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First shipment received; April 3 distribution slated for low income families

Distribution all be the first, second and third Thursdays and Fridays of each month from 3-5 p.m. and the third Saturday from 9-11 a.m.

The Twin City Garden Club announces a coloring contest

Prizes are being donated by Mike Robertson, owner of Burgher Haus in California.

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Moniteau County farmer supports local FFA through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Local farmer Russell Wolf has directed a $2,500 donation to the Tipton FFA

Truman Dinner set for May 9

The club’s highway litter pickup will be Thursday, April 24. Members will meet at Van Adams Law office at 9 a.m.

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Preparing students to be college and career ready DECA event features top marketing students

Winner Emily Ziehmer will advance to the international DECA competition that will be held May 2-7 in Atlanta, Ga.

Pintos open season with win

The California High School boys golf teams opened the 2014 season by hosting a quad with Russellville, New Bloomfield and Versailles March 24 at the California Country Club, where the Pintos came away with a win.

CHS track team competes at UCM Meet

The California High School varsity track team competed at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) indoor track meet at Warrensburg March 24, the first meet of the season for California, where approximately 30 teams of 3A and 4A schools participated, and the top six finishers in each event medaled.

Jamestown defeats Otterville

The Jamestown Eagles varsity baseball team hosted Otterville March 25, where they captured a 23-1 win in five innings.

Jamestown C-I sophomore class to host Volleyball Fun Night

The Jamestown C-I sophomore class is hosting Volleyball Fun Night at 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the school gym. 

Upcoming City of California Parks and Recreation activities

Swimming Lessons Session I: June 2-13; Session II: June 16-27; Session III: July 7-18; Session IV: July 21-Aug. 1. Times for sessions are: 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sessions for preschool and preschool plus: Session I: June 2-23, Monday evenings; Session II: July 7-28, Monday evenings.

RMS Lady Indians win match against Eugene

The Russellville Middle School volleyball team played their first home matches of the 2014 season March 24, where the Lady Indians won the B game 26-24 and 25-14.

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California takes Eugene out 15-4

The California High School varsity baseball team opened the 2014 season with a home game against Eugene March 24 at the California Sports Complex, where the Pintos' hot bats proved to be too much for the Eagles and California captured a 15-4 win in six innings.

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Indians fall to Wildcats

The Russellville Indians participated in the Show-Me Conference Baseball Tournament Friday-Saturday at New Bloomfield, where they ultimately lost the third-place game 10-3 to Linn Saturday.

Fire consumes rural Russellville house

Fire consumed an abandoned house in a rural area northwest of Russellville this morning.

Hearing set for restraining order request in same-sex tax returns case

Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem will hear arguments next Thursday afternoon on the request that he issue a restraining order in the same-sex tax returns case.

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Dutch Bakery celebrates 27th anniversary in new building

Dutch Bakery celebrates 27th anniversary in new building

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Kiwanis Pancake breakfast was Saturday

Pancakes enjoyed by many

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'Wine, Dine and Win' CPI fundraiser nears

CPI Fundraiser scheduled for April 12

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Sakelaris Ford sponsors Drive 4 UR School for FBLA

Ford teams up with FBLA

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California Area Chamber of Commerce Spotlights - Cal's Thriftway

Calvin Gerlach started out working for Thriftway in 1952 as a "carry-out boy" he later became manager for three years before purchasing the store in 1972 from Tom James.

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