I was born Oct. 7, 1938 at Bothwell Hospital. I attended Washington Elementary and Smith-Cotton High School. I joined the United States Navy in 1955, and served on four WWll era Destroyers during my active career in the Navy. I am retired Navy with 24 years of service in the regular navy and the reserve force. I have worked in real estate sales, mobile home sales and a lot of laborer type jobs. I retired from Payless Cashways as a dock worker, and machine operator in 2001 when they went out of business. I have written columns for the Sedalia Democrat, and the Sedalia News Journal and two books “Unhurried Days” and “Looking Back Again.” I have worked in Radio for over 10 years as a newsman and on-air columnist. I have been married to Marlene (Yahne) Miller for 53 years, and we have three children, four grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. I am currently working on a fiction book of short stories.
Clinton Man Dies of Cardiac Arrest Following a Henry County Accident Wednesday Morning
At 9:30am Wednesday morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident on Missouri Highway 7 North of Northwest 501 Road in Henry County.
Green Ridge Closed Until Monday Due to Students With Stomach Bug
KSIS was informed Thursday morning that Green Ridge Schools would be dismissed early on Thursday, and would be closed on Friday, January 29. KSIS contacted the Elementary Principle of Green Ridge School, Rachel Hammers, and was told that nearly 40% of the students were suffering from a stomach bug.
Rams Leave Great Fans Behind in Move to Los Angeles
When the talk of the Rams moving back to Los Angeles began I knew it was because of money, and the larger market in that city. The fact that the move is purely about the money however is disappointing.
Phone Scam Reported in Pettis County
Pettis County Health Center has been advised by community members that scam phone calls regarding credit cards have been received using the Pettis County Health Center as the number where the call is originating.
One Woman Arrested for Assault, Another for Shoplifting at Sedalia Walmart
At 12:30 Saturday afternoon, Sedalia Police responded to a disturbance at Walmart.
Sedalia Man Reportedly Damages Merchandise in a Fit of Rage
Just before 11 p.m. Sunday night Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Breaktime at 318 West Broadway on a disturbance involving a customer.
Update on Arson Fire and Suspicious Death in Sedalia
On Monday, December 14, the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Sedalia Police Department issued a press release on a fire earlier in the month.
17-Year-Old Student Arrested at Smith-Cotton High School For Threatening an Administrator …
According to a Nixle from the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office, Monday morning Pettis County Deputies arrested a 17-year-old student at Smith-Cotton High School for threatening an administrator with a knife.
Warrensburg Man Arrested for Stealing at Sedalia Walmart
Around 8:20 p.m. Friday night, Sedalia Police reportedly arrested 52-year-old Fred J. Hanley of Warrensburg for stealing a cell phone at the Walmart store.
Two Women Arrested During a Traffic Stop Saturday Morning
Just before 10 a.m. Saturday morning, Sedalia Police stopped a vehicle for an improper stop at 6th and Engineer. Upon contact with the occupants, consent to search was obtained, and the officer found methamphetamine in the vehicle, and in the possession of a passenger.