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Goal Lines, your Mid-Missouri football guide

2014 Week 5 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.

CRA Youth Soccer

California Parks and Recreation 2014 Youth Soccer Teams and Schedules

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Sponsors sought for historic district planters

Positive changes are taking place in the Historic District of California as new businesses open and buildings are being renovated.

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California prepares for annual festival

Brad Baer, Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival chairman, stated the committee met Tuesday, Sept. 2. Festival t-shirts are available for $15 each.

Cole County Family in need of assistance

A Cole County family suffered great loss, Thursday, in two separate incidents.

Kiwanis Fundraisers for Kids

Raising money for children of the community

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St. Andrew students visit with Bubba

Bubba is five years old and belongs to Mary Kay McCoy

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High Point R-III host Grandparents Day

Friday, Sept. 12, the High Point R-III School opened its doors to the grandparents of its students. A very large number was in attendance.

Charges pending as a result of stabbing

Jacob Forbis, 28, California, is in custody and felony charges are pending as a result of an incident involving the use of a knife alleged to have occurred about 12:53 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 13.

Mid-Mo Ambulance proposed annual budget approved

At the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance District board of directors Wednesday, Sept. 10, a proposed budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year was approved. Administrator Lee Kempf presented the budget with total projected funds of $2,928,140.90 with projected expenses of $2,849.500. Reserve funds projected amount to $78,640.90.

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival is coming up Saturday

California’s Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival is Saturday, Sept. 20. The festival, which is in its 24th year, is along the lines of a street fair. Events and activities will be held at the Village Green Shopping Center, the downtown area of the city and the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

Moniteau County 911 board meets

At its meeting on Sept. 11, the Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors board approved the minutes of the Aug. 15 regular meeting.

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California CROP Walk held at Proctor Park

The California CROP Walk for 2014 was Sunday, Sept. 7, beginning at 4 p.m. The walkers met at the Lions Club Shelter House at Proctor Park.

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Old hospital grounds part of pre-festival city cleanup

As a part of the city-wide cleanup area in California, a group of volunteers gathered at the old Latham Hospital Friday and Saturday, Sept. 12 and 13, to clean up the grounds in preparation for the Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival. The cleanup improves the look of the old hospital grounds which are not only along the parade route and the south stage, but also in the California Historic District.

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Honor and Valor quilts presented

It was special a meeting of the California Women’s Club at the Moniteau County Library at Wood Place. The members of the organization met at the library to check out the early literacy center on the second floor and to present Honor and Valor Quilts. Many guests were present.