Monthly Archives: November 2016

Paige Ross Wins Big at MACC ‘Lighting of the Square’

Written on November 29, 2016 at 9:39 pm, by

The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce held their annual “Lighting of the Square on Friday, November 25th at dusk. A drawing for Memphis Bucks was held at the conclusion of the lighting ceremony and a total of $750 in Memphis Bucks was given away. This year’s $10 Memphis Bucks winners were Paige Ross, James Dalton, […]


Written on November 29, 2016 at 3:02 pm, by

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SCOTLAND COUNTY, MISSOURI PROBATE DIVISION Karl DeMarce, Judge In the Estate of HOLLIS JEAN BOYER, Deceased. Estate Number 16SE-PR00040 NOTICE OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION GRANTED TO All PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF TOMMY RAY BILLINGS, Deceased: On November 28, 2016, Vicky L. Ward was appointed Personal Representative by the […]

Local Students Join Culver-Stockton 2017 Incoming Class

Written on November 29, 2016 at 2:54 pm, by

Three area students have been accepted into Culver-Stockton’s fall 2017 incoming class. Danielle Townsend of Wyaconda, has been accepted into Culver-Stockton College’s fall 2017 incoming class. Townsend plans to major in Psychology and was awarded the Hilltop academic scholarship. Travis Shannan of Arbela, has been accepted into Culver-Stockton College’s fall 2017 incoming class. Shannan, who […]

Gorin School Hosts Annual GHS Alumni Reunion

Written on November 29, 2016 at 2:19 pm, by

The doors to the old Gorin R-III school gymnasium opened at 4pm on Saturday, October the 8th to welcome former students, teachers, family, and friends. This was a welcome many were glad to take part in to revisit the old building where many memories have been made. Much of the evening was spent visiting with […]

Tigers Football Program Earns Seven All District Honors

Written on November 29, 2016 at 1:52 pm, by

The post season accolades continue to roll in for the Scotland County football program following the completion of a solid 7-4 season. A number of Tigers were named to the Class 1 Northeast Missouri Media All District Team in a talent-laden region highlighted by Monroe City, which  completed its season on Saturday with a loss […]

DONALD C. NORTON (10/13/1932 – 11/20/2016)

Written on November 29, 2016 at 1:17 pm, by

Donald Corwin Norton, 84, of Memphis died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at University of Missouri Hospitals and Clinics in Columbia. He was born the son of Robert A. and Maude (Corwin) Norton on October 13, 1932 in a house north of Bible Grove that belonged to his grandfather, Oliver Corwin. Don attended schools in the […]

ROBERTA F. MARTIN (9/24/1934) – 11/22/2016)

Written on November 29, 2016 at 1:03 pm, by

Roberta F. Martin, 82, of Eureka, IL, formerly of Downing, MO, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Apostolic Christian Home in Eureka.  She was born September 24, 1934, in Downing, MO, to Bernie and Loubell (Bondurant) Jackson.  She married Charles Sayre in September 1952 in Downing, MO.  He preceded her in […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on November 29, 2016 at 12:51 pm, by

Our sympathy to family and friends of Don Norton. Larry Brown of Tulsa, OK came to be with his mother, Jewel Brown, and go to his Uncle Don’s funeral. On Friday, November 25th, Memphis had the Christmas Lighting of the Square.  They dedicated it in memory of Don. On Sunday, November 20th, Martin Guinn and […]

Living Life Over

Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:41 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO, successfully opened its doors to the first Emergency Room patient in the new Emergency Department just after 7 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, November 29, 2011.  The Hospital has been under construction, and remains under construction, since the summer of 2010.  As part of President Obama’s American […]

Lady Tigers Top Clark County 65-52 in Season Opener

Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:38 am, by

Strength of schedule has been a flaw highlighted by many pollsters who failed to rank a 28-2 Scotland County program in the state rankings until after SCR-I had concluded the 2015-16 season as one of the final eight teams standing in the state playoffs. Well the Lady Tigers checked that one off the to-do list […]