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Russellville man charged in Moniteau County burglary case

Published Aug. 21 2018

A Russellville man has been charged in connection with a Moniteau County burglary case.

Fire damages Fulton home

Published Aug. 20 2018

The front yard of a house on Fulton's east side was littered with debris after a fire destroyed much of...

Shooting suspect captured in Jefferson City

Published Aug. 19 2018

Devin McKie, who was wanted by Miller County authorities on suspicion of shooting two people on Friday night, is now...

Moniteau County Fair royalty selected

Published Aug. 15 2018

Halle Oliver, California, was crowned the 2018 Moniteau County Fair queen Aug. 7.

Artist, musician returns, shares talent with hometown

Published Aug. 15 2018

Coming from a family of musicians, Keli Schaefer didn't delve into her calling as an artist until adulthood.

Primary election has 43 percent voter turnout

Published Aug. 15 2018

Out of 9,540 registered voters in the precincts in Moniteau County, 4,109 — 43.07 percent — visited the polls for...

Chamber hears Missouri Boys State account

Published Aug. 15 2018

Missouri Boys State participant Austin Bolin reported on his experience at the California Area Chamber of Commerce meeting Aug. 9.

Russellville looks to improve roads, sidewalks

Published Aug. 11 2018

Now that Russellville has secured cooperative funding from Cole County for a street and sidewalk project, city officials hope they...

PHOTO GALLERY: 2018 Moniteau County Fair

Published Aug. 9 2018

The 2018 Moniteau County Fair kicked off Aug. 4 with festivities including the parade and runs through Aug. 11.

New forecasts give little hope for drought relief

Published Aug. 9 2018

Tuesday's rains did little to impact the drought conditions throughout Missouri, but new long-range forecasts offer a little hope for...

Fulton armed burglary suspect arrested

Published Aug. 8 2018

The Fulton man sought by police following an armed burglary has been arrested, Fulton Police Department Sgt. D.B. McGrath confirmed.

Miss Moniteau County 2017 looks back fondly at her reign, looks to future

Published Aug. 8 2018

Emily Bilyeu, 17, California, has enjoyed watching pageants over the years with her mother, and just knew it was something...

Moniteau County prosecutor ran unopposed in primary election

Published Aug. 8 2018

A long-time resident of Moniteau County, Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Healea is running for a third term.

CHS ranked among top schools in Mid-Missouri

Published Aug. 8 2018

California High School has been given the grade of A-minus by, ranking it 63rd among Missouri's high schools.

Grand marshal says tradition key to fair's success

Published Aug. 8 2018

Anyone who has volunteered on the Wednesday work night before the Moniteau County Fair begins, likely has at least one...

Matching donations needed for Buddy Packs program

Published Aug. 8 2018

Five Moniteau County elementary schools benefit from The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri's Buddy Pack Program, which send...

Back-to-school fair serves 400+ students

Published Aug. 8 2018

More than 400 Moniteau County children received school supplies and health screenings July 31 at the ninth annual Moniteau County...

Jamestown church celebrates 175 years

Published Aug. 8 2018

A circuit-riding preacher helped a group of 15 worshippers in Jamestown to form a German Methodist congregation 175 years ago.

Moniteau County primaries draw 40% turnout

Published Aug. 8 2018

A sometimes soggy Tuesday didn't dampen the Moniteau County primary election turnout, where 43 percent of the registered voters went...

Woman arrested after gunshot victim found in Eldon

Published Aug. 7 2018

A woman was arrested Sunday in connection with an apparent shooting.

California man hurt in Monday crash

Published Aug. 7 2018

A California man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Cooper County.

Fulton police search for armed burglary suspect

Published Aug. 7 2018

Fulton Police Department officers are searching for a burglary suspect who may be armed and dangerous, according to Detective Brandi...

Reward offered in search for accused felon

Published Aug. 6 2018

The Jefferson City Area CrimeStoppers is offering a $400 reward for information that leads to the arrest of Jimmy D....