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Blankenship wins big in Kiwanis Cow Drop

The 2014 winner of $2,600 at the Kiwanis Cow Drop Bingo event at the Montieau County Fair was Blakely Clare Blankenship, Lithia, Florida.

Enon News reported by Rosalie Wyss

Gloria Proctor and daughter Marilyn Walker visited Hilda Moore in Columbia Wednesday. Sunday morning Ruth Shook visited Thelma Acock at the Jefferson City nursing and rehabilitation center.

Missouri high school football for Sept. 5, 2014

Check here for high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.

Pintos aim to move ball against Tigers

After Friday’s 21-0 win against Mexico, the California Pintos are setting their sights on a more productive four quarters that will result in more points on the board.

One dead, one in custody after shooting in California

A California man has been charged with first-degree murder after police say he shot and killed another man inside the residence they shared in the city.

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This Week in the SEC for Sept. 6, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

California loses opener to Boonville

The California High School volleyball teams were on the road Thursday night for their first matches of the 2014 season where the varsity lost 15-25 and 18-25 to Boonville.

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C&R takes up Ice Bucket Challenge

The “Ice Bucket Challenge” which has raised money for and awareness of the ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) Association has reached California.

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Deeken is new California Parks and Rec Director

Jim Deeken has been selected as the new California Parks and Recreation Director. According to City Clerk Brian Scrivner, Deeken was called with the decision about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. He was in the new office in the California City Hall about 15 minutes later, getting information for applications and coaches for the Summer Rec. Soccer Program. The six week program begins in a few weeks and runs through the end of October.

Special CPI meeting on NAP loan application

At special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26, the California Progress, Inc. (CPI) board and the California Historic District (CHD) Loan Committee took up the topic of application requirements for the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) loans. The topic had been tabled at the regular Aug. 26 meeting, with no decision made on whether to require a credit report with loan applications.

MSHP releases Labor Day holiday statistics

Three people died in traffic crashes during the 2014 Labor Day holiday weekend. Last year, there were eight fatalities. The 2014 counting period ran from 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, Sept. 1, 2014.

Russellville wins opening matches at Hallsville

The Russellville High School volleyball teams opened the 2014 season with matches at Hallsville Tuesday, Aug. 26, where both the varsity and JV captured a win.

Prairie Home captures win at Glasgow

The Prairie Home varsity softball team opened the 2014 season with a win on the road Aug. 25, as the Lady Panthers defeated Glasgow 6-3.

Jamestown pockets 13-1 win

The Jamestown varsity softball team hosted Russellville Aug. 25 for the Lady Eagles' first game of the 2014 season, where Jamestown captured a 13-1 win in five innings.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Indians

The California High School softball teams hosted Russellville Thursday, Aug. 28, at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a tough 16-3 loss to the Lady Indians in five innings.

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Pintos defeat Mexico Bulldogs 21-0

Though the 21-0 win against Mexico wasn't the high-scoring game the Pintos are used to executing, Friday's contest at Riley Field still served its purpose, which is to get California one step closer to another winning season. (The Pintos are 2-0.)

Irvin speaks to Moniteau County Democrat Club

The Moniteau County Democratic Club had its monthly meeting at the Nic Nac Café Thursday, Aug. 28.

Three sought in Bee Line Snack Shop burglary

Deputies from the Cole County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at the Bee Line Snack Shop on at around 5:30 a.m. on Monday.

Prairie Home Alumni Association recognizes distinguished alumni

The Prairie Home High School Alumni Association presented two alumni with the prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award at the tri-annual PHHS Alumni reunion on Saturday night at school.

Labor Day sees 22nd High Point Homecoming event

High Point residents and visitors celebrated Labor Day weekend with the 22nd annual Homecoming on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31. The event, sponsored by High Point Community Renewal Association, began with a walk/run at 7:30 a.m, the baby show at 10 a.m. and parade at 11 a.m.

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