Stories for September 2013

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Saturday, September 28

Missouri high school football for Sept. 28, 2013

Here are high school football matchups from around Missouri for Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

Friday, September 27

Missouri high school football for Sept. 27, 2013

Here are high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.

Central Bank to host seventh annual tailgate for CHS Homecoming

The time is nearing for California High School football fans to once again tailgate with Central Bank.

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Pintos host Southern Boone Friday

Homecoming festivities will kick off with the parade in downtown California at 2 p.m. Friday. (Line-up will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the city pool.) The pep assembly will follow at Riley Field. The coronation will be held at approximately 6:30 p.m. at Riley Field, prior to kickoff. The CHS Student Council will host the Homecoming Dance 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the high school commons.

Wednesday, September 25

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CHS runners compete at Fulton Invitational

The California High School cross country teams competed at the Fulton Invitational Saturday, where the varsity Pintos placed eighth out of 18 teams led by Adam Burkett, who medaled in ninth place with 17:38.

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Lady Pintos win Marshall Invitational

The California High School varsity girls golf team participated in the Marshall Invitational Monday, where the Lady Pintos captured a win with a team score of 384.

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California falls to Bunceton

The California High School softball teams hosted Bunceton Thursday, Sept. 19, at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a 5-1 loss to the Lady Dragons.

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Lady Pintos take out Lady Panthers

The California High School volleyball teams hosted Centralia Monday night at CHS, where the varsity won 25-17, 17-25 and 25-22.

JV and freshman Pintos defeat Hallsville

The California High School JV and freshman football teams traveled to Hallsville Monday night, where the Pintos came away with two wins.

Mo. House speaker plans agriculture tour

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is planning a statewide tour that will focus on agricultural issues.

Russellville buses face serious cuts

In the previous school year, the state reimbursed only $73,000 of the nearly $200,000 it is mandated to cover for the Cole County R-1 Schools transportation.

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Russellville FFA visits research center

The Russellville FFA Chapter sent 11 members to the Bradford Research Farm Field Day recently

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Parade kicks off festival day

More than 50 floats, bands, trucks, cars, bicycles, motorcycles, clowns and horses paraded up Missouri 87 Saturday morning.

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California second graders visit city hall

California second graders visit city hall

Kiwanis Golf Tournament Friday

Kiwanis Golf Tournament Friday

Hunter Education Programs to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

Hunter Education Programs to be held Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival helped by good weather

Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival helped by good weather

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Cub Scouts have busy fall

Cub Scouts have busy fall

CHS to host ACT Workshops

CHS to host ACT Workshops

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Busy Bee 4-H holds September meeting

Busy Bee 4-H holds September meeting

Saturday, September 21

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Beautiful Day for a Festival

Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival happening Saturday in California

Friday, September 20

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Missouri high school football for Sept. 20, 2013

Here are high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 20, 2013.

Wednesday, September 18

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Messerli benefit draws many

Large crowd to honor Kelly David Messerli

Moniteau County 911 board meets

Moniteau County 911 board meets

California Area Chamber of Commerce complete plans for festival

California Area Chamber of Commerce complete plans for festival

Childress and Martin family reunion

Childress and Martin family reunion

Finke hosts Rock and Roll

Finke hosts Rock and Roll

Twin City Garden Club holds September meeting

Twin City Garden Club holds September meeting

Henley reunion held Sept. 15

Henley reunion held Sept. 15

MRED Board meets in Tipton

MRED Board meets in Tipton

Road Work for Mid-Missouri

Road Work

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Sarah Hays is a new California Elementary second grade teacher

Sarah Hays is a new California Elementary second grade teacher for the 2013-14 school year.

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Caitlin Holman is a new California Elementary third grade teacher

Caitlin Holman is a new California Elementary third grade teacher

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Amy Howard is a new California Elementary third grade teacher

Amy Howard is a new California Elementary third grade teacher

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Rhiannon Kendrick is a new California Elementary second grade teacher

Rhiannon Kendrick is a new California Elementary second grade teacher

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Amy Phillips is a new first grade teacher at California Elementary

Amy Phillips is a new first grade teacher at California Elementary

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Tawnya Clause is a new counselor at California Elementary School

Tawnya Clause is a new counselor at California Elementary School

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General Federated Women's Club host meeting

General Federated Women's Club host meeting

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Paegelows visit historical society

Paegelows visit historical society

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Mid-Mo Ambulance approves budget for coming year

Mid-Mo Ambulance approves budget for coming year

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Brown joins High Point School

Brown joins High Point School

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Stan Elliott is new administrator at High Point R-III

Stan Elliott is new administrator at High Point R-III

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Gibson new math and science teacher at High Point

Gibson new math and science teacher at High Point

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High Point School welcomes Hartman

High Point School welcomes Hartman

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High Point School welcomes Looten

High Point School welcomes Looten

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Lady Panthers play in CCAA Softball tournament

Lady Panthers play in CCAA Softball tournament

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First-time foundation grants help Russellville classrooms

First-time foundation grants help Russellville classrooms

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Troop 120 attends religious Retreat

Troop 120 attends religious Retreat

Russellville Community Calendar

Russellville Community Calendar

Benefit for Eden Mahoney Sunday, Sept. 29

Benefit scheduled for Sept. 29

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MRED board tours Koechner Manufacturing

Koechner toured by members of MRED

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Capital Region plans expansion

Expansion planned for CRMC

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California Chorus to perform 'Celebrate America' at 23rd Ham and Turkey Festival

California Chorus to perform 'Celebrate America' at 23rd Ham and Turkey Festival

Monday, September 16

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Navy Yard death toll now at 12; police looking for second possible gunmen (VIDEO)

Investigators: No motive established for shooting rampage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Navy officials say at least six people have died in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.

Friday, September 13

Missouri high school football for Sept. 13, 2013

Here are high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.

California participates in quad at Camdenton

The Lady Pintos traveled to Camdenton for a quadrangular Thursday at the Lake Valley Golf and Country Club, where California finished in third place with 206.

Lady Pintos net win at Eldon

The California High School volleyball teams traveled to Eldon Thursday night, where the varsity Lady Pintos won their match 18-25, 25-18 and 25-12.

California falls to Versailles

California falls to Versailles The California High School softball teams hosted Versailles Thursday night at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity Lady Pintos lost 10-5 to the Lady Tigers.

Wednesday, September 11

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Veto Session Roundup: Lawmakers fail to override gun rights bill veto; sponsor withdraws sex offender registry bill

Twenty-nine bills vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon still have a chance of becoming law in Missouri.

Lady Pintos scratch Lady Wildcats

The California High School softball teams hosted Linn Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity captured a win from the Lady Wildcats.

Destructive pest could hit fruit growers hard

Destructive pest could hit fruit growers hard

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Russellville Foundation awards grants

echnology, literacy, security and motivation were rewarded with the inaugural grants from the Russellville Schools Foundation.

9/11 revisited a dozen years later

9/11 revisited a dozen years later

Pintos defeat Bulldogs 42-14

While the Pintos might've been slow in finding their rhythm Friday night at Mexico, by the second half they had re-grouped and ultimately went on to dominate the field and finish with a 42-14 win.

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California runners open season at Jim Marshall Invitational

The California High School cross country runners competed at the Jim Marshall Invitational Saturday at Cole County Park, Jefferson City, the first meet of the 2013 season for California, where the Lady Pintos finished in third place in the small schools division, while the Pintos finished fifth.

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Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Moniteau County

Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Moniteau County

Swimming Pool Association to host turkey dinner

Swimming Pool Association to host turkey dinner

Police Chief Kirchoff retires

Police Chief Kirchoff retires

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Maggie Long is the new Middle School Art and Gifted teacher for the 2013-14

Maggie Long is the new Middle School Art and Gifted teacher for the 2013-14

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Darrell Bolin is the Eighth Grade Science Teacher for the 2013-14 school

Darrell Bolin is the Eighth Grade Science Teacher for the 2013-14 school

Jamestown Lions Archery Shoot set for Sept. 14

Jamestown Lions Archery Shoot set for Sept. 14

Jamestown's annual four-day Labor Day celebration

Jamestown's annual four-day Labor Day celebration

You've got a deer! What do you do now?

You've got a deer! What do you do now?

Drug investigation nets three after tip received

Drug investigation nets three after tip received

Drug arrest made after meth allegedly found

Drug arrest made after meth allegedly found

Farmers Market scheduled for Oct. 4

Farmers Market scheduled for Oct. 4

Police chief sworn in, new CDL medical requirements discussed

Police chief sworn in, new CDL medical requirements discussed

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Russellville gets a Little Free Library

Travelers of Route C west of Russellville will notice a miniature house, too large for a birdhouse, on a post near the Molls’ house.

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Russellville band goes to Mizzou

The Russellville Marching Indians represented Cole County R-1 Schools at the recent Mizzou Band Day on Faurot Field.

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Century Farms Honored By MU Extension Council

Century Farms Honored By MU Extension Council

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Lady Pintos net wins against Lady Pirates

The California High School varsity and JV volleyball teams opened the 2013 season at home Sept. 3 with match wins against Eugene.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Mustangs

The California High School softball teams hosted Eldon Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the California Sports Complex, where both suffered a loss to the Lady Mustangs.

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Clinton Campbell attends Missouri Boys State

PHS senior Clinton Campbell, son of David Campbell and Sheila Campbell, attended the 2013 session of Missouri Boys State June 15-22 at the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg. He was selected based on his leadership, citizenship, academics and character during his junior year at Prairie Home High School.

Saturday, September 7

California defeats Mexico 42-14

The California High School varsity football team traveled to Mexico Friday night, where the Pintos defeated the Bulldogs 42-14.

Friday, September 6

Missouri high school football for Sept. 6, 2013

Here are high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.

Wednesday, September 4

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Chesser deploys to Afghanistan

Adam Chesser, California High School Class of 2009, recently deployed to Afghanistan with the Missouri Army National Guard 1438th Multi-Role Bridge Company

Rep. Wood announces decision on HB 253

The personal income tax cut will not benefit the economy or the individual enough to warrant the cost.

Sappington Cemetery marks work

There were 18 people in attendance at the Sappington Community Chapel Cemetery meeting Aug. 25, to mark recent accomplishments.

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California Rural gets FM Global grant

Korte said the award will be used to buy supplies for training and safety education, much of which is done in the area schools.

California Nutrition Center Menu

Menus are subject to change without notice. Bread and soup served daily. Suggested contribution - $3.50/per person. 573-796-4240 for more information.

Lake Area Community Orchestra Rehearsals Begin for Fall Season

New participants wanted

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Campbell was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout

Newest Eagle Scout from Troop 120

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New U.S. Citizen

Garcia new U.S. Citizen

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Melissa Hentges sworn in as assessor

Hentges sworn in as new Moniteau County Assessor

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Officer Reed takes new job

Lindell Reed honored with luncheon

MSHP Releases Labor Day Holiday Statistics

Seven people died in traffic crashes during the 2013 Labor Day holiday weekend.

Injuries result from pair of collisions

Pace hits Sesenig

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California School Board tours buildings

The walk-through was conducted first with the board members checking out the work at all three schools.

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High Point Homecoming Quilt Show held Saturday

Winners of High Point Quilt Show released

Tuesday, September 3

Area baseball and softball results

Prairie Home softball The Lady Panthers hosted Bunceton Tuesday, Sept. 3, where Prairie Home suffered a 20-4 loss to the Lady Dragons.