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Double-X Speedway fights autism with ‘Racing for a Reason’

Sunday Night Thunder roared with exciting racing action in all four classes at the Double-X Speedway June 29, where all in attendance were “Racing for a Reason” as the night celebrated the fight against autism, and was hosted by Sedalia sprint car driver TJ Muths and his family. The agenda included special events to raise money for this worthy cause.

Session 3 Swim Lessons (July 7-21) Schedule at California Pool

Session 3 Swim Lessons (July 7-21) Schedule at California Pool

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Troop 120 attends summer camp

Scoutmaster Eric Schroeter is happy to report the weather was great.

Tribute to Veterans to be held at the Memorial

Come celebrate the 4th of July at the Albert Jobe Ball field in High Point beginning at 6 p.m. with lots of food and fellowship.

The Armouraires Quartet in concert at Salem Baptist

The Armouraires Quartet will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, Sunday, July 13, at 6 p.m.

Missouri State Fair seeks women in agriculture

The Missouri State Fair is calling for entries from female agriculturalists interested in vying for the title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture, the second annual contest offered by the State Fair.

Spielers host employee recognition luncheon

The employees of Spieler’s, Inc., gathered for an Appreciation Lunch Monday, June 23.

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Curtis and Shands honored by the American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter Lifesavers

Local residents receive American Red Cross Heart Awards

‘An Impeccable Larceny’ presented at Finke

The Finke takes a break in its season for the months of July and August and the new season begins in September. Watch for upcoming information on what the new season holds and plan now on supporting the arts in the community by attending the Finke Theatre for each event.

Moniteau County Democrat Club hosts June meeting

The club will be responsible for manning the Democrat booth at the Missouri State Fair on Aug. 9.

Impaired Driving Could Mean a Deadly Holiday Weekend

Are you looking forward to the red, white and blue flashing lights of the Independence Day holiday? If you’re thinking about drinking and driving, those lights may be flashing from a patrol car - and the view of the fireworks is not so good from a local jail cell.

Add blood donation to Independence Day week to-do list

The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday.

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United Methodist Women attend annual conference

Prairie Home Fair begins July 9

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Mikala Jungmeyer to compete in Down Under International Games July 4

Russellville High School junior Mikala Jungmeyer is going down under to compete in the 26th Annual Down Under International Games July 4. Mikala is honored to represent Russellville and the USA in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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California Stingrays host meet June 18

The California Stingrays swim team hosted a meet with the Eldon Dolphins, the Sedalia Bandits and the Westlake Tridents Wednesday, June 18, at the California Pool, where many of the Stingrays were top finishers in their events.

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Fun in the summer sun

Though temperatures were in the 90’s on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 17, children at the Railroad Park Childcare, California, were quite comfortable as they played outside, thanks to the big tree that shades the fenced-in backyard, providing much-needed relief from the summer heat.

Moniteau County 911 board meets

The Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors monthly meeting was held a week late on June 19.

City Council special sessions

Monday, June 16, was a busy evening at the California City Hall in the City Council Chambers with two special sessions.

Tipton school lunch prices unchanged for 2014-15

Jarvis informed the board that a formal request has been received from a parent to remove two books from the high school library. The books are not on the required reading list.

CPI discusses need for board members

The need for new board members to serve California Progress, Inc. (CPI) was high on the agenda for June 19, at the organization’s regular monthly meeting. With board changes in the last few years, the terms are up for half of the board members. In addition, another current board member resigned due not being able to commit the time needed.

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