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Joplin School District to pay damages, lawyer fees in suit

Published Mar. 24 2017

A federal judge has ordered the Joplin School District to pay $1 in damages as well as attorney fees in...

LU's president headed to Tennessee college

Published Mar. 23 2017

Lincoln University President Kevin Rome is the new, 16th president of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee — which also is...

University of Missouri president encourages partnerships

Published Mar. 22 2017

The University of Missouri System's new president says he wants to leverage private-public partnerships to bring revenue and investments to...

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...

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"...

University of Missouri makes plan to cover budget gap

Published Mar. 17 2017

The University of Missouri's Columbia campus will cover a $17 million gap between budgeted spending and available revenue with the...

Missouri House passes charter expansion bill

Published Mar. 16 2017

The Missouri House has passed a bill that could allow charter schools to expand to more districts.

Helias hires new assistant principal

Published Mar. 16 2017

Helias High School will have a new assistant principal this fall.

Missouri House budget leader proposes full aid for schools

Published Mar. 15 2017

Missouri's House budget leader is proposing fully funding state K-12 schools next fiscal year.

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...

Missouri to pay firm $80,000 in search for basketball coach

Published Mar. 14 2017

The University of Missouri will pay $80,000 to a search firm helping the university find a new men's basketball coach.

Resource available to help children with developmental delays

Published Mar. 12 2017

Missouri First Steps is a program from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education that evaluates and offers children, from...

University of Missouri-Columbia to use reserves for budget

Published Mar. 10 2017

The University of Missouri's campus in Columbia will use reserve funds to cover a nearly $20 million budget shortfall.

UM System will end incentives program for administrators

Published Mar. 10 2017

The University of Missouri System will stop giving performance bonuses to top administrators.

Southeast Missouri State University confirms 29 mumps cases

Published Mar. 9 2017

Southeast Missouri State University is reporting 29 confirmed cases of mumps, and officials say the number is expected to grow.

Gunn awarded 2017 Outstanding Youth Prevention Award

Published Mar. 9 2017

Samantha Gunn, senior at Calvary Lutheran High School, has one piece of advice for students dedicated to preventing substance abuse:...