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Sedalia, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Seven Entertainers You Never Knew Were From Sedalia

Yes, we all are pretty aware of the Scott Joplin link when it comes to famous Sedalians.  But, did you know we have a few others in our history? 

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Downtown Sedalia, Missouri
Kurt Parsons

Getting to Know Sedalia: Our Origin Story

I don't know how many of us learned these things growing up in school, but  I know I heard tales from time to time about the origins of our town.  

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Willie Nelson
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10 Years Ago: Willie Nelson Busted for Drug Possession

Sept. 18, 2006, might be a day that Willie Nelson would just as soon forget.

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Hank Williams birthday
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93 Years Ago: Hank Williams Is Born

If Hank Williams was still alive, he would be celebrating his 93rd birthday today (Sept. 17).

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Gloomy Economy Forces National Retailers Into Bankruptcy
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Where Have all the Grocery Stores Gone?

I moved to Sedalia in 1977. At that time I remember three major grocery stores in town...Safeway, Consumer's and Bings.

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Kenny Rogers Hollywood Walk of Fame
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37 Years Ago: Kenny Rogers Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

On Sept. 14, 1979, Kenny Rogers received one of the entertainment industry's most distinguished honors.

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Johnny Cash death
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13 Years Ago: Johnny Cash Dies

On Sept. 12, 2003, country music lost one of its most beloved stars: Johnny Cash.

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911
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Where Were You When the World Stopped Turning: Country Stars Remember 9/11

"Where were you when the world stopped turning that September day?"

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Terri Clark
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12 Years Ago: Terri Clark Hits No. 1 With ‘Girls Lie Too’

On Sept. 11, 2004, Terri Clark was undoubtedly doing plenty of celebrating.

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Keith Whitley
Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

27 Years Ago: Keith Whitley Hits No. 1 With ‘I Wonder Do You Think of Me’

Sept. 9, 1989, was a bittersweet day for friends and family of the late Keith Whitley.

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