Stories for November 2013

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Friday, November 29

Nixon calls special session Monday

Next-generation commercial aerospace production in Missouri subject of session

Gov. Jay Nixon today called a special session of the General Assembly to pass legislation to help the state win production of Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft.

Wednesday, November 27

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Three earn Co-Mo Youth Tour trips to D.C.

Three earn Co-Mo Youth Tour trips to D.C.

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Campbell earns second degree black belt

Campbell earns second degree black belt

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Community congratulates dual state cross country champs

Community congratulates dual state cross country champs

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Positive attitude, overcoming challenges, inspiration bind teams and coach

Positive attitude, overcoming challenges, inspiration bind teams and coach

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Literacy Nights open up a world of reading

Literacy Nights open up a world of reading

Missouri-Made Makes Christmas Awesome

Missouri-Made Makes Christmas Awesome

Red and Black Scrimmage held at school

Red and Black Scrimmage held at school

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California Mayor receives award

California Mayor receives award

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Lady Bluejays capture 40-24 win from Clarksburg

Lady Bluejays capture 40-24 win from Clarksburg

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High Point defeats Clarksburg 42-27

High Point defeats Clarksburg 42-27

Registration for California Rec. basketball grades 3-4 extended

Registration for California Rec. basketball grades 3-4 extended

Seventh grade Lady Pintos start season with 33-3 win

Seventh grade Lady Pintos start season with 33-3 win

Seventh grade Pintos win opener

Seventh grade Pintos win opener

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CHS volleyball teams wrap up season with banquet

CHS volleyball teams wrap up season with banquet

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Fill a Ford for the holidays

Fill a Ford for the holidays

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California ends season with 22-13 loss to Maryville

California ends season with 22-13 loss to Maryville

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Retired teachers honor veterans

Retired teachers honor veterans

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Hanging Out at the Pool

Hanging Out at the Pool

Father and son are new owners of Extreme Fitness

Father and son are new owners of Extreme Fitness

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Local FFA members awarded National American FFA Degree

Local FFA members awarded National American FFA Degree

Area Road Work

Area Road Work

California R-I School Board meets

California R-I School Board meets

Be thankful for the problems you have

Be thankful for the problems you have

Gatlin benefit to be held Saturday

Gatlin benefit to be held Saturday

Academic banquet in place for Russellville

Academic banquet in place for Russellville

Monday, November 25

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California contractor flown to University Hospital after Fulton ditch caves in

A California man was buried up to his waist when a ditch he was contracted to excavate caved in off of County Club Drive in Fulton Monday, sending him to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Wednesday, November 20

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The Battle of Hastings was fought once again at the California Middle School

The Battle of Hastings was fought once again at the California Middle School

Mid-Mo Ambulance district amends budget

Mid-Mo Ambulance district amends budget

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Pintos head to semifinals after victory over Bulldogs

Saturday's Class 3 Quarterfinal game between California and McCluer South-Berkeley at Ferguson won't be forgotten anytime soon. It was a battle to the end, literally, that had fans on their feet amidst the rain and pummeling wind, pondering the final outcome because with under a minute to play, it was close enough to go either way.

Jury trial set for Smith

Jury trial set for Smith

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Local veterans honored at Prairie Home School

Local veterans honored at Prairie Home School

California speech team competes

California speech team competes

Moniteau County 911 board meets

Moniteau County 911 board meets

Christmas parade season underway

Christmas parade season underway

HIGH POINT R-III HONOR ROLL – 1st Quarter 2013/14

HIGH POINT R-III HONOR ROLL – 1st Quarter 2013/14

Sarah Koestner named to the SLIAC Fall All-Academic Team

Sarah Koestner named to the SLIAC Fall All-Academic Team

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Sunday at CHS

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Sunday at CHS

Road work

Road work

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Williams reads 31 books to classes in frigid conditions

Williams reads 31 books to classes in frigid conditions

Cargill hosts food drive

Cargill hosts food drive

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Tipton teen tragedy draws community together

Tipton teen tragedy draws community together

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CHS Cross Country Banquet held Thursday

CHS Cross Country Banquet held Thursday

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Twin City Garden Club holds November meeting

Twin City Garden Club holds November meeting

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Historical Society hosts annual dinner

Historical Society hosts annual dinner

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Where Do We Find Jesus?

Where Do We Find Jesus?

Chamber of Commerce evaluates festival

Chamber completes Christmas California Style plans

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Sunday at CHS

The California High School Pinto basketball teams and booster club will host the annual chili supper 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the CHS Commons to kick off the 2013 season.

PSAs promote safer driving habits for teens

PSAs promote safer driving habits for teens

Russellville community calendar

Russellville Community Calendar

Saturday, November 16

Missouri high school football playoffs for Nov. 16, 2013

Here are scores from Missouri high school football playoff games on Nov. 16, 2013.

Thursday, November 14

Tipton football player dies

The Tipton High School football player who sustained head trauma during a Halloween night game has died, his school has confirmed.

Wednesday, November 13

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Wreath decorating contest

50 wreath kits available for contest

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High Point School honors veterans

High Point veterans honored with breakfast at school

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Hartsler listening post draws crowd

Listening post well attended in California

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Nov. 24 at CHS

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Nov. 24 at CHS

Russellville Powder Puff supports RACS

Russellville Powder Puff supports RACS

Caudel named to the 2013-14 Westminster Blue Jay Men's Basketball Team

Caudel named to the 2013-14 Westminster Blue Jay Men's Basketball Team

Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving dinner

Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving dinner

Celebration of life event for Travis Butts family

Celebration of life event for Travis Butts family

CHS Volleyball Banquet set for Nov. 19

CHS Volleyball Banquet set for Nov. 19

Nine finalists for Co-Mo Youth Tour contest

Nine finalists for Co-Mo Youth Tour contest

Twin City Garden Club meets

Twin City Garden Club meets

Moniteau County Health center October report

Moniteau County Health center October report

Nominations being accepted for Moniteau County University of Missouri Extension Council members

Nominations being accepted for Moniteau County University of Missouri Extension Council members

RMS Girls BB at Conference Tourney

RMS Girls BB at Conference Tourney

Road work

Road work

St. Andrew students honor Perry

St. Andrew students honor Perry

2013-14 Westminster Blue Jay Women's Basketball Team announced

2013-14 Westminster Blue Jay Women's Basketball Team announced

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Breakfast for veterans at Latham School

Veterans honored at Latham

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Rooftop reading to celebrate National Young Readers Week

Williams takes Principal Challenge

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Jamestown Rural Fire receives grant

Rural Fire District receives grant

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Local quilters meet veteran challenge

Veterans honored with quilts at library

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Flag Spring Church dedicates new building

Flag Spring Church dedicates new building

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Veterans Recognition held in Russellville

Veterans Assembly held in Russellville

Tuesday, November 12

Ferguson freed; AG won't retry for editor's death

A Missouri man whose conviction for the killing of a newspaper sports editor was overturned was freed from custody Tuesday after the state attorney general said he would not hold a new trial.

Monday, November 11

Missouri high school football playoffs for Nov. 11, 2013

Here are scores from Missouri high school football playoff games on Nov. 11, 2013.

Wednesday, November 6

Missouri high school football playoffs for Nov. 6, 2013

Here are high school football playoff scores from around Missouri for Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013.

Council discusses bidding process

City Aldermen looking into bid process used for purchases

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California ends season with district loss to Blair Oaks

After defeating Russellville in the opening match of the Class 2 District 7 Volleyball Tournament Oct. 28 at Fatima High School, Westphalia, the #3 seeded Lady Pintos faced #2 seeded Blair Oaks in the semifinal round Oct. 29, where California lost a hard-fought match to the Lady Falcons, 25-27 and 22-25, to end the season.

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Pintos down MMA 69-0 en route to district championship

Thursday's opener in Class 3 District 6 play at Riley Field served its purpose as the win got the Pintos one step closer to attaining one of their goals, the district championship. One down, two to go.

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Nov. 24 at CHS

The California High School Pinto basketball teams and booster club will host the annual chili supper 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the CHS Commons, to kick off the 2013 season.

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Ribbons for Chad; support for Tipton football player

Display of support for Tipton football player

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CHS Choral to perform "Grease"

CHS Choral Department to present "Grease" Saturday and Sunday

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High Point R-III celebrates Halloween

High Point R-III celebrates Halloween

CALL: New jail allows greater flexibility to county sheriff's operations

New jail allows greater flexibility to county sheriff's operations

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Eighth grade Lady Pintos end season 8-3

The California Middle School eighth grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season 8-3.

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Seventh grade Lady Pintos end season 11-0

The California Middle School seventh grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season undefeated at 11-0.

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CHS Golf Team wraps up season with banquet

The California High School girls' golf team wrapped up the 2013 season with a banquet Oct. 28 at the California Country Club, where athletes, Coach Ashley Atteberry, family and friends gathered to reflect on the season following a carry-in dinner provided by parents.

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Four California runners advance to state cross country championships

The California High School cross country team competed at the Class 2 District 4 Meet Saturday at Westphalia, where two Lady Pintos, Katie Imhoff and Leah Korenberg, and two Pintos, Adam Burkett and Zach Merrill, finished in the top 15 individually to earn All-District honors and advance to the state cross country championships Saturday, Nov. 9, at Oak Hills Golf Center, Jefferson City.

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Russellville claims top honors at district meet

The Russellville High School cross country team competed at the Class 1 District 3 cross country championships Saturday at Westphalia, where the Indians won the boys' team division and the Lady Indians won the girls' team division.

Registration underway Youth Basketball for grades 3-4

Registration for California Parks and Rec. Youth Basketball for grades 3-4 is currently underway and will continue through the deadline of Nov. 25.

Moniteau Co. Cattleman's Assoc. dinner and scholarship fundraiser Nov. 12

Moniteau Co. Cattleman's Assoc. dinner and scholarship fundraiser Nov. 12

Backes re-enlists in Army

Backes re-enlists in Army

Amnesty for overdue books from library

Amnesty for overdue books from library

CALL: Neighbors volunteer to serve neighbors

Neighbors volunteer to serve neighbors

CALL: CPD expands services with new program

CPD expands services with new program

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CALL: From reel carts to modern fire trucks

From reel carts to modern fire trucks

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CALL: Upgrades help 911 dispatchers

Upgrades help 911 dispatchers

Tis the season to count one's blessings

Tis the season to count one's blessings

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BIRTHING MO

BIRTHING MO

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Halloween at CES

Halloween at CES

California Police Department begins new program

California Police Department begins new program

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CALL: Mid-MO Ambulance to build new California base

Mid-MO Ambulance to build new California base

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Senior Night at Riley Field

Senior Night at Riley Field

Rooftop reading may result in new books

Rooftop reading may result in new books

Speech team competes at Knob Noster

Speech team competes at Knob Noster

Friday, November 1

State employees to get ‘Black Friday’ off

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said today state employees will get Nov. 29 — the day after Thanksgiving — as an extra holiday.

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Gunman kills TSA agent at LAX, injures 2 others (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and paramedics have surrounded a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport because of a reported shooting.

California defeats MMA 69-0

Top-seeded California hosted Missouri Military Academy, the #8 seed, Thursday night in the first round of the Class 3 District 6 football tournament at Riley Field, where the Pintos ran away with a 69-0 victory.