Monthly Archives: July 2015

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on July 30, 2015 at 10:31 am, by

Thursday, July 16, 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 Wiggins.  […]

Hospital Business Office

Written on July 29, 2015 at 7:28 pm, by

I had the pleasure of talking with Ms. Armstrong on the phone after she logged a complaint with our business office about a courtesy call she received from the hospital’s extended business office. I’m thankful that she took the time to have a conversation over the phone, rather than throw us under the bus on […]

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

Written on July 29, 2015 at 6:40 pm, by

With the Missouri Department of Transportation’s budget continuing to dwindle, the top tier of northeast Missouri counties are seeing their piece of the pie disappear in the recently approved State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). The Missouri Transportation Commission approved the 2016-2020 STIP, which outlines major projects for the next five MoDOT budget years. If you […]


Written on July 29, 2015 at 2:36 pm, by

Collin and Aimee Shultz of Gorin are the parents of a son, Brantlee Andrew Shultz, born July 17, 2015 at 7:06 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital. Brantlee weighed 9 lbs and was 20 inches. Grandparents are Darin Dale of Gorin, Tammi Dale of Memphis, and Darrell and Lisa Shultz of Rutledge.

Quincy Event Features Stiff Competition for Memphis Swim Team

Written on July 29, 2015 at 1:28 pm, by

Members of the Memphis Swim Team met at Quincy Family YMCA to compete on July 21.  Swimmers’ results are listed below: Mixed 9-10 Freestyle relay, 5th–Karli Hamilton, Greyson Browning, Kaylyn Brown, Aurelia Sterling Girls 13-14 Freestyle relay, 2nd–Bethany Barrett, Jena Frederick, Katie Feeney, Rachel Barrett; 3rd–Hannah Feeney, Micah Cooley, Clara Davis, Erica Yarbrough Girls 7-8 […]

ROY LEE HOOPER (7/15/1934 – 7/20/2015)

Written on July 29, 2015 at 1:08 pm, by

Roy Lee Hooper, 81, of Wyaconda died Monday, July 20, 2015 at the Harry S. Truman Memorial V.A. Hospital in Columbia. He was born the son of Charles Owen and Lucille (Benge) Hooper on July 15, 1934 in Kahoka. Roy Lee joined the United States Army in January 1953.   He was discharged in December 1954, […]


Written on July 29, 2015 at 12:58 pm, by

Alright guys, it’s officially okay to admit that you’re getting the deer hunting bug. I think the certified time for confession is after the first sign of an acorn shows up on an oak tree. This finding allows us to start speculating as to how good or bad the mast will be and will get […]

Gorin Graduates Serve In Military

Written on July 29, 2015 at 11:47 am, by

by Sherrill Tague Clatt One significant affect the Gorin School had on its graduates was in the shaping of many of our young men to serve in the military.  Some even left school before graduation to serve our country.  Wayne and Donna Tague Bailey (class of 1968) developed, and presented to the Gorin Alumni banquets […]

Zachary Kapfer, Shelby Bennett Announce Engagement

Written on July 29, 2015 at 10:34 am, by

Mike and Lida Bennett of Donnellson, Iowa, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Shelby Ann Bennett, to Zachary Edward Kapfer, son of Carl and Nancy Kapfer of Memphis, MO. The future bride is presently employed as a sales associate at Kohl’s in West Des Moines, IA. The future groom is employed as a Quality […]

Scotland County Care Center Activities

Written on July 28, 2015 at 8:07 pm, by

Thursday, July 30 – 9:30 Exercise/Ra, 10:00 Devotions, 2:00 Bingo at RCF, Shopping Day Friday, July 31 – 9:45 Devotions, 10:15 Seashore Humor, 1:30 Movie/Pop/Popcorn Saturday, August 1 – Enjoy the Day Sunday, August 2 – 9:15 Sunday School, 9:45 Communion, 2:30 Church/Wyaconda Baptist. Monday, August 3 – 9:45 Devotions, 10:15 Dates to Celebrate, 2:00 […]