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Walter Jack Staten Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder
At a contested sentencing hearing Wednesday morning (April 30), Walter Jack Staten of Sedalia, age 51, was sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of William D. Saunders. The defendant pleaded guilty to murder in the second degree and armed criminal action in the Circuit Court of Cooper Coun…
Behka’s Enquring Minds: Favorite Teachers [SURVEY]
When I was growing up, I tried my darndest to be the teacher's pet.  I wasn't trying to get any benefits or anything, I just loved school and wanted my teachers to like having me in their class.  And, if you were good, you got to be the kid to take the attendance roster to the office! Anyway, Nation…
Construction Crews Demolish Buildings at Second and Osage
For those waiting for action on the dilapidated buildings in downtown Sedalia, the sight of tumbling bricks on the corner of West Second Street and Osage is a welcome sight. On Monday morning (April 28), crews moved in and began dismantling the two buildings on the northeast corner, just across the …

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