Hanging fast bits
Workers for Ervin Construction, one of Co-Mo Connect's contractors, prepare to roll out fiber to hang on Co-Mo Electric poles as part of the fiber-to-the-home Internet, TV and telephone project.

Co-Mo Connect pushes area
to top of speed charts
There's a new name on top of the leaderboard of areas with the fastest Internet service in the state of Missouri.



Pancake fan
Cathy Sinclair fills her plate with pancakes during Senator Mike Kehoe's pancake breakfast held at the Co-Mo Electric meeting room on Thursday morning, Oct. 16. Early on most attendees were Co-Mo Electric employees.


Tractor pull cancelled
The C & F Motorsports Tractor Pull scheduled at the Tipton Fairgrounds for Saturday, Oct. 18 has been cancelled. Organizers say the fairgrounds are too wet and not looking like they will dry up enough to be able to park without make a lots of ruts. "We do not want to destroy the grounds," said Scott Clifford, one of the event managers.



Maelyne Cartee

Russellville to hold fundraiser
for girl trampled by cow
A group of friends at Russellville is holding a benefit Saturday, Oct. 18 for the family of a young girl with Tipton connections who was trampled by a cow.


School board chooses Septagon for project
by Becky Holloway
Provided negotiations can go as anticipated, the Tipton R-VI School Board chose to contract with Septagon as the construction manager for a proposed bond issue on the April 2015 ballot.



Tipton vocalists
Tipton High School students participating in the West Central All-District and Honor Choir event at Sedalia Saturday were, from the left: Front, Keturah Moss, Taylor Allee, Makaela Haggerman; back, John Wolf, Aaren Vollmer, Wyatt Schmidt and Alec Miler.

A day of music at Sedalia
Seven Tipton High School choir students attended the West Central Missouri Music Educators Association All-District and Honor Choir event Saturday, Oct. 11 at Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia.


Bothwell surgical weight loss seminar is Oct. 22
Bothwell Regional Health Center will hold its Surgical Weight Loss Seminar at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Bothwell Education Center, 14th and Ingram in Sedalia.


Kinder seeks nominations for 2014 Veterans Service Awards
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is seeking nominations for the 2014 Lieutenant Governor's Veterans Service Award, created to recognize Missouri veterans who provide volunteer service to their communities.


Cattle market
Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia


Capital Region Home Health expands coverage area
Capital Region Home Health has expanded its coverage area. Home Health now offers services for central Missouri in eight counties including all of Cole, Callaway, Morgan, Miller, Osage and Maries counties and parts of Moniteau and Camden counties.


Shows at the Finke
The Finke Theatre in California hosted Paul Draper in a sold out show Saturday night, Oct. 11. The crowd was treated to “Mysteries of the Mind” which left the audience asking each other, “How did he do that?” Attendees came from as far away as Kansas and Illinois for the performance. Draper also put on a show at California Elementary School Friday.


September marked by record-breaking lows
Missouri saw record-setting lows, too much rain in some parts, not enough in others and the nearly two-year trend of cooler than normal temperatures continued.



Quilt raffle
Librarian Marsha Nelson holds up a Christmas quilt she made that will be raffled at the Price James Library on Tuesday morning, Oct. 14. Tickets for the quilt are on sale now through the second week of December for $1 a piece or six tickets for $5. All proceeds will go towards purchasing new books for the young adult book section.




California High School competing for funds from safe driving campaign
California High School is vying for a chance at $100,000 through a safe driving campaign called Celebrate My Drive between Oct. 15 and Oct. 24.


Roadwork on Route H
Route H Between Route O and Route AA will undergo a chip and sealing the week of Oct. 20.


5K Run/Walk Saturday
The Tipton Elementary Wellness Committee and staff is sponsoring a 5K run/walk Saturday, Oct. 18 with registration beginning at 8 a.m.


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


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.


Times to host workshop
on Missouri Sunshine Law
The Tipton Times will host a workshop in the Missouri Sunshine Law presented by the Attorney General's Office on Thursday, Oct. 23.


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



The threat is real
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler delivers her ISIL presentation at State Fair Community College in Sedalia last week. Several from Tipton attended.

Mayor, others attend presentation on ISIL
Tuesday evening, Oct. 7, Mayor Jennifer Cary and several other concerned citizens from the Tipton area attended a presentation hosted by Rep. Vicky Hartzler of the 4th Congressional District of Missouri at State Fair Community College, Sedalia.


Despite lower crop prices, survey shows land prices up in 2014
Land prices in Missouri increased in the past year at a rate higher than expected.


Free High School Equivalency, ESL classes at SFCC
Registration will be held Oct. 27-31 for the next High School Equivalency classes to be held on the State Fair Community College Sedalia campus.


Blood drive set for Oct. 23
While autumn brings the promise of cooler days and longer nights, the American Red Cross reminds area residents that the need for blood is ongoing and, at time, critical. Locally, donations can be made at the Tipton drive to be held from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall.






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