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Three complete Missouri Option diploma requirements

Three young people received California High School diplomas as part of the Missouri Option program at the regular California R-I School Board meeting Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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Clay Farm Supply hosts Sen. Blunt

The rescheduled visit of U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt to Moniteau County to discuss the impact of executive over-reach and over-regulation was hosted by Clay Farm Supply, Jamestown, Tuesday, Feb. 17.

Moniteau County 911 board hears concerns of fire districts

Tipton Fire Chief Aaron Fassler presented concerns to the Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors at the Feb. 19 meeting about paging for medical calls outside its district and would like to restructure the use of the department’s resources. Fortuna Fire Chief Richard Lawson and Chris Clifford of the California Rural Fire Protection District were present. Plans are to attend a future fire chief’s meeting and consider the matter.

April 7 General Municipal Election Information

For the 2015 General Municipal Election on April 7, the deadline date for voter registration is March 11. Absentee ballots are available from Feb. 24 through April 6.

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Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office works with community

The year 2014 was a busy and productive one for the Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Jeptha “J” Gump, looking back at his tenth year in office, reported a total of 4,340 calls with 512 arrests made by the department in 2014.

More details on California trash pickup schedule changes

There are more details available about the upcoming changes in the pickup schedule of the City of California Sanitation Department.

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California MFA customer appreciation day

California MFA Agri Services, 61338 West Business 50, held a customer appreciation day with an open house and lunch on Friday, Feb. 13.

Mid-Mo Ambulance board given baserate comparison

Administrator Lee Kempf presented the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors, at its Wednesday, Feb. 11 meeting, with a comparison of Mid-Mo Ambulance billing and another area ambulance district.

Moniteau County Cattlemen will hold steak dinner meeting Feb. 24

The Moniteau County Cattleman’s Association will hold its monthly steak dinner meeting, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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First major snowfall of the winter arrives in county

There have been a couple of incidents of snowfall this winter before this weekend, but they barely qualified as flurries. The snow which began Sunday evening continued on through the night and amounted to about two inches on the ground by noon Monday. Another inch was expected before the storm ended Monday evening.

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