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Mid-Mo Ambulance Board meets new medical director

The new Mid-Mo Ambulance medical director, Dr. Alan Wilson, and his wife were introduced to the Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors at the regular monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 13, held at the Tipton district office.

The California School Board discusses random drug testing and facilities use

The California R-I School Board, meeting May 20 at the high school library media room, discussed the possible introduction of random drug testing and the school facilities and community use.

MRED changes direction

The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) will be implementing a “committee method” of operation, as decided at a special meeting held on Wednesday, May 13.

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Police department trains day care providers

As a part of its ongoing security and safety training program, the City of California Police Department conducted an “active shooter” training session for area day care providers Wednesday, May 13.

Tipton R-VI School Board approves Cross Country

Information was presented regarding the Tipton R-VI summer school program to the school board at the May 11 meeting held at the Board of Education office.

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Rugby is Abbie Higgins’ game

After years of playing rugby, usually on co-ed teams, Abbie Higgins is now Number 13 (Outside Center position) for the Kansas City Jazz Rugby Club. This is a good time to be a player for the KC Jazz, since they are heading out to San Francisco this weekend to compete in the USA Rugby Semi- and Quarter-Finals On Saturday, May 30, the team takes on the Sacramento Amazons.

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Russellville, Jamestown represent at state meet

JEFFERSON CITY — Russellville’s Jordan Barnhart and Jamestown’s Mickayla Strother had strong showings at last weekend’s Class 1-2 Missouri High School Activities Association State Track Meet, placing in the top-four in their respective events.

Moniteau County Retired Teachers Association

The Moniteau County Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association met at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 at the meeting room in the California City Hall with 15 present.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

Jamestown claims district title

ST. ELIZABETH — Jamestown’s goal of winning the district tournament is now complete, but Eagles’ coach Jordan Hoecker isn’t ready to celebrate his team’s successful season just yet.

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A+ gives elementary students extra attention

A mutually-beneficial program, A+ at California High School provides graduates with college costs and gives elementary students extra one-on-one attention.

Phil Lewis recognized by Lt. Governor Peter Kinder

The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting was held Thursday at the California City Hall meeting room. The board heard the minutes from the previous meeting, the treasurer’s and the secretary’s reports and approved all as presented.

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Collision results in injury

A collision Friday, May 15, just after 3 p.m.

Annual Aurora Alumni Banquet to be held Saturday

The Aurora alumni banquet will be held Saturday, May 23

Puppet show kicks off the summer reading program

Parasol Puppets to be performed at the Moniteau County Library

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Lt. Governor Peter Kinder names Lewis as Senior Service Award Winner

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently announced 25 winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award, including Phil Lewis of California.

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California Pintos District Champions

The Pintos had a strong showing at the District Track Meet in Clinton, earning the District Champions honor. The boys advanced to Sectionals in 14 events, placing in the top-two in nine events.

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Russellville athletes advance to State

Jordan Barnhart had a successful day as well, advancing in three events, including two first-place finishes.

Indians’ season ends in first round

The Russellville Indians’ baseball season came to an end Monday, dropping a 7-1 decision to New Bloomfield in the first-round of the Class 2, District 8 Tournament. The Indians finished the year with a 6-14 record.

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St. Martin’s Archery team growing quickly

This was the first year for St. Martin’s Catholic School to send a qualifying team to the National Archery in Schools Program national tournament. It also was the first year the school hosted its own tournament.

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