Clint Winn, portraying John Colter from the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery, was guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Moniteau County Historical Society held Monday evening, Nov. 11. He used society members to help him portray other men on the expedition.
Historical Society holds annual meeting
The Moniteau County Historical Society held its annual meeting Monday, Nov. 11, at the home of Morris and Dolores Burger in California. It was catered by Sweet Chipotle.
Tipton R-VI maintenance employee Sharon Richardson throws salt onto the sidewalk the gym entrance Monday, Nov. 11, before visitors of the Veteran's Day assembly leave. Snow was predicted to start falling earlier in the morning, but came after a layer of sleet.
We Hang Christmas Lights.com once again decorated a tree at the Tipton City Park, using Sunday's beautiful weather to get the job done early. The project is sponsored by the Tipton Chamber of Commerce. Decorations are being expanded at the park this year with businesses in the community committed to make it even more spectacular with larger displays, all lit up for the season.
Doug Lay uses a leaf blower while grandchildren Rhett Lambert and Elizabeth Cline rake leaves into a pile at the Lay home at the corner of High and Walnut streets Sunday afternoon, a beautiful Fall day. Monday turned its sights toward winter with a blast of single digit temperatures with ice and snow forecast throughout the day.
To reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as a change in the company’s Actual Cost Adjustment factor, Spire West customers of Spire Missouri, Inc. d/b/a Spire (formerly Laclede Gas Company d/b/a Missouri Gas Energy) will see natural gas rates drop under a filing that takes effect Nov. 15, The company will also raise a surcharge for investment in infrastructure improvements.
Bunceton Student Council members and Bob Brandes stand beside the veterans’ tree that will be planted in the Bunceton School parking lot. It was presented during the Veterans Day program at the school Monday, Nov. 11. From the left are: Front, Riley Shadwick, Riley Zimmerman, Taylyn Heilman, Madelynn Myers, Alexia Hein, Haylee Rose, Bella Vaca, Reagan Triebsch, Emily Breece; back, Kylee Myers, Stayzia Miller, Jaren Davis, Justin Luster, Cara Bishop, Laney Heilman and Bob Brandes.
The Community Thanksgiving Service sponsored by the Tipton Ministerial Alliance will be held on Sunday, Nov. 24. The service, beginning at 6 p.m., will be hosted this year by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The Tipton Times will once again publish children’s photos and letters to Santa in the newspaper’s special Christmas season edition, this year scheduled for Dec. 19. The newspaper also welcomes photos of families and pets to be published in the same issue.
MDC confirms invasive Emerald Ash Borer in 16 new Missouri counties
The Missouri Department of Conservation reports the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in 16 new counties across Missouri, including Boone, Cooper, Morgan and Pettis. Collaborative efforts by MDC staff, Missouri Department of Agriculture inspectors, and USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service officers have detected the pests in additional counties.
Free MU Extension guides help potential industrial hemp growers
by Linda Geist
University of Missouri Extension
University of Missouri Extension specialists have developed educational guides for those interested in growing industrial hemp. The Missouri Department of Agriculture plans to take applications for grower permits as of Monday, Dec. 2.
For a number of years, I’ve been fascinated with two chapters of the book of Ezekiel, chapters 38 and 39. No one it seems knew exactly when the events described in these chapters would take place. With what is taking place in Syria today, we are about to see the fulfillment of this prophecy.
Happy Veterans Day to all those who have served or are serving in our military right now. We appreciate your sacrifices. Having to leave your own family to protect mine means so very much to me. Protecting this great nation makes you a hero to me and, again, I’m forever grateful to you for giving of yourself to keep us safe and free.
Veteran Larry Cook enjoyed breakfast with his granddaughter Paige Roush, grandson Garret Roush, and kindergarten student Addison Sandidge during the Veterans Day program at Latham R-V Friday, Nov. 8.
Latham R-V sends three to honor choir
by Jennifer Hays Fletcher
LATHAM- Latham R-V music teacher Lori Croy took three eighth-grade students to Warrensburg to participate in junior high honor choir. A total of 215 students from 31 schools participated in the clinic. The Latham students enjoyed their experience and the group went to Mazzio’s during their lunch break.
Ten eager participants were present at the Cooper County Historical Society Research Center in Pilot Grove Monday, Nov. 4, where they learned the basics of using the computer program Ancestry.com, and also where to find a large variety of free research materials online.
CMPA collaborates with SFCC to make police training possible in Sedalia area
Meeting a need for training and certification of law enforcement officers, the Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri and State Fair Community College are collaborating to provide opportunities to interested individuals in Sedalia and the surrounding area.
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.