California Democrat Local News


Russellville 51, Calvary 37 in boys basketball

Bond tosses in 17 points Tuesday to lead the Russellville Indians in a 51-37 win.

Amick completes ‘Soldierly Devotion’

Readers will see the World War I era through the eyes of a newlywed couple separated by military service in Jeremy Amick’s latest book, “Soldierly Devotion.”

California Democrat Newspaper rates to rise for delivery

The California Democrat will increase its subscription rates 50 cents a month effective Feb. 1.

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California gym 'X-Fit Womens' opens Jan. 1

New California gym caters exclusively to women's health and fitness

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California Area Chamber of Commerce presents awards at annual dinner

The California Area Chamber of Commerce presented awards at the annual dinner meeting Saturday, Jan. 24, held Centennial Hall at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds.

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Certificates of Appreciation presented to California school board members

California R-I School Board members were presented with Certificates of Appreciation for Missouri School Board Recognition Week.

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California Cub Scouts fundraiser successful at the Nutrition Center

With 395 tickets sold for the 17th Annual Cub Scout Chili Supper, many of the community came out to support Cub Scout Pack 120 on Saturday, Jan. 24 in its fundraiser.

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Taylor reported doing well following accident in California

Gary Taylor, 55, is recovering from an accident which resulted in his being transported to University of Missouri Health Center via Staff for Life.

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Highway fatality occurs in county on Friday on Hwy 54 near California Missouri

A Holts Summit man was killed in a vehicle collision in Moniteau County Friday morning.

Democrat Club plans Truman Day dinner

The Moniteau County Democrat Club met at the Nic Nac Café Thursday night for its monthly meeting with many in attendance.

MCMC plans meeting for community garden

The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC) will host a meeting to discuss a community garden Feb. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m.

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CMS students participate in West Central All-District Honors Band

There were 14 members of the California Middle School Band who participated in the 2015 West Central Missouri Music Educators Association All-District Honor Band.

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CHS Academic Team excels

The California High School Academic Team for the 2014-15 school year is represented by four team members. Juniors, Mason Albertson, Morgan Carpenter and Jarod McKee and freshman Jack Johnston.

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St. Paul’s hosts Red Cross Blood Drive in California

Fortunately the weather was nice and the sun was shining so St. Paul’s Lutheran Church was able to open their doors to host a blood drive Thursday, Jan. 22.

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Jamestown celebrates homecoming

Homecoming 2015 was full of exciting, fast paced ballgames, a couple of fun Sapphire dances and an elegant coronation. Bleachers were filled with enthusiastic, exuberate Jamestown fans supporting their teams in the “nail biters” against Prairie Home. After two overtimes, unfortunately the girls lost 59-65 but the boys beat their rival 48-47.