Monthly Archives: January 2017

SCR-I Competing in 27th Season of John Wood Community College, WGEM Academic Challenge

Written on January 31, 2017 at 10:57 pm, by

John Wood Community College and WGEM will launch the 27th season of the Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament on Saturday, February 4, with the competition’s first match between Macomb High School and Bushnell Prairie City High School airing at 6:30 p.m. on WGEM NBC. The match will be rebroadcast on Sunday, February 5, at 10:30 p.m. […]

4-H Council Nominates Local Leaders for State Awards

Written on January 31, 2017 at 10:44 pm, by

The Scotland County 4-H Council held their January meeting on January 18th at the Scotland County Court House. President Luke Triplett called the meeting to order. Each club will need to pay $10 per member to the council for the Salary Account. Jolly Jacks and Jills have 24 members, Azen Jolly Timers have 32 members, […]

Livestock Judging Dream Comes True for Eggleston-Wood Sisters

Written on January 31, 2017 at 10:42 pm, by

ed Every Collegiate Livestock judger’s dream is to be able to judge at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. That dream came true for two local sisters on January 13, 2017. Tasha and Taylar Eggleston-Wood recently competed in Denver, Colorado with the John Wood Community College (JWCC) Livestock Judging Team. The two of […]

County Roads to Get More Rock in 2017  

Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:59 pm, by

The old #1 song “I Wanna Rock” may be the new theme for the Scotland County Road & Bridge Department after the Scotland County Commission announced on January 19th that the county will be upping its road rock allotment from 150 tons to 170 tons per mile of road. Special funding for the road rock […]

Adam Slayton Attends 2017 Heart of Missouri Inauguration

Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:58 pm, by

Eric Greitens, Missouri’s 56th Governor, was sworn in on the South Steps of the Capitol on Monday, January 9th, 2017.  SCR-1 sophomore, Adam Slayton, was there!  “It was such an amazing experience,” exclaimed Adam, who admits he would definitely go again. Adam’s aunt, Joan Morris, took him to Jefferson City the day of the Inauguration.  […]

Student Council, Retired Teachers’ Association collect TABS for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri

Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:23 pm, by

The students, parents and the Scotland County community came together to collect aluminum tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri for the past 3 months at the elementary building. The collection yielded more than 20 gallon containers of aluminum tabs which weighed approximately 25 pounds. A longtime supporter of the charity, Ann Luther, was […]


Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:05 pm, by

Hello February. Last week I wrote about shrubs and trees to plant for nesting.  You may also want to think about plants for nesting materials. Ornamental and bunching grasses provide the most important raw materials for nest building.  Small birds weave thin, flexible grass stalks into the outer shell, including blue fescue, and thrift grass.  […]

SCR-I Elementary School Releases 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Written on January 31, 2017 at 9:01 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Elementary School recently released the names of students achieving honor roll status for the second quarter. Named to the A honor Roll in class 3A were: Austin Ambrose, Landon Blake, Dane Blessing, Kadence Burnett, Lillian Frederick, Ryan Harvey, Sadie Jackson, Kahlee Justice, Drayven Koser, Carman Robinson, Haven Stoddard, and Letha Ward. […]

Scotland County High School Releases 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Written on January 31, 2017 at 8:58 pm, by

The 2016-17 school year is more than half over and Scotland County R-I High School has announced the 7th-12th Grade Honor Roll for 1st Semester. Named to the honor roll were: 12th Grade A Honor Roll – Aaron Buford, Abi Feeney, Alex Hunolt, Andrew Dalton, Ariel Quenneville, Austin Day, Caleb Manchester, Calesse Bair, Cameron Stone, […]

Marion County No Match for Lady Tigers in 85-14 Victory

Written on January 31, 2017 at 8:50 pm, by

The Lady Tigers made quick work of Marion County on Monday night in a non-conference matchup in Memphis. Calesse Bair hit a three-pointer on the opening possession and SCR-I ran out to an 11-1 lead forcing a Lady Mustangs’ timeout with 4:21 left in the game. Chelsea Wood had six straight points as the SCR-I […]