Monthly Archives: April 2015


Written on April 30, 2015 at 3:53 pm, by

PUBLIC NOTICE SCOTLANDCOUNTY INVITATION TO BID   The Scotland County Commission is accepting bids for a 911 Addressing System.  The successful bidder will be responsible for assigning address numbers to all designated buildings in Scotland County Missouri, assigning global positioning coordinate positions and photographing each physical structure to be addressed, building a base map accurately […]


Written on April 30, 2015 at 2:53 pm, by

REQUESTS FOR BIDS/INVITATION FOR BIDS CITY OF MEMPHIS MEMPHIS MEMORIAL AIRPORT MoDOT Project No. 13-026A-1   Sealed bids subject to the conditions and provisions presented herein will be received until 2:00 PM, Prevailing Central Time, May 29, 2015 and then publicly opened and read at Memphis City Hall; City of Memphis; 125 W. Jefferson; Memphis, […]

First Baptist Church Will Host Blood Drive May 5th

Written on April 30, 2015 at 2:52 pm, by

The First Baptist Church in Memphis will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 1:30 – 6:00 p.m. Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need.  Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few […]

Living Life Over

Written on April 30, 2015 at 1:12 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Rotary Club has collected nearly 1,000 pairs of new shoes to be donated to the Shoes for Orphan Souls. The charity program is a ministry of Buckner International and has distributed more than 1.8 million pairs of new shoes to at-risk children in the United States and to orphans in 68 […]

New Folks

Written on April 30, 2015 at 1:11 pm, by

Hi friends. This is Alline, reporting for Dancing Rabbit. As I write this the date is April 27th – by the time this appears in the Memphis Democrat it will be Thursday, April 30th. How the heck did that happen? Pretty soon it will be May Day! Our neighbor Laura is reviving the age-old May […]

4-30-2015 issue

Written on April 30, 2015 at 1:01 pm, by

Every Person Is Amazing 

Written on April 30, 2015 at 12:54 pm, by

Have you ever noticed that not many people we know are perfect? Even those who are closest to us have significant glitches, or did you not notice? But what I like about people is that every person I know or will meet are brilliant; absolutely and undeniably so. Every one of us has a gift […]

Buford, Dodge Power Tigers to 12-2 Win in Kahoka

Written on April 30, 2015 at 10:44 am, by

Gage Dodge set the tone early for Scotland County and Tyler Buford did the rest as the Tigers pounded Clark County 12-2 on Thursday night in Kahoka. Scotland County’s freshman third baseman led off the contest with a solo home run over the left field fence to give SCR-I a 1-0 lead. It was Dodge’s […]

New Indoor Baseball/Softball Complex is ‘All About Kidz’

Written on April 30, 2015 at 9:54 am, by

Entrepreneur Neill McKee has a history of supporting community efforts to expand opportunities for children. His latest efforts prove he is all about kids, literally. McKee recently opened an indoor baseball and softball practice complex in Memphis that uses his mission statement as the facility’s name. “I have formed an LLC named All About Kidz, […]

Airport Taxiway Bids Expected to Top $500,000

Written on April 30, 2015 at 8:55 am, by

After coming in nearly 200% of budgeted costs last year, a proposal to  update the Briggs-Smith Memorial Airport taxiway went back to the drawing board. The City of Memphis will seek construction bids for the plan engineered by Crawford, Murphy & Tilly to meet state and federal guidelines that are calling for removal of the […]