Monthly Archives: June 2016

Evan Hite Travels to Washington D.C. for NEMR Telecom Youth Tour

Written on June 28, 2016 at 4:02 pm, by

A pair of local students were among the 110 high school representatives who participated in the 22nd Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour. Each summer the FRS Youth Tour brings together high school students from across rural North America to visit the nation’s capital and learn about rural telecommunications. The tour provides a forum for […]

Outlaw Rodeo at the Scotland County Fair Tuesday, July 12th

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:55 pm, by

The action continues on Tuesday evening, July 12th at the Scotland County Fair with Outlaw/5J Rodeo Company hosting the ultimate rodeo experience beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Events will include Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing, Cowgirl’s Breakaway Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping and Tie Down Roping. Outlaw Rodeo/5J Rodeo Company […]

DONALD LEE ALEXANDER (10/24/1935 – 6/21/2016)

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:23 pm, by

Donald Lee Alexander, 80, of Moore, SC, died Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at National Healthcare-Greer, SC.  Born in a log cabin on October 24, 1935, in Lesterville, MO, he was the son of the late Walter Sheron Alexander and Elizabeth Hanetta Gram Alexander.  His family moved from Lesterville, MO back to Kahoka, MO when he […]

ROBERT ALLEN “BOB” BULEN (4/8/1937 – 6/20/2016)

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:17 pm, by

Robert Allen “Bob” Bulen, 79, of Eldon, Missouri, died at his home in Eldon on June 20, 2016. He was born April 8, 1937 to George Coe and Ida Pauline Sparling Bulen. He was a 1956 graduate of Moline High School in Moline, Illinois.  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in July, 1956 and served […]

Sew & Go Quilt Guild Holds June Meeting

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:05 pm, by

The Sew & Go Quilt Guild met on June 14th at the Downing Christian Church. Food was supplied by Sarah Myers and Jan Morrow and it was very, very tasty Virginia Hoyal President called the meeting to order.  Betty Duncan passed out a quilt pattern called Molly’s Rose Garden. Debbie Payne won the raffle. Several […]

Chris Kempke Completes First Year with Missouri Extension Office

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield This time last year, Chris Kempke made the transition from college graduate to full-time employee when he was hired by the Missouri Extension Office in Scotland County to serve as Program Director for Scotland County and Community Development Specialist for Scotland County, Schuyler, Adair, Knox, Clark and Lewis Counties.  Chris started his […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:06 pm, by

Thursday, June 30 – Clinic hours from 8-10:00 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, July 1 – Clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Monday, July 4 – 4th of July, Clinic Closed Tuesday, July 5 – Clinic hours from 8-9:00 a.m. for fasting blood […]

Howard, Sears Named to MU Spring Dean’s List

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:04 pm, by

The University of Missouri in Columbia has released the 2016 Spring Semester Dean’s List. Local students honored included Kathryn Mary Howard of Memphis, a junior Health Professions major; and James Rodney Sears of Memphis, a senior Education major.

Shannan Earns Honors at MVC

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:02 pm, by

Dr. Parris Watts, vice president of academic affairs for Missouri Valley College, has announced the Spring 2016 Dean’s List. The requirements for the Dean’s List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average; at least 12 graded hours for the semester and no “D,” “F,” or “Incomplete” grades for the semester. Claire Shannan, a Junior, […]

Dry June Has Scotland County on Brink of Drought Designation

Written on June 28, 2016 at 1:54 pm, by

Crops need rain and lower temperatures soon for relief. Most crops are “just a few days away from difficult times,” says University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold. “We can go from ‘not so bad’ to ‘pretty bad’ quickly,” Wiebold says. Crops need up to 1-2.2 inches of rain weekly to grow well. In […]