California fourth grade musical ‘Off Their Rockers’

Family and friends filled the CHS auditorium Thursday, Nov. 19, for the California Elementary School fourth graders performance of a one-act musical play “Off Their Rockers.”

November 25, 2015


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This Week in the SEC for Nov. 27-28, 2015

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28, 2015.

Kiwanis plans to light up the city

During the meeting Kiwanis made plans to put up the lights down Oak Street and around the Courthouse to bring to the community added cheer for the Christmas season.

Cole County Grand Jury indicts Nicoloazzo and Kirchner

Susan Nicoloazzo, 52, and Bobby Kirchner , 41, both of Russellville, were charged with one count each of abandonment of a corpse.

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Behind the Badge group host food drive for Cargill Cares Food Pantry

The greatest need at this time is canned goods, diapers and other toiletries.

MRED discusses membership levels and perks

Membership and the website were at the top of the list for discussion by the MRED (Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council) board, Wednesday. Nov. 18, at Downtown Café in Tipton.

California School Board sets candidate filing dates for election

The California R-I School Board set the filing dates for candidates for the April School Board election. Candidates for the two positions up for election may file at the school office on Owen Street beginning on Dec. 15, 2015, and ending Jan. 19, 2016. The two positions up for election are currently held by Kyle Wirts and Rhonda Meyer.

California School Board sets 'dead week' for coming year

The California R-I School Board set “dead week” to be July 2-10 for 2016.

Community Service grants available for Ag Youth Organizations

Applications for the annual Building Our American Communities Grant (BOAC) Program are available at and are being accepted until Dec. 1, 2015.

Thanksgiving Dinner to be sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance

Should you desire a home delivered meal call St. Paul’s Lutheran at 796-2735 before Thursday, Nov 26, or call the 796-4240 Nutritional Center on Thanksgiving Day between 10 and 10:30 a.m.

Missouri's Catholic bishops support Syrian refugees

Bishops John Gaydos of the Jefferson City Diocese, James V. Johnston Jr. of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Thomas E. Reidy of Springfield-Cape Girardeau and Archbishop Robert J. Carlson of St. Louis expressed their "solidarity with all those terrorized by ISIS and other violent extremists."

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 21, 2015

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015.

One-car accident sends Centertown man to the hospital

One-car accident sends Centertown man to the hospital

Safe driving encouragement from highway patrol

Col. J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages motorists to include safety in their plans for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Four injured in two-car accident

Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident Friday morning in Cole County.

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CES jumps for the heart

California Elementary Students raise nearly $5,000

Lucky Old Sons coming to Finke

The Finke Players - Phil Lewis, Paul Bloch, Dennis Donley, Nathaniel Donley, Mary Ann Wasser, Nancy Lewis, Becca Barnard, Pam Green, and Doug Hill brought down a sold out house Saturday night.

Experience the Romance of Christmas

Experience the Romance of Christmas by visiting the 2015 MSSDAR Christmas Open House at Roslyn Heights in Boonville.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ performed by CHS Choral Department

The California High School Choral Department performed Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” this past weekend to a packed auditorium. Performances were held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Gloria Knipp receives 2015 Manitou Award

Gloria Knipp was awarded the 2015 Spirit of the Manitou Award following the annual Moniteau County Historical Society dinner meeting Monday, Nov. 9. The dinner and meeting were held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall.