The American Heart Association, through its Go Red For Women movement, urges everyone to support the fight against heart disease by wearing red on National Wear Red Day® – Friday, Feb. 5. American Heart Month is February, a perfect time to focus on the prevalence of heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer.
The Moniteau County Democrat meeting met at the Nic Nac Cafe on Jan. 28.
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.
An ordinance to put an issue before the voters was approved Monday, Jan. 25, at a special meeting of the City of California Board of Aldermen. The ballot issue, called a local use tax, will be on the ballot for the April 5 election.
The California R-I School Board was recognized in advance of School Board Recognition Week, which is Jan. 24-30. A proclamation from Gov. Jay Nixon was read and each board member presented with a certificate of appreciation.
Emergency responders in the area went to aid a horse that had fallen through the ice in a pond on East Railroad Road, near McGirk. That event was Wednesday, Jan. 20. On Thursday, Jan. 21, a cow was assisted from a similar situation south of California.
The last day for filing for the upcoming municipal election was Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m. The election is Tuesday, April 5, for school boards, city offices, fire districts, ambulance districts, water districts and local and county issues.
The California Area Chamber of Commerce presented awards at the annual dinner meeting Saturday, Jan. 23, held at Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.
Veteran served as Navy corpsman while assigned to Marine Corps in Japan
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.
Fatima tried to rally late, but the California girls basketball team hit late free throws to hold on for a 58-50 win Monday.
Jaylin Freeman scored 19 points, helping California notch a 57-42 victory over Versailles on Friday at California High School.
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.
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.
The California High School Math Team competed in the division for large schools at the Camdenton Math Contest Saturday, Jan. 16.
Feb. 5, the school will be packed. Many will be in the stands, cheering on the Eagles against the Bunceton Dragons, but a few will be in their favorite dress clothes, wondering about the coronation.
Here are school and weather-related announcements for Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.
Correction for print edition of California Democrat
Save the date…April 9
Neither team led by more than four points until late in the third quarter during Friday’s fifth-place game of the California Tournament between California and Battle.