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California FFA presents Greenhand, Chapter Degree ceremonies

Published Dec. 5 2018

An impressive number of California High School FFA students earned an esteemed right of passage Nov.

Community flows at blood drive

Published Dec. 5 2018

The community blood drive is a chance for local residents to give back to a good cause. The American Red...

Local soil educator retiring

Published Dec. 5 2018

Moniteau County has been home to Nancy Kirby for most of her life. Her love of the land started early,...

Seasonal songs spread joy at local care centers

Published Dec. 5 2018

Music for the holiday season can warm the heart and create peace of mind.The California Community Ensemble will share the...

After 30 years in ministry, pastor takes on first full-time pulpit

Published Dec. 5 2018

After spending a majority of his pastoral career on the road, Russell Cobb has decided to plant his roots at...

Christmas fair supports Project Graduation

Published Dec. 5 2018

Seniors from California High School will hold the Pinto Project Graduation Christmas Fair 1-7 p.m. Dec. 8 at the high...

City invests in economic development

Published Dec. 5 2018

A representative from Moniteau County Regional Economic Development visited with the California Board of Alderman at its regular meeting Dec....

Lighted tractor parade leads to Holiday Express

Published Dec. 5 2018

Lighting up the Russellville Holiday Express will be the new tractor parade rolling down Railroad Street Dec.

Young dancers invited to clinic

Published Dec. 5 2018

The California High School Dance Squad will hold a dance clinic Dec. 16 for students in preschool up to fifth...

Music concert includes book fair

Published Dec. 5 2018

Musicians from California middle and high schools will perform a hearty selection of yule-tide songs for all to hear Dec.

No postal delivery Wednesday in honor of George H.W. Bush

Published Dec. 4 2018

No mail delivery will occur on Wednesday, Dec. 5, as the U.S. Postal Service observes a national day of mourning...

Free dinner spreads joy on Thanksgiving

Published Nov. 28 2018

More than a dozen volunteers run the show at the California Nutrition Center during the annual community Thanksgiving dinner.

Teens invite community to ring bells for Salvation Army

Published Nov. 28 2018

Alayna Butts and Cadence Winkler were recently presented with a bit of a problem.The duo, both 14 years old, were...

Senior trip fundraiser serves more than 100

Published Nov. 28 2018

The annual senior class dinner raised around $2,200 for the 2019 senior trip. Jamestown seniors who plan to attend the...

New SRO position filled, deputy begins in January

Published Nov. 28 2018

The position for a School Resource Officer has been filled, after a unanimous decision between the Moniteau County Sheriff's Office...

Heroes Way sign for Jamestown fallen marine

Published Nov. 28 2018

When Sandy Deraps lost her youngest son in 2006, she said it was "very surprising and heart retching.

K9 Officer Mizzou visits retired teachers

Published Nov. 28 2018

The Moniteau County Retired Educators had a special Hungarian guest during their Nov. 20 meeting.Moniteau County Sheriff Tony Wheatley brought...

City departments get ready for Christmas parade

Published Nov. 28 2018

The California Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Christmas California Style will be celebrated Dec.

Supper with Santa fundraiser helps high school seniors

Published Nov. 28 2018

A kick off to the Christmas celebration weekend in Russellville, Supper with Santa will bring the workshop experience to the...

City workers stay warm while outside

Published Nov. 28 2018

"Oh, the weather outside" is unpredictable.While some have the luxury of working from home if the roads prove to...

School closings, weather-related announcements for Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

Published Nov. 26 2018

The following are Mid-Missouri school and weather-related announcements for Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.