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Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual dinner

The California Area Chamber of Commerce presented awards at the annual dinner meeting Saturday, Jan. 24, held Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

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Certificates of Appreciation presented to school board members

California R-I School Board members were presented with Certificates of Appreciation for Missouri School Board Recognition Week.

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Cubscouts fundraiser successful

With 395 tickets sold for the 17th Annual Cub Scout Chili Supper, many of the community came out to support Cub Scout Pack 120 on Saturday, Jan. 24 in its fundraiser.

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Taylor reported doing well following accident

Gary Taylor, 55, is recovering from an accident which resulted in his being transported to University of Missouri Health Center via Staff for Life.

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Highway fatality occurs in county on Friday

A Holts Summit man was killed in a vehicle collision in Moniteau County Friday morning.

Democrat Club plans Truman Day dinner

The Moniteau County Democrat Club met at the Nic Nac Café Thursday night for its monthly meeting with many in attendance.

MCMC plans meeting for community garden

The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) will host a meeting to discuss a community garden Feb. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m.

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CMS students participate in West Central All-District Honors Band

There were 14 members of the California Middle School Band who participated in the 2015 West Central Missouri Music Educators Association All-District Honor Band.

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CHS Academic Team excels

The California High School Academic Team for the 2014-15 school year is represented by four team members. Juniors, Mason Albertson, Morgan Carpenter and Jarod McKee and freshman Jack Johnston.

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St. Paul’s hosts Red Cross Blood Drive

Fortunately the weather was nice and the sun was shining so St. Paul’s Lutheran Church was able to open their doors to host a blood drive Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Jamestown celebrates homecoming

Homecoming 2015 was full of exciting, fast paced ballgames, a couple of fun Sapphire dances and an elegant coronation. Bleachers were filled with enthusiastic, exuberate Jamestown fans supporting their teams in the “nail biters” against Prairie Home. After two overtimes, unfortunately the girls lost 59-65 but the boys beat their rival 48-47.

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School Board Appreciation Week observed in Prairie Home

The Prairie Home School Board was recognized during School Board Appreciation Week.

Russellville to celebrate Homecoming Feb. 6

RUSSELLVILLE — “Living in the USA” will be the 2015 Homecoming theme for Russellville High School.

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Auto dealers sue Revenue department over Tesla 'dealer' license

Osage Industries of Linn and 380 Missouri auto dealers sue over Revenue department's granting dealer license to electric car maker.

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Knipp named MASWCD state educator of the year

Carla Knipp was named the Missouri Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts 2014 State Educator of the Year and was recognized during the MASWCD Annual Conference held at Tan-Tar-A Resort on Dec. 11, 2014.