12 hrs ago
KRMS-AM Osage Beach
Escapee From Pettis Jail Caught
An escaped inmate thought to be on his way to the lake area has been caught. Brandon McGee was apprehended Wednesday night at the home of an acquaintance in Sedalia after escaping last Thursday from the Pettis County Jail.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
School year prep has begun6:54 pm
Democrat From left, Brooke Jackson, Amy Jackson and Briara Jackson count out the number of spiral notebooks they need for their bags while volunteering with CACTUS on Wednesday.
Jail escapee caught asleep on Sedalia couch11:55 am
An extended weekend of freedom for a man who escaped the Pettis County Jail on Thursday ended with an early morning wake-up call from local law enforcement on Wednesday.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
Pettis County fugitive remains at large
A Sedalia man remains at large after escaping from the Pettis County jail late Thursday.
Mitchell files for Division 6 seat7:07 pm
DemocratDeborah Mitchell, Municipal Judge for the city of Sedalia, announced her candidacy for Pettis County Division 6 Associate Circuit Court Judge at 4 p.m. Monday on the second floor of the Pettis County Courthouse.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
5 injured in Sedalia crash4:31 pm
Five Sedalia teens were injured in a single car accident early Sunday morning in Pettis County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.
County preps tax holiday3:45 pm
In an effort to make purchasing back to school supplies more affordable for parents and to encourage additional retail sales, the Pettis County Commission will continue its participation in the Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Pettis County Jail inmate escapes custody1:45 am
The Pettis County Sheriff's Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the Pettis County Jail shortly before 10pm Thursday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Collecting debt leads to violent encounter6:54 pm
A Smithton man will need to post a cash or surety bond of $50,000 to get out of jail on charges of robbery and assault following his alleged violent collection of $7 toward an unpaid marijuana debt.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Sedalia News Journal
Pettis in 'slight risk' for severe weather late tonight
"Pettis County is in a Slight Risk for severe weather late tonight. The Tornado risk for Pettis is 0%, with a 2% risk to our north-east.
Col. Magoffin captured again2:52 pm | 0
Col. Ebenezer Magoffin, a wealthy Pettis County plantation owner, was captured by Federal troops led by Lt.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Heat is back in full force, officials say 'keep it cool'
As meteorologists expect the mercury to near the triple digit range today, Pettis County Health Department officials would like to remind the public to keep cool and that several community resources are available.
Green Ridge homicides remain unsolved one year later
Despite the passage of a year since two people were murdered and their bodies burned to conceal the still unsolved homicide, the daughter and sister of the victims says the pain is a daily reminder that someone knows what happened and is refusing to come forward.
Sedalia News Journal
Pettis in Heat Advisory until 7 p.m. Tuesday
Pettis County has been placed in a Heat Advisory effective at 12 noon today until 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
League of Women Voters to host Candidate Fair on Tuesday
The Sedalia-Pettis County League of Women Voters will host a Candidates' Fair from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shelter House No.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Dismembered body case to be tried in Clay CountyDismembered body case ...
A man accused of killing a woman whose dismembered body was found near his rural Pettis County home will be tried in Clay County.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Arbeiter to stand trial in Clay County
Democrat Deputies lead murder suspect Joseph F. Arbeiter back to the Pettis County Jail following a Friday hearing at the Pettis County Co... Judge Larry D. Harman granted murder suspect Joseph F. Arbeiter a change of venue to the Seventh Judicial Court, Clay County, during a hearing Friday afternoon as prosecutors indicated the State's intent to ... (more)
Nadine Speiser Fingland will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2 with a reception hosted by her children and their families at Christ and Trinity Lutheran Church, 3201 Southwest Blvd. She worked at the Sub Depot Supply at the Sedalia Army Air Field, as the Pettis County Deputy Collector, at the Army Recruiting office, and ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Support needed for Buddy Packs
As the 2014-15 school year approaches, the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri is seeking sponsorships for the Adopt a Buddy program for the upcoming school year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
SFD to host open house at new station
DemocratSedalia Fire Department firefighters ready the new station for Sunday tours.