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Pinto Quarterback Club Annual Barbecue Sunday

The annual California High School Pinto Quarterback Club Barbecue fundraiser will be held 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the CHS commons.

ACT Workshops to be offered at CHS

California High School teachers Dana Barr and Peggy Huhmann will each be providing a six-hour workshop for the ACT Test during the 2014-15 school year. Barr will instruct the English and Reading portions, and Huhmann will instruct the Science Reasoning and Math sections.

Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration Aug. 29-Sept. 1

The annual Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration will be held Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park. Activities on the agenda for the holiday weekend are as follows.

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Pintos get first action of 2014 season at jamboree

The California High School varsity and JV football teams saw their first action of the 2014 season Friday night at the jamboree at Blair Oaks High School, Wardsville, where head coach Marty Albertson said, "I think we played okay. We made a few mistakes, missed a few blocks, but all-in-all we played pretty well."

148th Moniteau County Fair draws to a close

Attendance was good at the 148th Moniteau County Fair.

Very good county turnout for Primary Election

The Tuesday, Aug. 5, Primary Election voter turnout of 36.6 percent in Moniteau County was very good and higher than the 30 percent predicted. Casting votes were 3,388 voters out of a total of 9,250 registered voters in the county.

Body reported found in the county

A body has been discovered in the southern part of Moniteau County, according to information released by the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department.

City sets tax levy rate

The City of California Board of Aldermen approved the tax levy rate during special council meeting on Monday, Aug. 11, following a Public Hearing on the matter.

Serious injury in car-truck collision

One driver was seriously injured in a collision which occurred about 9:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, in Moniteau County on Highway 50 eight-tenths of a mile west of Claas Crossing Drive.

Ham, bacon auction as Kiwanis breakfast

At the Kiwanis Ham Breakfast Saturday morning, prize-winning cured hams and bacon were auctioned.

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California R-I School facilities being readied for new school year

As the start of the 2014-15 school year nears, a tremendous amount of progress has been made at the schools through the short summer months. According to Superintendent Dwight Sanders, the work is still on schedule and on budget with the capital improvement projects.

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“Missing You”

A bood review

MU Program helps hungry Missourians feed themselves new program offers seed packets, instruction on growing and storing healthy foods

In 2012, 17.6 million U.S. households experienced food insecurity, meaning that their access to adequate foods was limited by lack of money and other resources, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Missouri is ranked seventh in the nation in food insecurity and has the fifth highest rate of child food insecurity in the country. Now, Grow Well Missouri, a project of the Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security (ICFS) in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, is helping food pantries provide more food to their clients by offering vegetable seed packets and gardening advice to people who visit food pantries for assistance.

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Wednesday was SB40 Board Fair Day

Wednesday was declared SB40 Board Fair Day

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Finke Theatre to open 2014/15 season Sept. 6

The Finke Theatre opens its 2014/2015 season Saturday, Sept. 6.

Death Investigation In Moniteau County continues

Hunter discovers unknown body in Moniteau County

Pinto Quarterback Club Annual Barbecue Aug. 24

The annual California High School Pinto Quarterback Club Barbecue fundraiser will be held 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the CHS commons.

Pinto Football Media Night Aug. 11 at new Riley Field

The California High School football teams (varsity, JV and freshman), along with the CHS cheerleaders and dance squad, will meet at the new Riley Field at 5:30p.m. Monday, Aug. 11, for team and individual pictures.

Register for California Youth Football Club Aug. 16

The California Youth Football Club, Inc. will host registration for the 2014 season 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at the old Riley Field.

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Final races of 2014 season, awards ceremony held Aug. 3 at Double-X Speedway

The curtain has drawn on the 2014 racing season at the Double-X Speedway. For 25 consecutive seasons the clay oval has provided fans and drivers from across the nation with a hometown version of Sunday Night Thunder. The final night of competition was highlighted Sunday, Aug. 3, by a veteran visiting victory lane, along with the crowning of champions in the point battles in each division.

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