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Panthers and Lady Panthers defeat Russellville

Friday, Jan. 22, the Prairie Home Lady Panthers defeated the Russellville Russellville Lady Indians 78-20. The Lady Panthers only have six players. According to Coach Dalton Armontrout they were not trying to bust the clock, they just do not have a second string to put into the game.

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CHS Math Team competes at Camdenton

The California High School Math Team competed in the division for large schools at the Camdenton Math Contest Saturday, Jan. 16.

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‘Surf’s Up’ homecoming theme at Jamestown High School

Feb. 5, the school will be packed. Many will be in the stands, cheering on the Eagles against the Bunceton Dragons, but a few will be in their favorite dress clothes, wondering about the coronation.

School and weather-related announcements for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Here are school and weather-related announcements for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.

Correction for print edition of California Democrat

Correction for print edition of California Democrat

Dancing With the Stars event slated for April

Save the date…April 9

Lady Pintos defeated by Battle in consolation game

Neither team led by more than four points until late in the third quarter during Friday’s fifth-place game of the California Tournament between California and Battle.

Jefferson City Lady Jays and Southern Boone Eagles take top honors at annual tournament

Jefferson City’s pressure defense was too much for Southern Boone on Saturday as the Lady Jays won 59-40 to win the California Tournament title.

California Pintos fall to Boonville

California lost to Boonville Wednesday, 79-68, even with Landon Mouse scoring 26 points.

Candidates for the April elections in the city of California

The last day for filing for the upcoming municipal election was Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m.

Pintos finish fifth in California Tournament

A 16-0 run that stretched from late in the first half to late in the third quarter was key for the California Pintos’ 55-43 win against Marshall on Friday in the fifth-place game of the California Tournament.

Winners announced from annual St. Michael’s Parish Nights of Columbus free-throw competition

RUSSELLVILLE — The St. Michael’s Parish Knights of Columbus hosted its annual free-throw competition Friday, Jan. 15, at the Russellville Elementary School.

Troop 120 participates in Klondike Derby

Boy Scout Troop 120 traveled to Camp Hohn to participate in a Klondike Derby last weekend.

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Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme Day held Friday

The California Kindergartners filled the seats in the California High School Auditorium with parents, friends, family and guests, Friday, Jan. 15, for Nursery Rhyme Day.

Bids opened for California Mid-Mo Ambulance Base

Bids for construction of a new ambulance base in California were opened Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors.

Emergency Dispatch 911 Board approves 2016 budget

Administrator Corey Sullivan presented the 2016 budget to the 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors at the Jan. 14 meeting.

MRED presents 2016 priorities, reviews 2015 activities

The priorities for 2016 were presented to the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) Board of Directors at the annual meeting, held at Burgher Haus, California, on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Chairman Mike Kelley also listed the accomplishments for 2015.

Tipton R-VI Board hears report on bus service

Tipton R-VI School Board heard a report on the bus service transition from district -owned to contracted at the regular monthly meeting, Monday, Jan. 11.

A thousand years after his death, King Canute gives a lesson for today

The story of King Canute, who lived from about 944 to 1035, serves as a lesson for leaders of today. Especially in regard to understanding the power of nature, and, yes, scientific understanding.

School closings, weather-related announcements for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Here are school closings and weather-related announcements for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.

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