California Democrat Local News


Dancing With the Stars event slated for April

Save the date…April 9

Candidates for the April elections in the city of California

The last day for filing for the upcoming municipal election was Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 5 p.m.

Winners announced from annual St. Michael’s Parish Nights of Columbus free-throw competition

RUSSELLVILLE — The St. Michael’s Parish Knights of Columbus hosted its annual free-throw competition Friday, Jan. 15, at the Russellville Elementary School.

Troop 120 participates in Klondike Derby

Boy Scout Troop 120 traveled to Camp Hohn to participate in a Klondike Derby last weekend.

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Kindergarten Nursery Rhyme Day held Friday

The California Kindergartners filled the seats in the California High School Auditorium with parents, friends, family and guests, Friday, Jan. 15, for Nursery Rhyme Day.

Bids opened for California Mid-Mo Ambulance Base

Bids for construction of a new ambulance base in California were opened Wednesday, Jan. 13, at the regular monthly meeting of the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors.

Emergency Dispatch 911 Board approves 2016 budget

Administrator Corey Sullivan presented the 2016 budget to the 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors at the Jan. 14 meeting.

MRED presents 2016 priorities, reviews 2015 activities

The priorities for 2016 were presented to the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) Board of Directors at the annual meeting, held at Burgher Haus, California, on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Chairman Mike Kelley also listed the accomplishments for 2015.

Tipton R-VI Board hears report on bus service

Tipton R-VI School Board heard a report on the bus service transition from district -owned to contracted at the regular monthly meeting, Monday, Jan. 11.

A thousand years after his death, King Canute gives a lesson for today

The story of King Canute, who lived from about 944 to 1035, serves as a lesson for leaders of today. Especially in regard to understanding the power of nature, and, yes, scientific understanding.

School closings, weather-related announcements for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Here are school closings and weather-related announcements for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016.

School and weather-related announcements for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016

Here are weather-related announcements for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.

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Pinto Pride Marching Band takes Florida

The California Pinto Pride Marching Band returned home following a week in sunny and warm Florida. The 66 member band, under direction of Dustijn Hollon and assistant directors Stacy Davis and Erika DeMoss participated in three parades while in Florida.

2016 First Baby Contest continues

The 2016 First Baby of Moniteau County Contest continues.

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Moniteau County Republicans to meet in Tipton

Moniteau Countian, Drew Dampf, will be the speaker. Dampf is on the staff of State Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe.