California Democrat Local News
Jim Deeken has been selected as the new California Parks and Recreation Director. According to City Clerk Brian Scrivner, Deeken was called with the decision about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. He was in the new office in the California City Hall about 15 minutes later, getting information for applications and coaches for the Summer Rec. Soccer Program. The six week program begins in a few weeks and runs through the end of October.
At special meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 26, the California Progress, Inc. (CPI) board and the California Historic District (CHD) Loan Committee took up the topic of application requirements for the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) loans. The topic had been tabled at the regular Aug. 26 meeting, with no decision made on whether to require a credit report with loan applications.
One person died about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, following a collision between an ATV and a motor vehicle in California at the Business 50 - Highway 87 traffic light.
The crowd at the annual ice cream social of the Salem United Church of Christ Saturday, Aug. 23, enjoyed the meal, music and activities in spite of a very warm day.
Tayler Bonecutter, California, has been selected for a 2014 University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship award of a $1,000 scholarship.
Three people sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle collision at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, in Moniteau County, on Highway 50 one-tenth of a mile east of Scott Branch Road.
In a special session Wednesday, Aug. 20, following a public hearing, the Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board of Directors set the 2014 Tax Levy Rate at zero, as the board follows its pledge to reduce the property tax rate to zero following the passage of the sale tax to subsidize the district’s service.
The Moniteau County Democrat Club meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Nic Nac Cafe, California.
The California CROP Walk for 2014 is to be held Sunday, Sept. 7, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Lions Club Shelter House at Proctor Park. This year’s theme is “Ending Hunger One Step at a Time.”
The annual Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration will be held Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 1, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park.
The Jamestown Lions Club 8th Annual Car and Bike Show will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The first 25 registrants will receive dash plaques. The registration fee is $15 per car/bike.
Following an unattended public hearing on the tax rate, the California R-I School Board heard from Superintendent Dwight Sanders on the tax levy, then approved the rate as recommended.
In Moniteau County, High Point and Jamestown residents and visitors will celebrate the three-day Labor Day weekend Aug. 30-Sept.1 which signals the beginning of the end of summer.
The Moniteau County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center Board of Directors monthly meeting was held a week late on Aug. 21.
Authorities said Monday that the human remains found in rural Moniteau County on Aug. 9 were identified as Cody Odean Thirlwall, 32, Jefferson City.