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Youth Shares his blessings, makes donation

A Prairie Home fourth grader put action into the words of the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center (MCMC) theme “Sharing our Blessings” with a recent donation to the Cargill Cares Food Pantry. Henry Lieberman, 9, Wooldridge, assisted his family in picking up 1,907 pounds of walnuts.

Jury trial set for Smith

Trial has been set to begin Monday, Dec. 1, in Moniteau County Court for Travis R. Smith, California. The jury trial is to be held before Judge Kenneth Michael Hayden.

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Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney faces felony charges

Multiple felony charges were filed against Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Healea in Boone County. The charges were filed in connection with an alleged incident in Columbia at Addison’s restaurant on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Christmas classic cinema event Friday

A special event at the Finke Theatre, “California Christmas Classic Cinema,” will be held Friday, Nov. 28.

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California R-I School Board presents diploma

A Diploma was presented to Gabriel Meyer at the regular meeting of the California R-I School Board Wednesday, Nov. 19. The diploma was earned through the Missouri Option Program (MO-OP). After being introduced to the board by Lorri Brauner, Meyer made a short video presentation to the board about why the diploma was important to him. He has been learning construction work. He said the work is hard, but the pay is good and he finds it to be fun. He also has a goal of, at some time, traveling to every state. “Everything starts with a diploma,” Meyer said. “That’s why I’m in MO-OP”

Congresswoman Hartzler announces listening post

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, Missouri 4th District, will hold a Listening Post noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Moniteau County Library at Wood Place, in California. All citizens are invited to attend.

Green blocks state Common Core payments

Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25

California falls to Oak Grove in semifinals, 49-14

The Oak Grove Panthers rushed for 532 yards and seven touchdowns Friday night in a 49-14 victory against the California Pintos in a Class 3 semifinal game.

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Healea to be arraigned Dec. 2

Healea charged with four counts of felony second degree assault.

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California to face Oak Grove

No offense to Aesop or his fables, but apparently he was wrong when he penned the phrase “familiarity breeds contempt.”

This Week in the SEC for Nov. 22, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

Moniteau County 911 Board elects officers

The Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors appointed members and elected officers at the regular meeting on Nov. 13, held at the 911 center.

MRED Board meets in California

The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) board of directors met Wednesday, Nov. 12, at the Burgher Haus restaurant in California.

CHS remains ‘Pinto Strong’ with win in Celebrate My Drive campaign

Once again California High School students have lived up to the motto “Pinto Strong” by chalking up a big win of $25,000 in the Celebrate My Drive campaign.

MCMC gets grant from MFA Oil Foundation

The MFA Oil Foundation awarded a $1,900 grant to the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) to be applied towards the cost of purchasing a dolly/cart, eyewash station, fire extinguishers and a scale. The check was presented Thursday, Nov. 13, at the MFA Oil and Propane office at 1105 W. Buchanan St., California.

Tipton school board discusses technology

The Tipton R-VI School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 10. Superintendent Scott Jarvis informed the board that the December meeting would be Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Historical Society awards Spirit of Manitou

Irma Plaster was awarded the Spirit of the Manitou for faithful and dedicated service to the Moniteau County Historical Society at its annual dinner Nov. 10 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Veterans Day display at High Point School

The Veterans Day Breakfast at High Point School this year had an additional feature. A special display in honor of veterans from America’s war involvement since World War I.

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Mid-Mo Ambulance assists in St. Mary's move

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors was informed at the Wednesday, Nov. 12, meeting that three ambulances and crews are to assist with the move of St. Mary’s Health Center patients from the old to the new medical facility in Jefferson City Sunday, Nov. 16.

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Maj. Scott Davis speaks at California Veterans Day school assembly

The combined California High School and Middle School students held a special assembly at the high school gym on Veterans Day Assembly Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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