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 Woman and Child Injured in a Pettis County Accident Monday
Just after 9am Monday morning, a 2001 Chevrolet driven by 23-year-old Christina H. Horn of Sedalia travelled off of Route “B” two-miles South of Sedalia, struck a ditch and overturned several times.
Sedalia Man Convicted on Four Counts of Felonious Acts With a Child Friday
Andrew J. Skutnick, Jr., 55 of Sedalia, has been convicted by a Pettis County jury that reached a verdict Friday afternoon on 4 counts of felonious acts with a child that were alleged to have occurred back in 2014 in Sedalia, Missouri.
17-Year-Old Odessa Youth Fatally Injured in a Lafayette County Accident Tuesday
At 3:pm Tuesday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident on Northbound Z at Route TT in Lafayette County.
Warrensburg Teen Dies in a Johnson County Accident Monday Afternoon
At 3:35 Monday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident on US-50 Highway West of Highway FF in Johnson County.
18-Year-Old Smith-Cotton Student Killed in Morgan County Accident
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 6:15 a.m. Thursday morning, 18-year-old Alexander M. Carr of Sedalia was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident on US Highway-50 on the Lamine River Bridge in Morgan County.
Pedestrian Killed Tuesday Morning by a Vehicle Backing From a Parking Lot
Just after 10am Tuesday morning, Sedalia police responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian in the 500 block of West Main Street. Upon arrival officers found a 2002 Ford Windstar driven by 60-year-old Warren Jackson of Sedalia was backing out of the parking lot of the Liquor Locker at 513 West Main, and struck a pedestrian identified as 64-year-old Lawrence Dean of Sedalia who was behin
Pettis County Accident Injures a Sedalia Man Thursday Afternoon
At 1:48pm Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Westbound-50 Highway West of Main Street in Pettis County.
19-Year-Old Clinton Woman Lifeflighted Following a Henry County accident
Just before 1pm Thursday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle injury accident on Northeast 101 Road a tenth of a mile North of Highway-52 in Henry County.
Sedalia Police Investigate Identity Theft
Wednesday morning, Sedalia police took a report of identity theft from a female victim.
Sedalia Officer Falsely Accused of Assault by an Aresstee
According to a Sedalia police report, on the January 25, 2016, a subject made a statement that he had been assaulted by a Sedalia Police Officer after being arrested for outstanding warrants. A follow-up investigation revealed the information provided by the un-named suspect was completely untrue, and fabricated.