Monthly Archives: February 2016

Tips Lead to Arrests in Wisconsin Stolen Vehicle Case

Written on February 25, 2016 at 11:46 am, by

What started as an investigation into a rash of vehicle break-ins has turned into a felony stolen vehicle case against a pair of Wisconsin teenagers after several tips from the public aided the Memphis Police Department in recovering a stolen vehicle in Memphis. Matthew L. Walters, 17, and Dylan J. Hohlstein, 19, were taken into […]

Ice Fishing Accident Claims Life of Local Woman

Written on February 25, 2016 at 11:36 am, by

An ice fishing outing for a Scotland County couple turned tragic on February 17th when the husband and wife fell through the ice. According to the Missouri State Water Patrol, Judith E. Boyer, 75, died following the accident, which occurred at 3:20 p.m. on the family farm, near Route A, two miles south of Arbela. […]

Lady Tigers Rally Past Knox County to Claim Conference Crown

Written on February 25, 2016 at 10:39 am, by

To say the stakes were high on Friday night in Edina may be an understatement. With a long line of fans snaking down the hallway into the cafeteria waiting for the doors to open at 5 p.m., it was obvious this normally fierce rivalry was going to rise to even greater heights as the two […]

SCR-I Fights Through Foul Trouble to Down Knox County for Conference Championship

Written on February 25, 2016 at 10:32 am, by

Despite foul trouble much of the night that limited its two top scorers, Scotland County was able to close out the regular season in Edina with a hard-fought 53-43 victory to secure the Tri-Rivers Conference championship. SCR-I’s top two  scorers, Aaron Buford and Sturgis Knupp were sent to the bench quickly in the first period […]

Coaches vs. Cancer Basketball Game Raises $1,740.50 for American Cancer Society

Written on February 25, 2016 at 10:25 am, by

On Tuesday January 26, 2016 the Scotland County Tigers faced off against the Queen City Bulldogs at the Scotland County High School in Memphis. This game benefited the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Scotland County, the official sponsor of more birthdays! Members of the Relay For Life Committee worked at the concession stand, […]

Heine, McKee Winners of the 34th Annual Spelling Bee

Written on February 25, 2016 at 10:21 am, by

Scotland County R-1 held its 34th annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the elementary school gymnasium.  This year’s competition featured two categories.  The first category was a competition for second and third grade students.  The second category included students in grades four through six. The winner of the second and third grade […]

JUDITH ELAINE BOYER (9/6/1940 -2/17/2016)

Written on February 25, 2016 at 10:17 am, by

Judith Elaine Boyer, 75, of rural Arbela, Missouri, passed away on February 17, 2016, at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri. Judy was born on September 6, 1940, in Gorin, Missouri, to Harold Arlo and Verna Murline (Meyer) Hustead.  She spent a few early years in Fort Madison, Iowa, but was primarily raised in […]

CHESTER LEE SMITH (6/7/1920 – 2/21/2016)

Written on February 23, 2016 at 10:12 pm, by

Chester Lee Smith, 95, of Memphis, Missouri, passed away February 21, 2016, at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. He was born June 7, 1920, in Scotland County, near Memphis, Missouri, to Frank Rodney and Bertha Irene Crawford Smith. He graduated from Memphis High School with the class of 1939.  He enlisted in the […]

SCR-I School Menus

Written on February 23, 2016 at 10:11 pm, by

Breakfast Thursday, February 25 – Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, February 26 – Sausage/Gravy Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Apple Cinnamon Muffin, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday, February 29 – French Toast Sticks, Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, Fruit Medley, Juice/Milk Tuesday, March 1 – Blueberry Bagel/Cream Cheese, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Apple […]

Conservation Considerations

Written on February 23, 2016 at 10:10 pm, by

The Hunt After The Hunt by MDC Agent Michael Collins The month of February is quickly passing by, but the feeling of cabin fever is not. If you can’t seem to break the feeling of cabin-fever, here is a suggestion. Try shed hunting! As the winter months are nearing their end, what better pastime than […]