Monthly Archives: October 2012

Show Me Dog Club Working on Canine Companion Training

Written on October 19, 2012 at 8:45 pm, by

The Show Me Dog Club is starting to gear up for a busy few months. The club performed at the Scotland County Care Center last Saturday and have plans to perform at the Kahoka Care Center on November 3rd. The club will also be giving out candy and dog treats at the Halloween Safe Stop […]

BABY STEWART

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:40 pm, by

Michell Sweezer and Derek Stewart of Memphis are the proud parents of a son, Jared Ray. He was born Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:04 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. Jared is welcomed by siblings Ryan, Mary, Desera, and Katelyn. Grandparents are […]

BABY MOREHEAD

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:40 pm, by

Casey and Crystal Cotton Morehead of La Plata are the proud parents of a daughter, Renee Leanne. She was born Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:05 p.m. at Boone County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 9 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Rick and Sharon Sponsellor of Memphis, Chris Morehead of Jacksonville and […]

BABY McBEE

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:38 pm, by

Jeff and Ashley McBee of Memphis are the proud parents of a son, Braydan Matthew. He was born Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 11:19 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He weighed 7 pounds 9.8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Braydan is welcomed by big sister, Braylee. Grandparents are Doug and Jan Meeks, […]

Memphis High School Class of 1957 Reunion

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:36 pm, by

The Memphis High School Class of 1957 met at 5:30 on September 14, 2012 at Keith’s Café in Memphis for a Dutch Treat Dinner. It was a great time to reminisce about high school days and the 55 years since graduation. Those attending were Darlene and Lowell Woods, Elwayne and Shirley Harris, Lucille Campbell, Mary […]

American History Moment – SAMUEL B. F. MORSE

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:35 pm, by

SAMUEL B. F. MORSE was born April 27, 1791 at Charleston, MA, the son of Jedidiah Morse, a clergyman, and Elizabeth Breese of New Jersey. Samuel died April 2, 1872 in New York, NY. American artist and inventor, he designed and developed the first successful electromagnetic (magnetism caused by electricity) telegraph system. In the year […]

RUSSELL RAY BECRAFT (4/1/1918 – 9/24/2012)

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:33 pm, by

Russell Ray Becraft, 94, of Tampa, Florida, went to be with the Lord on September 24, 2012. Russell Ray was born April 1, 1918, to Bill  and Bessie Becraft. He is survived by daughters, Charlotte Jeske (Paul), Nancy Hawkins (Ron), and Heidi Mattioli (David); ten grandchildren, Jennifer Greene, Lauren Welch (Greg), Natalie Abarca (Paul), Ty […]

Living Life Over 10/18/12

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:29 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County Courthouse has withstood the test of time for 100 years. The Scotland County Community Betterment Group will host a special celebration on Monday, October 22, 2007 to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the county seat. Judges Gary Dial and Karl DeMarce will serve as masters of ceremony. Judge E. […]

Rutledge Renegades 10/18/12

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm, by

Neta Phillips and Katrina Hustead went to Columbia. Reva Hustead went to Quincy. Reva Hustead and Bette Wiley went to Kirksville. Reva Hustead and Teddy Ammons picked up LaCrisha Wagy and Travis and went to Hannibal. On October 11, Martin Guinn and Reva Hustead went to Ruby Tuesday’s in Kirksville and met his daughter Gloria […]

Scotland County Genealogical Society Hosts October Meeting

Written on October 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm, by

The Scotland County Genealogical Society met in regular session October 8, 2012 in their building at 7:00 p.m. Eight members were present for a field trip to visit Karla Rainey’s display of Doug Rainey’s vast array of taxidermy exhibits. What a pleasant and interesting experience! It was nice of Karla to allow us to have […]