Monthly Archives: June 2014

Local School Board Member Achieves Advanced Certification

Written on June 26, 2014 at 11:28 pm, by

Mrs. Trinity Davis, a member of the Scotland County R-1 Board of Education, has achieved Advanced Certification in the Missouri School Boards’ Association certified board member program. The program established by MSBA helps local school board members master the knowledge and skills they need to function as effective educational leaders in their communities. All newly […]

Club Ladies Eat at M’s Place in Brock

Written on June 26, 2014 at 8:01 pm, by

Grace Brown hosted the June 11th Cedar Grove Club.  First, the ladies drove to Brock where they lunched at M’s Place, a neighborhood eatery very graciously operated by sisters, Monica and Marjorie. Following lunch, the ladies returned to Memphis to the hostess’ home, where the rest of the meeting was held.  Janet welcomed all to […]

Carper, Ward Receive Degrees from Buena Vista University

Written on June 26, 2014 at 7:57 pm, by

The following area individuals were among 699 students who received a degree from Buena Vista University at its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 24: Troy Carper, from Memphis, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He attended Buena Vista University’s Graduate & Professional Studies location in Ottumwa. Jenna Ward, from Memphis, graduated with a Bachelor […]

Taylar Simpson Receives Degree from Buena Vista University

Written on June 26, 2014 at 7:56 pm, by

Taylar Simpson, Memphis, was one of 699 students who received a degree from Buena Vista University at its commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 24. Simpson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. Simpson attended the Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies online program. Buena Vista University’s main campus in Storm Lake, Iowa, […]

Living Life Over 6/26/2014

Written on June 26, 2014 at 3:50 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A brief thunderstorm Friday afternoon proved devastating for one rural Scotland County residence.  At 4:51 p.m. the Scotland County dispatch was notified of a fire at the Jim Johnson residence located northeast of Crawford in rural Scotland County. Upon arrival the Scotland County fire department heavy smoke coming from the upstairs portion […]

PAUL R. FOGLE (5/10/1939 – 6/12/2014)

Written on June 26, 2014 at 3:39 pm, by

Paul R. Fogle, 75, of Jefferson City, MO, formally of Memphis MO, passed away at his home June 12, 2014. The son of Walter and Thelma Jones Fogle he was born May 10, 1939 in Scotland County, Missouri on the family farm east of Memphis. Paul liked to restore old cars and trucks. He enjoyed […]

Summer Time is Fair Time

Written on June 26, 2014 at 1:56 pm, by

By Julie Blessing The Scotland County Fair Board, 4-H, and FFA have been busy making plans and preparing the grounds for the upcoming fair, July 5-12th.  Noticeable improvements can be seen on the grounds including a new show barn which has been fully wired, the painting of the grandstands and grandstand roof, and the electrical […]

Memphis Swim Team Competes at Hannibal YMCA

Written on June 26, 2014 at 12:48 pm, by

On June 18, the Memphis Swim Team competed against Hannibal and Kirksville at Hannibal YMCA. Memphis swimmers who placed in the top 10 in their events are listed below: Girls 11-12 Freestyle relay, 2nd–Bethany Barrett, Claire Hite, Katie Feeney, Rachel Barrett Mixed 11-12 Freestyle relay, 1st–Jena Frederick, Micah Cooley, Hanah Johnson, Eric Yarbrough Mixed 15-18 […]

Desire

Written on June 26, 2014 at 12:45 pm, by

This time of year deer are craving salt and other minerals. The bucks need this during the time when their antlers are growing and they will literally eat the dirt if it contains traces of these raw materials. I have also seen huge holes dug deep in the ground where the deer have pawed and […]

Thrasher, Buford, Kigar Earn All-State Baseball Honors

Written on June 26, 2014 at 12:28 pm, by

A trio of Scotland County baseball players were recently honored when the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association announced the 2014 MHSBCA All State teams. Austin Thrasher was named to the second team as a pitcher along with battery mate Tyler Buford who was a second team honoree at catcher. Cordie Kigar received honorable mention […]