California Democrat Local News
The winners of the 24th Ham and Turkey Festival Car Show are listed below. In addition to the class judging five special trophies were awarded for Best Interior, Best Paint, Mayor’s Choice, Best of Show Car and best of Show Truck. The event was sponsored by New Creation Automotive, Jason and Heather Borghardt.
Thick pork loin chops, baked potato, cole slaw and desserts were served to about 190 California Shooters Club members and guests on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the club’s building on the grounds on Shooters Club Road. The meat was grilled outside with plenty of experienced cooks seeing to the proper tenderness and juiciness of the pork loin chops.
An area woman was fatally injured as the result of an incident in which a motorcycle ran off the road and struck a tree on Route 125, seven and a half miles north of Rueter, in Taney County.
A special celebratory church service was held Sunday morning at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Jamestown. The congregation joined with sister churches Immanuel Lutheran, Pleasant Grove, and Trinity Lutheran, Clarks Fork, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the reopening of the Jamestown church.
The California R-I School Board members were informed, at the regular board meeting on Sept. 17, of details concerning the Homecoming which is Friday, Oct. 3. This year, because of the time needed to get from the lineup at the swimming pool to the new football field. The students will be dismissed from school at 1 p.m., with the parade starting at 1:30 p.m. at the swimming pool. The parade route will be the same as last year, with Grand Marshals Dean and Billie Bolin, Class of 1964. The Pep Rally at the high school will begin about 2:30 p.m. The Homecoming Coronation will be at 6:30 p.m.
Norris and Lesley Gerhart hosted a 35th anniversary celebration at their business, Mr. G’s Liquor Store, Saturday, Sept. 27. The event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. drew many people to enjoy Billy’s Chili Dogs, taste their choice of wine or beer, receive a cool cup, t-shirt, hat and register for a Mr. G’s Cooler.
The California High School Choral Department presented a Fall Concert at the auditorium Sunday, Sept. 28. The event included performances by the different vocal groups, as well as the combined choirs.
2014 Week 6 Previews
This week's issue of Goal Lines features football previews for Jefferson City, Helias, Blair Oaks, California, Fulton, South Callaway, North Callaway, Camdenton, Eldon, School of the Osage and Versailles.
September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, and a time to recognize what is being done for pediatric cancer research and advocacy.
The Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival was capped off with races at the main arena of the Moniteau County Fairgrounds in California Saturday night. On the agenda were the Compact Figure and and Tuff Truck races.
The Moniteau County Democratic Club will meet at the Nic Nac Restaurant Thursday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. The club will set a date for the highway trash pickup on the assigned mile route of Highway 50 east.
Congressional candidate Nate Irvin announced his support Monday for the campaign to get Gov. Jay Nixon to free Jeff Mizanskey from state prison, where he’s serving a life sentence for multiple marijuana convictions.
There has been a wonderful variety of produce at the Farmer’s Market this spring, summer and now autumn. The produce vendors have worked hard to grow and market a wide variety of products for the local consumers.
Ozark Ham and Turkey Bingo
Fisher and Combs win Diaper Derby