California Democrat Local News


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New tower in works for Water District No. 2

The new water tower to supply customers of Water District No. 2

California Historic District and Masonic Lodge partner for Independence Day activities

California Masonic Lodge 183, through the leadership of George Shelley, will be sponsoring the annual Independence Day Parade on July 4

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Troop 120 attends summer camp

Scoutmaster Eric Schroeter is happy to report the weather was great.

Tribute to Veterans to be held at the Memorial

Come celebrate the 4th of July at the Albert Jobe Ball field in High Point beginning at 6 p.m. with lots of food and fellowship.

The Armouraires Quartet in concert at Salem Baptist

The Armouraires Quartet will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, Sunday, July 13, at 6 p.m.

Missouri State Fair seeks women in agriculture

The Missouri State Fair is calling for entries from female agriculturalists interested in vying for the title of Missouri Woman in Agriculture, the second annual contest offered by the State Fair.

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Curtis and Shands honored by the American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter Lifesavers

Local residents receive American Red Cross Heart Awards

‘An Impeccable Larceny’ presented at Finke

The Finke takes a break in its season for the months of July and August and the new season begins in September. Watch for upcoming information on what the new season holds and plan now on supporting the arts in the community by attending the Finke Theatre for each event.

Moniteau County Democrat Club hosts June meeting

The club will be responsible for manning the Democrat booth at the Missouri State Fair on Aug. 9.

Impaired Driving Could Mean a Deadly Holiday Weekend

Are you looking forward to the red, white and blue flashing lights of the Independence Day holiday? If you’re thinking about drinking and driving, those lights may be flashing from a patrol car - and the view of the fireworks is not so good from a local jail cell.

Add blood donation to Independence Day week to-do list

The American Red Cross asks blood and platelet donors to help prevent a summer shortage by making an appointment to roll up a sleeve around the Independence Day holiday.

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United Methodist Women attend annual conference

Prairie Home Fair begins July 9

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Mikala Jungmeyer to compete in Down Under International Games July 4

Russellville High School junior Mikala Jungmeyer is going down under to compete in the 26th Annual Down Under International Games July 4. Mikala is honored to represent Russellville and the USA in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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California Stingrays host meet June 18

The California Stingrays swim team hosted a meet with the Eldon Dolphins, the Sedalia Bandits and the Westlake Tridents Wednesday, June 18, at the California Pool, where many of the Stingrays were top finishers in their events.

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Fun in the summer sun

Though temperatures were in the 90’s on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 17, children at the Railroad Park Childcare, California, were quite comfortable as they played outside, thanks to the big tree that shades the fenced-in backyard, providing much-needed relief from the summer heat.