MDC and partners need public’s help to reverse declining bird numbers
A recent study from prominent bird researchers in the U.S. and Canada, including Cornell Lab of Ornithology, found that North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds in the last 50 years, and those declines are also occurring in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with other conservation agencies and organizations to address population declines in the state and offer solutions.
With ongoing 90-degree temperatures, getting a flu shot is likely not on the radar of Missourians right now. But a Southern California public health system reported already last week a flu-associated death of a 4-year-old who had underlying health issues. While seasonal flu viruses are detected year-round in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says flu activity typically begins to increase in October and peak between December and February. Activity can last as late as May.
Free training on how to begin researching your family roots or how to improve your researching skills, plus how you can use Ancestry.com to help you do it, will be offered Monday, Nov. 4 at the Cooper County Historical Society and Research Center.
A recent newspaper article appearing in a local daily newspaper was headlined, “Transgender man can sue Catholic hospital over hysterectomy.” This article shows how far our nation is sinking into depravity.
AMEC CEO Caleb Jones and WGU Missouri Chancellor Dr. Angie Besendorfer pose with a symbolic scholarship check during a recent meeting with members of Missouri’s Rural Electric Cooperative to launch the partnership/scholarship between Missouri’s Electric Cooperatives and WGU Missouri. Residents served by Co-Mo Electric Cooperative are eligible for scholarships to WGU Missouri, thanks to the partnership.
WGU Missouri partners with AMEC
to provide $100,000 in scholarships
In an effort to empower residents in rural areas of the state to go back to school and further their education, WGU Missouri has announced it has partnered with the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives to provide $100,000 in scholarships to residents who are served by an electric cooperative and are interested in pursuing a degree from the online, nonprofit university.
SYRACUSE- This week the weather has been more like fall with much cooler weather, some rainfall and the beginning of the trees turning to their fall colors. Some say this is the prettiest time of the year.
Jimmy Wolfing as Little Jimmy Dickens and Desiray Marriott and her trusty horse, Golden Boy, appeared at Otterville's Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 18. Organizers say the event was a success.
Otterville Trunk or Treat a huge success
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE- Otterville held a Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 18, at Otterville School. It was wildly successful. Lots of organizations were represented, some for the first time. Among those participating were Otterville Fire Dept., Sponclers, Otterville PTO, Deon’s Otterville Inn, Midwest Regional Bank, Otterville Booster Club, Hill Down Country Store, Otterville Junior High, Pro-Sahj (Val Schoen), Otterville Street Fair, Southern Prairie Farms, Sparkle and Shine, National Honor Society, Otterville Youth Sports and Brenda, Donna and Brittany Meyer family. I apologize if I left anyone out.
Bunceton students Everett and Byrdie Bradford-Sturgess and Rawhi Alabidi work on math enrichment activities at After School Care.
Bunceton students attend leadership summit
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- Belinda Thompson, Bunceton High School social studies instructor, reported, “On Thursday,Oct. 10, select Bunceton High School students attended the Youth Leadership Summit at State Fair Community College in Sedalia hosted by Vicky Hartzler, Missouri’s 4th District representative. There were close to 200 students from over 30 high schools around Missouri’s 4th Congressional District attending to learn about what it means to be a leader. They heard from two great speakers who are the definition of great leaders.
The Tipton Municipal Library Board will consider another policy to add to its manual of library operation, and review suggested critera for evaluating the library director when it meets at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24.
Noah and Ellen Sauder, Latham, are the parents of a son born Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at the Community Wellness Clinic, Barnett. The infant, named Noah Mark, weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 inches long.
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.
Eleven Tipton DECA members traveled with their advisor, Trisha Bailey, to the Missouri DECA Fall Leadership Conference and State Officer Election held Oct. 13-14 in Branson. Students participated in leadership and educational workshops, competitive event practice programs, and learned skills to develop their own leadership potential.