Public hearing on budget set for Monday
The public will have the opportunity to comment on the city budget during a hearing Monday evening prior to the regular council meeting. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m.

Tipton Municipal Court report
Monday, Sept. 29

First clinics held to give flu vaccine
The Moniteau County Health Center this week held its first two of four clinics for mass administration of influenza vaccine to the public.

Talking bikes
David Pearman, left, talks motorcycles with Shannon Maylee, owner of Ghetto Superstar Cycle Center who hosted a poker run Saturday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his business. Maylee reports 139 registered for the free customer appreciation event that featured a total $1,500 purse and lunch catered by Bobbio's. The bikers ran a scenic route of about 103 miles.

Mortar mix
Aaron Diggs works a bit of mortar with his trowel before applying it to the brick fascia he is applying on the exterior of the Tipton Firehouse Saturday. The work is one of the projects being completed with extra sales tax money being received by the City of Tipton with Co-Mo Electric's location of its purchasing office in the old Nordyne building inside the city limits.

Paving work to continue Monday
Morgan Street is open and the contractor, Show-Me Asphalt of California, will finish paving a small portion between Gravois and Auglaize Avenue on Monday, Sept. 29.

Work to close Route C
in Moniteau County
Weather permitting, crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace a culvert pipe along Route C in Moniteau County on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The work will close Route C between Route 87 and Route T from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Traffic will be detoured around the area. MoDOT appreciates the patience of travelers during the work.

Tipton Oak Manor happenings
by Brenda Matchett
Activities director
First of all, let me say what an amazing weekend for football lovers in Missouri. The residents and I went to the Tipton Homecoming Parade and, boy, was that fun! Congratulations on your win, Cardinals!

Fall chores for beef producers
by Gene Schmitz
Livestock specialist
University of Missouri Extension
Fall is a time for beef producers to assess the past growing season and prepare for the upcoming winter months. Evaluating the forage base and livestock performance can help identify changes that need to be made in upcoming growing seasons.

Cattle market
Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia

On Conservation
Hunter Education precedes deer seasons
by Nathaniel Hodges
Moniteau County
A Hunter Education Skills Session will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 18 at Clarksburg C-II School. In order to attend the skills session, students must sign up online and have completed the knowledge, or classroom, requirement. The classroom requirement can be completed in one of two ways: Online study completion or completing the review section in the study guide.

Deeds filed to record changes
in property ownership
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.

Moniteau County Court proceedings
Infractions, Misdemeanor, Criminal Felony and Civil Cases Disposed

Democrat Club sets cleanup date
The Moniteau County Democratic Club met Sept. 25 at Nic-Nac Cafe in California. A short business meeting was held. Oct. 18 was set for the club's litter pickup along east Highway 50. Members will meet at Van Adam's office at 9 a.m.

New books at the library
The following books are now available at Price James Library, 104 E. Morgan, Tipton, 660-433-5622.

First Baptist to start children's church
First Baptist Church of Tipton will start a children's church during its morning worship beginning Sunday, Oct. 5.

For the kids
The City of Tipton received a matching grant to purchase more than $36,500 in new playground equipment with plans to install it at the Tipton City Park this month. The set features pieces suitable for children ages 2 through 5 and 5 through 12 years of age.

New play place at City Park coming soon
The city of Tipton received a grant that will enhance the play experience of children 2 through 12 years old at the Tipton City Park. It is hoped the new equipment can be installed this month.

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