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.
Sedalia Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint, Leads to Several Arrests
The Sedalia Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday (April 12) in the 2000 block of US Highway 65. The checkpoint was conducted on the southbound lanes of the highway between 10 p.m. on Saturday until 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
Sedalia Man Charged with Abusing 5-Month-Old Child
A Sedalia man is facing charges of first degree assault and child abuse following an investigation by the Sedalia Police Department.
Sedalia-Pettis County Economic Development Announces Expansion of Black Dawn Manufacturing…
At an announcement ceremony Wednesday morning (March 19), the Sedalia-Pettis County Economic Development Office announced the expansion of Black Dawn Manufacturing & Coating, a local firearms and accessories manufacturer located at 1511 North Ohio Ave. in Sedalia.
Sedalia STING Unit Arrests 2 Suspects During Drug Raid on East 5th Street
Two suspects were arrested when detectives with the Sedalia STING Unit Sedalia Police officers served a no-knock drug related search warrant at 414 East 5th St. on Monday morning (March 17).
Everyone Should Get Educated About Common Core [OPINION]
While most people trust the teachers and staff of local school districts to teach our children what they need to know in order to thrive in their lives after school, that doesn't seem to be the case at the present time, and the focus of the problem is something called Common Core.
Sedalia City Council Decides Not to Amend the Smoking Ban
While the main issue at Monday night’s City Council work session (March 3) was a final review of the 2015 fiscal budget, the item on the agenda that garnered the most attention was amending the smoking ordinance for the City of Sedalia.
Suspect At Large After Sedalia STING Unit Serves Drug-Related Search Warrant
Around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, detectives with the STING Unit and officers with the Sedalia Police Department served a drug-related search warrant at 1817 South Barrett Avenue. A press release states that entry was forced, but the house was unoccupied at the time the warrant was executed.
The British Invasion Has Been Hyped Too Much [OPINION]
I have had enough of all the swooning over the Beatles and the talk about them changing America.
Sedalia STING Unit Serves No-Knock Search Warrant, Finds Meth and Prescription Drugs
At 5:16 a.m Wednesday morning (Feb. 12), detectives and officers with the Sedalia Police Department served a no-knock drug-related search warrant at 2429 North Woodlawn Dr. A press release states officers forced entry to the residence and arrested three suspects located inside. Arrested at the scene…
Sedalia STING Unit Serves Search Warrant on South Ingram Avenue, Finds Finds Meth and Othe…
Around 2:07 Tuesday morning (Feb. 11) detectives with the STING Unit and Patrol Officers responded to 2805 South Ingram Ave., Lot 7, to serve a search warrant. Upon entry to the residence, officers discovered methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, and materials commonly …