Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gas Prices Drop Below $2.00 Just in Time to Kickoff Christmas Shopping Season

Written on November 27, 2015 at 2:34 pm, by

While shoppers’ focus may be on the savings they hope to track down on Black Friday as the Christmas shopping season’s top deals are enticing consumers to retail stores, Missourians will be experiencing even better savings traveling to and from all of the stores. Fuel prices have dropped below $2.00 per gallon at most Scotland […]

Private Kansas City School Inserted Into Local District Basketball Assignments

Written on November 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm, by

With the high school basketball season kicking off this week for most area teams, it may be a little early to be considering the post season. However anyone who has looked at the Missouri State High School Activities Association district assignments recently may have received a surprise. The Class 2 District 6 assignments have changed, […]

Shopko Collects Donations For Toys For Tots

Written on November 25, 2015 at 12:30 am, by

To make the holiday season more enjoyable for less fortunate children across the country, Shopko is once again partnering with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, the premier community action program of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Customers may donate new, unwrapped toys at any Shopko or Shopko Hometown store through Friday, December 11.  All […]

Ruby Red Hats of Rutledge Travel to Heartland

Written on November 25, 2015 at 12:28 am, by

The Ruby Red Hats of Rutledge, some with their other half, all went to Heartland for a delicious buffet meal.  Hostesses were Dorothy Hunolt and Reva Hustead. Those attending were Dorothy and Bob, Reva and Martin, Shirley and Pete, Marilyn and Keith, Charlene and Steve, Marlene and John, Susan and Clay, Jewel, Alice Ann, Cindy, […]


Written on November 25, 2015 at 12:27 am, by

Erin and John Rankin of Mendon, IL are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Kathryn. Emma was born Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 10:27 a.m. in Quincy, IL at Blessing Hospital. Emma weighed 9 lbs. 5 oz. and was 21 inches long. She is welcomed home by sister Kendra and brother Coulson. […]

Garrett Earns Degree From Buena Vista

Written on November 25, 2015 at 12:25 am, by

In Summer 2015, Andrew Garrett from Arbela, Missouri, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in management. Garrett attended the Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies Ottumwa location. Buena Vista University’s main campus in Storm Lake, Iowa, was founded in 1891, and its Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) degree-completion program began 40 years ago. […]

Senate Passes Blunt-Backed Effort to Block Obama Energy Price Hikes

Written on November 24, 2015 at 11:53 pm, by

WASHINGTON, DC – On November 17th, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) voted in favor of two bipartisan, Senate-passed resolutions to block the Obama administration’s burdensome new regulations on American energy that will raise costs for Missouri families. “The president’s so-called ‘Clean Power Plan’ amounts to more overreach, more price hikes, and more onerous burdens on […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on November 24, 2015 at 11:41 pm, by

Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 – Office closed for Thanksgiving. Tuesday, December 1 – Clinic hours from 8:00-9:00 a.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws from 12-2:30 for blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail trims, etc. Thursday, December 3 – Clinic hours from 8:00-10:00 a.m. for immunizations and blood draws.  Nurse available […]

SCR-I School Menus

Written on November 24, 2015 at 11:39 pm, by

Breakfast Thursday, Nov. 19 – Happy Thanksgiving! No School Friday, November 20 – Thanksgiving Break – No School Monday, November 30 – Coffee Cake/Icing, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Fruit Medley, Juice/Milk Tuesday, December 1 – Pancakes, Choice of Cereal, Sausage Link, Toast/Jelly, Strawberries, Juice/Milk Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Waffles, Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Biscuit, Apple […]

MMS Walk-in-Clinic Ready to Deal With Cold & Flu Season

Written on November 24, 2015 at 11:38 pm, by

As the cold wind blows with damp air and the thermometer drops, the inevitable occurs for many, catching a bug and feeling under the weather. Memphis Medical Services offers a Walk-In Clinic every weekday morning at 8 a.m. “Just like if you were to pull in to a Drive-Thru at a fast food restaurant, there […]