Monthly Archives: June 2015

Kaitlin Caldwell Graduates from Central Missouri University

Written on June 25, 2015 at 2:41 pm, by

On May 9, 2015, Kaitlin Caldwell graduated from Central Missouri University in Warrensburg with her Masters in Criminal Justice with a 3.5 GPA. Those attending the ceremony were Debbi and Steve Caldwell of Memphis, Missouri;    Kelsey and Austin Eppert of Farmington, Minnesota; Staci Darr, Gunnar and Graci See, Doug Smith, and Tracy Cleeton all […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on June 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm, by

Thursday, June 11, 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. Presiding Commissioner Ebeling moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner Clatt.  […]

Hot & Stormy

Written on June 25, 2015 at 1:42 pm, by

Phew! Hot and stormy, wet and muggy, tons going on– must be summertime at DR! Tereza here with the news of the week that was, or at least what I can recall of it from my memory, word from community mates, and the info on my calendar… Three tri-community folk had birthday events this week. […]

CARLOS W. “PETE” OVERFIELD (10/9/1959 – 6/17/2015)

Written on June 25, 2015 at 12:12 pm, by

Carlos W. Overfield – known to his friends and family as “Pete”, age 55, of Williford, Arkansas passed away after a prolonged illness on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. He was born to Cecil and Rosa Overfield on October 9, 1959. Pete is preceded into death by his wife of 23 years, Lynn “Tequila” Freeman and […]

Living Life Over

Written on June 25, 2015 at 12:04 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Motorists don’t expect to have to dodge animals inside city limits, and generally most drivers are on the lookout for deer. But on June 17th a Downing man was fortunate to escape a one-vehicle accident with only minor injuries after the car he was driving struck a horse on the west edge […]

Buford Brothers Earn All-State Baseball Honors

Written on June 25, 2015 at 9:46 am, by

Despite some gaudy numbers and a run to the elite eight in the Missouri Class 2 state playoffs, a pair of Scotland County baseball players were only able to crack the honorable mention list when the 2015 Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association released its all-state teams this week. Tyler Buford earned honorable mention at […]

Scotland County Care Center Activities

Written on June 25, 2015 at 9:43 am, by

Thursday, June 25 – Shopping Day, 9:30 Exercise/RA, 10:00 Devotions, 2:00 Bingo at RCF, 6:30 Alzheimer Support Group Friday, June 26 – 9:45 Devotions, 10:15 Animal Reminisce, 1:30 Movie/Pop/Popcorn Saturday, June 27 – 9:30 Games/RA Sunday, June 28 – 9:15 Sunday School, 9:45 Communion, 2:30 Mennonite Singers Monday, June 29 – 9:45 Devotions, 10:15 Over […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on June 25, 2015 at 9:42 am, by

Thursday, June 25 – Clinic hours from 8 – 10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, June 26 – Clinic hours from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, June 30 – Clinic hours from 8 -9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars and cholesterols and […]

School Board Approves Projected Deficit Budget for 2015-16 School Year

Written on June 25, 2015 at 9:41 am, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, June 15, 2015.  President Sam Berkowitz called the regular meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with six members present. Cole Tippett was absent. The board unanimously approved a budget for the 2015-2016 school year that is projecting deficit spending of $240,844. The […]

Local Motorist Rescued From Vehicle Stranded by Flash Flooding

Written on June 25, 2015 at 9:31 am, by

An off-road package, with a six-inch lift kit and towering 35-inch tires were still no match for a recent flash flooding incident in Scotland County as a local teenager learned the hard way. Landyn Swearingen of Memphis was left stranded on Sunday evening when he attempted to cross high waters on a rural road off […]