Salem UCC ice cream social held in new building

The crowd at the annual ice cream social of the Salem UCC Saturday, Aug. 22, enjoyed the meal and socializing. The congregation dates back to 1848 when it started in the German Salem settlement, but worship services are held in the “new” church, built in 1858.

August 26, 2015


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Joe Kirby enters Nebraska Hall of Fame

Former Jefferson City High School cross country athlete Joe Kirby of California has found himself in the first-ever University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletics Hall of Fame. Kirby is one of 22 student-athletes to be enshrined this fall the weekend of the Husker’s season-opener football game against BYU this weekend.

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The diamond Lady Pintos fall to Eldon

Depending on who’s batting, crooked numbers in an inning can be a very good thing. But for the case of the Lady Pintos, it was not.

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Missouri high school football for Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

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Troop F patrolman dies in line of duty

A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper died in the line of duty Friday morning in Audrain County.

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Prep Football: California wants to put more points on the board

CALIFORNIA — For head coach Marty Albertson, the offensive line is the key to his team’s success. That success wasn’t there last Friday night against Boonville.

This Week in the SEC [Aug. 28, 2015]

Check out This Week in the SEC for previews, notes and stats from one of college football's premier conferences.

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Aug. 20 was first day of school for California R-I

The 2015-16 school year has begun for California R-I students, with the first day on Thursday, Aug. 20. The school facilities are much the same, but the school improvements continued over the last year, due in part to the bond issue passed by the voters in April of 2014.

Public hearing held before approval of CHS tax levy rate

A Public Hearing for setting the CHS tax levy rate drew no comments. The hearing was held before the regular California R-I School Board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 19.

CPI Board discusses Fall Open House for Sept. 4 -5

Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5 are the days set for a Fall Open House and Great Pumpkin Hunt in Old Town California (formerly California Historic District). The event will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The big event was discussed Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Board of Directors meeting of California Progress, Inc. (CPI). Old Town California is under the umbrella of CPI.

City Council sets tax levy rate at special meeting

The City of California Board of Aldermen approved the tax levy rate during a special council meeting Monday, Aug. 24, following a Public Hearing on the matter.

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Lady Pintos’ season in full-swing

It might be a different of a year for the Lady Pintos on the links, after winning districts last year, placing third in sectionals and eighth in state.

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Lady Indians 3, Bunceton 2 Russellville traveled to Bunceton on Friday, pulling out the win in five sets.

California softball starts season 2-1

Marshall 12, Lady Pintos 7 California dropped its opening game of the Marshall tournament on Saturday, allowing eight runs in the third inning after jumping out to a 5-1 lead.

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Pintos can’t hang on late in the fourth quarter

BOONVILLE - The Pintos opened up their season in Boonville Friday night, falling 9-6 to the Pirates, off a last-minute touchdown.

Lack of offense hurts Pintos

BOONVILLE- Plain and simple: California’s offense couldn’t gain any traction in its 9-6 loss to Boonville Friday night at Gene Reagan Field.

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Missouri high school football for Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

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Goal remains the same for inexperienced Pintos

California returns just four total starters

It doesn’t matter to head football coach Marty Albertson how many starters the California Pintos have coming back. The goal is to win.