Tipton R-VI Superintendent Terry Robinson issued the following statement Friday afternoon following a lockdown at the school campus during a search by law enforcement for a suspect in the neighborhoods in the area of the school buildings.
Larry Kuttenkuler makes sure he has the right mum for his mom, Margie, at the St. Andrew's PTO Mum Sale Friday afternoon, Sept. 20. The sale is located in the east parking lot of the Knights of Columbus Hall. Mums will be available for purchase throughout the late afternoon until all have sold.
Joe Ketterlin paints the roof over the lower porch of the Maclay Home Wednesday, Sept. 18. The plan is for the porch floor to be replaced sometime next week with weather permitting. The replacement was pushed back until after the Friends of Maclay Home host movie night Saturday, Sept. 21, as they host a special showing of the 1937 movie "Wells Fargo" on the back lawn of the home.
Eddie Glasscock fills to-go containers from the buffet line at the Tipton Nutrition Center's fried chicken dinner Sunday, Sept. 15. The dinner is one of several fundraisers held throughout the year to provide the local match required to operate the center, and was well attended by the community and participants in the center's weekday meal program.
Travis and Lindsey Smith, Sedalia, are the parents of a daughter born Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, at Bothwell Hospital in Sedalia. The infant weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 18 3/4 inches long. She has been named Brayleigh Grace.
The Tipton R-VI School Board during its meeting Wednesday, Sept. 11, heard from a teacher who took training last summer in preparation for introducing the Project Lead the Way program beyond the elementary classroom level.
Health officials report confirmed cases of vaping-related lung illness
To date, nine possible cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, with two cases confirmed and the remaining seven under investigation. These are among the 450 possible cases in 33 of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
by Gene Schmitz
Field Specialist in Livestock
University of Missouri Extension
The past one to two years have been very hard on pasture stands, and the wet summer has led to a bumper crop of ragweed, foxtail and other pasture weeds. Trying to control weeds and rejuvenate pastures looks to be a major challenge in some areas.
Fifth graders (age 10) through 18-year-olds have the chance to particiate in a SPIN Club SeaPerch project at Price James Memorial Library, Wednesday, Sept 25 through Thursday, Oct. 16. The club, a 4-H special interest club, will meet once a week from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
The Tipton Girl Scouts will hold their annual registration clinic from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at the Tipton United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 204 East Highway 50, across from Tipton High School.
This week is starting off really good with another Kansas City Chiefs’ win against the Raiders. It’s week two of “No Pie in My Face!” Not one resident has told me, “Go, big Chiefs!” so I’m wondering how they’re going to justify throwing a pie in my face if and when we ever lose a game this season. Hummm ... We shall cross that bridge when we come to it.
The Otterville High School chapter of FBLA sent a team to national convention in San Antonio, Texas, to campaign for a national officer position. From the left are Cyrus Gilmore, campaign manager, campaign team members Isaiah Gilmore and Ryan Siegel and newly elected National North Central Vice President Ben Morrison.
Otterville FBLA chapter brings home a national officer
Five members of the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America ? Phi Beta Lambda Chapter from Otterville School recently traveled to San Antonio, Texas, for the FBLA-PBL National Leadership Conference. The NLC is the pinnacle of the year, with over 14,000 attendees and 140 competitive events. Local students had to qualify after competing at the State Leadership Conference in Springfield in April.
Moniteau County enhances 911 services and emergency notification with Smart911
Moniteau County Emergency Dispatch announced today that Smart911 is now available to all individuals. Smart911 is a free service that allows individuals and families to sign up online to provide key information to 911 telecommunicators during an emergency.
Moniteau County Clerk Roberta Elliott, who is the county’s chief election authority, announces that voters who have kept their addresses current with her office soon will be receiving a new voter identification card.
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.
Retired school teacher, Ann Betteridge, middle, checks to see what the children are drawing in New Lebanon’s one-room school house. Children enjoyed games and spelling bees in the school during New Lebanon’s bicentennial celebration held Saturday and Sunday, Sept.14 and 15.
New Lebanon celebrates bicentennial
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- It was a victory for the Bunceton Lady Dragons varsity and junior varsity teams at the Friday, Sept.13, home game! The varsity won its match in three sets, 18-25, 25-1 and 25-12. The JV won its match in two sets, 25-15 and 25-18. Thanks to all who came out! They headed to Stover the next morning, Saturday, Sept. 14, for a tournament.