Monthly Archives: March 2014

CDBG Demolition Grant Deadline Approaching

Written on March 28, 2014 at 2:51 pm, by

Property owners interested in receiving funding to demolish vacant, dilapidated buildings need to apply by March 31. March has spring clean-up on the minds of many area residents. The City of Memphis and the Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission are hoping to find out how many residents might have clean-up of a much larger scale […]

Four Scotland County Players Earn All-Conference Basketball Honors

Written on March 28, 2014 at 12:32 pm, by

  Four Scotland County players were honored along with one of their coaches when the Tri-Rivers Conference announced its post-season awards last week. After claiming a share of the league crown, the Tigers earned two spots on the all-star roster while also garnering an award for their coach. The Tigers claimed a share of the […]

Kristy Eggleston-Wood Honored With 4-H Foundation Award

Written on March 27, 2014 at 7:17 pm, by

COLUMBIA – Kristy Eggleston-Wood of Scotland County was named a 2014 Missouri 4-H Foundation Naomi Crouch Leadership awardee on March 14 in Columbia. Kristy was recognized for her commitment to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development program. “It is our great pleasure to honor Kristy with the Naomi Crouch Award for her dedication […]

4-H Members Receive Show Me Quality Assurance Training

Written on March 27, 2014 at 6:51 pm, by

Wednesday evening, March 19, Patricia Wiggins, Scotland County Youth Education Assistant, and Karen Loyd-Minear, 4-H Youth Development Specialist, met with 18 4-H  members  to  present  Show-Me Quality assurance (SMQA) training to those who plan to exhibit food animals at the Scotland County Fair. It is a Scotland County rule that members must take the training […]

Gorin R-III to Host Spring Carnival on April 4th

Written on March 27, 2014 at 6:20 pm, by

The Gorin R-III School District will host the school’s annual spring carnival on  Friday, April 4th. The lunch stand will open at 5 p.m., serving B.B.Q. pork sandwiches, nachos, walking tacos, taco stacks, hot dogs, and a variety of homemade treats.  The gym doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with numerous games and activities available.  […]

MACC to Host Free Pancake Day

Written on March 27, 2014 at 5:07 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their annual customer appreciation Pancake Day on Saturday, April 20th.  The event will be held at the Memphis Fire Station from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. This is just one of many events hosted by the MACC throughout the year.  Other events include the […]

Kingdom Life

Written on March 27, 2014 at 5:00 pm, by

The Kingdom of God is the most exciting venture… ever! There is nothing like it. No other system can present both the thrill and the intrigue.  Yet, those of us in church leadership have seen this slip. Too, to many in the random community, there is nothing more deadening than church.  This latter view must […]

April Fool’s Day

Written on March 27, 2014 at 4:59 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield   The First of April, some do say Is set apart for All Fools Day; But why the people call it so, Not I, nor they themselves to know.                There are many theories to the origin of April Fool’s Day, but the exact history is uncertain.  One theory suggests that it […]

Acts the 3-Man Show Coming to Memphis April 12th

Written on March 27, 2014 at 4:51 pm, by

One of the greatest missionaries of the Christian faith is first introduced in the Bible by a different name. Witness how Saul the Persecutor transformed into Paul the Apostle when Acts the 3-Man Show takes the stage at Scotland County R-I High School on Saturday, April 12th beginning at 3 p.m. The world famous show […]

Cedar Grove 2014 Club Officers Have Been Installed

Written on March 27, 2014 at 4:42 pm, by

Virginia Woods hosted the March 12 Cedar Grove Club.  Seven members attended.  There were two absent.  The table featured St. Patrick’s Day decorations.  The Senior Nutrition Site was the location for the meeting.  Preceding lunch, the ladies joined hands and prayed The Lord’ Prayer. Janet Erickson, president, welcomed the ladies.  Roll call was “How I […]