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Story CD-p15-dw-grotjan-032515 InfoStoryElementsFilesVersions edit Headline 1 for files... Local artists exhibit at Runge

Moniteau County residents Lloyd and Ann Grotjan currently have an exhibit of photographic and ceramic art at the Runge Conservation Nature Center which will be there through the end of April.

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Head Start 100-man lunch event

A special luncheon, called a “100-man luncheon,” promoting recognition of males as role models was held Thursday, March 19, at Moniteau County Head Start, California.

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New manager for California C&R

Kenny Pessetto is the new manager of the California C&R Supermarket, working with a team consisting of Sara Wetzig - Assistant manager, Wes Mefford - meat manager, Joe Miller - produce manager, Cheri Gray - bakery / deli manager, and Angela Hill - scanning coordinator.

Auditor questions AG financial procedures

Audit report includes comments on conflicts of interest and campaign donations

Historical Society chili supper slated for Saturday

Historical Society to host chili supper Saturday

FFA partners with MCMC

During the March meeting of the Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. (MCMC), it was reported that planning for the community garden is going well.

Historical Society offers service of decorating graves

The Moniteau County Historical Society announces a new combination service and fundraising project. “Decorate a Grave.”

Finke to host Talent Show

Coming soon to the Historic Finke Theatre in downtown California - second annual “Finke Theatre Has Talent” contest – scheduled for May 1 and 2.

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War Tribe Cafe opened at Russellville High

Students were pleased when the bars came off the cafeteria windows. And administrators were surprised to find fresh blue and white stripes on the walls.

Moniteau County SWCD to hold 39th banquet and awards dinner

Moniteau County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its 39th Annual Appreciation and Awards Banquet on March 26.

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Ozark Ham and Turkey Festival to celebrate 25th anniversary

The California Area Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday, March 12.

Story CD-dw-salutetopolice InfoStoryElementsFilesVersions edit Headline 1 for files... Local Salute to Police on March 25

Three local organizations are joining to present a Salute to Police on Wednesday.

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MRED strategic planning meeting was held March 11

More than 20 area business people, local leaders and concerned citizens participated in the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) strategic planning session Wednesday, March 11, in the Community Room at California City Hall.

Avian influenza caught early in Moniteau County

The outbreak of Avian Influenza in Moniteau County was caught early due to symptoms in the infected flock.

Mid-Mo Ambulance has new medical director

Administrator Lee Kempf informed the Mid-Mo Ambulance Board of Directors, at its Wednesday, March 11, meeting of the selection of a new medical director. The new director, Dr. Alan Wilson, is also medical director for Lake Regional Hospital and Camden County S.W.A.T. He has been a paramedic and Kempf said he seems to be excited to work with the district.