Monthly Archives: March 2016

New Walking Program at SC Fitness Center Starts April 8th

Written on March 29, 2016 at 8:02 pm, by

It’s that time of year again! Get your walking shoes on and start a healthy habit of Walking with Ease. The Scotland County Health Department and the Scotland County Fitness Center will be having a “Walk with Ease” program by the Arthritis Foundation. This will be a six week fitness program to help improve your […]

Memphis UMC Hosts Southern Gospel Concert Sunday, April 10th

Written on March 29, 2016 at 7:29 pm, by

The Memphis United Methodist Church will be hosting the Dysart Family, a Christian group that sings Gospel Music, on Sunday April 10th at 6:00 p.m.  This is a free concert with a love offering being collected to help offset expenses. The Dysart Family offers Southern Gospel fans unique, close family harmonies, with a diverse and […]

‘Healthy Missouri 2030: Making Communities Stronger’ is Theme for National Public Health Week

Written on March 29, 2016 at 7:25 pm, by

Scotland County Health Department recognizes National Public Health Week April 4th thru 10th by promoting this year’s theme, “Healthy Missouri 2030: Making Communities Stronger”. Social, environmental and individual factors influence our health as well as the opportunity to make healthy choices. “We all have a role to play in making our communities healthier places and […]

Voters to Decide Tax Issues, Local Boards at April 5th Election

Written on March 29, 2016 at 3:52 pm, by

A pair of tax levy issues with big price tags will highlight the April 5th general municipal election ballot in Scotland County. Voters in the city of Memphis will decide the fate of a proposed $7.9 million waterworks and sewer system revenue bond issue to help fund proposed improvements to the city’s water and sewer […]

SCR-I Preschool Program Earning Top Grades From Parents

Written on March 29, 2016 at 3:41 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Early Childhood Integrated Program has been hopping with activity this semester. Spring is always a busy season and the preschool classes are definitely keeping their calendar full. After returning from Winter Break, teachers started preparing for a variety of events. The full calendar started with hosting Donuts for Dads on February […]

Proposition 2

Written on March 29, 2016 at 3:01 pm, by

Dear Editor: The purpose of this letter is first and foremost to encourage every Scotland County voter to exercise their right at the polls on April 5.  Secondly, my hope is that each voter gets the facts so they can be informed voters. Proposition 2 would address a number of issues the Scotland County R-1 […]

Brilliant!  Frugal!  Efficient! Needed! Smarter! 

Written on March 29, 2016 at 2:41 pm, by

To all citizens of Scotland County: As a proud Scotland County resident, educator, and most importantly, parent of two recent SCR-I graduates, I write in earnest support of Proposition 2, which you will be asked to consider in a few short days. When I learned of this second appeal to the voters by our Board […]

Conservation Considerations – Spring Turkey Hunting Season

Written on March 29, 2016 at 2:04 pm, by

by MDC Agent Michael Collins Spring is here and it is that time of the year that hunters are getting geared up for the spring turkey hunting season. It’s a great time to begin blowing the dust off of the turkey calls, buying stock in insect repellent, and making sure your gear is up to […]

Nesting Tub

Written on March 29, 2016 at 1:56 pm, by

March is quickly coming to a close.  We are seeing birds everyplace building their nests, courting and preparing for their families. I have been fortunate enough to have a great friend, Wayne Priebe, place me a nesting tub in our lake for our geese.  Last year was my first year, and they raised five healthy […]

Scotland County High School Releases 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Written on March 29, 2016 at 1:44 pm, by

Scotland County R-I High School has announced the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll. Named to the honor roll were: 12th Grade A Honor Roll –Megan Kice, Grace Garrett, Miranda Holland, Caleb Doubet, Morgan Alexander, Anna Monroe, Brooklyn Arnold, Kassie Bulen, Paige Hyde, Chayton Cerroni, Jamaisa Simpson, Hannah Dunn, Samantha Talbert, Sturgis Knupp, Kyle Clark, Joshua Adams, […]