Stories for January 2013
Wednesday, January 30
The California Pintos faced Hallsville Tuesday night in first-round action at the Southern Boone Classic at Ashland, where they suffered a 62-51 loss to the Indians.
Moniteau Saddle Club Anniversary
Team finishes fourth
Lady Pintos win again
Rackers, Rothstein and Opel honored at Chamber Dinner
Socket plans to come to California
Russellville sends two musicians to bi-state band
Moniteau County Democrat Club
Local area basketball results
Monday, January 28
The California High School varsity boys basketball team recently pocketed back-to-back wins against Hallsville and Father Tolton.
The California High School varsity girls basketball team hosted Hallsville Friday, Jan. 25, where the Lady Pintos captured a big 56-35 win from the the Lady Indians.
Thursday, January 24
Kellan Flippin and junior Kellie Branham the 2013 king and queen
MONITEAU COUNTY – Utility work
Wednesday, January 23
California R-I Adult Ag topic meeting schedule
During the December 2012 Library Board meeting, Laura Burger, representative from the E. M. Burger Foundation, presented a check for $2,000 to Library Director Connie Walker to support the library. The Burger Foundation has a long history supporting the library, and once again we are most appreciative of this donation.
Russellville wins by a free throw
School Board Members Honored
Historical Society plans chili supper for March 9
4.0 Dean's List Amanda J. Bestgen and Courtney L. Knipp, California; Shelby Jo Knipp, Rosalee M. Knipp and Jacquelyn M. Miller,Tipton. 3.5 to 3.99 Dean's List Justin B. Hurt, Rebecca L Sommerer, Tanner J. Roberts, Callie E. Fletcher and John C. Green, California; Hallie E. Cassil, Jamestown;Connor D. Hager, Lohman; Michelle B. Scheidt, Russellville; Austin D. Buerky and Chelsea M. Richardson,Tipton.
The Dean's List recognizing students for their exemplary academic performance during the fall 2012 semester at Westminster College in Fulton, MO has been named. The Dean's List recognizes those Westminster students who have shown high academic performance during the past semester. To be included on the Dean's List, a student must have a 3.60 semester grade point average with at least 12 hours completed that semester. The 354 Westminster students named to this semester's Dean's List includes: Leigh Ann Lutz, Hoi Ying Suen, Nathanial Caudel, California; Nicolle Sweeten, Sarah Koestner and Katelyn Rapp, Lohman; and Hogan Davis, Fortuna. The Dean's List includes 67 freshmen, 87 sophomores, 76 juniors and 124 seniors. To learn more about Westminster College, people can visit the College web site at www.westminster-mo.edu.
During the summer of 2012, a mission-style case clock was found on the outside of the Moniteau County Historical Society's Heritage Center and Museum, at 201 North High Street in California. The society is asking for any help in finding out who dropped the clock off at their headquarters. If anyone has any information about this "donation" please call or email the MCHS office - 573-796-3563 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lady Pintos take Lady Mustangs down
Pintos capture 77-45 win against Stoutland
Monday, January 21
California's varsity girls faced Southern Boone in round two of pool play Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the California Basketball Tournament, where the Lady Pintos defeated the Lady Eagles 44-27.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.
Sunday, January 20
California's varsity boys faced Boonville in the first round of the California 79th Annual Basketball Tournament Tuesday, Jan. 8, where the Pintos suffered a 71-44 loss to the Pirates.
The California Pinto baseball teams traveled to Ashland Tuesday, April 24, where the varsity lost a close contest to Southern Boone, 2-1. California's JV also lost to the Eagles, 6-1.
The California High School varsity track team hosted a meet Tuesday, April 24, where both the Pintos and Lady Pintos finished the seven-team event in second place.
Friday, January 18
The California Lady Pintos traveled to Westphalia Thursday, Jan. 17, where they lost a close contest to Fatima, 40-39.
A winter storm made its way across the Southeast on Thursday, dumping snow in states recovering from days of rain, playing a role in at least one fatality, and leaving thousands without power.
Wednesday, January 16
CHS does well at Smithton Contest
The Russellville 175th Anniversary Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Michael’s Church, Russellville. Volunteers are welcome to attend the meeting to discuss activities and special events being planned. In particular, a history museum and quilt show will be held in the middle school gymnasium June 8. Volunteers will be needed to monitor the event. And temporary donations are sought for quilts and historical information to be on display. Call 782-4772 or e-mail to email@example.com for more information.
Community Point Bank is the new name for Community Bank of Russellville. Customers received a letter recently explaining the 78-year-old bank’s new development. “As we grow, we want a name that reflects the importance we put on the communities we’re in, and the people we serve,” said President Judy Price. Further news, the bank is building a full-service branch in Eugene, scheduled to open in March.
Learning exposes students to possibilities
Purchase of new transformers approved
Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
The California High School boys basketball teams were on the road for games against Stoutland Tuesday, Jan. 15, where the varsity captured a 77-45 win, while the JV also won, 54-34.
Annual dinner open to everyone, come help honor the California Firefighters
McCoy turns 106
The #4 seeded California Pintos captured a 61-49 win from the Tigers.
Russellville students win basketballs
The California High School girls basketball teams traveled to Eldon Tuesday, Jan. 15, where the varsity came away with a 52-41 win from the Lady Mustangs.
Tuesday, January 15
Captain Robert L. Powell, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee's Summit, announces the following promotion
Michael Fennewald promoted to sergeant
More than 30 Cole County R-1 Schools students attended the area Greenhand Motivational Conference
Russellville to hold Teen Pageant
Monday, January 14
The California Lady Pintos faced Moberly Saturday in the championship game at the California 19th Annual Basketball Tournament, where they defeated the Lady Spartans 58-37 for the title.
The California Pintos faced Versailles Friday in the consolation game at the California 79th Annual Basketball Tournament, where they captured a 61-49 win from the Tigers.
Wednesday, January 9
With the local election coming up on April 2, filings for California R-I School Board and City of California are set to close on Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 5 p.m.
The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era pledging to cut taxes for residents and revamp the state’s business incentives to boost the economy.
The Jamestown varsity baseball team partcipated in the CCAA Tournament Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Pilot Grove, where, the Eagles ended up playing the host for the championship, and lost 11-1 to finish the tourney in second place.
The Russellville High School volleyball teams played at Centralia Sept. 30, where the Lady Indians lost both their varsity and JV match to the Lady Panthers.
The California High School JV football team traveled to Ashland Sept. 30, where the Pintos romped to a 41-0 win over the Southern Boone Eagles.
RUSSELLVILLE ENCOURAGES POST-GRADUATION PURSUITS
Use Tax on the April 2 ballot
Snow arrives for a white New Years!
Allee receives doctorate
Jan. 19, 7 p.m.
Porter first baby of 2013
New General Manager for the Democrat
Burglary arrests made
Felony charges filed for domestic assault
Arrest made in animal theft
Wreck results in drug charge
Tuesday, January 8
The Lady Pintos (10-2) will play #5 seeded Southern Boone at 6 p.m., Wednesday.
Pintos fall to Eagles
Monday, January 7
OATS transportation is available to anyone regardless of age, income, disability, race, gender, religion or national origin. Jan. 9 - Moniteau County to Jefferson City. Jan. 11 - Moniteau County to California. Jan. 23 - Moniteau County to Jefferson City. Jan. 25 - Moniteau County to California. To schedule a ride on any of these routes, call the contact number in your town: California/Tipton - Bonnie Wolfrum 573-796-4458, Jamestown - Anna Derendinger 660-849-2439.
Wednesday, January 2
Workers were honored during 2012 to celebrate Burgers' Smokehouse's 60th anniversary.
OATS, Inc. promotes a culture of wellness
Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place: Extended hours open to public for 2013
Moniteau County officials sworn in
By Pat Guinan, University of Missouri