The Missouri Department of Transportation will replace a culvert pipe on Morgan County Route JJ between South Jaybird Lane and Wildlife Drive. The work will close Route JJ between 6:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27. Additional closures may be needed, weather permitting.
Members of the 3MT do some spring cleaning inside the Maclay Home Monday, June 18, under the supervision of Michele Harkins and Jessica Homan. Becca Dir, Eureka, Kans., left, and Ridge Wolf, polish the banister on all three floors of the home while Harkins checks their work. The volunteers also dusted baseboards and ceilings, polished the floors, and cleaned the windows they could reach. The 3MT group has three to four other projects on their list, depending on how much time they have by the end of the week.
The Friends of the Maclay Home will hold their 36th annual Ice Cream Social on the 4th of July on the grounds of the Home. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served in addition to homemade cakes and ice cream. The Carriage House food stand will be open from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Moniteau County Farm Bureau will host a Meet the Candidates forum in California on Tuesday, June 26, and profiles of the candidates for county offices are included in this issue of The Tipton Times. They can be found on page 3C.
Hopefully everyone was able to enjoy some time with their daddy last Sunday. It was a hard day for me, being the second year without my own daddy, but I treasure the memories we made together and all the love he showed his family while he was alive.
Blood drive donors to receive St. Louis Cardinals T-shirt
The Tipton community will host the American Red Cross blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Each donor will receive a free commemorative St. Louis Cardinals blood drive T-shirt.
The Terry “Skitter” Edwards family gathered for a group photo during the benefit fish fry held at Otterville Park on Saturday, June 16 to help him battle cancer. He plans to get well and back to fishing.
Edwards' benefit was a wonderful success
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE- On Saturday, June 16, there was a benefit for Terry “Skitter” Edwards at the Otterville Park. There was an overflowing, uncountable crowd, who gave generously of their labor, support and money to help one of their own.
Kylie Heilman and Laney Heilman sketch their winning design on the outside of the restroom wall in Bunceton’s Castlewood Park.
Community prepares for celebrating 150th
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- The Bunceton Sesquicentennial will soon be upon us. The town is getting ready in more ways than one. The committees have met and have their areas ready. Businesses are sprucing up their buildings and fixing up their sidewalks. Home owners are cleaning up their lots and making improvements to their residences. It is good to see the community come together to show pride in our town.
Newly installed officers for Moniteau County VFW Post 4345 are, from the left, Commander Jim Dearing, Senior Vice-Commander Jim Hamilton, Quartermaster Tom Winters and Chaplain John Schuster.
VFW installs officers for 2019
At the monthly meeting of VFW Memorial Post #4345 on June 14, 2018, the newly elected officers for the 2019 year were installed. They are Commander Jim Dearing, Senior Vice-Commander Jim Hamilton, Quartermaster Tom Winters and Chaplain John Schuster.
SYRACUSE- Although last week was very hot and humid, we did manage to get a rain shower that amounted to about 3/4 of an inch. Many farmers have been out baling hay and some have told me the grass is thin.
Among the promotions announced last week by Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is that of Captain Corey J. Schoeneberg, Q/PSD. He will transfer to the Field Operations Bureau, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, and will serve as an assistant bureau commander effective July 1.
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.