Paula Earls

Editor- California Democrat


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California second graders learn about city government first hand

The California Elementary second grade classes of Nancy Abernathy, Jennifer Cain, Jennifer Dampf, Sarah Hays and Rhiannon Kendrick walked to California’s City Hall at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19. The weather cooperated as it was a gorgeous day for the outing. California City Police also assisted the students as they made their way by blocking streets as they passed.

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Children enjoyed the Petting Zoo

Barnyard Fun

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Barbecue a success

The annual barbecue pork steak cook off with amateurs and professionals, began at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, downtown in the Commerce Bank parking lot.

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Bingo popular on the Court House Lawn

Ozark Ham and Turkey Bingo

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Kids’ Korner held on the Post Office Lawn

Special activities for children ages 10 and under

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The 16th Annual Diaper Derby was held at Village Green

Fisher and Combs win Diaper Derby

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California prepares for annual festival

Brad Baer, Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival chairman, stated the committee met Tuesday, Sept. 2. Festival t-shirts are available for $15 each.

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High Point R-III host Grandparents Day

Friday, Sept. 12, the High Point R-III School opened its doors to the grandparents of its students. A very large number was in attendance.

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High Point school begins new school year

Excitement filled the air at High Point R-III school as classes began Thursday, Aug. 14, with Stan Elliott at the helm as administrator.

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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