Monthly Archives: September 2014

Eyes Fixed On Jesus

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:59 pm, by

Hebrews 12:1-3 is always relevant for our day.  Whether up or down, proud or humbled, taking a constant gander at Jesus is both fundamentally and necessarily the best direction one can possess.  We must keep our eyes upon him. Therefore, it must not be a surprise that mankind lives in constant distraction.  From vacations to […]

Tagues Gather in Gorin for Annual Family Reunion

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:55 pm, by

Bruce and Vera Tague and family hosted the annual Michael See Tague family reunion in the Gorin Christian Church basement on Sunday, September 21, 2014.  Mrs. Eddie (Louella) Tague prepared delectable shredded pork and scalloped potatoes for the fifty-one family members and friends who added their own dishes to the bountiful carry-in dinner.  Prior to […]

Community A Cappella, Hymn Sing October 5th

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:30 pm, by

The Potter’s House Mennonite Chapel in Downing, MO has organized a Community A cappella Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social to be held at Downing Appreciation Park on Sunday, October 5th. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. and they invite everyone to join them.  Bring a chair, a friend and a finger food to […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:11 pm, by

Reva Hustead went to Kirksville. Charlene Montgomery took Neta Phillips to Novelty to meet Jenny Walker.  Jenny and Neta went to Columbia. Reva Hustead and Dorothy Hunolt went to Quincy.  When they went to Spring Lake Country Club, as they were pulling in the drive-way a tree fell in front of the car, just missing […]

Living Life Over

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:01 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Daisy Murphy, Administrator of the Scotland County Care Center, attended the fall conference of the Activity Directors Association of Missouri in Sedalia, MO, on September 13, 2009, where she accepted the Administrator of the Year for the State award. Tammy Hammond, Activity Director at the Care Center, was also present. The convention […]

Trying To Be God? Yep  

Written on September 25, 2014 at 12:01 pm, by

Dear Chris, One among us, shook. us all up, emotionally recently, during our pie and ‘coffee course, and staled bluntly, a thought brought up to the whole. family at a. recent. family member birthday party. One of’ the kids had asked the group ‘in general if any of us gave attention to the fact that […]

Final Frenzy

Written on September 25, 2014 at 11:49 am, by

I sit alone in Bella Ciao, swaddled against the cold and wrapped in darkness at the base of a broad windowsill.  I pause a moment and prepare myself for a glimpse into Toon’s World of Wonders, a jar filled with water from several ponds at Dancing Rabbit. Click. The titanium-white glow of a headlamp filters […]

Kander Celebrates National Library Card Sign-Up Month

Written on September 25, 2014 at 10:03 am, by

Secretary of State Jason Kander is encouraging Missouri families to celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month by getting a library card for the start of the new school year. “With school beginning, now is a perfect time for families to visit their local library together to sign up for a library card,” Kander said. “No […]

Missouri Chief Justice Honors Judge Karl A.W. DeMarce  During Annual Awards Ceremony

Written on September 25, 2014 at 10:01 am, by

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Judge Karl A.W. DeMarce, an associate circuit judge in Scotland County (in the 1st Judicial Circuit), was one of seven judges honored by Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Mary R. Russell at an annual ceremony honoring exemplary service to the people of Missouri. The ceremony was held Thursday morning, September […]

Lady Tigers Take Knox to Extra Innings Before Losing 4-3 in Ninth

Written on September 25, 2014 at 9:50 am, by

A late rally helped Scotland County force extra play Tuesday night in Memphis but Knox County was able to sneak out of Memphis with a 4-3 victory as Lauren Dale delivered an RBI single in the ninth inning to break a 3-3 tie. The contest boiled down to a pitching duel between cousins. Dale, an […]