California Democrat Local News
The Aurora alumni banquet will be held Saturday, May 23.
The “Masquerade” themed California Junior-Senior Prom was held Saturday, April 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall, St. Martins.
The City of California Board of Alderman was called to order by Mayor Norris Gerhart Tuesday, April 21, for a special meeting. With a quorum present, the certified election results were read and accepted by the council.
It was a big event at Blankenship Insurance Thursday, April 23, when a plaque was presented to the agency by Auto Owners Insurance Company in recognition of “50 years of outstanding service.”
Students arriving for school Wednesday, April 22, were greeted with what appeared to be a major collision in the parking lot of the school. In reality the crash was staged to illustrate Safe Driving Day.
Fifth and sixth grade students and teachers in Moniteau County attended the Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District and Progressive Agriculture Annual Student Conservation Safety Day. On Tuesday, April 21, 179 students and teachers from California R-I, Clarksburg C-2, Jamestown C-I and Tipton R-VI attended the event at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds in California.
The second annual Cinco de Mayo is planned for downtown California, Saturday, May 2.
A community meeting for the California area is planned for Wednesday, May 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the City Hall public meeting room. Area residents are invited to attend this discussion session. If you wish to participate, please call Andrea Kincaid at 573-796-3412 to reserve your spot.
Bristol Manor of California, a local residential care facility and member of the Missouri Assisted Living Association, was awarded the Certificate of Excellence certifying that the facility was “Deficiency Free” in 2014, by Missouri Assisted Living Association.
The Russellville schools board of education elected new officers at its April meeting.
The Capitol was bustling with activity as 441 high school students and their chaperons took part in Missouri Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Day, April 9. This is the 21st year for the event, sponsored by the organization’s Promotion and Education Program.
Tuesday, April 21, New Beginnings Church hosted a Family Fun Night for the families of Parents as Teachers and CMCA Moniteau County Head Start at California Elementary School. The evening included free hot dogs, chips and games for the family.
High school announces fourth quarter Pinto Awards
Moniteau County R-1 recently held its Employee Appreciation Luncheon at the California High School Commons. A luncheon was served to honor faculty, staff and board members. Dwight Sanders, Superintendent of Schools, recognized the 2014-2015 school board members.
The 26th annual season of “Sunday Night Thunder” rolls off Sunday, May 3, in California.