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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...

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...

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...

Co-Mo offering scholarship to local students

Published Apr. 24 2019

Co-Mo Electric is offering a scholarship for local students looking to further their education.Over 21 years, Co-Mo has given out...

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,...

Second wave of surveys for Russellville residents

Published Apr. 23 2019

The city of Russellville is struggling to get residents to respond to a U.S. Census Bureau survey.

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...

'Clean Missouri' group concerned with Legislature's proposed amendment

Published Apr. 21 2019

The group "Clean Missouri," which backed the proposed constitutional amendment of the same name, is worried state lawmakers will ask...

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.

Macks Creek man arrested for illegal drug possession in Moniteau County

Published Apr. 12 2019

Clinton Clough, of Macks Creek, was arrested for illegal drug possession this week in Moniteau County.

Cycle chapter promotes child-abuse awareness

Published Apr. 10 2019

For the first time, motorcyclists with Bikers Against Child Abuse visited California to spread awareness about child abuse.

California farm girl creates GPS for cattle

Published Apr. 10 2019

After graduating from California High School in 2015, Libby Martin went to the University of Missouri and earned an animal...

Central Missouri co-op awarded $72 million in loans

Published Apr. 10 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday awarded $72,153,000 in loans to a Central Missouri-based electricity generation and transmission cooperative.

Incumbents re-elected in Prairie Home

Published Apr. 10 2019

PRAIRIE HOME — Two incumbent school board members were re-elected April 2 to the Prairie Home R-5 Board of Education.

Tipton woman arrested for meth

Published Apr. 10 2019

A vehicle stop for a license plate violation resulted in the April 6 arrest of a Tipton woman for methamphetamine.

Senator's CAFO bill ready for debate

Published Apr. 10 2019

As Missouri senators prepare to debate a bill limiting county officials' power to regulate confined animal feeding operations within their...

Arts added to Russellville summer school

Published Apr. 10 2019

An improvement to the Russellville summer school program has added arts to the mix. Larissa Mehmert, Title 1 math instructor,...

Students' art on display

Published Apr. 10 2019

Several Russellville middle and high school students had their art on display April 1-8 at the Show-Me Conference Art Show...

Youth football contact a difficult issue to tackle

Published Apr. 10 2019

The majority of U.S. parents support minimum ages for tackling in youth football, according to a new report by the...

Report: Changes to federal program improved weight outcomes

Published Apr. 10 2019

Missouri was one of 31 states that recorded modest decreases in obesity among young children following changes to a federal...

Trees can be culprit for many allergies

Published Apr. 10 2019

As the old saying goes, "Spring comes in like a lamb." Right beside that lamb is the emergence of trees,...

4 arrested in Tipton for drug trafficking

Published Apr. 10 2019

The search of a Tipton residence for suspected drug trafficking led to the arrest of four people April 4.

County seats filled without election due to lack of candidates

Published Apr. 10 2019

Several Moniteau County offices and seats have been filled without an election due to an absence of other candidates.