Monthly Archives: November 2013

Scotland County Commission Minutes 11/14/ – 11/20/2013

Written on November 27, 2013 at 10:26 pm, by

  Thursday, November 14, 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; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding […]

AmericanHistory Moment – JFK

Written on November 27, 2013 at 10:25 pm, by

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was assassinated at 12:30 p.m. (standard time) on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was fatally shot by a sniper while traveling with his wife, Jacqueline, Texas Govenor John Connally, and Connally’s wife, Nellie, in the presidential motorcade. A ten-month investigation […]

Coat Drive

Written on November 27, 2013 at 10:24 pm, by

Dear Editor, I wanted to say thanks to all who donated coats at the Elementary and High Schools, Nutrition Site, and Clothes Closet for the Scotland County Ministerial Alliance with the Clothes Closet being the distributor. We received over 50 coats from all sources with some already having been distributed. We are truly blessed to […]

Living Life Over 11/28/2013

Written on November 27, 2013 at 10:22 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Holocaust survivor Erika Mandler is to share her story on Thursday, December 4. Mandler says she hopes sharing her experience will help stop the atrocities of World War II from being repeated. “When my generation is gone, who will be here to talk about it? We must tell our stories and we […]

Rutledge Renegades 11/28

Written on November 27, 2013 at 10:21 pm, by

Dan and Linda Wiley, and son Tyler, from Clarksville, MO brought their camper trailer and parked at grandmother Bette Wiley’s farm. They came on Friday. Dan and Tyler tracked deer remembering days past when they hunted deer with their uncles. Dan, Linda, Tyler, and Grandma Bette went to dinner at The Catfish Place on Sunday. […]


Written on November 27, 2013 at 5:30 pm, by

Howdy and Happy Thanksgivukkah from Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage! Ben here, taking my turn to blow our own collective horn at you for a few brief paragraphs. Yes, Thanksgivukkah is finally upon us, an event some Jewish scholars are calling “once in an eternity”, due to the ever fluctuating nature of the Jewish lunar-based calendar system. […]

Gorin Go-Getters Host November Meeting

Written on November 27, 2013 at 5:26 pm, by

The Gorin Go-Getters had their November meeting on November 9, 2013. On November 8 we had the Scotland County 4-H Council Recognition Event, and our 4-H Club was named outstanding 4-H Club based on participation in projects and community service activities. The Gorin Go-Getters will be selling real evergreen Christmas wreathes that will be 15 […]

Westhoff, Hamilton Wed in Maryville

Written on November 27, 2013 at 5:20 pm, by

Megan Renee Westhoff and Kenneth James Hamilton were united in marriage on Saturday, June 15, 2013, during a 7:30 p.m. outdoor ceremony at the Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. The bride is the daughter of Scott and Angela Westhoff of Memphis.  She is the […]

Opening-Weekend Deer Harvest Blown Away

Written on November 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm, by

Hunters checked 61,446 deer during the opening weekend of the November Portion of Firearms Deer Season, in spite of awful weather conditions. The Missouri Department of Conservation says the slow start doesn’t diminish prospects for a normal deer harvest. The opening-weekend harvest was down 12 percent compared to 2012. Conservation Department biologists predicted that this […]

Gorin Go-Getters Honored as Outstanding Club at 2013 4-H Recognition Event

Written on November 22, 2013 at 10:22 pm, by

The Annual Scotland County 4-H Soup Supper and Recognition Event took place on Saturday evening, November 9th, at the Scotland County High School Commons.  Tasha Eggleston-Wood,  4-H Council President, called the meeting  to order.  Owen Triplett, 4-H Prince, lead the pledges  and then everyone ate. The program started with Kyle Mohr, 4-H Council Vice President,  […]