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Puppet show kicks off the summer reading program

Parasol Puppets to be performed at the Moniteau County Library

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Lt. Governor Peter Kinder names Lewis as Senior Service Award Winner

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently announced 25 winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award, including Phil Lewis of California.

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California Pintos District Champions

The Pintos had a strong showing at the District Track Meet in Clinton, earning the District Champions honor. The boys advanced to Sectionals in 14 events, placing in the top-two in nine events.

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Russellville athletes advance to State

Jordan Barnhart had a successful day as well, advancing in three events, including two first-place finishes.

Indians’ season ends in first round

The Russellville Indians’ baseball season came to an end Monday, dropping a 7-1 decision to New Bloomfield in the first-round of the Class 2, District 8 Tournament. The Indians finished the year with a 6-14 record.

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St. Martin’s Archery team growing quickly

This was the first year for St. Martin’s Catholic School to send a qualifying team to the National Archery in Schools Program national tournament. It also was the first year the school hosted its own tournament.

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Krupchenko prepares to return to Russia after experience of a life time

She may technically be a junior but Anja Krupchenko is an elite student.

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Forty-eight graduate from Russellville High School

Russellville High School graduated 48 students Saturday.

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Students and teachers visit Worlds of Fun

Graduation took place the evening of May 13 for both kindergarten and eighth graders at Latham School.

‘Summer’s Coming’ was presented at High Point R-III

High Point R-III students presented “Summer’s Coming” Thursday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. for friends and family gathered in the gym.

Jamestown slips by Prairie Home to advance to district championship

ST. ELIZABETH — As the No. 1 seed, Jamestown went into the Class 1 District 9 Tournament an undoubted favorite to win it.

Area Memorial Day observances this weekend

Memorial Day is Monday, May 25, with area communities holding activities during the weekend.

Moniteau County 911 board meets

The Moniteau County Emergency Dispatch 911 Board discussed a radio console upgrade which is needed in the future and held a separate discussion about the maintenance contract for the recorder. Administrator Cory Sullivan was instructed to gather information and present it to the board at the next meeting.

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CHS Baccalaureate Service 2015

Members of the California High School Class of 2015, family and friends, gathered at the California Performing Arts Center Wednesday, May 13, for the Baccalaureate Service sponsored by the California Ministerial Alliance.

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California High School Seniors receive scholarships

The California High School Scholarship and Award ceremonies were held Monday, May 11, at the high school.

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Jamestown Class of 2015 graduates Friday night

On Friday, May 15, at Jamestown School, 16 seniors and 22 eighth graders took the walk across the stage to graduate.

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CHS Class of 2015 graduates Sunday, May 17

California’s 129th High School class graduated on Sunday, May 17, with 90 seniors taking the walk across the stage to receive the diplomas marking them as the Class of 2015.California’s 129th High School class graduated on Sunday, May 17, with 90 seniors taking the walk across the stage to receive the diplomas marking them as the Class of 2015.

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California Middle School Concert held

The California Middle School Vocal Music Classes presented their Spring Concert Friday, May 8, at the California High School Auditorium. The concert was presented by the Sixth Grade Music Connections and the 7/8th Grade Pinto Express choirs.

Moniteau County Library receives “Reading Shapes Heroes” Grant

The Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place has planned a summer full of fun for children, while motivating them to keep up their reading skills until school begins in the fall. This year’s program will serve babies all the way up through students in high school. The library has sponsored this popular program for many years with the goal to promote literacy.

More students to be honored at graduation

Commencement ceremonies for the California High School Class of 2015 will look and sound a bit different than in the past.

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