The pastures are green, which is not always the case in mid-July. Also, the ponds are full. It’s a little unusual to have both of these. These facts bode well for the area cattlemen.
The California volleyball team has been practicing this week at the high school in preparation for the Lake of the Ozarks team camp Thursday and Friday.
First time winners and flashing lights were headlining the second annual “Battle of the Badges” night at Double-X Speedway on Sunday. Law enforcement personnel from across the state converged on Double-X Speedway for friendly competition, but it was a first time winner that stole the show.
There’s something at the high school and middle school that some might take for granted: a quality gymnasium floor.
Below are the results from the Mid-Mo Swim Conference Championship swim meet from Saturday.
An unfortunate encounter with a venomous snake - a copperhead - occurred near Latham only a few days ago. The result was a bite in which only one fang actually made it through blue jeans and a sock. The victim, Bill Vogel, was feeding a couple of pet cats. He had been on a path to a small shed, stepping back and forth several times without incident.
A new UHF digital communication system being put in was discussed by Mid-Mo Ambulance Administrator Lee Kempf with the Board of Directors, at the Wednesday, July 8, meeting, held at the Tipton district office. The new communication system, when fully installed and activated, will permit sending and receiving of data on the radios.
The program to bring Moniteau County to the status of an ACT Certified WorkReady community began Jan. 1, 2012, and expired June 30. Officially, the county had not attained the goals necessary for certification. The announcement was made that the request for a one-year extension of the program was approved.
The City of California is in the process of searching for people to interview to fill three positions.
Ryan Cornelius has joined Co-Mo Electric Cooperative as Communications Manager. He relocated to Tipton from Bourbon, where he was with the Crawford Electric Cooperative.
The third annual “Race for Riley” Riley Hudson memorial race was held Sunday night at Double-X Speedway with four classes of cars in competition. The featured class for this special event was the ULMA Late Models, Hudson’s favorite class of car
Newly hired Pintos basketball and baseball coach Matt Moulder held practices for the teams last week, hoping to hit the ground running and get more acquainted with his players.
Frog gigging, or frogging, is a great way to enjoy Missouri’s fish, forest and wildlife resources while also putting food on the table the whole family can enjoy.
The picnic will be held July 16, at 6:30 p.m., at Proctor Park, in the Rohrbach Shelter House.
Wednesday, July 8, at 8 a.m., the City of California will start filling the west water tower with water. The new tower, which is near the California High School, has a volume of 600,000 gallons.
The new water tower and the recent heavy rains were prominent during the discussion at city hall Monday, July 6.
Highway 87 will soon see some much needed shoulder widening and resurfacing. The almost 20-mile stretch of highway under construction is from Highway 50 at California south to Business 54 at Eldon.
After retirement from his career as a pipe fitter, Art Burger took on the task of upgrading and remodeling the home he grew up in. At sometime through the years, he developed an interest in flowers and flower gardens. As a result, he also began working on the task of landscaping the property.
After having been vacant for several years, a 100-year-old house in California is in the process of being remodeled. When the work is completed, the “new” house will become home to Bobby Roll, Phillips Funeral Home, California, funeral director and managing partner.
Jack Dover of Springfield, Neb., made a visit to central Missouri over the weekend and made out like a bandit of the old west, claiming two victories on the ASCS Warrior Series “Red, White and Blue Tour” including the capstone event at Double-X Speedway in California Sunday evening.