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Johnson County youth to celebrate National 4-H Week
JOHNSON COUNTY — Every year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by …
Martin Warren Chapter SAR learns about medicine in the 1700s
WARRENSBURG — The Martin Warren Chapter, Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution, hosted its September meeting at RISE Café in Warrensburg.  The guest speaker was Meryl …
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PCMR, RE/MAX celebrate new locations

NoBro to host events on Saturday

The NoBro Art Walk, featuring the work of many local artists, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 in downtown Sedalia.  Around 20 artists will display work in five businesses, including …

MHPC to host open house for new Occupational Therapy Assistant lab

The Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) will host an open house for the new Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) lab on State Fair Community College’s Sedalia campus from 4:30 to 7 …
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UCM takes care of Northeastern State, earns first win

WARRENSBURG —  A month into the season, Mules football has its inaugural win under head coach Josh Lamberson.  Central Missouri took the win column in a 35-13 fashion against …

Jennies volleyball falls to UCO, beats Newman

Central Missouri split its weekend, losing to Central Oklahoma on Friday, Sept. 30, before beating Newman on Saturday, Oct. 1.  The results put the No. 18 Jennies’ record at 10-6, 5-2 …

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Star-Journal newsroom receives 11 MPA awards

The Star-Journal newsroom took home 11 awards, one of which was first place, in the Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest for work published in 2021. The awards were presented at the …

Care Connection celebrating Senior Center Month in Johnson County

JOHNSON COUNTY — Care Connection for Aging Services is commemorating National Senior Center Month in September by inviting folks to experience its two locations in Johnson County. The …

New business takes earth-conscious approach

SEDALIA — A new Facebook business is making its name known to Sedalia residents with its eco-friendly products.  For Gator Creations, owned by Talia Fetters, the biggest goal is to …

GOATS, a new airsoft field, now open in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — Green Orange Airsoft Tactical Site (GOATS) is a new airsoft field in Warrensburg. Located just off of Highway Y, GOATS is a half-mile forest now available for veteran airsoft …
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Jacob D. Rogers, 29, was arrested Aug. 31 after officers responded July 28 to a report of assault in the 400 block of Franklin Street. Rogers was arrested on a charge of simple domestic …
Minor injuries reported in Sept. 20 wreck  One person is reported to have minor injuries from a single-vehicle wreck Sept. 20 on Northwest 250 Road west of Highway 50.  The Missouri …
Holden resident injured, arrested in Jackson County wreck  One person is reported to have moderate injuries and one person is reported to have minor injuries in a Sept. 14 wreck on southbound …
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Winter means time for the Burgundy Twins

With winter on the way, the wines that I call the Burgundy Twins, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, are in line to replace the softer, fruitier wines that dominate the warmer seasons.  I was …

College Savings Month: Make a plan to pay for higher education

According to a Georgetown University study, the cost of higher education has increased 169% over the last 40 years. And according to Sallie Mae’s annual How America Pays for College survey, …

Life lessons from the Word

Smile — it makes people wonder what you are up to! No, maybe that’s not the reason for smiles, but have you ever noticed how it makes you feel when you encounter someone that seems to be …
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