Resurfacing will close streets
The facilitate a resurfacing project parts of two downtown streets will be closed Monday and Tuesday. Morgan Street from Highway B (Moreau Avenue) east to Auglaize Avenue and the intersections will be closed Monday, Sept. 22. Osage Avenue from Moniteau Street south to Cooper Street, and the intersection at Morgan, will be closed Tuesday. Motorists are alerted to take alternate routes around the project.



Pink team
Tipton Cardinal fans will be flocking to Cardinal Field in pink instead of red tonight and wearing pink out t-shirts like the ones Tipton Elementary sixth graders are wearing as they lineup to go back inside after PE class with Coach Billy Jeffries for the Pink Out Game Friday Sept. 19. Kickoff for the football game against Father Tolton is 7 p.m.


Where to get TIME magazine
Those looking for copies of TIME magazine with the cover story on Chad Stover will be able to get copies at the following locations on Tuesday, Sept. 23. In Tipton they will be available at Dave's Country Market. In California they will be available at C&R Market and Cals Thriftway. In Versailles at Wal-Mart. In Sedalia at Big K, Bings East and West, Bothwell Regional Health Center gift shop, CVS Pharmacy, Readers World, Temp-Stop, Woods Supermarket and Wal-Mart. In Boonville they will be available at Wal-Mart. Copies of the magazine will also be available at Barnes and Noble in Columbia and Jefferson City.


"Time" magazine features local story
Photos in the upcoming issue of "Time" magazine were taken by our own Man on the Sideline, Curtis Simmons, and provided by The Tipton Times. View a cover video and previews for the story by clicking here.
Time Magazine



Getting ready for the big time
The junior high band practices outside on Thursday morning, Sept. 18 in preparation for joining the high school band on Cardinal Field to play the homecoming march for queen and princess candidates. THS homecoming is Friday, Sept. 26.



Sprucing things up
Carl Jobe and Josh Hein with Jobe Construction prepare to to put up an overlay where new bricks will be installed on the exterior of the sanctuary of Tipton United Methodist Church on Thursday morning, Sept. 18.


Cattle market
Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia





Messy game
Tipton High School DECA met at the city park Aug. 1 for an introductory meeting and a game with Dylan Cooper, center, as the champion.

DECA opens year with fun events
Tipton DECA is off to a busy start with recruitment activities, the first meeting, and the first fundraiser underway. The recruitment got a jump start with an Aug. 1 outing at the city park to introduce DECA to all students enrolled in the marketing and personal finance classes.


Union Pacific urges photographers to stay away from train tracks
As fall weather arrives, Union Pacific Railroad is urging professional photographers to refrain from taking photographs of sports teams, high school seniors, wedding parties and other subjects on or near train tracks or trestles.



PTO safety
During the Missouri State Fair, MU Extension safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch tells a young woman that she should pull her long hair up and under a hat when working around farm equipment, especially power take-off devices that can grab hair and clothing quickly. (Linda Geist photo)

Power take-off devices can rip safety out of a farm
Donnie Summers, of Lathrop, distinctly remembers the day his father's overalls got caught in a power take-off of a silage cutter. The revolving device ripped his father's coveralls off and even pulled one sock out of his work boots.


APAC awarded Cooper County highway project
APAC Missouri Inc., of Columbia, has been awarded a contract to overlay over 15.5 miles of eastbound and westbound Interstate 70 in Cooper County, between Route 87 and the Missouri River bridge at Rocheport. The contractor submitted the lowest bid of $1.9 million.


Hartzler listening post at California
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler will send a staff member to Moniteau County for a 4th Congressional District Listening Post in California.


School matters
Counselors' Corner
by Karla Wood, k-6 counselor


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








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