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Ex-trooper sentenced to 10 days in jail, probation in handcuffed drowning

Former Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Piercy received a sentence of 10 days in jail and two years supervised probation in connection with the drowning death of Brandon Ellingson. Judge Roger Martin Prokes handed down the sentence, which also includes a $300 fine, during a Tuesday afternoon

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-19 20:23:42

Obituary: Darrell Lee "Bo" Ranabargar

Darrell Lee "Bo" Ranabargar, 78, of Centertown, passed away on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Adams Street Place, Jefferson City, Missouri. He was born on February 12, 1939, in Eldon, the son of the late Earl Stanley and Pearl Edna (Ackres) Ranabargar. He was united in marriage on February 8, 19


Marine veteran describes Okinawa experience in Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was a pervasive reality for young men of the draft age, such as Glen Stubinger, who graduated from Russellville High School in 1967. For a couple of years after finishing high school, he was able to continue in the exhausting work on his family's farm through a draft deferment; howev


Visitors encouraged at Moniteau Care

Democrat photo/Michelle Brooks Dennis Norvell, a resident at Moniteau Care Center, was visited by his mother, Kaye Dowell, Versailles, and aunt Peggy Simmers, Clarksburg, during the center's Community Pancake Breakfast Sept. 7. Pancakes topped with strawberries or syrup were being served up the morn

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-17 05:25:41

MU Extension will be conducting Master Gardener training

A University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course will be held in Versailles starting Sept. 28. One will receive 30 hours of instruction in plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, soils, insects, disease prevention and landscaping. Training is taught by MU Extensi

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-17 05:26:06

Russellville to open yard waste site

A grand opening celebration for the City of Russellville's new Yard Waste Disposal Site will be 9-11 a.m. Oct. 7 at 13929 Jefferson Road. Residents who drop off material that day will be entered into the drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Lowes. To use the site, one must reside within the city li

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-17 05:25:40

Young immigrants shout down Pelosi

AP U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tries to talk as protesters demonstrate during a press conference on the DREAM ACT on Monday. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Several dozen young immigrants shouted down Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, on Monday during an event in San Francisco, foll

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:56

SW Florida residents clear sodden homes in scorching heat

AP A woman walks by a pile of debris caused by storm surge during Hurricane Irma in Everglades City, Florida. The isolated community of about 400 people suffered some of Florida's worst storm surges. EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. (AP) - Dealing with wrecked belongings and reports of toxic muck, residents of

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:50

Lawyer: Georgia Tech police overreacted by killing student

AP A mourner sets out flowers at a memorial for Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz in Atlanta, who was killed during a confrontation with police on campus Saturday. ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia Tech police officer overreacted by firing a gunshot that killed a student during a late-night encounter outsid

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:50

Interior chief urges shrinking 4 national monuments

FILE - This May 23, 2016, file photo, shows the northernmost boundary of the proposed Bears Ears region, along the Colorado River, in southeastern Utah. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, along

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:47

Trump mocks North Korea leader as 'Rocket Man'

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from M

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Top US diplomat: closing Embassy in Cuba 'under review'

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, a U.S. flag flies at the U.S. embassy in Havana, Cuba. U.S. investigators are chasing many theories about what's harming American diplomats in Cuba, including a sonic attack, electromagnetic weapon or flawed spying device. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File) NEW

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Fed-up Illinois legislators head for the exit in big numbers

FILE -In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, Illinois state Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, D-Chicago, speaks on the House floor at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill. More than two-dozen legislators, about 15 percent of the General Assembly, have either resigned months into the current session or said they won'

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Manning denies being a traitor

Chelsea Manning, right, is assisted with a microphone, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, before a scheduled appearance at a forum, in Nantucket, Mass. The planned forum is part of The Nantucket Project's annual gathering on the island of Nantucket founded to bring together creative thinkers. Manning is a form

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Police think 2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated

Kenneth Gleason is shown in an undated booking photo provided by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office. Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, that they have a person of interest - Gleason- in custody. Gleason, was

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

'Lethal' Irma a 'major calamity' for Florida crops

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Florida's agriculture commissioner said Monday the path of Hurricane Irma "could not have been more lethal" to the state's farmers and that the scope of damage to the state's fruits and vegetables is unprecedented. Commissioner Adam Putnam, along with U.S. Agriculture Sec

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:56

US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation. The lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco alleges the

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 11:37:47

Settlement reached in butter flavoring case

ST. JOSEPH - A company has agreed to pay $5 million to settle claims that its butter flavoring chemicals harmed the lungs of a worker who handled the product at a Missouri plant. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Carmi Flavor and Fragrance Corp., of Commerce, California, agreed to the settlemen

KOMU - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Florida recovers, rests, reflects in wake of Irma

MIAMI (AP) - Across Florida, people spent Sunday trying to get back to normal after one of the worst storms to hit the state since Hurricane Andrew. Keys residents were allowed to visit Monroe County for the first time since Hurricane Irma struck a week ago. Elsewhere, residents are waiting for elec

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:59

Feinstein: We intend for Trump Jr. to testify publicly

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday it was her and the Republican committee chairman's intention to bring Donald Trump Jr. before the committee for public testimony. California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said in an interview on CNN's "State of the

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2017-09-17 17:36:09