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Obituaries Published in March 7 California Democrat

Obituaries Published in March 7 California Democrat.

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California World Day of Prayer Hosted by United Church of Christ

The 2012 California World Day of Prayer Ceremony was held Friday, March 2, at California United Church of Christ (UCC).

Budget discussions dominate city council session

The budget for the 2013 fiscal year, which goes into effect April 1, dominated the regular California City Council session on Monday, March 5.

School action thwarts fraud attempt

California R-I School joined the list of schools targeted in a series of recent fraud attempts, but thanks to prior action on the part of school officials, the attempt was thwarted.

Scallorns honored by U.S. Air Force

Joe Scallorns, California, was recently presented with the Air Force Distinguished Public Service Award, the highest public service award presented to private citizens by the Secretary of the United States Air Force.

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Panthers fall to Pirates at district semifinals

Prairie Home faced Chamois Thursday night in the semifinal round of the Class 1 District 9 Boys Basketball Tournament at St. Elizabeth, where the #4 seeded Panthers lost 58-29 to the top-seeded Pirates.

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Eagles end season with district loss to Lions

Jamestown faced Tuscumbia Feb. 28 in first-round action at the Class 1 District 9 Boys Basketball Tournament at St. Elizabeth, where the Eagles ended the season with a 64-28 loss to the Lions.

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Fish Fry Held at Annunciation Catholic Church

Fish Fry Held at Annunciation Catholic Church Friday, March 2.

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Lady Panthers fall to Lady Pirates in district play

After defeating Jamestown 40-23 Feb. 27 in the first-round of the Class 1 District 9 Girls Basketball Tournament at St. Elizabeth, Prairie Home, the #4 seed, faced top-seeded Chamois in the semifinal round Wednesday, Feb. 29, where the Lady Panthers were upset 64-28 by the Lady Pirates.

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California boys win first district title since 1990

California faced top-seeded Eugene in the championship game of the Class 3 District 10 Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday at Versailles, where the #2 seeded Pintos won their first district title since 1990 as they defeated the Eagles 61-55.

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Lady Pintos take Lady Tigers down to snag district championship

California faced Skyline in the championship game of the Class 3 District 10 Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday at Versailles, where the #2 seeded Lady Pintos scrapped to the very end to defeat the top-seeded Lady Tigers 50-45.

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Concord Baptist Association Wild Game Supper Held

For 18 years Jason Snellen, deacon at Memorial Baptist Church, Jefferson City, has been going to the Concord Baptist Association Wild Game Supper.

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Moniteau County Senate Bill 40 Board Serving Developmentally Disabled Individuals

Senate Bill 40 was passed by the Missouri General Assembly in 1969.

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New warning siren for Jamestown

A new omni-directional siren has been installed in Jamestown just in time for the tornado season.

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California Elementary School Students of the Week for March 2

California Elementary School Students of the Week for March 2.

Denise McMillen Joins California Democrat as Advertising Director

While going to school to be an E.M.T., Denise McMillen started working for the company which owned the Sweet Springs Herald and Slater News Rustler newspapers.