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98-year-old Tuskegee Airman receives exhilarating flight in WWII-era biplane

In early 1943, a 19-year-old James Shipley, of Tipton, was training for military service with fellow African Americans at a military base in Tuskegee, Alabama. In his biography, "Together as One," he recalls looking to the skies during his basic training to watch aircraft such as the PT-17 Stearman being used to train Black aviation cadets who would soon be bestowed the iconic title of "Tuskegee Airmen."
TIPTON, MO
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MARSHALL COUNCIL APPROVES FIRST READING OF 2021-22 PROPOSED BUDGET

The proposed 2021-22 budget was considered for approval by the Marshall City Council during its meeting on Monday, September 20. Ward 2 Councilman Kirk Arends touched on the bullet points of the upcoming fiscal year’s budget, including a slight bump in salary for all city workers. Arends said the city...
MARSHALL, MO
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Missouri Is Eyeing State Fairgrounds Expansion

The Missouri State Fair currently sits on over 375 acres of land, but could expand by around 200 if the state makes an offer to purchase an adjacent plot. The state is working with State Fair Community College as well as Pettis County, the City of Sedalia and the fair itself on the acquisition of 400 acres located west of the fairgrounds. The current plan is to split the land evenly between the fair and the college.
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Marshall mayor announces new city administrator

MARSHALL — The City of Marshall has appointed a new city administrator. Mayor Julie Schwetz said in a statement J.D. Kehrman was most recently the city manager for Nevada and the president of the Independence Council for Economic Development. Schwetz says Kehrman brings a strong set of skills to the council and that his appointment is an exciting opportunity for growth in the city.
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Sedalia City Council votes to purchase software portal for employees

During Monday evening’s Sedalia City Council meeting, a call for a resolution for the authorization of an increase in the Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget was passed unanimously. The resolution and …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website....
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Boonslick Library receives Pandemic Relief Grant

Patrons at four Boonslick Regional Libraries will be able to scan documents and photos much easier and safely thanks to a Pandemic Response Grant of $21,118. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue reading, you will...
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WARRENSBURG MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL APPOINTS NEW CITY MANAGER

Warrensburg Mayor Scott Holmberg and the city council appointed Danielle Dulin as the new city manager at its most-recent council meeting. According to the city, the council unanimously approved Dulin’s appointment, which is effective immediately. Dulin joined the City of Warrensburg as the Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director...
WARRENSBURG, MO
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SEVERAL AREA CITY GOVERNMENTS SCHEDULED TO MEET MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Several area city governments are scheduled to meet on Monday, September 20. The meeting of the Concordia Board of Aldermen is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. in room 202 of the Concordia Community Building at 802 South Gordon Street. — The Marshall City Council is scheduled to begin its...
CONCORDIA, MO
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MARSHALL COUNCIL APPROVES MMU SEWER RATE INCREASE

During its meeting on Friday, September 17, the Marshall Municipal Utilities’ Board of Public Works approved a rate increase for its sewer customers. But, in order for the rate increase to go into effect, the Marshall City Council had to approve it during its meeting on Monday, September 20. MMU...
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Marshall Municipal Utilities sewer and natural gas rate increases topics of discussion during Monday’s city council meeting

MARSHALL — Marshall City Council has planned a meeting for Monday evening. Several items are listed on the agenda. Among them are discussion about Marshall Municipal Utilities sewer and natural gas line rate increases, appointments with the Library Board and Planning and Zoning Commission, and the execution of an agreement between the city of Marshall and a paving and construction company for asphalt overlay of some city streets. The council will also enter into a closed session to discuss real estate and personnel matters before adjourning. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20.
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UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD IS SCHEDULED TO REMOVE OLD RAILS IN SEDALIA

The City of Sedalia is scheduled to work with Union Pacific Railroad on removing rail from a roadway crossing. Road closure is scheduled to take place on the roadway crossing near the intersection of West Henry Street and Duke Road from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 21. City...
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Concordia Board of Aldermen to discuss special license for Saint Paul Christkindlemarkt during Monday’s meeting

CONCORDIA — The Concordia Board of Aldermen will meet in regular session Monday evening. According to the agenda, the board will discuss issuing a liquor license to St. Paul High School for the Saint Paul Christkindlesmarkt. A request will be heard from a waste service to store carts on city property. Several reports will also be given, including the Mayor’s report. The meeting starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, in the Concordia Community Center’s room 202.
CONCORDIA, MO
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Pettis County Commission to host weekly staff meeting Monday

SEDALIA — The Pettis County Commission will hold a meeting Monday. A weekly staff meeting will be held at 9 a.m., Sept. 18, in the Commission Chambers, located on the second floor of the Pettis County Courthouse in Sedalia. To make an appointment with the Pettis County Commission or to have an issue placed on the agenda, call Kristen Anderson, Assistant to the Commission at 660-826-5000 ext. 410.
PETTIS COUNTY, MO
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Sedalia Public Library new books Sept. 18

“Apples Never Fall,” by Liane Moriarty. “The Herron’s Cry,” by Ann Cleeves. “The Night She Disappeared,” by Lisa Jewell. “The Burning,” by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman. “Night Music,” by Jojo Moyes. “Robert B. Parker’s: Stone’s Throw,” by Mike Lupica. “The Beginning,” by Beverly Lewis. “The Magician,” by Colm Toibin. Nonfiction.
SEDALIA, MO
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State historic sites to host public meeting

Representatives from Missouri State Parks invite the public to attend a combined informational meeting at Arrow Rock State Historic Site on Monday, Sept. 27. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new...
ARROW ROCK, MO
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Community Calendar for Sept. 19 through Sept. 25

Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some meetings may be canceled or postponed. Please call the organization for information on cancellations. To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to fbemiss@sedaliademocrat.com or call 660-826-1000 ext. 1481. SUNDAY. All day: AA Hotline number is 660-826-9608. Sunday a.m.:...
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