All together now
Three- and four-year-olds join together for the finale at the Bright Horizons Preschool program Thursday night at First Baptist Church of Tipton. The three classes sang "Happy Birthday Jesus" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" before accompanying their families to the fellowship hall for a reception of cookies and punch.

Running the show
Volunteers at the American Red Cross Blood Drive, from the left, Joyce Rowland, Phylis Pickens and Pat Moon review the donor registration list during the drive at the Tipton Knights of Columbus Hall on Thursday, Dec. 18.

Made it in
Waverly Irey, front, and Layne Koechner make their way to the entrance of Tipton High School as a light now fell on Thursday morning, Dec. 18. Snow and freezing began falling in the area around 9 p.m. and continued throughout the night.

Christmas caroling
Members of the Tipton Elementary School Pop Choir sing Christmas carols to the residents of Tipton Oak Manor Tuesday, Dec. 16.

Tipton Oak Manor happenings
by Brenda Matchett
Activities director
Just a short note to let you know what's going on this week.

Tipton Municipal Court report
The following persons appeared in Tipton Municipal Court Monday, Dec. 15 before Judge Peggy Richardson. The cases were brought by Prosecutor Jeff Green.

Cattle market
Central Missouri Sales Company, Sedalia

MCMC Board reports November activity
The Moniteau Christian Ministries Center Inc. Board of Directors held it monthly meeting on Dec. 4 at the MCMC, located at 303 Latham Road, in California.

Land prices peaking; cattle still on the rise
Farmland prices have likely peaked, but expect cattle prices to continue upward.

LEGOs at the Moniteau County Library
The Moniteau County Library at Wood Place, California, was one of 15 of the 165 libraries in Missouri to be selected by the Missouri State Library to receive a LEGO toolkit. “It is likely we were selected because of the Early Literacy Activity Center located upstairs dedicated to children services,” said Connie Walker, library director.

Co-Mo brings brighter Christmas to area kids
Co-Mo Electric Cooperative employees and board members are helping brighten the Christmas season for more than 200 local children.

Bohn recognized for work in hospice and palliative medicine
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine has recognized local physician Dr. Sara Bohn, D.O. with one of the highest honors bestowed on a physician as a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Longtime retired
James L. Shipley, shown with his wife Mildred, was the longest retired Co-Mo Electric Cooperative employee attending a Co-Mo retirees Christmas get-together Monday, Dec. 8 at Bobbio's.

Co-Mo retirees attend get-together
Forty-eight retired Co-Mo Electric Cooperative employees and guests attended a Christmas get-together at Bobbio's Eatery on the evening of Dec. 8.

New books at the library
The following books are now available at Price James Library.

Short week means early deadlines
The Tipton Times' office will be closed for the Christmas holiday Thursday and Friday, Dec. 25 and 26, making a for a short work week and early deadlines necessary.

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