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California school board updated on proposed bond issue

Published Apr. 24 2019

Plans for a projected 2020 bond issue to fund updates on the three campuses of the Moniteau County R-1 School...

Staff appreciation day honors educators

Published Apr. 24 2019

As the school year is coming to a close, the administration of Moniteau County R-1 School District dedicated April 19...

Drug Takeback Day on tap at police department

Published Apr. 24 2019

The California Police Department will be participating in a national drug takeback day designed to collect prescription drugs that are...

CHS greenhouse begins to bloom for spring audiences

Published Apr. 24 2019

After spending a year in dormancy, the California High School greenhouse is open for business until the end of the...

Charging station coming to library on trial basis

Published Apr. 24 2019

A courtesy charging station will soon be added to the Moniteau County Library.

Projects in place to get ready for bicentennial celebration

Published Apr. 24 2019

At the request of the Moniteau County Commission, the Moniteau County Historical Society has agreed to lead the county's participation...

Moniteau County Historical Society provides flower service for cemeteries

Published Apr. 24 2019

A simple request to help decorate a grave for Memorial Day from a relative who had moved hundreds of miles...

Speeches, re-enactments set at Enloe Cemetery

Published Apr. 24 2019

Area history will be recognized for the first time at the Enloe Cemetery.

Day of Prayer to honor law enforcement

Published Apr. 24 2019

The community will come together May 2 to celebrate the National Day of Prayer; the ceremony will include a special...

Painting event shows everyone's an artist

Published Apr. 24 2019

Looking to put more art in the community, Carol Mesey began offering painting courses as a relaxing outlet for all...

Youth plant a piece of history

Published Apr. 24 2019

Appropriately on Earth Day, Moniteau County Twin City 4-H members got their hands dirty.

Burger jumps into school board

Published Apr. 24 2019

Spring brings new flowers, different weather and in the case of the Moniteau County R-1 School Board, a new member.

Shamrock 4-H breakfast fundraiser set for Saturday

Published Apr. 24 2019

Shamrock 4-H has scheduled a country breakfast fundraiser that will feature bacon, country ham, sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs...

Cattlemen's association to sell steak sandwiches

Published Apr. 24 2019

Members of the Moniteau County Cattlemen's Association will be selling steak sandwiches with proceeds going toward its scholarship fund.

Moniteau County to consider tax hike in 2020

Published Apr. 24 2019

Back-to-back years of expenses outpacing revenue has put Moniteau County in a position where a tax increase may be needed,...

Nutrition Center update

Published Apr. 24 2019

Construction of a new office in the California Nutrition Center has begun.

Ventriloquist scheduled for Finke Theatre

Published Apr. 24 2019

Would you like to meet a talking dog?Todd Oliver and Irving the Talking Dog are coming to the Finke Theatre.

Sen. Mike Bernskoetter confident CAFO bill will pass

Published Apr. 21 2019

State Sen. Mike Bernskoetter said Friday he remains confident his bill limiting local regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations, or...

5K to raise funds for California marching band

Published Apr. 17 2019

The track at California High School will be the source of a colorful explosion in an effort to raise funds...

Art class on tap Saturday

Published Apr. 17 2019

The California Nutrition Center is offering a painting course for community members.

Versailles man arrested after chase in Moniteau County

Published Apr. 17 2019

Eric Riggs, 39, of Versailles, was arrested following a Tuesday pursuit with authorities in Moniteau County.

How the Kingdom of Callaway came to be

Published Apr. 17 2019

By Elizabeth DavisIn 1861, Callaway County made history by seceding from the Union, but also by refusing to join the...

Looking back

Published Apr. 17 2019

100 years ago - Tanks from World War 1 arrived for a visit to California. The tanks gave demonstrations of...