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Masonic Lodge holds fundraiser

California Masonic Lodge 183 AF and AM held a ham and bean dinner fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 18. Tickets were also sold for a drawing for a rifle. It was held in the basement of the Masonic Hall, with the food prepared in the lodge kitchen. Funds raised go to the building rehabilitation fund.

Crime Watch discusses avoiding panic as problems arise

The Moniteau County Crime Watch Association discussed dealing with arising problems without panic. The discussion was held at the organization’s quarterly meeting Monday, Oct. 13, at the Tipton Fire Department building.

Only a few more days to pledge for school

Supporters of California High School have only a few more days to help the school win by pledging to “drive safe.”

Tipton school board approves final curriculum

The Tipton R-VI School Board approved unanimously the final curriculum for the high school and junior high school at the regular monthly meeting, Monday, Oct. 13.

CPI dinner meeting to commemorate 25th anniversary

California Progress, Inc. (CPI) is 25 years old. At the noon, Thursday, Oct. 16, meeting at the library, the CPI Board of Directors approved invitations to past board members to commemorate the silver anniversary at the annual dinner meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The board approved the dinner to be held at the Community Event Center / High Street Grill on the west side of the Moniteau County Courthouse block.

Firefighters and Mid-Mo Ambulance visit school

California Volunteer Firefighters brought the newest city firetruck to the elementary school for Fire Prevention Week on Thursday, Oct. 16. In addition, a Mid-Mo ambulance crewed by Debbie Rugen and Brandon Hicks visited the school and invited the preschool class, taught by Jodeen Maness, to check out the emergency vehicle.

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California School Board approves new Riley Field sound system

The purchase of a new sound system for Riley Field was approved by the California R-I School Board at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15. There were three bids, two of which included Community speakers, which Superintendent Dwight Sanders said is considered the standard for outdoor speakers.

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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.

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