Gathering of pink
Members of the Grow and Glow Garden Club were joined by mayor Jennifer Cary and City Marshal Leo Petree for a ceremony at the Grow and Glow Roadside Park Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 21. A commemorative marker was dedicated in honor of all women stricken with or have have lost their lives to breast cancer. A brief history of the club and the park were given as well as a reading of a writing by one of the member's granddaughters. Attendees were given pink pinwheels and pins promoting breast cancer awareness. Click the picture to see a photo of the marker.

Local author's story focuses on surviving suffering

Book signing for John Agliata's 'The Envelope'
Tragedy helped bring Co-Mo Electric's communications manager to the cooperative, and it's the lessons learned through that tragedy that led to his new book, “The Envelope.”

Head Start to host
'Read to a Child' day
Moniteau County Head Start will host “Read to a Child Day” on Tuesday, Oct. 28

Tipton Municipal Court report
The following persons appeared in Tipton Municipal Court Monday, Oct. 20 before Judge Peggy Richardson. The cases were brought by Prosecuctor Jeff Green.

Library visitors
Four and five year olds from Little Cardinals Learning Center make their way to Price James Library in their Halloween costumes on Tuesday morning, Oct. 21. The little ones sang songs and posed for pictures. Click the picture for a short video of a song.

Science classroom
St. Andrew School science teacher Carla Knipp helps a student with a science project, materials for which were provided by Co-Mo Electric Cooperative through Missouri Electric Cooperative's Teacher Education Program. Participating teachers receive a box full of supplies and experiments to take back to their classrooms.

St. Andrew's science class
benefits from Co-Mo program
Carla Knipp smiled as she opened the solar-panel kit in front of her sixth-grade class on Oct. 7.

Moniteau County Court proceedings
Infractions, Misdemeanor, Criminal Felony and Civil Cases Disposed

Deeds record property changes
The following changes in property ownership were filed recently with the Moniteau County Recorder of Deeds. This report is a brief description of the deeds filed with the recorder. For a complete description of the properties visit the recorder's office at the Moniteau County Courthouse in California.

Route 50 bridge partially closed due to accident
A truck hauling a loader hit the Route 50 bridge over Big Horn Drive west of Jefferson City today, damaging the bridge's concrete girders. As a result, the Route 50 eastbound passing lane at this location will be closed for at least two months while the Missouri Department of Transportation works to fix the bridge.

MCMC planning steak dinner
The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center, Inc. will host their Third Annual Steak Dinner fundraiser from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Tipton High School Cafeteria.

Web tool can help farmers make farm bill decisions
When farmers choose one of the 2014 farm bill's safety-net programs this winter, they are locked in for the next four years. A new online tool can help them evaluate which program is best for them.

Happy birthday!
Leonard Long had help from his mother, Katherine Long, in opening his gifts to celebrate his 49th birthday Monday.

Tipton Oak Manor happenings
by Brenda Matchett
Activities director
What a wonderful weekend we had for sports lovers with the Mizzou Tigers and Kansas City Chiefs bringing home wins, as well as the Kansas City Royals being in the World Series. How exciting!

MoDOT to allow overweight loads of grain
Recent heavy rains are hampering efforts to harvest a bumper grain crop. As muddy fields dry, farmers must race to draw grain from the fields and get it to market.

Lower feed costs, less production lead to record livestock prices
The marketing outlook for cattle is basically a continuation of the last couple years, with more record prices.

Farmers fret as wet October hampers harvest; forecast calls for less rain but slower drying
With potential record yields still in fields, crop farmers fret with wet weather in October, especially in northern and mid-Missouri areas that also had a wet September.

Extension to host free session on health care options
Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? The Morgan County University of Missouri Extension office has information for families, individuals and businesses about options and responsibilities under the health care law.

Democratic Club to meet Thursday
The Moniteau County Democratic Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Nic-Nac Cafe in California.

Cattle market
Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia

Tipton police report activity
The Tipton Police Department reported the following activity for the week.

Roadwork in Cooper County
Roadwork will take place during the day and night in Cooper County and MoDOt is asking drivers to use caution.

St. Andrew School names 1st quarter honor roll
St. Andrew Catholic School has recognized students who have earned honor roll status for their academic effort during the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year.

New books at the library
The following books are now available at Price James Library, 104 E. Morgan, Tipton, 660-433-5622.

Theme for chamber's Christmas parade is “Frozen”
The Tipton Chamber of Commerce chose the theme for this year's Christmas parade at their monthly meeting at Bobbio's Eatery on Thursday, Oct. 16.

Times to host workshop
on Missouri Sunshine Law
The Tipton Times will host a workshop in the Missouri Sunshine Law presented by the Attorney General's Office on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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