Stories by Paula
Upon completion on the study of weather third graders were treated Thursday, Jan. 28, to a visit from local weather meteorologist, Zach Paul, with KRCG TV.
Nail biting game with 3 overtimes
Jaylin Freeman scored 19 points, helping California notch a 57-42 victory over Versailles on Friday at California High School.
Friday, Jan. 22, the Prairie Home Lady Panthers defeated the Russellville Russellville Lady Indians 78-20. The Lady Panthers only have six players. According to Coach Dalton Armontrout they were not trying to bust the clock, they just do not have a second string to put into the game.
Brad Clay, community president, Commerce Bank, Moniteau County, announced Cale Brown has been promoted to Branch Manager of Commerce Bank’s California and Tipton Banking Centers.
Jacob Wolken scored 15 points, helping California notch a 47-46 victory over Osage on Monday. On a two-pointer from Wyatt Bestgen, California sealed their victory in the fourth quarter.
The California High School Math Team competed in the division for large schools at the Camdenton Math Contest Saturday, Jan. 16.
Tonight the Pintos are back in action as they play Boonville at 9 p.m. In the opening boys game tonight Marshall will play Southern Boone at 7:30 p.m. The California Lady Pintos will play Marshall at 4:30 p.m. followed by Battle facing Fulton at 6:30 p.m.
Area Basketball results
The 2016 First Baby of Moniteau County Contest continues.
The California Lady Pintos fall to Boonville 50-44 in the opening round of the California Tournament.
California residents join Operation Christmas Child to send Christmas joy to children in need worldwide
Nearly 208,000 children will soon experience the joy of Christmas, thanks to the California and other Missouri communities.
The California Lady Pintos defeated the Centralia Lady Panthers 62-36 at home Monday, Dec. 14.
The citizen, business and volunteer of the year will be announced at the event. To nominate someone for one of these honors please call the chamber office at 573-796-3040 or go by between 8 a.m. and noon, Monday through Friday. All nominations must be received by Thursday, Dec. 31.
The Jamestown Lady Eagles posted a 57-35 win Thursday against the Russellville Lady Indians Thursday, Dec. 10.
The California Pintos defeated the the Jamestown Eagles 48-41 Friday, Dec. 11.
Fire officials were called to the Tipton Correctional Center Thursday, Dec. 10, around 4:20 p.m.
California Elementary School fifth graders presented the funds gained from the “Circle of Sharing Project” to the California Kiwanis Club on Monday, Dec. 14, at the elementary school. It was accepted by Kiwanis members President Peter Kurowski and past president Bobby Roll.
The High Point seventh and eighth grade classes raised $770 Saturday, Dec. 5, at the first High Point Christmas Shopping Extravaganza.
Billi Galliher, 10, competed in the MRCA finals at Lake St. Louis Oct. 22-24.
Local volunteers join Samaritan’s Purse to collect 800 shoebox gifts for children in poverty overseas
Donnie Flippin Jan. 22, 1940 - Oct. 27, 2015
Thursday night, Oct. 28, Jamestown School hosted its first Night Reading is a family reading event.
Jamestown fifth grade teacher Wendy Barker could not take her students to all the biomes in the world so she brought as many as possible to the Jamestown school via books, encyclopedias and the internet.
The 2015 Moniteau County taxes will be mailed out Friday, Oct. 30. The real estate tax will be collected for 2015 amounts to $6,532,018.42 and the personal tax will be $2,362,941.09. Railroad and Utility tax is $1,657,571.53. As of March 1, 2015, the back tax books showed $855,667.25 still on the books. Over 65 percent of these have been collected. This amount includes real estate and personal for three back years.
“I can, you can, we can: being drug free comes in cans!”
The Pinto Pride Band had a successful day at the 2015 Monroe City Black & Gold Marching Festival on Saturday Oct. 3 in Monroe City. The festival featured four different competitions and there were 11 bands in the 3A division.
Libbert remembered for his friendship, smile and giant "Kaleb Hugs"
The menu consists of Burger’s ham, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, coffee, milk and juice for $9.
The annual Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival was held Saturday, Sept. 19, with many of California schools musical children performing on the North Stage performances.
The World’s Largest Turkey Sub Sandwich, sponsored by Cargill, Inc., was constructed on the south side of the Courthouse Square Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Annual Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival.
The 17th annual Ozark Ham and Turkey Diaper Derby was held on the post office lawn with baby races at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19.
Accident on Tuesday afternoon calls for the Staff for Life
Approximately 230 students in kindergarten through 12th grade arrived at Jamestown bright and early Monday, Aug. 17. Superintendent Ellen Ash and Principal Matt McDannold were on hand welcoming all the students back to school.
”The neatest little opera house in Central Missouri”
Executive Secretary Diane Eulinger became a very appreciated part of the California Area Chamber of Commerce very quickly four and a half years ago when she began her duties.
With the fourth of July quickly approaching many people will hang a flag in remembrance of our country’s birthday, However, Cheryl and Leroy Porter, who live just outside of High Point, have hung more than just a flag. They have an amazing patriotic porch. From the flowers, to the color scheme and lighting, the patriotism almost sings to you.
The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting was called to order by President Jason Witt, Thursday at 8 a.m. The board approved the minutes and treasurer’s report from the previous meeting.
Summer Reading - "Reading Shapes Heroes"
The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting was held Thursday at the California City Hall meeting room. The board heard the minutes from the previous meeting, the treasurer’s and the secretary’s reports and approved all as presented.
Parasol Puppets to be performed at the Moniteau County Library
High Point R-III students presented “Summer’s Coming” Thursday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m. for friends and family gathered in the gym.
The California Area Chamber of Commerce Board meeting was held Thursday at the California City Hall meeting room.
New place to get a great beverage in California!
The California Area Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday, March 12.
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.
A musical concert was performed at California Performing Arts Center Thursday, Feb. 26, by the California Elementary second graders.
Be sure to change your clocks Saturday night, since Sunday, March 8, is the day the time “springs forward” by one hour.
Mark Rehagen aka Abraham Lincoln presented the life story to the students at Jamestown Wednesday, Feb. 18.
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.