A chainsaw artist from near Hermann carves an eagle from the stump of a large pine tree on the Rick and Connie Clawson property at the corner of Morgan Street and Moreau Avenue. The project began Sunday and completed Wednesday. For more about this project see next week's issue of The Tipton Times
Katy Clifford, left, and her son Ian try to decide how many plants they need to buy for their new home at the FFA Plant Sale Monday, April 15. The sale will run from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day school is in session as long as plants are available. The FFA chapter offers hanging baskets, as well as vegetable, flower and herb starters at their greenhouse on Randolph Street.
Seniors Alyssa Petree and Thomas Gage Class was crowned the 2019 Tipton Prom Queen and King Saturday, April 13. Prom came with a Disney theme this year "Where All Your Dreams Come True." The Tipton Elementary Gym was transformed into a ballroom bearing a chandelier in the center of the ceiling. Each attendee received a t-shirt bearing the theme's emblem and had a meal catered by Lutz's BBQ. Pictured with the royalty are candidates, from left: Front row, Morgan Hineman, Petree, Claas, and Becca Schmidt; back row, Isaac Ashton, Haley Arnel, Kodie Dick and Dalton Weaver. (Photo submitted)
Lindsey Knipp helps her son Linkoln look through his load of Easter eggs while Knipp's mom Linda Brandl watches after the annual Tipton Chamber Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12. Commerce Bank organized the event hiding around 2,400 eggs filled with candy and coupons to area businesses in sectioned off areas of the park. Each area also had a golden egg hidden that could be traded in for a basket full of goodies.
Wayne and Rhoda Shirk, Latham, are the parents of a son born Sunday, April 14, 2019, attended by the Community Wellness Clinic. The infant has been named Alan John. He weighed 9 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 1/4 inches long.
Shelter Insurance is accepting entries for its 6th annual “Thankful for Our Communities” essay contest. Five winners will each receive a $5,000 grant for the charity of their choice and a $100 Visa gift card for themselves.
As Missourians begin to head outdoors during the long-awaited spring season, they may encounter a variety of newborn animals. Though the young wildlife can pull on the heartstrings, and oftentimes appears to be abandoned, that’s usually not the case.
Sunday morning when I was getting ready for church, I looked out the window and it was pouring down snow! We enjoyed temperatures in the high 70s last week and sure enough, Missouri weather wanted one last “hurrah,” with some very large snow flakes falling to the ground. Thankfully we didn’t have any accumulation and by the afternoon it was sunny and warmed up a bit.
Elected April 2 to the Otterville R-VI School District Board of Education were Aaron Berry, left, and incumbent Mark Blankenship. Heather Lynn, center, left the board after serving nine years on the board.
Otterville seats board members for new term
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE- One incumbent and one new board member were elected April 2 to the Otterville School Board. Mark Blankenship, incumbent, and Aaron Berry
The 2019 inductees into the National Honor Society at Bunceton were, from the left, Maddie Brandes, Jason Burnett, Taylyn Heilman, Chloe Moser, Layne Maddex, Madelynn Myers, Haylee Rose, Reagan Triebsch, George Troupe and Alyssa Welch. The induction was held Tuesday evening, April 9.
Bunceton NHS inducts new members
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- The Randy Wieland chapter of the National Honor Society at Bunceton inducted 10 new members in a special ceremony on the evening of Tuesday, April 9. New inductees were Maddie Brandes, Jason Burnett, Taylyn Heilman, Chloe Moser, Layne Maddex, Madelynn Myers, Haylee Rose, Reagan Triebsch, George Troupe and Alyssa Welch.
Syracuse Alumni to hold a reunion on May 4 in Sedalia
by Harold Nicks
SYRACUSE- Well it is that time of year when high schools are planning their class reunions. Joyce Boyt came by to remind me that the Syracuse High School alumni are planning a special meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Golden Corral in Sedalia. It was 70 years ago that the last class graduated from Syracuse High School. The class of 1949 will be honored as will all graduates and students who attended Syracuse School who can come to the meeting. Friends of Syracuse School who are interested in its history are also invited.
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.