Monthly Archives: December 2016

Ministerial Alliance Budget Surpasses $20,000 as Churches Meet Needs of the Community

Written on December 29, 2016 at 12:46 pm, by

“Because we mark time by the years that pass, the end of a year is a good and reasonable time for careful, reflective thought,” said Pastor Dan Hite of the First Baptist Church of Memphis. “Taking stock in where we have come from and the events that have transpired over the year (and even longer) […]

TANYA HELENE CHOWNING (8/29/1951 – 12/19/2016)

Written on December 29, 2016 at 12:35 pm, by

Tanya Helene Chowning, 65, of Memphis, Missouri went to heaven on Monday, December 19, 2016 at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Missouri after a three year battle with lung cancer. Tanya was born August 29, 1951 in Denison, Iowa to Harold Dale and Beverly Jean (Habenicht) Gore.  As a young child she grew up with her […]

Memphis Woman Hurt in Collision With Semi

Written on December 29, 2016 at 12:32 pm, by

A  Memphis woman suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash north of Memphis on Christmas Eve. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jill M. Wolfe, 36 was southbound on Highway 15, three miles north of Memphis, when the 1997 Pontiac Bonneville she was driving, crossed the center line and struck the towed unit of […]

Brenna Poe to Open Studio of Active Wellness in Memphis

Written on December 29, 2016 at 12:30 pm, by

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health, you are in luck. A new business opening in 2017 in Memphis will be focused on health, wellness and nutrition. The Studio of Active Wellness will be opening its doors on the west side of the Memphis square on January 9th. Owner Brenna Poe said […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on December 27, 2016 at 5:12 pm, by

MENU Thurs. December 29 – Roast Pork, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Sauerkraut, Green Beans, Slice Bread, Cake Friday, December 30 – Salmon Loaf, Scalloped Potatoes, 3 Bean Salad, Buttered Corn, Cornbread, Crème Pie Monday, January 2 – New Year’s Day Holiday, Center Closed, No Meals. Tuesday, January 3 – Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Buttered Carrots, Bread, 5 […]

The Pregnancy Of Death 

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

“For the Son of God, Christ Jesus, who was preached among you by us—by me and Silvanus and Timothy—was not yes and no, but is yes in Him. For as many as are the promises of God, in Him they are yes; therefore also through Him is our Amen to the glory of God through us.”  II Corinthians 1:19-20. This statement thunders with new hope for every person […]

ROLLAND ANDREWS (3/22/1925 – 12/20/2016)

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

Rolland Andrews, 91, of Milton, IA passed away December 20, 2016 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Rolland was born March 22, 1925 to Ray Burnside and Josie Pearl (Franklin) Andrews in Flemington, MO. He was one of nine children. Rolland received his early education at the Flemington elementary school and the Sunnyslope country […]

19th Amendment

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:18 pm, by

The 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen from being denied the right to vote on the basis of sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. The Constitution allows the states to determine the qualifications for voting, and until the 1910s   most states did not allow women  to vote. […]

7th Grade Boys Basketball Team Compiles 7-3 Record in 2016

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:18 pm, by

The Scotland County 7th grade boys basketball team completed a successful 2016 season, posting a 7-3 mark. The Tigers opened the year November 1st with a 30-9 win at Clark County. Alex Long led the way with 15 points and Corbyn Spurgeon added nine. SCR-I traveled to Knox County on November 9th and prevailed 22-17, […]

Subtraction by Addition

Written on December 27, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

Several years ago, I bought 50 acres of not-so-prime real-estate. It was an abandoned farm that was mostly rolling but steep on 3 sides. I loved it though because it was mine. I could work on it a little at a time and make it the way I wanted it to be. So, my wife, […]