Monthly Archives: May 2014

Gorin R-III Board Considering Before/After School Program

Written on May 29, 2014 at 2:10 pm, by

The Gorin R-III Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, May 20th.  President Tague called the meeting to order at 6:00 with all members in attendance, but Ryan Miller.  Mr. Miller joined the meeting at 6:10. Next, the board approved the consent agenda items.  Diane Tague made a motion to approve the consent […]

Nests

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:35 pm, by

Hello everyone.  This beautiful guy is a frequent visitor to our front porch.  He and his mate, along with our other pair, enjoy grape jelly.  You must get a jar lid, and try it.  Enjoyment plus. They nest high atop their favorite trees.  Their nests are sack like in shape, and woven very intricately of […]

BABY TODD

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm, by

Brandon Todd and Britney Cherry are the proud parents of a baby boy, Brantley Michael-Lee Todd.  Brantley was born May 24, 2014 at 2:33 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital.  He weighed 5 lbs 9 oz and was 20.5 inches long. Grandparents are Jessame Azinger and Bradley Cherry both of Keokuk, IA, Holly Todd of Ft. […]

BABY HUDNUT

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:26 pm, by

Jay Hudnut and Skeeter Zinnert are the proud parents of a baby girl, Tinsley Nicole Hudnut.  Tinsley was born May 21, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital.  She weighed 8 lbs 3.8 oz. and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Jeanette and Wayne Zinnert of Kahoka and Maridith Welker of Williamstown.

BABY SMALL

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:24 pm, by

Robert Small and Kayla Bramhall are the proud parents of a baby boy, Cooper Mattix Small.  Cooper was born May 19, 2014 at 6:43 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital.  He weighed 6 lbs 2 oz and was 20 inches long. Grandparents are Lorraine and Rick Hurley of Worthington and Deb Small of Downing.

BABY SCHLATTER

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:20 pm, by

Wesley Schlatter and Kristin Whiteaker are the proud parents of a baby boy, Blake Aaron Schlatter.  Blake was born May 18, 2014 at 6:04 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital.  He weighed 6 lbs 12.6 oz and was 21 ½ inches long. Grandparents are Michael and Kim Schlatter of Kahoka, Jeff Whiteaker of Kahoka and Tammy […]

BABY SHAW

Written on May 29, 2014 at 1:02 pm, by

Gary Shaw and Jessica Edlen are the proud parents of a baby boy, Sawyer Allen Shaw.  Sawyer was born May 16, 2014 at 5:29 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital.  He weighed 7 lbs 14 oz and was 21 ½ inches long.

Can or Can’t Spirit Well

Written on May 29, 2014 at 12:42 pm, by

One of my most enjoyable outdoor experiences as a kid was swimming at our local community pool. As far back as I can remember, my summers were spent either at the baseball field or at the pool and both were within one block of each other. I lived about two miles from this area but […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes (5/15 – 5/21/2014)

Written on May 29, 2014 at 12:39 pm, by

Thursday, May 15, 2014 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 Commissioner […]

DR Gym & Training Center

Written on May 29, 2014 at 12:32 pm, by

Returning from a foraging run, my bag lighter than I had hoped, my heart happily pounded as I made the jaunt back to my yurt home. I had seen not one (but two!) woodcocks on my last couple of excursions into the Dancing Rabbit woodlands. Woodcocks, also go by possibly my favorite name for anything […]