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Vitae offered vital answer

A military career behind him, Pat Castle is on a dual marathon of running and running Vitae Foundation

Two years ago, when Carl Landwehr extended the invitation to take over the Vitae Foundation, Pat Castle had never considered Mid-Missouri as an option after retirement from the U.S. Air Force.

Ping pong offers fast serving of fun in Jefferson City

From junior high to senior citizens, paddles always ready

Ethan Johnson and Elliott Lammers approach the green table, paddles in hand. They ease quickly from palling around to sorting out who wins the first serve.

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New facility allows FFA program to better meet enrollment needs

A safer, larger and more efficient space will allow the California High School FFA program to better meet the needs of its continuously-increasing enrollment.

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High Street building traces history from taylor shop to travel agency

For nearly a century, 207 E. High St. was a staple of men’s fine clothing in Jefferson City. The ownership changed hands and the styles certainly took their turns, but the location was dependable.

Youth band to perform at Calvary Lutheran variety show Saturday

Combining music and faith

Youth band to perform at Calvary Lutheran variety show Saturday

Calvary to show scripture-based variety show

The third part in Calvary Lutheran High School’s Colossians 3:17 series will be performed at 2 p.m. Saturday in the school’s auditorium.

Human resources department recognized with award

The city’s human resources department was recognized Tuesday by CHC Wellness with a Culture of Health Award at the city council meeting.

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Farris translates Latin text of Fr. Helias

For 18 months, local Latin professor James Farris scrutinized a 150-year-old, old-world script and analyzed the impeccable grammar of Fr. Ferdinand Helias.

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Pre-K success in California

While Jodeen Maness read a book aloud, 16 busy bodies did their best to sit still on the California pre-kindergarten classroom floor.

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Area students gear up for robotics competition

‘The hardest fun you’ll ever have’

Working with computer programming, electronic circuits, Plexiglass and a kit of interchangeable frame parts, Simonsen 9th Grade Center students built their first robot, which they dubbed “Baxter,” moments before their competition this winter.

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