team at Washington University ...

Smith-Cotton JROTC Raiders capture third in national competition  Sedalia Democrat

The Smith-Cotton High School Army JROTC Raider team competed Friday, Nov. 2 in the All-*Service* Raider National Championships in Molena, Georgia, ...

Smith-Cotton Homecoming King & Queen Crowned

At halftime of the Smith-Cotton High School Homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 5, senior Elizabeth Lozada was crowned Homecoming queen and senior ...

Smith-Cotton places first at Warrensburg Math Relays  Sedalia Democrat

The Smith-Cotton High School Math Team placed first in the large school division at the Warrensburg Math Relays on Nov. 17. Freshmen Gabriel Sokolowski ...

Angry & afraid, Sedalia parents demand changes after 3rd student at h.s. dies from suicide

SEDALIA, Mo. -- Parents and students in Sedalia, Mo., gathered Thursday afternoon for what became a loud and at times angry protest at Smith Cotton High ...

S-C Math Team places second at California Relay  Sedalia Democrat

The Smith-Cotton High School Math Team placed second in the large school division at the California Math Relays on Dec. 1. The S-C Sophomore Team ...

Smith-Cotton JROTC competes at Nationals | Free  Sedalia Democrat

On April 29, the Smith-Cotton High School JROTC Drill team departed to Daytona Beach, Florida, to compete at the National High School Drill Team ...

Smith-Cotton High School student arrested after shooting threats  Sedalia Democrat

A Smith-Cotton High School senior has been arrested after students and staff reported threats of a school shooting.

Sedalia School District Foundation awards scholarships | Education  Sedalia Democrat

The Sedalia School District Foundation continues to support Sedalia School District students by awarding Dual Credit Scholarships. Six Smith-Cotton High ...

Smith-Cotton JROTC competes in Des Moines | Education  Sedalia Democrat

Pictured are members of the Smith-Cotton Raider Team who competed Sept. 28 at the Des Moines Raider Meet. Row one from left: Tristan Perkins, Estrellita ...

Sims signs to cheer at Central Missouri | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton High School senior Jasmine Sims has accepted a scholarship to perform with the cheerleading squad at the University of Central Missouri in ...

School district joins new conference, approves funds for feminine products  Columbia Missourian

Sports teams with Columbia Public Schools will compete in a conference for the first time since 2004 with the unanimous approval of the Columbia School Board ...

Sedalia 200 introduces district security officers | News  Sedalia Democrat

During the Aug. 27 Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education meeting, board members were given presentations regarding efforts to improve the safety ...

School bullying is worse in Missouri than most anywhere in the nation, study says  The Kansas City Star

Missouri ranks third in the nation for having one of the biggest bullying problems among high school students, according to a study released Thursday from ...

Rookie Reporters: Barkefelt brings experience to Smith-Cotton JROTC program  Sedalia Democrat

After 21 years serving in the Army, Yale Barkefelt Sr. found a new calling as a teacher. He is the newest member of the JROTC Tiger Battalion. However, he ...

New bust at Smith-Cotton Junior High tribute to Sedalia's founder  Sedalia Democrat

Although it has taken 86 years, a daughter's tribute to her father is finally realized.

Sedalia School District 200 Board Member Schilb Dies

Sedalia School District 200 reported that Board of Education member Steve Schilb passed away March 27.

SC JROTC cadets receive highest honor | Education  Sedalia Democrat

Two Smith-Cotton JROTC cadets have been selected to receive the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement Award.

Sedalia's Gavin Jones selected in 27th round of MLB Draft  Sedalia Democrat

This story has been updated. Sedalia native Gavin Jones, a product of Smith-Cotton High School and State Fair Community College, was picked Wednesday in ...

Rookie Reporters: S-C's Bradshaw driven to dance | Education  Sedalia Democrat

From twirling under the Friday Night Lights to performing on the gym floor during basketball games, Shelby Bradshaw has always had a love for dance.

Father organizes protest against school district after daughter's suicide

Friends and family members of a Sedalia teen are planning to protest the school district Thursday at 1 p.m. in front of Smith-Cotton High School.

Memorial Day events planned this weekend | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated from the print edition to include additional events. It has also been updated to reflect changes in the Warrensburg ...

Sedalia Police Crime Reports for May 19, 2019

Sedalia Police reports 5-20-19. Sedalia Police responded to Smith-Cotton High School on May 13 to assist with a Children's Division investigation into a case of ...

Bothwell Foundation Awards 4 Medical Career Scholarships

The Bothwell Foundation recently awarded Medical Careers Scholarships to four area students.

UPDATE: Smith-Cotton freshman killed in vehicle accident  Sedalia Democrat

A Smith-Cotton High School freshman died in a vehicle accident Wednesday morning.

Team SCREAM prepares for Deep Space | Education  Sedalia Democrat

By now, many have had their fair share of the snow, cold, and ice Sedalia has endured this season. For some, snow days may be time away from school.

Sedalia Police Crime Reports for March 1, 2019

Sedalia Police reports 3-1-19. Sedalia Police responded to Econo Lodge Truman Inn, 3501 W. Broadway, on a disturbance call just after 9:30 Wednesday night.

Sedalia Council Approves Updated Medical Marijuana Ordinance

The Sedalia City Council approved a medical marijuana ordinance Monday night after it was tabled two weeks ago.

Photo: Perkins graduates from Missouri S&T | Free  Sedalia Democrat

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Area Roundup: 2019-20 Spring season MSHSAA class, district assignments announced  Sedalia Democrat

Class and district assignments for MSHSAA spring season activities were announced Friday, March 8. Below is a list of local baseball, softball, golf, girls soccer, ...

Police Reports April 2 | Reports  Sedalia Democrat

This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements ...

Smith-Cotton sweeps Guardians at home | Sports  Sedalia Democrat

Facing a 15-point disadvantage after a first half that included 18 turnovers, Smith-Cotton head coach Kevin Thomas challenged a young Tigers roster at halftime ...

Police Reports May 10 | Reports  Sedalia Democrat

SHIRTTAIL: Compiled by Emily Walton. This list is a sampling of crime in Sedalia and the surrounding area. Information is taken from official police reports, ...

Spring Stampede: Semi-pro football returns to Sedalia  Sedalia Democrat

With the West Central Warriors, JJ Young wraps up the ball carrier in a 2016 game. Young, a Warsaw graduate, is a co-owner who will also suit up primarily on ...

Smith-Cotton student charged for threatening principal with a knife

A Pettis County teen was tasered and arrested Monday morning after he allegedly threatened an administrator with a knife.

Stampede ride first-quarter scoring to debut win  Sedalia Democrat

Quarterback Shawn Mayfield expressed some level of nervousness speaking after the Sedalia Stampede's first win Saturday night, a 12-6 triumph over the ...

52nd National Wheelmen Convention scheduled for July 24-28 in Sedalia  Sedalia Democrat

Without knowing it, they have started a craze. For the last month, residents and visitors alike have been noticing 18 bicycle sculptures located throughout the city.

Sedalia 200 uses videos to connect with community | Community  Sedalia Democrat

Perhaps the character of Atticus Finch in the novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” said it best: “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his ...

Sedalia residents demand change after bullying leads to 3 high school suicides  KOMU-TV

SEDALIA - Community members held an emotional protest outside Smith-Cotton High School Thursday, asking the school to step up when it comes to ...

Smith-Cotton DECA, Axis Salon to offer free haircuts  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton DECA and Axis Salon are hosting Back 2 School Cuts 4 Kids from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20 at Axis Salon and Spa, 2406 S. Limit Ave.

Sedalia house fire not intentionally set | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Investigators have determined a weekend fire was not set intentionally.

Minta 'Percy' Miller, 89 | Obituaries  Webster County Citizen

Funeral services for Minta Jane “Percy” Miller of Mansfield were held Friday, July 19, 2019, in the Holman-Howe Chapel of Mansfield. Burial followed in the ...

Rookie Reporters: Smith-Cotton to send seven students to national HOSA competition  Sedalia Democrat

The results are in — Smith-Cotton's Health Occupation Students of America chapter will send seven students to the organization's annual International ...

Braverman receives PEO STAR Scholarship | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Reagan Braverman, a senior at Smith-Cotton High School, was presented with a P.E.O. STAR Scholarship during the S-C Senior Awards Ceremony on May 8 at ...

Hubbard Park Head Start begins classes at new facility  Sedalia Democrat

For the students of Hubbard Park Head Start, discovering the excitement a new home can bring has just begun. After starting classes in their new facility on ...

Rookie Reporter: Schilb to retire from Smith-Cotton  Sedalia Democrat

Steve Schilb's favorite part about teaching is, “The kids, the kids, the kids. My kids.”

Rutledge-Peimann engagement | Announcements  Sedalia Democrat

Randy and Shelia Durrill, and Brian Rutledge, all of Sedalia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Rutledge, to Nate Peimann, both of St.

Miller receives PEO STAR Scholarship | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Jessica Miller, a senior at Smith-Cotton High School, was presented with a P.E.O. STAR Scholarship during the S-C Senior Awards Ceremony on May 8 at the ...

Treuner receives PEO STAR Scholarship | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Marta Treuner, a senior at Smith-Cotton High School, was presented with a P.E.O. STAR Scholarship during the S-C Senior Awards Ceremony on May 8 at the ...

SC student participates in leadership program | Free  Sedalia Democrat

HOBART, Okla. — Four Star Leadership with Gen. Tommy Franks announced Brittany Bobbitt, 17, of Sedalia, was selected as one of 70 students worldwide to ...

Thomas offers views on Sedalia school board | News  Sedalia Democrat

A local resident is making a run for the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education.

Bryn-Johnson accepted into theatre program at UCM  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton High School senior Isabella Bryn-Johnson has been accepted into the Theatre Performance Program at the University of Central Missouri in ...

Plymell returns to Sedalia with rebuilt mechanics, high-leverage experience  Sedalia Democrat

Chase Plymell is a new man. After pitching for Central Missouri in the Division II College Baseball World Series, Plymell — who played baseball for Smith-Cotton ...

Community center plans underway for Sedalia | Community  Sedalia Democrat

A Sedalia community center has come closer to reality with a Sedalia City Council vote Monday evening.

Missouri State Fair announces third 2019 concert | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe has announced the third concert of the 2019 State Fair concert series: Tyler Childers will entertain audiences on the ...

Police kill Oklahoma man mistaken for escaped Sedalia inmate  Sedalia Democrat

An Oklahoma man has been shot and killed during the manhunt for an escaped Pettis County Jail inmate.

Team SCREAM secures wildcard to championship | Education  Sedalia Democrat

OLATHE, Kan. – A fairytale ending has a much better payoff if there are some bumps in the road along the way. Team SCREAM got bumped hard Saturday, ...

Sedalia 200 administrators Carla Wheeler, Brad Pollitt retire | News  Sedalia Democrat

In four weeks, two long-time Sedalia School District 200 administrators will close their office doors one final time as they retire from their careers in education.

Sedalia school board candidates participate in forum | News  Sedalia Democrat

Candidates for the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education made their first public appearance during a forum hosted by the Sedalia Community ...

Sedalia coaches come together for Paul Klover Soccer Camp  Sedalia Democrat

Coaches from State Fair Community College, Sacred Heart High School and Smith-Cotton High School combined their efforts with Paul Klover Soccer ...

PHOTOS: Sedalia Stampede opener vs. Central Arkansas Hawks at Smith-Cotton High School 3/2/19  Sedalia Democrat

Bryan Everson is the sports reporter for the Sedalia Democrat, covering games and sports features in Sedalia and Pettis County and surrounding areas. He can ...

Photos: Studio A Dance Conservatory takes a leap of perfection  Sedalia Democrat

Faith Bemiss is a reporter for the Sedalia Democrat, covering general assignment, arts, food and entertainment stories. She can be reached at 660-530-0289.

High Voltage earns honors at dance camp | Education  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton High School's High Voltage dance team returned from the MA Dance and Auxiliaries summer camp with a collection of awards.

PCAD forum features one candidate | News  Sedalia Democrat

A day after a Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors candidate dropped out of the race, another PCAD election was featured at Friday afternoon's ...

Car, foot chase leads to 3 arrests | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Pettis County and Sedalia police chased their way to three arrests Tuesday.

Weekend robotics competition was impressive | Opinion  Sedalia Democrat

When I was in high school I was not really into school spirit. I never attended a football game or basketball game while in high school; I did go to every single ...

Advanced Pet Care celebrates 10 years | News |  Sedalia Democrat

When Smith-Cotton High School graduate Dr. Jennifer Jones, DVM, began her veterinary practice 10 years ago she didn't realize the extent it would grow.

Missouri Supreme Court disciplines Sedalia lawyer | News  Sedalia Democrat

The Missouri Supreme Court has placed a Sedalia attorney on probation for violating a court order for payment of legal fees.

Warrensburg man arrested for Sedalia armed robbery | News  Sedalia Democrat

A Warrensburg man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Sedalia earlier this week.

Family: Bullying caused Sedalia teen's suicide  41 Action News Kansas City

Classmates, friends and family members are mourning the death of a Sedalia, Missouri teenager who took her own life over the weekend. Sixteen-year-old Riley ...

Man convicted of 2018 murder | News  Sedalia Democrat

A Lincoln man has been convicted of murdering a Sedalia woman last January.

Scholarship, benefit to honor Jordan Halane | News  Sedalia Democrat

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the date of the event.

City of Sedalia, Pettis County discuss 911 dispatch merge  Sedalia Democrat

911 *service* for Sedalia and Pettis County could be in for a massive merge and upgrade.

Swafford-Hutinger engagement | Announcements  Sedalia Democrat

Steve and Sharon Swafford, of Sedalia, announce the engagement of the daughter Jenny Lynn Swafford, of Overland Park, Kansas, to Drew Thomas Hutinger, ...

Sedalia high school teacher killed in accident with semi

SEDALIA -- A longtime high school teacher in Sedalia, Mo., was killed in a car accident late Monday morning. Police say at about 11:10 a.m., Steven Gooch, 48, ...

Estes' Drive-In celebrates 50 years | News |  Sedalia Democrat

Estes' Drive-In in Lincoln will be celebrating 50 years this week with a flashback to some of its prices from 1969.

Sept. 22 Police Reports | Reports  Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia Police Department. Arrests. Sept. 21. 2:20 a.m.: Bobby L. Clark, 37, of the 32000 block of Backbone Road, was arrested on charges of felony ...

Tiger Family Dental breaks ground on commercial center  Sedalia Democrat

Sedalia has been on the receiving end of multiple company and local business expansions. Many of these developments are coming to fruition on the west side ...

Rookie Reporter: Smith-Cotton instructor to present at ESOL Conference  Sedalia Democrat

Smith-Cotton ESOL teacher Melissa Lackey has been selected to present at the Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference ...

Robertson speaks about Bothwell departure | News  Sedalia Democrat

Several weeks after leaving Bothwell Regional Health Center, former Chief Executive Officer Jimmy Robertson is making plans to move forward in his home ...

PCAD discusses maintenance, job duties | News  Sedalia Democrat

The Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors made a number of decisions to resolve some long-running discussions.

Lady Tigers' Hawkins on track for state meet, William Woods  Sedalia Democrat

There was no hesitation when Smith-Cotton senior Nia Hawkins spoke about what her goals were before her athletic career in high school is finished.

Photos: Parkview students — and S-C grads — say farewell  Sedalia Democrat

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Girl Scout Camp Sacajawea slated to close | Community  Sedalia Democrat

For more than 80 years Girl Scouts in Sedalia and Pettis County have anticipated events at Camp Sacajawea. From overnight sleepovers to unloading countless ...

Troopers to graduate from Highway Patrol Academy | Free  Sedalia Democrat

Col. Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announced 31 troopers will graduate from the Patrol's Law Enforcement Academy on ...

Sedalia School District 200 honors 'outstanding' educator, associate | News  Sedalia Democrat

The Sedalia School District 200 honored two “outstanding” employees Wednesday afternoon in the Heckart Performing Arts Center at Smith-Cotton High School.

Sedalia welcomes barber shop, retains lab jobs | News  Sedalia Democrat

Though Sedalia is about to enter the dead of winter, certain businesses are preparing to flourish. Recent business news shows a positive outlook for the area, ...

Black, Alicia Dawn Kirkendall (Cleveland)  The Chattanoogan

Alicia Dawn Kirkendall Black, 43, of Cleveland, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at her residence. She was born in St. Louis, Mo., and had been a ...

SCEA awards educators scholarships | Free  Sedalia Democrat

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