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Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

California falls to Oak Grove in semifinals, 49-14

The Oak Grove Panthers rushed for 532 yards and seven touchdowns Friday night in a 49-14 victory against the California Pintos in a Class 3 semifinal game.

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Healea to be arraigned Dec. 2

Healea charged with four counts of felony second degree assault.

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California to face Oak Grove

No offense to Aesop or his fables, but apparently he was wrong when he penned the phrase “familiarity breeds contempt.”

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 22, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

Moniteau County 911 Board elects officers

The Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors appointed members and elected officers at the regular meeting on Nov. 13, held at the 911 center.

MRED Board meets in California

The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) board of directors met Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Burgher Haus restaurant in California.

CHS remains ‘Pinto Strong’ with win in Celebrate My Drive campaign

Once again California High School students have lived up to the motto “Pinto Strong” by chalking up a big win of $25,000 in the Celebrate My Drive campaign.

MCMC gets grant from MFA Oil Foundation

The MFA Oil Foundation awarded a $1,900 grant to the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) to be applied towards the cost of purchasing a dolly/cart, eyewash station, fire extinguishers and a scale. The check was presented Thursday, Nov. 13, at the MFA Oil and Propane office at 1105 W. Buchanan St., California.

Tipton school board discusses technology

The Tipton R-VI School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 10. Superintendent Scott Jarvis informed the board that the December meeting would be Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Historical Society awards Spirit of Manitou

Irma Plaster was awarded the Spirit of the Manitou for faithful and dedicated service to the Moniteau County Historical Society at its annual dinner Nov. 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Veterans Day display at High Point School

The Veterans Day Breakfast at High Point School this year had an additional feature. A special display in honor of veterans from America’s war involvement since World War I.

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Mid-Mo Ambulance assists in St. Mary's move

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors was informed at the Wednesday, Nov. 12, meeting that three ambulances and crews are to assist with the move of St. Mary’s Health Center patients from the old to the new medical facility in Jefferson City Sunday, Nov. 16.

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Maj. Scott Davis speaks at California Veterans Day school assembly

The combined California High School and Middle School students held a special assembly at the high school gym on Veterans Day Assembly Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Local Korean War veteran takes Honor Flight

Ralph Sanders, a veteran of the Korean War, sometimes called the Korean Conflict, took the 31st Central Missouri Honor Flight, which left Columbia about 2 a.m. Monday, Nov. 10.

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Pintos roll past Orchard Farm in state quarterfinals, face Oak Grove in final four

With the California football team holding a decisive advantage over visiting Orchard Farm in Friday night’s Class 3 state quarterfinal, it was the team’s public address announcer receiving some of the loudest cheers from the cold, but energetic, crowd at Riley Field.

Quarterback Club hosts meet-and-greet with Pintos football team

The Quarterback Club is holding a meet-and-greet with California players and coaches from 5:45 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the high school commons area.

California honors volleyball players at awards banquet

Adding to the normal routines of an awards banquet, the California volleyball team got to enjoy a “pregame” treat when the players, coaches and parents gathered at the school Nov. 11 to celebrate the Pintos’ 2014 season.

California Lanes offers bowling leagues and tournaments for all skill levels

California Lanes, located at 907 W. Buchanan St., offers numerous bowling leagues for adults, seniors and children.

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 15, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014.


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