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Sedalia Democrat (Newspaper) - September 5, 2015, Sedalia, Missouri Hope Lecchi Democrat Megan Carver watches her kindergarten students at Parkview elementary wednesday. Carver is a first year teacher who went into education because she wanted to work with children. With less than two weeks in the classroom Carver is impressed with her students eagerness and abilities in the classroom. A passion for their career choices by Hope Lecchi Lecchi Civita Smedia com some individuals spend a great Deal of their lives searching for a Job that brings them Success and Contentment. Other individuals May be so fortunate that they find a fulfilling line of work without much trial and error. For a few their career path seems to be something they Are bom with. Such is the Case for two first year Sedalia school District 200 educators who sense their career choices Are not jobs it is something they Are called to do. Quot even though Ive Only been at this a few Days Quot Travis Brobst Smith cot ton Junior High special services teacher said a i know this is what i really want to do with my life. Quot i want to be in the classroom every Day Quot he added. Quot i May not have discovered it until later in life but i do fed i was bom for Brobst 25, graduated from Central methodist see passion 13a Sedalia arrested on drug charges Democrat staff a Sedalia woman has been arrested on drug related charges after a search warrant was served at her residence wednesday. According to a Sedalia police department release at 6 33 ., spa detectives and officers arrived at a residence in the 1800 Block of South Harrison Avenue to execute a Knock and announce drug related search warrant. Officers knocked on the door but received no answer. After a reasonable amount of time the door was forced open. Too adults were detained without incident. A spa k9 team was deployed within the Home and the k9 alerted to the presence of narcotic odor throughout the residence. A search revealed measurable amounts of both Low and High Grade marijuana drug packaging materials supplies drug paraphernalia a loaded handgun and Cash which is suspected to be the profits from marijuana sales. Jessica m. Valentine 31, of the residence has been charged with Possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute unlawful Possession of a firearm and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She is being held at the Pettis county jail on a $50,000 Bond Cash or surety. Hearing information was not available at press time. Lincoln takes third win football a in More officers on hand for labor Day traffic by Alexander Agueros if the Missouri state fair concluding did not signal the end of summer labor Day weekend does. Their calling cards Are the same for Sedalia residents a increased vehicle traffic. The Lake of the ozarks and Silver Dollar City in Branson Are popular labor Day weekend destinations and the Sedalia police department a ooh yeah they know what to expect. Just like luring the state fair. I encourage local travellers to use alternative routes and expect minor a Larry Ward spa cmdr. And the Missouri state Highway patrol will increase visibility for the High traffic environment. A every labor Day we put extra officers on the Highway a said Missouri state Highway patrol it. Stephen Coates. A we do have the obvious increase in traffic and with that comes the Chance for More accidents and More people being spa will also have two More officers on duty this weekend. Spa cmdr. Larry Ward said local residents anticipate the traffic Spike. A ooh yeah they know what to expect a Ward said. A just like during the state fair. I encourage local travellers to use alternative routes and expect minor Ward said up to 25,000 vehicles use . Highway 65 through Sedalia any Given Day. According to a release from the Missouri state Highway patrol six people were killed and 369 injured in Missouri Over the labor Day Holiday in 901 traffic crashes in 2014. Troopers arrested 94 people for driving while intoxicated during last years Holiday weekend. The same release said troopers will emphasize enforcement Friday through monday. This operation targets traffic violations and aggressive driving and will include interstates 29, 44, 55, and 70, and . Highways 60 and 61. With travellers returning from labor Day excursions monday evening will be a Peak traffic period along Sedalia highways. Coates emphasized Drivers exercising common sense and patience and said residents should not be deterred from driving. A i Haven to experienced it that bad a Coates said of avoiding roads on labor Day weekend. A typically traffic moves there a just a lot More of Alex Agueros can be reached at 660-826-1000. A news obituaries 2a opinion 4a weather 5a b sports to listing 2b c classifieds d life comics 3d 7"81838b50002 lottery midday drawing pick 3 8-3-2 pick 4 7-5-0-4 evening drawing pick 3 2-9-4 pick 4 8-4-6-9 show me Cash 1-2-15-17-33 join the conversation whats your take on today a news go to if Tdillon and visit us on Facebook to share your thoughts. Issue 248, volume 147 breaking news at saturday sunday. September 5-6,2015 a $1 5k promotes suicide awareness by Alexander Agueros in july the Democrat reported rising suicide rates in Pettis county. Amanda Eisenbarth and Amanda Brown two friends and Sedalia residents alarmed by trend and personally invested on issues like depression and suicide decided to do something about it. A we said lets do something to see if we can do anything to help a Eisenbarth said. A to make our Community aware that someone is out there that the Community does care and they done to have to take their own in september a suicide prevention month a the two Lead the Effort in organizing memory Lane a its not always easy Street 5k walk run. Their goals were modest but the event quickly gained momentum. A Facebook Page created for the event gained almost 600 likes since a so Many people seem to be seated to talk about suicide when it is a problem. A Amanda Eisenbarth Sedalia resident its creation in july. Eisenbarth said even though it was hard work she enjoyed the legwork. A i pretty much lived and breathed it a Eisenbarth said. A everything has just been amazing. Ifs just falling into place. I just can to believe the 5k is scheduled for sept. 12 at 9 At Katy Trail. The two received so much support that they started a memory Lime foundation to continue their event annually and offer meetings for those coping with depression. A probably every single person has a family member or a connection to someone in their family that has either committed suicide or had an attempt or depression a Brown said. A a there a always somebody in the family that has it a whether you know it or not a ifs just out there. We thought this would be the Best Way to bring it out and hopefully get it on the table and Start discussing it instead of hiding Brown and Eisenbarth said Public discourse about suicide is their primary goal for the 5k. To them ifs Clear the Community agrees. In three Short months memory Lane foundation gained More than 30 sponsors. A so Many people seem to be scared to talk about suicide when it is a problem a Eisenbarth said. A a that a Why we re trying to get people to open up and say hey its of there a other people like participants can pre Register for the memory Lane a its not always easy Street 5k at 7 30 Alex Agueros can be reached at 660-826-1000

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