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Prombie Apocalypse Scares Convention Hall in Sedalia [PHOTOS]

As we've been talking about for a while, local author Angela Roquet put out a new book for young adults called "Crazy Ex Ghoulfriend." She and her group organized a big party for the teenagers of our area, complete with karaoke, music, snacks, prizes and contests. It was at the Convention Hall on Saturday (Oct. 19) and I went to check it out.

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Prombie Apocalypse Brings Frightening Fun to Sedalia This Saturday

There's going to be a new event coming up this weekend that promises to be tons of fun for anybody with a bit of a flair for the macabre side of Halloween. I know zombies are particularly popular in our modern age; everything from The Walking Dead to Sprint commercials and practically every other movie these days is zombie related.  Now the zombies are coming to Sedalia, and it'll be this Saturday, Oct. 19!

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Sedalia Kids Reach New Heights this Fall with Boonslick Regional Library [INTERVIEW]

If there's one thing I think most people in our area can agree on, it's that the kids should be learning as much as they can.  Especially when they're really little. The mind seems to be open and more apt to learn when you're really young.  Boonslick Regional Library knows that very well, and they're giving the kids plenty of chances to get to their potential.

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Prombie Apocalypse Kicks off With Sedalia Book Signing [INTERVIEW]

Halloween is coming, and with it comes some new interesting ideas for celebrations! To get yourself into the holiday spirit, join the Prombie Apocalypse!  

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Best-Selling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66

Tom Clancy, the writer of numerous popular military thrillers, died on Wednesday morning at age 66.

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11 Amazing Facts About the Authors of Your Favorite Children’s Books

From champion beaglers to real-life James Bonds, the stories behind these authors are equally as fascinating the books they wrote.

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J.K. Rowling Has Complete Creative Control Over the ‘Harry Potter’ Spinoff

While J.K. Rowling is one of the biggest selling (and richest) authors in the world, she has never written a movie screenplay. But, when you're the creator of the billion dollar 'Harry Potter' franchise, even a first time writer can make some creative demands.

Rowling will write the screenplay for the forthcoming 'Harry Potter' spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' and her contract with Warner Bros. stipulates that her script cannot be rewritten, doctored or polished without her explicit permission.

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Boonslick Regional Library Offers New eBook Options [INTERVIEW]

The Boonslick Regional Library in Sedalia is working hard to help people keep reading. For a lot of kids out there, books themselves can be kind of passe, especially since so many of them have smartphones, computers, and tablets.  So Boonslick, wanting to keep the kids reading, has embraced this new technology. 

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West Central Missouri Genealogical Society Researches Family Trees in Missouri [INTERVIEW]

A lot of people these days are very interested in learning about their family tree. With the show "Who Do You Think You Are?" and scrapbooking events, people find that looking back in their past is something very important to them. Preserving history and finding connections to long gone family members can become something very intensely important for these folks. There's a group in our area that have been working on that very thing since 1968.

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Elmore Leonard, Legendary ‘Jackie Brown’ and ‘Out of Sight’ Writer, Dead at 87

Very sad news to report, especially for fans of crime fiction and wonderful writers in general: Elmore Leonard, the author best known for books such as 'Get Shorty,' 'Out of Sight' and 'Jackie Brown' (all of which were adapted into fantastic films, of course), has died at the age of 87.

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