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California Disc Golf Club plans tourney

California Disc Golf Club counts the first membership drive, Saturday, July 18, a success with 32 people present for big event. This drive to increase membership is one of the steps towards a planned “Ham and Turkey Toss” tournament to be during the Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival on the third Saturday in September.

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Exploring Art in the Park

It was a week of “exploring art” for young people in Proctor Park last week, July 20-24. The sessions, held in Rohrbach Pavilion, were presented by the City of California Parks and Recreation. Students entered in the program received a t-shirt and art supply.

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Camp held for Flag Corps at CHS

The Flag Corps Camp has been held in coordination with the the California Pinto Pride Band Camp on Riley Field and inside the high school building.

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Pinto Pride Band Camp in session

The first week of California’s Pinto Pride Band Camp offered several different samples of weather to get the band accustomed to outdoor performances.

149th Moniteau County Fair kicks off Saturday

It’s time once more for everyone to come out and enjoy the 2015 Moniteau County Fair, the 149th since the fair began in 1866. This year, the pre-festivities, including the parade, begin on Saturday, Aug. 1. The big event closes Saturday, Aug. 8. The Baby Show is at 6 p.m., followed by the Demolition Derby beginning at 8 p.m.

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California Police Department at full-staff

The swearing in of two new full-time police officers brings the City of California Police Department to eight officers, the number approved by the California Board of Aldermen.

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Annual Ice Cream Social held by Historical Society

The Moniteau County Historical Society held its Annual Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 18. Sandwiches, chips, homemade desserts along with ice cream and drinks were served at the fundraiser. The funds raised go towards operating costs of the Cultural Heritage Center and Genealogy Library.

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Cattle have it easier this year

The pastures are green, which is not always the case in mid-July. Also, the ponds are full. It’s a little unusual to have both of these. These facts bode well for the area cattlemen.

Light July agenda for school board meeting

Approval of the June payroll, the bills for July and the minutes of the previous meeting topped the agenda for the July 15 meeting of the California R-I School Board meeting.

911 personnel to attend conference in Columbia

There were five 911 personnel approved to attend the Missouri Communications Conference on Sept. 14-16 in Columbia.

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