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Cemetery keepers provide headstone decoration

Published Apr. 25 2018

A loved one's grave in Moniteau County may receive a touch of remembrance, even if family members cannot make it...

Local man authors preteen book

Published Apr. 25 2018

The fifth book written for preteens by Bruce Isham is available in California and Jefferson City.According to Isham, "Adventure on...

California fifth grade presents 'Thwacked'

Published Apr. 25 2018

The California R-1 Elementary School fifth graders presented "Thwacked" on April 19 at the California High School.

Library numbers shocking

Published Apr. 25 2018

A genuine sense of shock and glee was expressed by Moniteau County Library District board members April 19 at hearing...

Mural location may delay quick start

Published Apr. 25 2018

The first mural in the hoped-for set of 10, supported by the California Progress Inc., is ready in concept.

Many comments oppose Tipton East CAFO at meeting

Published Apr. 25 2018

More than 160 people crowded into a little country club on an overcast spring evening, but they weren't there for...

School retirees, employees appreciated for service

Published Apr. 25 2018

A steak dinner, complete with ice cream served by board members and administrators, expressed appreciation for California school's more than...

Russellville preschool program moving to 5 days per week

Published Apr. 25 2018

RUSSELLVILLE — The Cole R-1 Board of Education thanked its former president, Debbie Malzner, for her six years of service...

Trike-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude

Published Apr. 25 2018

The California Kids Daycare is hosting a trike-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital April 27.

Burger's experiences 20 percent growth

Published Apr. 25 2018

The real growth experienced in the past year by Burger's Smokehouse exceeds its totals from 1985.That translates into 20 percent...

City gets early start on 'trash bash'

Published Apr. 25 2018

The California residents got an early start, beginning the spring clean-up April 15, the first day of the 16th annual...

Fuel costs continue to rise

Published Apr. 25 2018

Average retail gasoline prices in Missouri have risen 1.6-cents-per-gallon in the past week, averaging $2.

Cruising Crowe's calls motorcyclists to Centertown

Published Apr. 25 2018

The Cruising Crowe's motorcycle shop is the culmination of a long journey that began at rummage sales and continues as...

First of 2 services to honor fallen deputy takes place today

Published Apr. 24 2018

The first of two services to honor a fallen Miller County Sheriff's Department Deputy is scheduled today.

City seeks to fill First Ward seat

Published Apr. 18 2018

At the meeting to reorganize the California Board of Aldermen on Monday, the need for a Ward 1 alderman was...

Drinkard renovation improves uptown looks

Published Apr. 18 2018

The recent renovation of a building at the corner of Railroad Avenue and South Oak Street, across from the California...

Chamber continues community traditions

Published Apr. 18 2018

The California Area Chamber of Commerce has 124 members registered for the new year. Renewals were due April 15.

School board reorganizes, set to tackle budget

Published Apr. 18 2018

The Moniteau County R-1 School District's Board of Education restructured April 11, adding two newly elected members, saying "good-bye" to...

Work-ready program to boost business prospects

Published Apr. 18 2018

Moniteau County has received the ACT Workkeys National Career Readiness Certificate.After years of working toward the goal, Executive Director Mike...

Park and Rec has new website

Published Apr. 18 2018

California's Park and Recreation will be using a new online system for people to visit.

The DeepWater Band performs for March of Dimes

Published Apr. 18 2018

Country fans, pull on your dancing galoshes, because The DeepWater Band plans to pack the house for a "honky tonk...

California man in custody after chase in Moniteau County

Published Apr. 16 2018

A California man was arrested Sunday following a chase with authorities in Moniteau County

2 in custody following traffic stop in Stover

Published Apr. 13 2018

Morgan County and Moniteau County authorities were involved in the apprehension of two people following a traffic stop this week...