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Snow to continue overnight in Central Missouri

Snow will persist overnight across much of the region and continue through Monday mid-afternoon.

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California Cub Scout Pack 120 celebrates scouting anniversary with Blue and Gold Banquet

As the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) celebrate their 105th anniversary this February, Cub Scouts are more than happy to join in the celebration as partners in Scouting! Traditionally, the Blue and Gold Banquet began as a birthday party for Scouting, commemorating the formal establishment of BSA in 1910. In recent years, a Crossover Ceremony was added as the official graduation from Cub Scout Pack 120 to Boy Scout Troop 120 for those who have completed the required achievements. This is a very important milestone for each Cub Scout.

2015 Summer Reading Program Grant ‘Reading Shapes Heroes’

Sign-up begins May 21.

Volunteers an asset at Moniteau Christian Ministries Center

The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) Board of Directors held its regular monthly meeting Feb. 5 at the MCMC, located at 303 Latham Road, in California.

Hunter Education slated for Feb. 21

A Hunter Education Skills Session will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Jamestown C-1 School

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McGirk Community Building used for birthday celebrations

The Community Building was used for a birthday party Sunday. This coming Saturday the birthday for a member of the Marcia Barlowe family will be celebrated.

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‘Murder at the Banquet’ to be held March 7 at the Finke

Coming soon - The Historic Finke Theatre presents “Murder at the Banquet”, a one-act comedy.

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California Care Center announces 2014 Star of the Year

On Jan. 26, California Care Center announced Bonnie Gardner, C.M.T. as the 2014 Star of the Year.

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Boy Scouts celebrate Scout Month during February

Scouting marks 105 years in United States

Embys assist with National Marriage Encounter Conference

The Embry household on Versailles Avenue might have several “adopted” children on spaghetti or taco nights.

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Open house at Z Krafty 1s new location

An open house was held Saturday, by Z Krafty 1s, at its new location at 800 West Buchanan Street, California. The craft and sewing supplies business originally opened in late 2013 and moved the last week of January. According to owner Jenine Baker, Jamestown, the new larger premises allows for expanded classes and increased inventory.

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Aurora Montessori hosts Valentine Celebration

Many fathers and grandfathers participated in a special Valentines event at Aurora Montessori School Saturday, Feb. 7, decorated with valentine themed plates, napkins and balloons.

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California Rural Fire has annual dinner

The California Rural Fire Protection District annual dinner was held Saturday, Feb. 7, with about two dozen firefighters, board members and guests present at Rural Fire Station No. 1 for the dinner and meeting.

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Friends of Music fundraiser barbecue held Sunday

The California High School Friends of Music hosted a barbecue fundraiser Sunday at the high school commons. Members of the high school band and vocal music departments, supporters, family and friends gathered for a meal to support the CHS music program. There were 600 served.

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California Middle School Spelling Bee

At California Middle School, the top five students from each grade level competed in a building-wide spell off Friday, Feb. 6. The top three winners were determined in this event held in the middle school gym before all middle school students. Serving as moderator was volunteer parent Tom Robbins.