Monthly Archives: February 2013


Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:50 pm, by

Isaac and Rhonda (Miller) Houf, of Unionville, MO are the parents of a daughter, Annika Joy Houf, born November 13, 2012 at Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Columbia, MO. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.  She was welcomed home by older siblings, Kadin and Jeriah. Grandparents are Robert and Karen […]


Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:49 pm, by

Wally and Trina Cottrell of Union, MO announce the birth of a son, Brett Patrick Cottrell, born January 22, 2013 at 1:07 p.m. at Mercy Hospital in Washington, MO.  Brett weighed 8 pounds and was 21 inches long.  Brett joins Grant (4 1/2) and Alina (3) Cottrell. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Cindy Cottrell of […]

Knox County Spoils SCR-I Courtwarming With 56-41 Defeat

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:47 pm, by

Friday was Courtwarming at Scotland County R-I High School, but the Tigers couldn’t have gotten off to much colder of a start versus Knox County. The Eagles soared to a 10-2 in the game’s opening minutes, forcing a timeout at the 6:19 mark. A bucket by Lucas Howard slowed the onslaught, but only momentarily, as […]

North Shelby Slips by Tigers in One-Point Defeat

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:45 pm, by

A first half lead slipped away Tuesday night in Shelbyville, and Scotland County was unable to overcome a devastating third period, falling to North Shelby 59-58 in Tri-Rivers Conference action. The Tigers took a 16-15 lead in the first period. Will McRobert came off the bench to hit a pair of field goals to spark […]

Conservation For You

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:40 pm, by

Conservation For You BY: G.R. MILLER MISSOURI CONSERVATION AGENT During the months of February and March, many deer hunters take to the woods in search of antler sheds.  Yes, countless hours are spent scouring the countryside in search of trophy shed antlers. This is an outdoor activity you can share with family members and may […]

Scotland County Commission Minutes 1/31/2013 – 2/13/2013

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:30 pm, by

 Thursday, January 31, 2013 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; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Presiding Commissioner Harris moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Clatt.  […]

Memphis Family Hurt in Macon County Crash

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:29 pm, by

A father and son from Memphis sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Macon County at 7:14 p.m. on Friday, February 15th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Amie L. Myers, 28, of La Plata was eastbound on Highway D in a 2005 Honda Odyssey and failed to yield at the intersection of […]


Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm, by

Howdy friends and neighbors. Ben here bringing you the latest happenings in our ecovillage. I’ll try to make this brief, because I have fallen into a time-bending vortex which we Rabbits colloquially refer to as “Retreat”, and from within this temporal twilight zone I have been unable to distinguish which day of the week it […]

Season Finale Slips Away From Lady Tigers as Knox County Clinches Conference Title

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:15 pm, by

Dreams of a Courtwarming celebration slipped away in the second quarter of Friday night’s regular season finale for Scotland County. The Lady Tigers were outscored 22-10 during the key stretch as Knox County rolled to a 59-48 victory that helped the Eagles clinch the Tri-Rivers Conference crown. The two teams traded defensive stops in the […]

Lady Tigers Rally to Claim Key Conference Win

Written on February 21, 2013 at 10:10 pm, by

For three quarters, North Shelby  looked like it would pick up a key conference victory, out playing Scotland County for the first 24 minutes of play in Shelbyville on February 12th. But the fourth quarter was all SCR-I. The Lady Tigers erased a seven-point deficit with a huge final period to post the 46-44 win. […]