The Embry household on Versailles Avenue might have several “adopted” children on spaghetti or taco nights.
An open house was held Saturday, by Z Krafty 1s, at its new location at 800 West Buchanan Street, California. The craft and sewing supplies business originally opened in late 2013 and moved the last week of January. According to owner Jenine Baker, Jamestown, the new larger premises allows for expanded classes and increased inventory.
Many fathers and grandfathers participated in a special Valentines event at Aurora Montessori School Saturday, Feb. 7, decorated with valentine themed plates, napkins and balloons.
The California Rural Fire Protection District annual dinner was held Saturday, Feb. 7, with about two dozen firefighters, board members and guests present at Rural Fire Station No. 1 for the dinner and meeting.
The California High School Friends of Music hosted a barbecue fundraiser Sunday at the high school commons. Members of the high school band and vocal music departments, supporters, family and friends gathered for a meal to support the CHS music program. There were 600 served.
At California Middle School, the top five students from each grade level competed in a building-wide spell off Friday, Feb. 6. The top three winners were determined in this event held in the middle school gym before all middle school students. Serving as moderator was volunteer parent Tom Robbins.
Just days before Valentine’s Day, on Feb. 6, Tom and Joanne Winters, California, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an evening out. This is actually a second celebration, since the two went to Branson last fall for several days. Branson had something for both - he wanted to go to the Orphan Car Show put on by the Ozark Trails Chapter of the Studebaker Driver’s Club and she wanted to go to the Rockbridge trout ranch to fish.
Despite going through a rebuilding season, the Russellville girls basketball team keeps a positive attitude.
The Russellville girls basketball team went 1-2 during its own tournament, losing to Eugene, 61-48, in Saturday’s consolation final.
With Kaysinger Conference bragging rights on the line, Tipton lost to Lincoln, 69-68, in overtime on Jan. 27.
Playing Jamestown for the second time in two weeks, Prairie Home pulled away in the fourth quarter to capture a 59-40 victory Friday night.
Pintos respond to their first loss with victories over Green Ridge and Hallsville in boys basketball action last week.
The California girls basketball team went 3-0 at last week’s Russellville Tournament to win the championship, beating its opponents by a combined score of 210-81.
Once a week trash pickup was approved by the City of California Board of Aldermen at the regular monthly council meeting Monday, Feb. 2. The once weekly pickup will go into effect March 2, the first working day of the month.
American Heart Association encourages public to wear red to raise awareness of heart disease
The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) will meet Wednesday Feb. 11, at 12 noon at Burgher Haus, California. Meal at 11:30 a.m., meeting to follow from 12:05 to 12:45.
Co-Mo Electric has launched a new service made even more powerful through the fiber-to-the-home network it is building.
The California Progress, Inc. Board of Directors attended a training workshop provided by Missouri Main Street Connection Thursday, Jan. 22.
The California High School Math Team placed second in Division II
The 42nd annual March for Life in Washington, D. C. drew participants from around the country, including several from the local community.