St. Andrew Church parishioner Lori Woken wishes Fr. Tony Rinaldo well as he prepares to leave the parish for a new assignment during a reception following the 5 p.m. Mass Saturday evening. Fr. Tony will be the new pastoral administrator at the Loose Creek and Bonnots Mill parishes, while St. Andrew's prepares to welcome Fr. Alexander Gabriel who is coming from Sacred Heart parish at Eldon. He also served Our Lady of Snows parish at Mary's Home.
City maintenance employees were out early Friday morning, clearing a blanket of heavy wet snow from streets as it continued to fall with expectations of up to 3 inches before it's over around mid-day. All schools in the area cancelled classes in anticipation of the weather system and the Tipton Community Prayer Breakfast was rescheduled to Friday, Jan. 31.
Don Basinger clears his sidewalk at his Ferguson Avenue home from the skiff of snow received early Thursday morning, Jan. 23. By 8 a.m. the temperature was already rising and the snow and ice melting again. The local weather forecast calls for chances of snow through Friday, with the temperature rising to near 40 degrees under a partly sunny sky Saturday.
Tim Taylor has announced that he is seeking the position of Representative of the 48th District as a Republican candidate. He made the announcement in Boonville Tuesday evening, Jan. 21, during a customer appreciation reception at Taylors’ Bake Shop.
St. Andrew Catholic School is among the 6,289 nationwide celebrating National Catholic Schools Week this week, Jan. 26-Feb. 1. A special section produced by The Tipton Times and with the support of local advertisers is included in this issue of the newspaper.
SYRACUSE- The weather that includes rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow highlights the news here in central Missouri this past week. The result is snow days for school and the cancellation of school, church and community activities. I have been saying what a mild winter we have had so far this year. In addition to that, business at the Syracuse Gift Depot has slowed to a screeching halt and attendance at the First Baptist church of Syracuse has dropped sharply. That’s winter in Missouri.
Bunceton third and fourth grade girls put up a good defense in their home game against Prairie Home Sunday, Jan. 26.
Bunceton reports basketball news
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- At the Prairie Home Homecoming Saturday, Jan. 18, Bunceton Lady Dragons defeated Jamestown Lady Eagles 63-32. Coach Dustin Ray pleasantly said, “Good way to open up our conference schedule. Proud of these girls and the hard work they put in.”
The 2020 Otterville Homecoming Court is, from the left: Front, Nathan Helmig and Kortlyn Jeffries; and back, 2019 King Ben Morrison, 2019 Queen Abby Nichols, Christian Bremer, Kylie Lawson, King Mason Mathews, Queen Morgan Bowers, James Koreker and Oralila Spellmeyer. The crowning occurred during halftime of the boys game with Windsor Saturday, Feb. 25, postponed a day due to inclement weather.
Otterville holds 2020 Homecoming
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE- Otterville’s Homecoming was originally scheduled for Friday, Jan. 24, against the Lincoln Cardinals. However, due to inclement weather, the festivities were rescheduled to Saturday, Jan. 25, in a game with the Windsor Greyhounds.
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.