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Lady Blue Jays honored for national ranking

Recognizing the Westminster College Lady Blue Jays basketball team’s recent prestigious national academic achievement, Missouri State Representative Jeanie Riddle presented a Missouri House of Representatives Resolution to the team Dec. 3.

Co-Mo returning $2 million to members

Tipton — Co-Mo Electric Cooperative members are receiving their portion of $2 million in retired capital credits on their electric bills.

Hayes inducted into the Drury Sports Hall of Fame

Julie Wells Hayes was inducted into the Drury Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies recently held at Findlay Student Center on the campus of Drury University in Springfield.

Christmas Open House

Inspired Designs was a buzz Saturday, Dec. 6, during Christmas California Style.

Winding Road Gifts hosts Open House

Jo Winkler and daughter Julie Bolinger hosted a Christmas open house in conjunction with Christmas California Style Saturday, Dec. 6, in California.

Holiday Gospel concert proclaims Christian story

Tenor Ernie Haase has been singing Southern Gospel for a long time — over half his life. And he’ll celebrate his 50th birthday Friday, by singing in Jefferson City.

Arrest made in cattle theft

Following the alleged theft of cattle from a sale barn in Miller County on Friday, Nov. 21, law enforcement agencies were alerted to be on the lookout for a suspected vehicle.

Man pleads guilty to Mandy Black murder

Joseph Arbeiter, 66, Sedalia, entered a guilty plea to Class A Felony murder of Mandy Black, 35, in the first degree

Make preparations for winter weather

Winter weather can be devastating. Extreme weather of any kind can be a problem, but winter weather can knock out heat, power and communication services to your home or office, sometimes for days at a time.

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Open house at Central Missouri Community Action

The Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) held an open house Monday...

United Methodist Church Christmas Cookie Sale

The ladies of the United Methodist Church, California, had a very successful cookie sale Saturday, Dec. 6, at the church fellowship hall.

California welcomes holiday season

The annual California Christmas Parade Saturday evening, Dec. 6, with the theme of “Toyland.”

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Strong turnout at CPI 25th anniversary Christmas meeting

The 25th Annual Christmas Dinner of California Progress, Inc. (CPI) drew a good turnout Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the California Event Center on the Courthouse Square.

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Pintos’ success on the field leads to All-District football honors

Being selected to the All-District football team is considered one of the top individual honors.