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Charges pending as a result of stabbing

Jacob Forbis, 28, California, is in custody and felony charges are pending as a result of an incident involving the use of a knife alleged to have occurred about 12:53 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13.

Mid-Mo Ambulance proposed annual budget approved

At the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance District board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 10, a proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved. Administrator Lee Kempf presented the budget with total projected funds of $2,928,140.90 with projected expenses of $2,849.500. Reserve funds projected amount to $78,640.90.

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival is coming up Saturday

California’s Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival is Saturday, Sept. 20. The festival, which is in its 24th year, is along the lines of a street fair. Events and activities will be held at the Village Green Shopping Center, the downtown area of the city and the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

Moniteau County 911 board meets

At its meeting on Sept. 11, the Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors board approved the minutes of the Aug. 15 regular meeting.

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California CROP Walk held at Proctor Park

The California CROP Walk for 2014 was Sunday, Sept. 7, beginning at 4 p.m. The walkers met at the Lions Club Shelter House at Proctor Park.

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Old hospital grounds part of pre-festival city cleanup

As a part of the city-wide cleanup area in California, a group of volunteers gathered at the old Latham Hospital Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 and 13, to clean up the grounds in preparation for the Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival. The cleanup improves the look of the old hospital grounds which are not only along the parade route and the south stage, but also in the California Historic District.

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Honor and Valor quilts presented

It was special a meeting of the California Women’s Club at the Moniteau County Library at Wood Place. The members of the organization met at the library to check out the early literacy center on the second floor and to present Honor and Valor Quilts. Many guests were present.

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Missouri high school football for Sept. 12, 2014

Check here for high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

Lady Pintos take Lady Falcons down

The California High School volleyball teams hosted Blair Oaks Thursday, where the varsity Lady Pintos defeated the Lady Falcons in two sets, 25-13 and 25-20.

Man dies in accident en route to fire at his home

A Cole County family lost their home to a fire Thursday, as well as a family member who was killed in an auto accident as he raced to the scene of the fire.

California prepares for tough test against Eldon

Tri-County Conference foes

CALIFORNIA — As they embark on Week 4 of the 2014 football season at 3-0 and ranked No. 4 in Class 3, the California Pintos are well aware of the tasks at hand as they prepare to host the Eldon Mustangs tonight — remain focused, keep their eyes on the prize and get better each week.

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Goal Lines, your Mid-Missouri football guide

This week's issue of Goal Lines features football previews for California, Camdenton, Eldon, School of the Osage, Versailles, Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, Fulton, South Callaway and North Callaway.

This Week in the SEC for Sept. 13, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Something Sassy stylists attend Paul Mitchell event

Stephanie Stokes, stylist and owner of Something Sassy Beauty Salon LLC, California, and stylist Schelle Stokes recently attended the Paul Mitchell "Revolution-The Gathering" Aug. 4-5 in Las Vegas, Nev. to further their education and to stay on top of the latest trends.

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JV Pintos defeat Indians 58-0

The California High School JV football team hosted Warsaw Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Riley Field, where the Pintos defeated the Wildcats 58-0.

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California wins match against Hallsville

The California High School varsity girls golf team hosted Hallsville Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the California Country Club, where the Lady Pintos came away with the match win with 188. The Lady Indians finished with 236.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Eagles

The California High School softball teams hosted Eugene Monday night, where California's varsity suffered a tough 13-1 loss to the Lady Eagles in five innings.

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Man dies in California shooting

A man accused of shooting and killing his son-in-law at a residence in California is set to appear in court Tuesday. Donald Bateman, 68, was taken into custody and has been charged with first degree murder in the death of Antoine Johnson, 43.

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Power outage delays middle, elementary school start

A power outage in parts of California caused a delay in the start of the elementary and middle schools on Friday, Sept.5. Power was restored shortly after 8 a.m.

California runners open 2014 season at Jim Marshall Invitational

The California High School cross country team participated in the first meet of the season Saturday at the Jim Marshall Invitational at Jefferson City, where the Lady Pintos brought home a trophy after finishing the small schools division in second place behind Fatima.

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