Rhonda Overbey has been named publisher of the Sedalia (Mo.) Democrat.
Overbey replaces publisher Denny Koenders who was transferred to a sister Civitas publication in Durant, Oklahoma.
Overbey comes to the Sedalia Democrat from the Muskogee (Okla.) Phoenix where she served as the advertising manager.
Prior to that Overbey worked at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Ark. where she worked in editorial, advertising sales, and as advertising director for more than 10 years. She later joined the Arkansas Democrat Gazette.