Monthly Archives: June 2015

Bar-B Saddle Club Preparing for Poker Ride

Written on June 30, 2015 at 6:07 pm, by

The Bar-B Saddle Club of Bible Grove held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00 p.m. During the meeting the group decided to host a Poker Ride on Saturday, July 25th.  Anyone interested in participating can meet at the Bar-B Saddle Club in Bible Grove.  The Ride will begin at 2:00 p.m. and […]

VIRGINIA MADELENE (WINN) GRAY (8/11/1928 – 6/26/2015)

Written on June 30, 2015 at 1:06 pm, by

Virginia Madelene (Winn) Gray, 86 of Kirksville, Missouri, formerly of Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri. The daughter of Silas Lee Oren and Jewell Alberta (Anders) Winn, she was born on August 11, 1928 in Schuyler County, Missouri.  On September 28, 1946, […]

HELEN JANENE PURDY (6/30/1932 – 6/22/2015)

Written on June 30, 2015 at 12:15 pm, by

Helen Janene Purdy, age 82, of Rutledge, Missouri, passed away Monday, June 22, 2015, at Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. The daughter of Roy Audrey and Hilma Eugenia (Windsor) Parrish, she was born June 30, 1932, on the family farm north of Colony, Knox County, Missouri.  On September 26, 1967, she married Floyd […]

Declaration of Independence

Written on June 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm, by

On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, delegate to the Continental Congress from Virginia, offered a resolution that would change forever the course of human history. Lee’s resolution proposed to sever the ties between the American colonies and Great Britain. As a result of the resolution, a committee was appointed to draft a formal Declaration […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on June 30, 2015 at 11:38 am, by

Thursday, June 18, 2015 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE: Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; 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 Ebeling.  […]

6-25-2015 Issue

Written on June 26, 2015 at 10:19 am, by

Area Students Named to Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies Dean’s List

Written on June 25, 2015 at 4:16 pm, by

STORM LAKE, IA – The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies for terms three and four: Melinda Briggs of Memphis, Missouri. Briggs attends the Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies Ottumwa location. Eston Glasscock of Memphis, Missouri. Glasscock attends the Buena Vista University […]

As Pope Releases Climate Message, Rutledge Volunteers Head to DC to Lobby For Solution

Written on June 25, 2015 at 4:03 pm, by

Following the release of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical dealing with climate change, two volunteerw from the Rutledge chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will meet in Washington with their representatives and senators to press for legislation that places a fee on carbon and returns revenue to households. The Rutledge CCL members, who are traveling to the […]

Classified Ads 6-28-2015

Written on June 25, 2015 at 3:50 pm, by

MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE – Friday, June 26 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 27 8:00 a.m. to ?  Less than a ½ mile west of Memphis city limits, on Hwy 136.  Watch for signs. YARD SALE – Friday, June 26, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Clothes, lots of books, tricycle, kids’ bikes, race […]


Written on June 25, 2015 at 2:42 pm, by

Derek and Meagan Weber of Memphis, are the parents of a son, Drew Henry Weber, born  June 20, 2015 at 2:24 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Drew weighed 8 lbs 6 oz and was 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Kevin and Dani Fromm of Memphis, and Cindy Weber and Bernard Weber of Dike, […]