Monthly Archives: March 2016

Miller Named to MWSU Fall 2015 Dean’s Honor Roll

Written on March 29, 2016 at 1:38 pm, by

St. Joseph, MO – Natalie Miller, 2015 SCR-1 graduate, completed her first semester at Missouri Western State University and was recently announced as one of the 588 students selected to the Dean’s Honor Roll for the fall semester 2015.  Students who carried 12 hours or more for graded credit and earned a grade point average […]

Classifieds – 3/31/2016

Written on March 29, 2016 at 1:10 pm, by

BIDS WANTED First Christian Church is seeking bids to replace all the roofs on the church at 320 South Main, Memphis, MO.  Please call Tom Owings, 660-341-5572. FOR RENT – 2.5 bedroom home in Memphis, $350/mo. Also houses in Kirksville and other areas. Birney Belfield (660) 341-9081 or (660) 332-7421. SECRETARY WANTED Requirements: Typing, filing, […]

Sydney Gibson Chosen as State Finalist in National American Miss Iowa Pageant

Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:57 pm, by

Miss Sydney Gibson has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Iowa Pageant to be held April 2nd and 3rd at the beautiful Ramada in Waterloo, Iowa.  The pageant is held for girls ages sixteen through eighteen. The newly crowned Miss Teen Iowa will receive a $1,000 cash award, the official […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:45 pm, by

Charlene Montgomery and Naomi Kidd-Schwandt went to Hannibal. Katrina and Neta went to Kirksville. Charlene Montgomery went to Hurdland, MO with sister, Charlotte Miller from Macon.  Afterward they went to visit their sister, Colleen Roush in Knox City, and played cards all afternoon. Bob and Dorothy Hunolt went to Columbia. Jim and Nancy Jo Waack […]

JEFFERY PAUL JUNE (10/24/1964 – 3/18/2016)

Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:17 pm, by

Jeffery Paul June, age 52, passed away at Genesis East Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. The son of Oscar R. June, Sr. and Carolyn (Johnson) Gerber, He was born in Arkansas City, Kansas. In 1975, the family moved to Memphis, Missouri. He lived there until he was 17, then moved back to Kansas. He obtained his […]

SCR-I School Menus

Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:08 pm, by

Breakfast Thursday, March 31– Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, April 1 – Sausage/Gravy Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Blueberry Muffin, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday, April 4 – French Toast Sticks, Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, Fruit Medley, Juice/Milk Tuesday, April 5 – Breakfast Pizza, Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, Orange Rings, Juice/Milk […]

Living Life Over

Written on March 29, 2016 at 12:04 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Fundraising efforts are well underway for a proposed playground expansion at the Scotland County R-I Elementary School. Visitors at the school’s Family Fun Night earlier this month learned that more than $5,000 has been raised in just over six months. Elementary School Principal Rhonda McBee explained that the project is targeting the […]

Battle of Baseball Tigers Goes to Canton 14-0

Written on March 29, 2016 at 11:50 am, by

A third inning grand slam helped blow open Tuesday night’s battle between Tigers, powering Canton past Scotland County 14-0 in five innings. SCR-I loaded the bases in the first inning. Gage Dodge led off with a base hit. With two outs, Grant Campbell walked followed by an infield single by Will Fromm. But Lance Logsdon […]

Teen Drivers Fined $500 for ‘Street Racing’

Written on March 29, 2016 at 11:37 am, by

A recent Scotland County court case has assigned a pretty hefty price tag to what might be considered by some as just boys having a little fun. Two area teenagers received $500 fines after pleading guilty to municipal charges of excessive acceleration at their March 22nd court date before Associate Circuit Judge Karl DeMarce. The […]


Written on March 29, 2016 at 11:20 am, by

Happy Spring, Everybunny! Welcome to the abundance of rain, chickweed, and shiitake mushrooms! The peepers are chorusing and the dandelions are flowering. Around town, outdoor work is picking up momentum as the gardens and warrens are tended to in between showers. It was lovely to walk through the village this week and see all of […]