Monthly Archives: November 2012

Scotland County Hunters Bag 144 Deer During Youth Season

Written on November 8, 2012 at 10:04 pm, by

Hunters between the ages of 6 to 15 got an early start to the 2012 firearms deer season this past weekend as part of the early youth deer season November 3rd and 4th. Decent weather across the state helped the youngsters surpass last season’s harvest total rather easily. According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, […]

Planting Trees & Preserving Fruit

Written on November 8, 2012 at 10:00 pm, by

The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago; the next best time is now.  ~Chinese proverb. Gardening season slows down significantly as winter approaches.  There is still harvesting of broccoli, kale, chard, Asian greens and lettuce but the pace is so relaxed.  I’ve been reflecting on the bounty of the growing season […]

TSU Groups to Perform at Memphis Theatre

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:54 pm, by

A pair of Truman State concert groups will take the stage in Memphis next week as the fall music schedule continues to shine at the rural northeast Missouri theatre. The Franklin Street Singers and True Men will be performing at the Memphis Theatre on Tuesday, November 13, at 7:30 p.m. The community is invited to […]

The Sun Is Shining… Always

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:48 pm, by

The Sun Is Shining… Always Creation was one of God’s best weeks! I was thinking about Him and His system driving to work in the dark. Soon the sun will be shining.  Even when overcast, we know by faith the sun is shining.  More, even at midnight we are sure by faith the sun is […]

City Pursuing $152,500 Safe Routes to Schools Sidewalk Grant

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:47 pm, by

The City of Memphis is seeking federal funding for phase one of a proposed four-part plan to connect various public facilities in the city via sidewalk. On November 5th, the city completed a grant application for the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School infrastructure program. The Federal-aid Safe Routes to School Program (SRTS) […]


Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:38 pm, by

Share the Harvest Helped Feed 150 Local Families in 2011 In 2011, hunters donated 6,191 deer statewide to the Share the Harvest program helping to feed thousands of Missourians statewide. Last year, local donations helped to feed over 150 families each month, for nearly ten months, through the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry. “We […]

FFA Redneck Games Are A Splash!

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:27 pm, by

The Memphis FFA Chapter recently had a fun filled day full of games that weren’t exactly what you would call “typical”. Two teams of students participated in events designed for the Redneck in all of us, including: Redneck Bowling (tires and trashcans), Redneck Horseshoes (steel posts and toilet seats), Tire Dash (high knee tire relay […]

SCR-I Students Observe National Red Ribbon Week

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:24 pm, by

Drug and alcohol abuse have been a problem for a long, long time.  In 1985, the brutal death of U.S. Drug Enforcement Agent Kiki Camarena by drug traffickers spurred a nationwide campaign against drug and alcohol abuse.  Camarena’s hometown began to wear red ribbons in his honor.  The purpose being, one person can make a […]


Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:18 pm, by

I really love this time of year. The areas that have a lot of deer hunters seem to always try to accommodate this crazy couple of weeks. Even mommas who are normally more about cleanliness are excited to see their little boy or girl come home with a little blood on them from a successful […]

Jesus Christ vs. Politics

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:17 pm, by

Dear Editor, One among us  stated firmly, “We never heard a better pitch for our dear Lord and Savior Jesus Christ than we heard at Harley’s funeral service!” “We agree. Bradley Balfour is what we call the difference between a preacher and a minister.” From another, “We thought that very same way!” Another, quote; “What happened? What did […]