Paula Earls

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary

The California Area Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday, March 12.

Daylight saving time to begin Sunday

Be sure to change your clocks Saturday night, since Sunday, March 8, is the day the time “springs forward” by one hour.

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CES second grade presents ‘A Day in the Country’

A musical concert was performed at California Performing Arts Center Thursday, Feb. 26, by the California Elementary second graders.

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New ag building dedicated at California High School

Members of the community toured the new Ag building facility, talked with FFA members and advisors and enjoyed lunch, Thursday, Feb. 26. Hot dogs, chips, beans and cookies were served from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. as part of FFA Week. The building dedication began at 12:30 p.m. with approximately 200 students, faculty, staff, school board members and community members in attendance.

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Lincoln visits Jamestown C-I

Mark Rehagen aka Abraham Lincoln presented the life story to the students at Jamestown Wednesday, Feb. 18.

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High Point R-III hosts Spelling Bee

Students at High Point R-III competed in a school wide spelling bee Thursday, Feb. 19. Third and fourth grade teacher Galen Maples organized the event for the school.

California Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner nets over $5,000 for scholarships

Jenny Brown, treasurer, presented the treasurer’s report, as well, as the annual dinner and scholarship budgets. Auction items and cash donations received netted the scholarship fund $5,071.25.

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Highway fatality occurs in county on Friday on Hwy 54 near California Missouri

A Holts Summit man was killed in a vehicle collision in Moniteau County Friday morning.

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CHS Academic Team excels

The California High School Academic Team for the 2014-15 school year is represented by four team members. Juniors, Mason Albertson, Morgan Carpenter and Jarod McKee and freshman Jack Johnston.

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St. Paul’s hosts Red Cross Blood Drive in California

Fortunately the weather was nice and the sun was shining so St. Paul’s Lutheran Church was able to open their doors to host a blood drive Thursday, Jan. 22.

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