Monthly Archives: May 2013

MAHLON H. ZIMMERMAN (4/6/1940 – 5/9/2013)

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:28 pm, by

Mahlon H. Zimmerman, age 73, of rural Memphis, MO, passed away peacefully at home on May 9, 2013 after a lengthy illness. He was born on April 6, 1940 in Lancaster County, PA, to Mahlon and Anna (Horning) Zimmerman.  At age two Mahlon moved with his family to California. Two years later they moved back […]

Perspiration or inspiration

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:26 pm, by

I’ve always heard that writing is more about perspiration than inspiration. It’s true. Even though it is very fulfilling to write about the outdoors, it is also difficult at times to continue to find worthy subjects and stories. Sometimes my mind soars with information faster than my fingers can type; other times those same fingers […]

Celiac disease

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:25 pm, by

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder that occurs in nearly one in 100 Americans, but only about 150,000 people have been diagnosed formally. It is triggered by an autoimmune response to a protein in wheat, barley and rye called gluten, and affects the body’s ability to absorb nutrients in the small intestine. Research into the […]

It Takes a Village to Raise a Bully!

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:23 pm, by

It seems kind of strange in a way, how our present day society is super-sensitive about some things but “just doesn’t get it” in other areas. For example: If at the work place a female employee dresses like a French lady of the evening and acts that way too, beware to the guy that makes […]

Congressman Graves Continues Mobile Office Tours

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:23 pm, by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A member of U.S. Congressman Sam Graves’ staff is holding Mobile Office stops.  Graves’ Mobile Office will tour the district giving constituents the opportunity to speak with a member of his staff. “I have always believed you learn more by listening than talking.  My priority in Congress is constituent service and the […]

Common Bugs/ Lawn Mowing Tip

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:22 pm, by

The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence but you still have to mow it. This month we can expect exponential growth among our garden vegetables and  flowers.  Everything bursts at the seams in an array of colors, shapes, fragrances and textures.  Looking out my window, I see potatoes popping out […]

Village Council

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:20 pm, by

What a fun week we just had at Dancing Rabbit! This is Sam, and a big part of my week has been moving forward with the selection of our first Village Council.  Teresa and I are in charge of guiding the group through the process we have agreed to for choosing seven people from among […]

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Plan for Memorial Day

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:20 pm, by

The ladies of the V.F.W. Auxiliary will meet at the post in Memphis  on Friday, May 10th at 4:30 p.m. to place the flags out at the cemetery for Memorial Day preparation. The scheduled rain date will be on Friday, May 17th. Also, ladies will meet at the post on Monday, May 27 at 9:30 […]

Living Life Over 5/16/2013

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:19 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County School board offered employment to Mike Beeler as the district’s new technology coordinator at their May meeting. Beeler will replace Jim Morgan who was retiring. During National Hospital Week May 11th–17th Scotland County Memorial Hospital celebrated four decades of service. That dream came to life during the grand opening […]

Rutledge Renegades 5/16/2013

Written on May 17, 2013 at 7:17 pm, by

John Riddle and Marla Petrie from Iowa came down for the Rutledge Flea Market. John said he brought Marla here to “work”. He said he would like to thank whoever it was that found the wheel he lost off his trailer and returned it. He also made the comment that they like to eat breakfast […]