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    Superintendent comments on lock down
    during law enforcement search for suspect
    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.
    This one
    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.
    Face lift
    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.
    Chicken to go
    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.
    Report on recent municipal court session
    Announcing a new arrival
    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.
    Project Lead the Way program moving
    into upper grades at Tipton R-VI
    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.
    Festival volunteers still being placed
    There are still jobs remaining to help make the ecumenical project Festival of Sharing 2019 a success, and local organizer Sheila Moon is looking for volunteers to help.
    School menus
    Club notes
    Progressive Bridge Club
    Sedalia cattle market
    Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia
    Silage piles save money over baleage on late-planted corn
    The cost to harvest corn planted as a cover crop for silage this year varies greatly, according to a new study from University of Missouri Extension.
    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.
    Pasture assessment and renovation
    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.
    Report from the Missouri Senate
    Providing advice and consent
    Locals win on Lottery games
    Two California residents are among Missouri Lottery players who took home more than $70.3 million in prizes during August.
    PJ Library to host SPIN Club project
    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.
    Historical society to serve pies
    The Moniteau County Historical Society will serve slices of homemade pie in their meeting room Saturday, Sept. 21, during the Ham and Turkey Festival.
    Seasons change, passages in life
    SYRACUSE- The past week brought changes to our community such as the weather as it moves from hot, humid summer temperatures to cooler, less humid fallish temperatures.
    Girl Scouts registering members
    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.
    Tipton Oak Manor happenings
    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.
    National team
    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.
    MDC partners with Lincoln University to host Timber Stand Improvement workshop Oct. 12
    The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with Lincoln University to host a free workshop introducing landowners to the benefits of Timber Stand Improvement, TSI, practices.
    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.
    Clerk canvassing voters to update rolls
    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.
    Accident at 50 and Route H injures two
    Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 50 at Route H Friday evening, Sept. 13.
    Salute to country
    Veterans on the military float in the Otterville Street Fair parade Saturday, Sept. 14, stand to sing the national anthem in front of the stage.
    Otterville community celebrates with street fair
    OTTERVILLE- The Otterville Street Fair was held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14.
    Property transfers filed with deeds
    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.
    One-room school
    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
    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.
    Mid-Mo board approves
    proposed 2019-20 budget
    The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board approved a budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year. The budget was presented at the board’s Wednesday, Sept. 11, meeting.
    New books at Price James Memorial Library
    The following books are now available at Price James Memorial Library.
    Tipton Nutrition Center menu, activities
    421 Independence Avenue
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