Tipton R-VI School staff receiving recognition during the school board meeting Monday night as Teacher and Staff Member of the Year are, from the left, Trisha Bailey, marketing, Andrea Hughes, special education, Anna Diggs, Title I aide, and Tara Melton, district librarian. They were selected by the Community Teachers Association.
R-VI Board votes to keep money in local bank
CTA recognizes staff members
The Tipton R-VI School Board reviewed bids received for investing the district’s cash reserves and voted Monday night, Jan. 15 to use the services of a local bank.
Smoking rubbles all that remaind Monday morning after a late night fire at Syracuse Implement Sunday, Jan. 14. The structure, owned by Rick Johnson, was a long time Syracuse business place.
Syracuse Implement taken by fire
by Tara Alumbaugh
At 7:52 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, a page went out to the Fortuna Fire Department as well as the Tipton Fire Department for a structure fire at Syracuse Implement in Syracuse. The fire was called in by a passerby.
Hannah and Evan Wingo are learning more about patience, perspective and faith through their sons, Gage and Caleb. Gage has developmental disabilities due to an infection pre-birth.
(Photo by Heather Eck Photography LLC)
Tipton native will share life’s
journey at prayer breakfast
The Tipton Community Prayer Breakfast on Friday, Jan. 26 will host a mother of two who was raised and educated in her early life at Tipton and is now growing in faith with a special needs child.
Missouri’s flu activity for 2017-18 is showing widespread. The season currently is very similar to what was seen during the 2014-15 flu season, both in the timing and amount of cases reported. A season total of almost 31,000 cases were reported to the Department of Health and Senior Services through the first week of 2018. During the same time period in the 2014-15 flu season, 32,528 flu cases were reported statewide.
Most of you know my youngest sister died a couple weeks ago. My heart has been breaking since her phone call in November to let us know she was discontinuing treatment for ovarian cancer. It is even hard now to write this without tears.
Moniteau County Historical Society President Bruce Nichols holds up a cigarette roller during the “show and tell” meeting of the society Monday, Jan. 8, asking for guesses to identify the object.
MCHS members share historic items
The regular monthly meeting of the Moniteau County Historical Society was held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8 at the Cultural Heritage Center in California. It was the traditional “show and tell” meeting with several interesting items shared and stories told.
Chloe Moser shoots to score from the free throw line. She connected with all six attempts in the Higbee game on Monday, Jan. 8.
Recipes needed for 150th cookbook
by Sarah Kuschel
BUNCETON- In celebration of Bunceton’s 150th anniversary this year, Bunceton Castlewood Park will put together a sesquicentennial cookbook. The park board would love to include recipes from all the community and families. Everyone is welcome to submit some of their personal favorites! They ask that all recipes be turned in at Bunceton City Hall. If there is no one there, leave in the drop box.
The Otterville junior high girls basketball team members are, from the left, Halle Draffen, Carrie Jo McKinney, Josie Neal, Katie McKinney, Megan Helmig and Greylynn Tonasini.
Historic building burns at Syracuse
by Wilma Watring
OTTERVILLE-Sunday night, Jan. 14, a historic building burned in Syracuse. It was Rick Johnson’s garage, aka Syracuse Implement, aka Koenke’s Garage. Years ago it belonged to Leonard Koenke, then to his son, Leonard Koenke Jr., known
SYRACUSE- The weather has been at the top of the news last week. Water pipes finally thawed out from the extremely cold weather and then the temperatures rose all the way to the 60s by Wednesday. They plummeted to nearly zero with rain and freezing rain Thursday night, challenging past weather records for the area. All you can do is plan for the worst and hope for the best. 2018 is certainly not coming in like a lamb which everyone hoped for but more like a lion to dominate and control our lives. The cold weather last week froze water lines in several residences, businesses and broke with the city.
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.