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“Marriage is a blessing from God” is the message at Vespers

It was warm, but not uncomfortable, for those who turned out for the Moniteau County Fair Vespers Service Sunday evening, Aug. 1. The event, presented by the California Ministerial Alliance, was at the Fairgrounds Main Arena.

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Wayne Bueker Memorial Trail Challenge

The fourth Wayne Bueker Memorial Trail Challenge took place Saturday, Aug. 1. The annual event, held in conjunction with the Moniteau County Fair, was hosted by the Moniteau Saddle Club and Moniteau County Farm Bureau.

California implements new drug testing policy

California’s Superintendent of Schools, Dwight Sanders, and Athletic Director, Rick Edwards, addressed a large crowd at the high school’s Performing Arts Center regarding California’s new drug testing policy involving student athletes. The school board approved the new policy Wednesday, July 15, effective in September.

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Exploring Art in the Park

It was a week of “exploring art” for young people in Proctor Park last week, July 20-24. The sessions, held in Rohrbach Pavilion, were presented by the City of California Parks and Recreation. Students entered in the program received a t-shirt and art supply.

149th Moniteau County Fair kicks off Saturday

It’s time once more for everyone to come out and enjoy the 2015 Moniteau County Fair, the 149th since the fair began in 1866. This year, the pre-festivities, including the parade, begin on Saturday, Aug. 1. The big event closes Saturday, Aug. 8. The Baby Show is at 6 p.m., followed by the Demolition Derby beginning at 8 p.m.

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California Disc Golf Club plans tourney

California Disc Golf Club counts the first membership drive, Saturday, July 18, a success with 32 people present for big event. This drive to increase membership is one of the steps towards a planned “Ham and Turkey Toss” tournament to be during the Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival on the third Saturday in September.

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Camp held for Flag Corps at CHS

The Flag Corps Camp has been held in coordination with the the California Pinto Pride Band Camp on Riley Field and inside the high school building.

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Pinto Pride Band Camp in session

The first week of California’s Pinto Pride Band Camp offered several different samples of weather to get the band accustomed to outdoor performances.

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Pintos practice before MSHSAA’s dead week

With this week being the Missouri State High School Activities Association’s mandatory dead week, the California Pintos used last week to hold its second of two football camps this summer.

Speed and agility camp prepares Russellville athletes for fall sports

RUSSELLVILLE — While Sean Lovelace coaches the track team in the Spring, that doesn’t stop him from preparing Russellville athletes for the Fall and Winter sports, too.

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Cornell tops 13th Annual Clyde Wood Memorial

The 13th annual “Clyde Wood Memorial” race at Double-X Speedway saw more than 30 ASCS Warrior race teams check in for a chance at the $2,000 winners share Sunday night. With the likes of Josh Baughman, Jack Dover, Jonathan Cornell and Randy Martin in the field the competition was sure to be fierce.

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Woman shot at Hy-Vee

Jefferson City police responded to the Hy-Vee parking lot early this afternoon after a woman was shot.

Callaway nuclear plant shut down after 'non-emergency' leak

The Ameren Corp. nuclear power plant in central Missouri was shut down for the second time in eight months Thursday after a "non-emergency" leak was found in the reaction control system.

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Abby Braby finishes second in the MLB Pitch, Hit & Run finals

Abby Braby, 10, had to wait nearly a month before she found out she advanced to the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run National Finals during the All-Star week in Cincinnati, but eventually, her name was called.

Area youth attend American Legion Boys and Girls State

Area youth attend American Legion Boys and Girls State

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Old City Hall and Fire Station

Old City Hall and Fire Station Address: 101 N. High St. Style: Victorian-era Italianate design Built: about 1892 Listed on the Register: 1982

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Rachel Dorn joins Moniteau County Extension

Moniteau County Extension has moved forward with a full-time position to focus on providing nutrition and youth programming to Latino families.

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Rugen finds enjoyment through the camera lens

Brenda Rugen has a unique view through her camera’s lens.

911 personnel to attend conference in Columbia

There were five 911 personnel approved to attend the Missouri Communications Conference on Sept. 14-16 in Columbia.

Light July agenda for school board meeting

Approval of the June payroll, the bills for July and the minutes of the previous meeting topped the agenda for the July 15 meeting of the California R-I School Board meeting.

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