Capital Paving, Jefferson City, cut away deteriorated portions of the shoulder through Tipton Wednesday and laid asphalt to fill the sections before repaving begins on Highway 50 from the Pettis County line to west of California . The contractor for the Missouri Department of Transportation is also making changes to the intersection of Highway 5 and 50 east of Syracuse. The project is expected to be completed by Nov. 1.
Those receiving their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination clinic in California Tuesday, April 20, wait for their shots. The clinic was hosted by the Moniteau County Health Center with partnership by the Missouri National Guard, State Emergency Management Agency, Department of Health and Senior Services and the Moniteau County Emergency Management Agency. (Photo courtesy Moniteau County Health Center)
Second dose given at mass vaccination clinic
The Moniteau County Health Center hosted the second session of a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, April 20. Those who received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in late March returned to the United Church of Christ in California for their second vaccination on Tuesday.
Snow begins to cover leaves and blooms on a lilac bush in full bloom Tuesday morning, April 20, in Tipton. The area is experiencing the lightest of the storm moving through the state, with points north of here expected to receive up to 2 inches of the white stuff by the end of the day. After a low in the mid-20s tonights, more seasonal temperatures are predicted to return tomorrow with a high of 51 degrees in the forecast.
Tipton R-VI School Board President Clint Miller, right, extends the board's appreciation to Kent Fischer who decided not to seek re-election and served at his last meeting Wednesday, April 14. Karla Pettigrew, who resigned from the board earlier this year, was also recognized at the meeting. (Photo by Brian Hill, Times' Stringer)
R-IV board reorganizes with new member;
increases teacher base salary for 2021-22
by Brian Hill,
The Tipton R-IV School Board met Wednesday, April 14, to certify the results of the recent election and reorganize.
A substitute teacher and volunteer at the high school level was released by the Tipton R-VI School District after a background check turned up an investigation for an alleged incident in another school district.
The Tipton Municipal Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22, and its agenda includes the announcement of board members whose terms are expiring and suggestions for appointment by the council.
Missouri State Parks hosts Earth Day youth art contest
Calling all young artists! To celebrate Earth Day 2021, Missouri State Parks is sponsoring a virtual art contest for youth prekindergarten through grade 12. The theme of the contest is “Earth Day Art in Missouri State Parks.”
The Missouri State Museum will hold a virtual program, “1849 Cholera Outbreak in Missouri,” as part of its ongoing “Landing After Hours” series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, on the Missouri State Museum Facebook page at facebook.com/MissouriStateMuseum/.
Bunceton High School National Honor Society members worked one of their community projects on Saturday, April 17, picking up litter on Route B. Assisting with the cleanup were, from the left, parent Tim Taylor, Bella Vaca, Madelynn Myers, Kylee Myers, Alexia Hein, Haylee Rose, Carter Taylor, Maddie Brandes, Emily Breece, adviser Belinda Thompson and Jason Burnett.
Bunceton’s spring concert goes virtual
by Sarah Kuschel,
BUNCETON- Bunceton Middle School recorded its spring concert on Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, while the elementary students will be recording their performances this week for their virtual spring concert.
Residents of Tipton and surrounding communities took time from their busy schedules to donate 26 units of blood for the American Red Cross Wednesday, April 14, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Tipton.
SYRACUSE-What a busy week last week was. With a great deal of stress and prayer, the Lord gave us enough volunteers to get the elevator lift into the shaft. On Tuesday, a volunteer carpenter put in the sheet rock and even though I wanted to pay him, he wanted to do it for the church. On Tuesday an electrician came and did the wiring and overcharged the church for a simple 110 wire and disconnect box. Some businessmen show no mercy in their sinful actions. On Wednesday night and Thursday a group of volunteer men from the church did the float and taping of the sheet rock wall and added a primer.
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.