California Democrat Local News
A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper died in the line of duty Friday morning in Audrain County.
The 2015-16 school year has begun for California R-I students, with the first day on Thursday, Aug. 20. The school facilities are much the same, but the school improvements continued over the last year, due in part to the bond issue passed by the voters in April of 2014.
A Public Hearing for setting the CHS tax levy rate drew no comments. The hearing was held before the regular California R-I School Board meeting Wednesday, Aug. 19.
Friday and Saturday, Sept. 4 and 5 are the days set for a Fall Open House and Great Pumpkin Hunt in Old Town California (formerly California Historic District). The event will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The big event was discussed Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Board of Directors meeting of California Progress, Inc. (CPI). Old Town California is under the umbrella of CPI.
The City of California Board of Aldermen approved the tax levy rate during a special council meeting Monday, Aug. 24, following a Public Hearing on the matter.
The crowd at the annual ice cream social of the Salem UCC Saturday, Aug. 22, enjoyed the meal and socializing. The congregation dates back to 1848 when it started in the German Salem settlement, but worship services are held in the “new” church, built in 1858.
Druzenko will be sentenced later this year, along with three others who pleaded guilty this month.
Approximately 230 students in kindergarten through 12th grade arrived at Jamestown bright and early Monday, Aug. 17. Superintendent Ellen Ash and Principal Matt McDannold were on hand welcoming all the students back to school.
”The neatest little opera house in Central Missouri”
Address: 312 N. High St. Listed on the National Register: 2004 Architectural style: Late Victorian, eclectic Date of significance: 1885-1953 Built: 1885 Size: about 12,000-feet-square Architect: Jerome Legg, O.W. Steigmeyer
Westphalia veteran served in five campaigns, gassed during World War I
Executive Secretary Diane Eulinger became a very appreciated part of the California Area Chamber of Commerce very quickly four and a half years ago when she began her duties.
If you would like to make a donation to help sponsor a student please send (or drop off) the donation to California Schools, c/o Band Trip Donation, 211 South Owen Street Suite B, California, MO 65108.
New to freshmen registration this year were the student-led tours.
Developing a Moniteau County inventory of properties and buildings available, or “ready to become available” for new, relocating or expanding businesses was discussed at the Aug. 12 meeting of the MRED (Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council).