Counting in rhythm
David Bledsoe, a certified CPR and First Aid instructor, counts with city employee Jeff Koechner as he does chest compressions on a model during a recertification class Friday afternoon at the Tipton Firehouse. City employees took the course split up over two days, Friday and Tuesday, March 7 and 11.
Relay for Life to hold kickoff meeting in Tipton
A Moniteau County Relay for Life Kickoff Rally will be held in Tipton at Bobbio's Eatery on March 11 at 7 p.m.
The Farm Hands
Bluegrass gospel quartet coming to Tipton
The # 1 Bluegrass Gospel band in America, The Farm Hands, will bring their 2014 Tour to Tipton on Sunday, March 23 at 10:45 a.m. at Community Baptist Church, 413 Gregory Boulevard in Tipton.
Deeds 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
Prepared to take cover
St. Andrew's teacher Lynn Brauer leads the eighth grade class down stairs to practice taking cover during the state wide tornado drill on Thursday afternoon, March 6.
Council discusses mowing, approves
bids on lawn mower, cemetery
by Becky Holloway
The Tipton City Council briefly discussed the cost and challenge of keeping city properties mowed during its meeting Monday night, an issue that when first addressed several years ago raised concern among city maintenance workers that at least one among them may be without a job.
Filing creates race for clerk
One filing this week created a race for the Republication nomination for county clerk in Moniteau County, the first for several election cycles. It is the only race so far to be included on the Aug. 5 Primary Election ballot.
Public session on concerns with
Common Core set for Tuesday
An informational session organized by parents concerned about implementation of a new educational outcome standards will be held Tuesday evening at the Co-Mo Electric Cooperative meeting room. The session will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and features a speaker from the Missouri Coalition Against Common Core.
'Spring forward' this weekend
If you find yourself tired in the mornings, you won't likely get caught up on that sleep this weekend, as it's time to “spring forward.”
MDC seeks public input for
Prairie Home Conservation Area
The Missouri Department of Conservation is in the multi-year process of updating Conservation Area Management Plans and is seeking public input on how conservation areas are important to Missourians. A draft plan for the Prairie Home Conservation Area is available for public review from March 1-31.
County Democrats set up Truman Day committee
The Moniteau County Democrat Club met Thursday, Feb. 27 at the Nic-Nac Caf?? in California.
School board begins plans for next school year
The Tipton R-VI School Board will start making plans for the 2014-15 school year when it meets Monday evening, March 10.
St. Andrew's sets screening date
St. Andrew School Kindergarten Screening will be held on Tuesday, April 1 beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Women in Ag Conference is March 27
The 10th Annual Mid-Mo Women in Agriculture Conference will be held on Thursday, March 27 at California High School. Organizers say the $10 registration fee will fill the day with information, entertainment, good food and great company. This conference promises to have something of interest for everyone.
K of C holding fish fry
Tipton Council 1360 Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Lenten Fish Fry on Friday, Feb. 24 at the St. Andrew School cafeteria.
Students hear from elected county officials
Students from Moniteau County high schools gathered in California Wednesday, Feb. 26 for the second annual American Legion County Government Day.