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Amendment 1:Right for Missouri rally to be held Monday

Rally at the Moniteau County Fair Grounds, Centennial Hall, Monday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.

California Area Chamber of Commerce hears MoDot presentation

Natalie Roark, District Design Engineer and Trent Brooks, Traffic Engineer for MoDOT spoke about Constitutional Amendment 7 to be voted on Aug. 5.

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Cargill’s Biggest Loser group donates to Relay for Life

Recently 54 Cargill employees participated in the company’s Biggest Loser Program.

California Woman Spells Out $50,000 Win

Karen Kirchoff purchased a “5X Crossword” ticket at Mr. G’s Liquor, 306 Buchannan St. in California, that revealed the top prize of $50,000.

Fireworks Display in Russellville on Saturday

The Russellville Lions Club has teamed up with Bax Fireworks, Community Point Bank and the Relay for Life to create a huge event, including more than 1,000 expected attendance and $5,000 in fireworks display.

Jamestown C-I Board meeting held June 12

The Jamestown C-I Board of Education met for regular session Thursday, June 12, where the meeting started off with Jamestown C-I eighth-grader Trenton Barbour delivered a proposal to the Board regarding an Eagle Scout project.

Miss Moniteau County Queen Contest

The Miss Moniteau County Queen Pageant will be held Tuesday, Aug. 5, in conjunction with the Moniteau County Fair. All queen entrants must register no later than July 24.

Save at the Missouri State Fair on Farm Bureau Day

You can harvest the fun and the savings this year during Farm Bureau/Farm Family Day at the Missouri State Fair. Take advantage of special discounts courtesy of Farm Bureau on Monday, Aug. 11.

County Crime Watch meeting to be held July 15

The Moniteau County Crime Watch will have its July meeting at the Nic Nac Café on Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m.

Save on State Fair gate admission and carnival ride wristbands

Discounted gate admission and carnival ride wristband tickets are now available for the 2014 Missouri State Fair at Missouri Break Time Convenience Stores, Orscheln Farm and Home Stores and Walgreens. These savings, and the free entertainment bonanza being offered, help to make the State Fair an affordable destination for families.

Open house scheduled for Early Literacy Activity Center in the E.M. Burger Foundation at the library

An open house and ribbon cutting will be held Wednesday, July 16, from 10:30-12:30, with a ribbon cutting scheduled at 12 noon, to celebrate the opening of the Early Literacy Activity Center in the E.M. Burger Foundation room upstairs at the library.

Severe storms hit Mid-Missouri, cut power for many

A long line of severe thunderstorms rolled through Mid-Missouri overnight, prompting thunderstorm warnings issued in multiple counties stretching from the Lake of the Ozarks into central and northeast Missouri to Quincy, Illinois.

Hartzler listening post brings comments

Austin Kramer, staff member of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, included California on the list of scheduled Listening Post visits last week.

Information for Aug. 5 Primary Election

Voter registration deadline is July 9, absentee ballots June through August 4

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The Rev. Martin Hoyer retires - again

The Rev. Martin Hoyer has retired for the second time, this time from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, California. The first time was in 1994, from Trinity Lutheran, Jefferson City, although he had actually served a number of Missouri Synod Lutheran Church congregations over 35 years.