Monthly Archives: November 2012

DONALD PAUL BILLUPS (12/18/31-10/29/12)

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:07 pm, by

Don was 80 years old. He was born December 18, 1931 in rural Scotland County, Memphis, MO. He was the oldest of three children, Mary Anna, sister, and Richard, brother. He grew up in Scotland County and attended Memphis High School. After graduating, he was employed at Pepsi Cola Memphis Bottling Co. and then Billy […]

J. CAROL HARRELSON (12/15/1926 – 10/31/2012)

Written on November 8, 2012 at 9:05 pm, by

J. Carol Harrelson, 85, of Memphis passed away at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis October 31, 2012. Carol was born December 15, 1926 in Snelling, California to Joseph and Ethel (Neighbor) East. She graduated from Merced High School and attended University of California – Berkley. Carol married Bill Harrelson on August 8, 1966 in […]

HARLEY NELSON ERICKSON (1/3/1923 – 11/1/2012)

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:58 pm, by

Harley Nelson Erickson, 89, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away at 8:05 pm Thursday, November 1, 2012, at the Scotland County Hospital. Harley was born January 3, 1923, in Gorin, Missouri, a son of Franklin Snyder & Ora Howard Erickson. He married Janet Hayes in Memphis on May 23, 1948 in her family home. He enlisted […]

IRVIN BENNETT (10/1/1921 – 11/4/2012)

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:56 pm, by

Irvin Bennett, 91 of Downing, Missouri passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2012 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri where he had been a resident since May 2012. The son of Roy and Elma (Sommers) Bennett, he was born on October 1, 1921 in Downing, Missouri.  He attended Brush Creek School […]

Novinger to Host 27th Annual Craft Festival

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:51 pm, by

All types of crafts will line both gyms and all the hallways of the Novinger School (on Hwy. 149) during the Country Christmas Craft Festival. The 27th annual event will be held on Saturday, November 17th from 9 – 4.  A bake sale (featuring homemade candy), and a food stand serving throughout the day will […]

Consistency over Hypocrisy

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:49 pm, by

The Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojurners has written a most timely piece which I will paraphrase as accurately as possible and condense somewhat for the sake of brevity.  Some of my own words intrude at times, but I still feel they reflect this great man’s witness in the world.  If someone wishes to read the […]

Armistice Day

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

On November 11, 1918, an armistice was signed in France in the railway car of Allied Supreme Commander Ferdinand Foch which ended the hostilities of World War I  between Germany and the Allied nations.  The armistice went into effect at 11:00 a.m. on November 11—the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. […]

Additional Charges in 2011 Drug Case Land Memphis Man Back Behind Bars

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:46 pm, by

Charges against a Memphis man stemming from a 2011 arrest in Scotland County have been amended and two new charges resulted in his apprehension on October 30th. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, a warrant for the arrest of Kevin A. Goosey, 49, was served last Tuesday. Goosey was taken into custody on a […]

Local FFA Members Help To Package One Million Meals

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:42 pm, by

FFA Rally to Fight Hunger was part of the 85th National FFA Convention & Expo held in Indianapolis, IN.  ­­­More than 9,500 FFA members, advisors and guests took part in the FFA Rally to Fight Hunger, October 24-26, in Indianapolis, IN. One million meals were packaged in just 20 hours, with half of the meals […]

Fall Firearms Turkey Harvest Up For Second Year

Written on November 8, 2012 at 8:32 pm, by

by Jim Low JEFFERSON CITY–An increase in Missouri’s 2012 fall firearms turkey harvest confirms population gains that turkey managers predicted and hunters hoped for. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Telecheck database recorded a harvest of 8,498 turkeys during the fall firearms turkey season Oct. 1 through 31. Top harvest counties were Webster with 225 […]