City maintenance employees Randy Williams, left, and Jeff Koechner, public works supervisor, plan their next move in the installation of a sewer line for a handicapped accessible restroom at the building adjacent to Tipton City Hall Thursday morning, Sept. 17. The city purchased the property from Dr. Don Vanderfeltz to develop a new court room and police department headquarters.
Moniteau County moved back into the yellow zone, a designation indicating the number of positive cases as a percentage of the tests ran, for the week of Sept. 3-9, allowing nursing homes to ease restrictions on visiting somewhat.
California Lottery player wins $100,000 Scratchers prize
Nathan Nokes of California is a fan of crossword Scratchers games because they take longer to play than most other games. This is why he recently chose to purchase a “Lucky Bonus Crossword” ticket at Mr. G’s Liquor in California.
The Moniteau County Historical Society is offering fall cemetery saddles for sale now and Christmas saddles in mid- to late October. The saddles are priced at $40 each. Upon request, volunteers will place the flowers on loved ones graves for an additional $10.
A master gardener training has been scheduled beginning Tuesday, Oct. 6, and concluding Tuesday, Nov. 10. The mission of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.”
The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a filing made by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers.
Spire customers to see changes in natural gas rates
Spire Missouri Inc. natural gas customers will see rates change under a company filing that will take effect Oct. 1. The change reflects a change in the Weather Normalization Adjustment Rider which authorizes rate adjustments based on weather variations.
Daniel Wieland posted this picture of his family harvesting their corn on Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Bunceton’s NHS inducts new members
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- Bunceton’s Randy J. Wieland Memorial Chapter of National Honor Society held its ceremony for the new inductees Friday evening, Sept. 18. Members of the NHS from last year are President Madelynn Myers, Vice President Jason Burnett, Secretary Maddie Brandes, Treasurer Alyssa Welch and Historian Haylee Rose. They spoke about the characteristics of being a member of the National Honor Society: scholarship, service, leadership and character.
SYRACUSE- Well, now we are officially in autumn which started Tuesday, Sept. 22. It won’t be long before we start to see the leaves turning to their fall colors before falling off the trees. The temperatures this past week have fallen into the 70s for the highs and 50s for the lows.
State expands eligibility, extends summer LIHEAP deadline
Low-income Missourians now have until Saturday, Oct. 31, to apply for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to get assistance with payments for their summer cooling bills if they are in crisis. The Department of Social Services also increased the income level for Missourians to qualify for help with their summer cooling bills.
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.