Monthly Archives: August 2012

Chestnut Cross

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:23 pm, by

I was blessed in my early adult years to work in the mountains. I was on a core drill crew. Our job was to drill a hole deep within the ground in order to find out what strata laid below. I literally spent a few years getting up every morning and going to work surrounded […]

Pre-School Program to be Offered at Gorin R-III

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:22 pm, by

The Gorin R-III Board of Education met in regular session Tuesday, August 21, 2012. With four members being present. President Tague called the meeting to order at 6:15 p.m.  Rhonda Peterson was absent.  Ryan Miller arrived at 6:35 p.m. Following approval of the consent agenda items Mrs. Townsend presented the board with the tax rate […]

Bruce Childress Among Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:11 pm, by

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Making the best better for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, 53 4-H luminaries joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame, Aug. 18 at the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Inductees from 43 counties established a legacy totaling 1,625 years of service to 4-H. Family members and friends attended the sixth annual […]

County Commission 8/16 & 8/22

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:08 pm, by

Thursday, August 16, 2012 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE: Presiding Commissioner, C.E. Harris, Jr.; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Western District Commissioner, Paul Campbell arrived at 8:37 a.m. Presiding Commissioner Harris moved to approve the consent […]

MO 15 Bridge at North Fork Fabius River to Reopen in Knox County

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:07 pm, by

Weather permitting, Thursday, August 30, MO 15 at the north edge of Edina will reopen to traffic after being closed a little over a month to replace the North Fork Fabius River Bridge.  The 89-year-old truss bridge has been replaced with a new 28-foot wide bridge without trusses which will allow large farm equipment and other […]

Creative Progress

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:06 pm, by

Hammers, chisels, and saws, oh my! Every time I step outside, the sound of a growing village greets me in the form of a nail rhythmically joining wood, or a hand-saw cutting through the umpteenth 2×4 of the day. Despite it being 98 degrees this week, the pressure of the end of this year’s building […]

Airport Request for Bids

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:05 pm, by

REQUESTS FOR BIDS/INVITATION FOR BIDS CITY OF MEMPHIS, MO MEMPHIS MEMORIAL AIRPORT State Block Grant Project No. 12-026A-1 Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 PM, September 4, 2012 and then publicly opened and read at the Memphis City Hall located at 125 W. Jefferson; Memphis, MO 63555 for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment […]

Kirksville Airport to Host 5th Annual Air Festival

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:03 pm, by

The 5th annual Cape Air Kirksville Air Festival is set for Sunday, September 9, 2012 with a new line-up of performers ready to provide the thrilling, family-friendly entertainment that the residents of northeast Missouri have come to expect from the annual event. The air festival will take place at the Kirksville Regional Airport on September […]

OATS Committee Hosting ‘No Show’ Fundraiser

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:02 pm, by

During the month of September, OATS transportation will be available from Scotland County to the following destinations: Memphis, in town on the 1st, 3rd & 4th Tuesdays; Baring, Edina & Rutledge – 2nd Tuesday Quincy, IL – 3rd Tuesday Kirksville – every Thursday Memphis, always the 1st Friday after the 1st Wednesday. Transportation is available […]

Conservation For You

Written on August 30, 2012 at 9:59 pm, by

By G.R. Miller, Missouri Conservation Agent The Missouri Department of Conservation will be holding a Hunter Education Course on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 8am – 8pm at the Firehouse in Memphis.  Students must be 11 years of age or older to receive certification.  Students are required to pre-register by going online at . […]