California Democrat Local News
Authorities said Monday that the human remains found in rural Moniteau County on Aug. 9 were identified as Cody Odean Thirlwall, 32, Jefferson City.
A Jamestown man died Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash in Moniteau County.
Two area crashes within 24 hours
Authorities are still investigating what caused a fire that killed a Centertown man Wednesday morning.
The Moniteau County Historical Society met Aug. 11 with President Dottie Gump presiding. A short business meeting was held.
At the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance District board of directors, the tax levy rate hearing was set for Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Tipton district office. The next regular meeting is set for Sep. 10. at 7 p.m. at the Tipton office.
The Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) board of directors met Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Nic Nac Cafe, California.
California R-I students have begun the new school year. As the 2014-15 school year began Thursday, Aug. 14, the students returned to the same school facilities as last year, but with a lot of changes, due at least in part to the bond issue passed by the voters in April.
Thursday, Aug. 14, was an eventful afternoon in the Bunceton area for law enforcement.
There were injuries to four as two vehicles collided at 5:40 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, on Highway 5 at Route W near Fortuna.
A Billings man was seriously injured when his motorcycle ran off the road on Highway 87 at Prairie Hill Road at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12.
The 2014 California CROP Walk is set for Sunday, Sept. 7. The event will begin at 4 p.m. at the Lions Club Shelter House at Proctor Park.
A Jefferson City man was taken into custody after theft of a car in Tipton, a police pursuit that began near California in Moniteau County, continued into Cole County County and ended in Jefferson City.
The Figure 8 Scramble and Tuff Truck Challenge were, as they are every year, highly competitive at the 148th Moniteau County Fair.
Attendance was good at the 148th Moniteau County Fair.