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Spotlight on California school board candidates

Published Mar. 26 2017

Four candidates are competing for three seats on the California R-1 School District Board of Education. The top three vote-getters...

Children to benefit from 'Farm to Preschool' gardening grant

Published Mar. 26 2017

Square-foot gardening — a gardening style based on planning and creating small "one square foot" gardens in wooden boxes, is...

Chamber scholarship deadline is April 1

Published Mar. 26 2017

The March meeting of the California Area Chamber of Commerce was called to order at 8 a.m. on March 9...

Thunderstorms move across Mid-Missouri through tonight

Published Mar. 24 2017

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible in central and southeast Missouri late this afternoon and evening into the early...

Search for Moniteau Library receiver unfinished

Published Mar. 24 2017

No one has been named yet as the Moniteau County Library District's receiver — even though the original court order...

Tipton residents seeking new library tax

Published Mar. 24 2017

Many Tipton residents want a tax-supported library operating in their city.

Q & A with mayoral challenger Charlie Roll

Published Mar. 22 2017

Mayoral challenger Charlie Roll, 65, has lived in California about 50 years.

Q & A with mayoral incumbent Norris Gerhart

Published Mar. 22 2017

Incumbent Norris Gerhart has been mayor of California for 16 years. He is being challenged on the April 4 city...

Famous Missourians highlighted by California third graders

Published Mar. 22 2017

The California third grade classes presented a program on famous Missourians Friday, March 17.

First read-a-thon for California elementary

Published Mar. 22 2017

The first read-a-thon began at California Elementary with the students encouraged to read at home.

California school board tours sports facilities

Published Mar. 22 2017

The California High School baseball/softball field complex has been a significant cooperative project between the district and the athletic boosters...

Elementary PTO supports every day at school

Published Mar. 19 2017

A warm-loaded array of breakfast foods, a new set of soccer and basketball goals and balls, special moments for parents...

Moniteau County SWCD hosts annual meeting and open house

Published Mar. 19 2017

Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold its 41st annual meeting/open house on March 23.

National Honor Society members inducted

Published Mar. 19 2017

The induction ceremony of the California High School Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) was held Sunday, March 12,...

California second graders perform 'Go Fish!'

Published Mar. 19 2017

It was a full house the evening of March 9 for the second-grade musical "Go Fish!" The elementary students performed...

First read-a-thon for California elementary

Published Mar. 19 2017

The first read-a-thon began at California Elementary with the students encouraged to read at home. The students observed "Read-In Day"...

State seals response to Healea motion to block case

Published Mar. 19 2017

Missouri's attorney general's office told the state appeals court last week it eventually will rule in favor of the Northeast...

Mid-Mo board checks out ambulance base

Published Mar. 15 2017

A walk-through of the new California base of the Mid-Mo Ambulance District was conducted prior to the Wednesday, March 8...

Ambulance panel OKs maintenance program

Published Mar. 15 2017

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors Ambulance board approved inventory and fleet maintenance program at its regular monthly session...

MRED to hire economic developer

Published Mar. 15 2017

The Board of Directors of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) approved hiring Mike Kelley as part-time economic...

American Legion hosts County Government Day

Published Mar. 15 2017

Over a hundred students from California, Tipton and Jamestown gathered Wednesday at First Baptist Church as part of American Legion...

Moniteau County prosecutor's trial delayed

Published Mar. 15 2017

Moniteau County Prosecutor Shayne Healea's scheduled trial in June on five felony charges is on hold.