California Democrat Local News


St. Andrew’s science class benefits from Co-Mo program

Carla Knipp smiled as she opened the solar-panel kit in front of her sixth-grade class on Oct. 7.

Local author’s story focuses on surviving suffering

Book signing at Price James Library for John Agliata’s ‘The Envelope’

Third grade presents ‘On the Radio’

On Thursday, Oct. 16, the third grade students at California Elementary School put on a performance called “On the Radio”.

Friday is deadline to sign up for recreation league basketball

Games will begin Saturday, Nov. 15. You may also contact Jim Deeken at 573-619-7674 for more information.

Pintos dominate in Warsaw, capture Tri-County Conference Championship

After the previous two games left California head football coach Marty Albertson frustrated with his team’s inconsistent second-half play, all he was looking for Friday night at Warsaw was four solid quarters from his starters.

Pintos to host district football Friday night

The first round of Class 3 District 6 football will be played at Riley Field Friday, Oct. 24. The Pintos will face Versailles. Kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Gates will open at 5:20 p.m.

Historical Society annual dinner slated for Nov. 10

Irma Plaster reported the annual dinner is to be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran church on Nov. 10 at 6:30. The price is $10. Reservations should be made by Nov. 3 and can be made by calling Plaster at 796-2794.

Co-Mo Connect pushes area to top of speed charts

There’s a new name on top of the leaderboard of areas with the fastest Internet service in the state of Missouri.

MCMC hosts steak dinner to aid Project Share and food pantry

The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. will be hosting its third Annual Steak Dinner fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 8, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Democrat Club to meet Thursday

The Moniteau County Democratic Club will meet at the Nic Nac Café Thursday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m.

Smartypants Trivia Night to be held

Trivia Night, Satuday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m.

Future technology needs discussed at California School Board meeting

Jon Lindquist representing the High School Technology Committee, presented information about future technology needs to the California R-I School Board at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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California School Board approves new Riley Field sound system

The purchase of a new sound system for Riley Field was approved by the California R-I School Board at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 15. There were three bids, two of which included Community speakers, which Superintendent Dwight Sanders said is considered the standard for outdoor speakers.

Masonic Lodge holds fundraiser

California Masonic Lodge 183 AF and AM held a ham and bean dinner fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 18. Tickets were also sold for a drawing for a rifle. It was held in the basement of the Masonic Hall, with the food prepared in the lodge kitchen. Funds raised go to the building rehabilitation fund.

Crime Watch discusses avoiding panic as problems arise

The Moniteau County Crime Watch Association discussed dealing with arising problems without panic. The discussion was held at the organization’s quarterly meeting Monday, Oct. 13, at the Tipton Fire Department building.