Dania’s dream of med school
After a spur-of-the-moment fall road trip to Harvard University for a campus visit, Dania Isidro realized her dream of medical school at the prestigious post-secondary institution was possible.
The California Junior-Senior Prom was held Saturday, April 23, at the Capitol Ritz, Jefferson City.
“I think it’s awesome,” said Kurt Birdsong of California. “We need to get God back into everything.”
The 2015 Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Cooperator of the Year is Charlie and Kathy Cole, California.
Travis R. Smith, 45, California, was sentenced to four years in prison on each of five felony counts following mixed pleas.
Amid a four-game losing streak, California has had the misfortune of running up against some tough pitchers. That was the case again on Friday night, April 22, when Versailles’ Brendan Owsley completely stifled the Pintos to give the Tigers a 2-1 win.
California was solid for the final six innings against Eldon. Unfortunately, four hits led to three first-inning runs for the Mustangs and a quick lead propelled Eldon to a 6-1 win in a Tri-County battle.
Jamestown has found itself on the wrong end of several close games this year, and after three innings against Prairie Home, it looked as though the Eagles might have another tight contest on their hands.
Twisted Fast Pitch, a U12 club softball team consisting of area girls, stormed through its most recent tournament with a 7-0 record this past weekend in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
The Pintos took third out of eight teams in Wednesday’s Tri-County Conference Tournament behind fifth-place finishes from Dylan Kramel and Jordan Geiser.
Lawmakers are being asked to add a third circuit judge to the 26th circuit, one of several that contains five counties.
The line of cars with parents dropping off their junior high students at the High Point Dance wrapped around the school baseball field and extended far enough west on Route C that the Missouri Highway Patrol was there to assist.
Charlie Barker, 4, loves playing computer games at the Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place. One of his favorites is “Dora the Explorer.” But he wasn’t able to enjoy them the way the computers were previously arranged in the children’s section.
Moniteau County rural residents in the western library subdistrict may soon have the opportunity to access the Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place without a membership.
The Finke Theater is hosting a new young group of talented musicians at 2 p.m. on May 1. The Blue Hearts Club volunteered to perform as a fund raiser for the Finke.
Whether on the phone, talking with staff or helping residents, Brandy Arment, the new administrator at California Care Center, loves her job.
The California R-I School Board met a week early to see to the swearing in of new school board member Derek VanLoo for his first term and incumbent Rhonda Meyer for her second three-year term. The meeting was in the high school library media room April 13.
Moniteau County R-1 recently held its Employee Appreciation Luncheon at the California High School Commons. A luncheon was served to honor faculty, staff and board members.
The Veterans Memorial Committee discussed possible sites for the proposed memorial for veterans in California at its April 12 meeting.
Chairman Mike Kelley of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) Board of Directors informed the board that the USDA required bidding for the contract for leading the marketing plan under the grant received.