The case in Moniteau County Court against Travis R. Smith has been continued until Jan. 16, 2015.
Parades in the area the next two Saturdays are in Jamestown and California Dec. 6 and Prairie Home and Russellville Dec. 13.
The first graders of California elementary School commemorated the origins of Thanksgiving in big, and really tasty, way Wednesday, Nov. 25. The big event was held in the elementary multi-purpose room.
The annual California Ministerial Alliance Thanksgiving Dinner was served at the California Nutrition Center on Thanksgiving Day. Teresa Liebi was organizer and cook.
Jamestown turns out to remember
The event held to celebrate the life of Randall Effner, who died Oct. 6, at the age of 67, saw a very good turnout of the Jamestown community, as well as friends and family from near and far. The event was at the Jamestown Community Building, with the gathering beginning at 6 p.m., and the program at 7. With a variety of food and desserts to suit everyone, those present visited, considered the photo displays and dined before the program began.
A special Christmas event, with cinema and more for all ages, was held at the Finke Theatre Friday, Nov. 28.
The new restroom faculty on the north side of Proctor Park was placed last week near the north shelter house. Weighing in at 54,000 pounds, the concrete building was built in Illinois and trucked in. It was set in place by a large crane.
Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) will hold an open house Monday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new office location, 320 South oak Street, California. Stop by for refreshments and to see the new office location.
To fund Ferguson-related security response
Gov. Jay Nixon has announced he will call a special session of the Missouri General Assembly to provide critical funding for the ongoing operations of the Missouri National Guard and the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Ferguson and the St. Louis region.
A Versailles man is dead and a deputy is injured after a shooting in Versailles on Wednesday.
A child care program before and after school will begin in January 2015 for the Russellville Schools. The board of education has discussed the possibility this fall and made the decision at its recent meeting. A survey of parents indicated a need for the program. More information will be be sent home to elementary and middle school parents next month.
To outsiders unfamiliar with the Oak Grove football program, the Panthers’ dominating quarterfinal victory over two-time defending Class 3 state champion Maryville could have been a surprise.
As the clock struck zero in California’s 49-14 loss to Oak Grove in a Class 3 state semifinal on Friday night, Pintos head coach Marty Albertson spoke to his seniors on the field one last time.
California school superintendent Dwight Sanders was surprised by the large turnout at last week’s meet-and-greet between the Pintos football team and community members in the high school commons area.
California head coach Bobby Sangster expects growing pains from his girls basketball team, but he’ll point out the positive aspects from each and every game.
After a successful playing career in high school and college, former Tipton football star Marcus Brinkley is off to a good start with his coaching career.
Crust Flavors, Premium Ingredients, Sauces, Drizzles, Specialty Recipes all part of Menu Expansion at the World’s Largest Pizza Company
A Russellville woman is charged with kidnapping and second-degree assault for beating a 59-year-old man with a stick and holding him captive for three days last week.
The season of area Christmas parades begins Friday, Nov. 28, with the Tipton parade and continues each Saturday through Dec. 13. Tipton - The first Christmas Parade in Tipton is a night parade with a theme of “Frozen.” Line-up will be at 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. parade. The line-up is at St. Andrews School and the Knights of Columbus Hall. The parade starts west on Morgan, north on Moreau (Highway B), east on Moniteau and south on Osage and will drop off Santa Claus at the City Hall, where he will talk to children and hand out bags of goodies. Rain date is Sunday, Nov. 30.
Those interested in application for a Facade Loan through the NAP (Neighborhood Assistance Program) should contact Ann Albertson at CPI, 573-796-3040. The maximum which can be borrowed is $15,000 to be used for facade improvements. Sidewalk improvement or replacement, if needed, falls into the category for which loans could be approved.