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Sedalia Police Reports For June 24, 2022

This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports. Thursday evening, Officers were dispatched to the Heckart Community Center, 1800 West 3rd Street, in reference to a theft. When Officers arrived, they spoke with Kevin Dawson. Dawson reported $150 was stolen from his wallet that was in a locker. There have been no arrests made at this time.
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Amy Jo Muehler

Amy Jo Muehler, 49, of rural Cole Camp, MO, formerly of Norborne, MO, died Thursday, June 23, 2022, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia, MO, with Rev. Michael Pottschmidt and Rev. Andrew Lehenbauer officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Graveside services will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hankinson, ND. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Saint Paul Lutheran High School in Concordia, MO in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Friends may sign the online register book at
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CHS Recognizes Outstanding Support, Growth at Luncheon

The Center For Human Services handed out 13 plaques to deserving individuals, contributors and community partners Friday during a recognition luncheon held at the Sedalia Country Club. CHS CEO David Kramer said the impact he sees in the community is amazing. “Without everybody's support, we can't do what we do....

Missouri man sentenced to 15 Years in prison for three bank robberies

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court on Thursday for robbing three banks within a period of about a month in Lee’s Summit, Kansas City, and Odessa. Hubert J. Holmes, 61, of Independence, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Holmes was sentenced as a career offender.
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East Bay scholar's tight-knit family keeps him close to home

RICHMOND -- It's not uncommon for Students Rising Above Scholars to have close knit, loving families. Ronvel Sharper is no exception. Sharper is living at home with his family as he attends college, and his mom wouldn't have it any other way. Sheila Savannah and her husband keep a close eye on all three of their children. But it's their son Ronvel that she often worries about the most.

Fireworks and Fun This 4th in Warrensburg

There will be fireworks, food, fun, and music this 4th of July in Warrensburg thanks to a local church and the American Legion. The Freedom Spectacular as it's being billed will be held at Grover Park Baptist Church between the hospital and the Warrensburg Community Center at 409 N. Mitchell Street. The event is being sponsored by the Baptist Church and American Legion Post 131.

Pettis County Sheriff’s Reports for June 23, 2022

This article is compiled from reports issued by the Pettis County Sheriff's Office. Wednesday night, Pettis County Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that had an incorrect license plate. The vehicle began to flee from Deputies and a pursuit began. The vehicle ran at high rates of speed around the northern side of Sedalia for approximately four minutes. Then, the driver bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle continued forward due to being left in drive and came to a stop in a ditch. Deputies chased the suspect and took him into custody. A female passenger was taken into custody but later released from the scene. Darwin Milton Potts, 51, of Sedalia, was arrested by Pettis County Deputies. Potts was transported to the Pettis County Jail to be booked in on a 24 hour hold pending charges of Resisting Arrest by Fleeing, Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Valid License, and Careless and Imprudent Driving. Potts was also booked in on a Pettis County Failure to Appear warrant on original charges of Identity Theft in the 1st Degree. Bond on that warrant was set at $250 cash only. Potts also had a Failure to Appear warrant out of Bates County on original charges of Expired Plates with bond set at $150 cash only.

Beat The Heat With Sedalia Parks and Rec’s Dive In Movie Night

I know that a lot of us have been cranking up the air a bit these past couple of weeks. I totally get it! It's hot out there. But that can be a little pricey in the long run. And, that can be a little stifling for little kids in the family. You know how it is, they want to play outside. But you don't want them to get overheated, so sometimes they have to stay inside. But is there a way you can let em go out, have fun, and still stay cool?

Funeral Arrangements for June 24, 2022

A memorial service for Thomas Leroy Watt, 54, of La Monte, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at La Monte Baptist Church. Burial of ashes will be held following the memorial service at Kingston Cemetery in Kingston. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel. The...
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Mayor appoints Hall as new municipal judge

Body Attorney James R. Hall with the law firm Barton, Hall & Schnieders P.C. of Oak Grove has been named Richmond’s new municipal court judge. Hall was appointed by Mayor Mike Wright and approved unanimously by council vote June 14 at City Hall. Hall founded the firm Barton, Hall...