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Missouri high school football for Oct. 17, 2014

Reporting high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

California looks to wrap up conference crown

With win at Warsaw

The California Pintos have shown all year long they have the ability to start fast. Now they’ve added another valuable characteristic: They can finish strong, too.

False Ebola report investigated in Cole County

A report of someone having Ebola in Cole County turned out to be false and authorities and health officials believe they handled the situation well.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 18, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

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Pintos pledge to drive safely

Driving too fast on gravel roads or turning one’s head during a conversation are dangerous choices behind the wheel.

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Wyss a true champion and leader

Even at age 3, Elizabeth Wyss was ready to talk with customers at her family’s business — Russellville Locker and Feed Store.

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Paul Cary provides fire truck during prevention week

Bunco was held at Latham School Monday, Oct. 6 with seven ladies attending.

Tigers take Pintos out in first-round

When Kaylee VanLoo rocketed a double to the gap in right-centerfield on the first pitch of Wednesday night’s District 9 tournament softball game vs. Versailles, there was a ripple of hope for the winless California Pintos.

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Jamestown wins title

It took them three different sites across four days to get it done, but the third-seeded Jamestown Lady Eagles were able to capture the title in the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.

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California competes at Helias Invitational

The California High School cross country team competed at the Helias Invitational Saturday at Binder Park, Jefferson City, where the varsity boys were led by Adam Burkett, while the varsity girls were led by Katie Imhoff.

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Magnolia Ramblers perform at United Methodist church

Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers, a bluegrass gospel group from Mississippi, played at Prairie Home United Methodist Church on Sunday morning.

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California Elementary School Hosts Donuts with Dads

California Elementary School hosted Donuts with Dads, which is a special breakfast for a student and male role model, Friday, Oct. 10.

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McTeacher Night brings large turnout

Families went to McDonalds in California Tuesday night with children all a buzz with excitement.

Draper performs at the Finke

The Finke had a great show Saturday night starring Paul Draper.

Tri-M Music Honor Society offers singing telegrams

Anyone interested in buying a telegram can do so by email to - beginning Oct. 20.

Chamber of Commerce hears presentation on “Pintos Drive Safe”

Janet Henley, California High School Librarian, and three students gave a presentation on how businesses can assist them win up to $100,000.

Too close for comfort for California

The California Pintos got the win Friday night.

Mid-Mo Ambulance board amends budget for fiscal year

The Mid-Mo Ambulance budget for fiscal year 2014-15, approved at the August board meeting, was amended at the meeting Wednesday, Oct. 8, to the actual ending balance of funds on hand.

MRED meets in Tipton, discusses Work Ready program

The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) board of directors met Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the Downtown Cafe in Tipton.

Field trip for UCC Four-year-old Playschool

The United Church of Christ Four-Year-Old Playschool field trip Tuesday, Oct. 7, took the young people to Peach Tree Farms.


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