Monthly Archives: September 2015

Dial Graduates Cum Laude From Columbia College

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:52 pm, by

Kasey Dial, son of Steve and Angela Dial, received his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration with dual majors in Marketing and Finance and a minor in Economics. Dial graduated Cum Laude maintaining an accumulative grade point average of 3.5 while attending Columbia College. Kasey is employed as a financial planner with Lincoln Financial […]

Memphis FFA Ladies Trap Team Makes History

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:44 pm, by

For the first time ever, the Memphis FFA Trap Team has a Ladies Trap Team.  The team consists of Hannah Dunn, Tori Ward, McKaela Bradley, Samantha Talbert, Emily Hilpert and alternate, Abby Blessing. The ladies had their first trap shoot in Paris on Saturday, September 26th where they finished 1st in the Ladies Division, bringing […]

Local Clubs to Celebrate National 4-H Week October 4th-11th 

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:29 pm, by

The week of October 4 through 11 is National 4-H Week.  Local 4-H members will be doing various activities to celebrate 4-H in Scotland County.  I am therefore, writing this article to remind everyone just what 4-H is.  4-H is the largest volunteer led and supported youth organization in the world.  Missouri 4-H is supported […]

State Fair Winner

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:26 pm, by

Eric Mohr showed at the Missouri State Fair and won the January 4-H Division with his boar hog and Mohr also won the January Open Class Boar Division.

Scotland County Health Department Relocating to New Facility

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:21 pm, by

After 16 years on the Scotland County Hospital campus, the local health department will be relocating to a new facility in October. The Scotland County Health Department will be moving into a new facility at 214 W. Madison Street in the coming weeks. Construction was recently completed on the 24×72 building that was built by […]

Ministerial Alliance to Host Annual Coat Drive

Written on September 29, 2015 at 10:14 pm, by

The SCMA will be holding its annual coat drive during the Month of October starting Monday, October 5th and concluding Friday, October 23rd this year.  The collection sites will be at the elementary school and the nutrition center here in Memphis. Following the drive, coats will be collected and be available at the Clothes Closet.  […]

Two Blood Drives Scheduled in Memphis Next Week

Written on September 29, 2015 at 9:20 pm, by

The American Red Cross has scheduled two blood drives in Memphis next week.  The first one will be held Tuesday, October 6th at the First Baptist Church.  The first hour of the drive, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. is reserved for high school students and open to the general public from 1:30 – 6:00 p.m.  […]

Macon Tops Cubs 30-16 in 6th Grade Football

Written on September 29, 2015 at 9:12 pm, by

Macon took home a pair of victories Saturday, besting Scotland County in fifth and sixth grade football action. After losing a lopsided affair in the opener, the SCR-I 6th graders dug a hole early, fumbling the opening kickoff. Hayden Long connected with twin brother Alex for a touchdown pass. Corbin Spurgeon ran in the two […]


Written on September 29, 2015 at 3:35 pm, by

Brenan Douglas is proud to announce the birth of her sister Haiden Piper. Haiden was born August 29, 2015 at 8:19 a.m. at Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville, MO. Haiden weighed 7 lbs 6 oz and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Shawn and Phoebe Douglas of Memphis. Grandparents are Alan Douglas of Louisville, […]

Kittle, Gundy Plan October Wedding

Written on September 29, 2015 at 3:30 pm, by

Betsey Dawn Kittle, daughter of Gary and Debbie Kittle and granddaughter of James and Erma Norton of Columbia, MO and Reta Kittle of Arbela and the late Carroll Kittle; along with Cody Ray Gundy son of Mitch Gundy and Rhonda Peterson plan an October 10th wedding. Betsey is a 2009 graduate of Scotland County R-I […]