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Overcoming a major health issue - diabetes

When Rick Edwards was seven years old, he was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. The local doctors didn’t know much about diabetes, what caused it, or how to deal with it. It was apparently a rough go for awhile. Until his family doctor recommended he see Dr. Charles R. Read, an endocrinologist at University of Iowa.

Its 96 years since the 1918 Spanish flu struck the area

It was 96 years ago that the Spanish Flu struck the United States.

Sen. Blunt’s to have Mobile Office in Moniteau County

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a Mobile Office from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Moniteau County Courthouse.

Crime Watch will meet Oct. 13

The Moniteau County Crime Watch Association will hold its October meeting in Tipton, at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, at the Tipton Fire Dept. Bldg, located at the corner of Moreau and Walnut.

California FFA barbecue draws large crowd

The California High School FFA Chapter marked another successful event with its annual FFA Barbecue Sunday, Oct. 5. Students and faculty worked hard to prepare for an expected crowd of diners and were not disappointed with the turnout. Early estimates were of more than 2,000 meals served.

Kiwanis presents award and installs officers

Special recognition was given to a Kiwanis member and officers were installed at the California Kiwanis Club meeting Monday, Sept. 29, held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Training session held for California Historic District

Strategic planning for California Progress, Inc. (CPI) and California Historic District (CHD) was the overall topic at a session presented Tuesday, Sept. 30, by Keith Winge, of Missouri Main Street Connection.

Missouri high school football for Oct. 3, 2014

Reporting high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.

A lot on the line for Blair Oaks, California

In game tonight

It’s the only way this game could possibly add any more intrigue. For years, the regular-season matchup between the Blair Oaks Falcons and California Pintos was one of those can’t-miss contests, a date that got circled on the calendar the minute the schedule came out. Now, the game has an added layer of importance.

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Goal Lines, your Mid-Missouri football guide

2014 Week 7 Previews

This week's issue of Goal Lines features football previews for Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, California, Fulton, South Callaway, North Callaway, Camdenton, Eldon, School of the Osage and Versailles.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 4, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

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Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri

Additional strong thunderstorms are possible in Mid-Missouri overnight, and a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening.

Hunter Education, Deer Seasons

A Hunter Education Skills Session will be held Oct. 18, at Clarksburg C-2 School, from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. In order to attend the Skills Session, students must sign up online and have completed the Knowledge (or classroom) requirement. The classroom requirement can be completed in one of two ways: online study completion or completing the review section in the study-guide.

Deeken SEC freshman of the Week

Mizzou freshman outside hitter Sydney Deeken, California, was named SEC Freshman of the Week, as announced on Monday, Sept. 29, by the league office. This is the first conference weekly honor for Deeken and the first SEC weekly honor for the Tigers this season. She is the first Tiger to take home SEC Freshman of the Week honors since current teammate Carly Kan earned the distinction on Oct. 14 of last season.

California Lady Pintos capture Class 1 District 5 Golf honors

The California Lady Pintos had five players finish in the top nine individuals Monday on their way to capturing team honors in the Class 1 District 5 Golf Tournament.

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CHS Homecoming to be held Friday

Friday Night is Homecoming in California

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Pintos dominate Eagles of Southern Boone

Jaden Barr and Drew Norton were on Friday night as the California Pintos put a damper on Homecoming for the Southern Boone Eagles.

JV Pintos defeat Southern Boone Eagles 34-6

The California High School JV football team hosted Southern Boone Monday night at Riley Field, where the Pintos, after being tied 6-6 at the half, defeated the Eagles 34-6.

Ozark Ham & Turkey Festival 24th Annual Car Show

The winners of the 24th Ham and Turkey Festival Car Show are listed below. In addition to the class judging five special trophies were awarded for Best Interior, Best Paint, Mayor’s Choice, Best of Show Car and best of Show Truck. The event was sponsored by New Creation Automotive, Jason and Heather Borghardt.

Driver dies when motorcycle hits tree

An area woman was fatally injured as the result of an incident in which a motorcycle ran off the road and struck a tree on Route 125, seven and a half miles north of Rueter, in Taney County.

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