Monthly Archives: February 2017

OPAL MARIE EMEL (3/3/1925 – 2/25/2017)

Written on February 28, 2017 at 6:40 pm, by

Opal Marie Emel, 91, of Memphis died February 25, 2017 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. She was born March 3, 1925 in Scotland County, the daughter of Elmer Milton Wright and Addie Agnes (Roberts) Wright. Opal graduated from Bible Grove High School in 1942. Opal married Elton Jay Emel in Memphis on October 10, […]

Scotland County Cancer Fund to Host Fundraiser March 4th

Written on February 28, 2017 at 6:06 pm, by

The National Cancer Institute statistics report cancer is among the leading causes of death worldwide.  In 2012, there were 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths worldwide.  The number of new cancer cases will rise to 22 million within the next two decades.  More than 60 percent of the world’s new cancer cases […]

Graves Applauds Trump’s Decision to Stop Harmful EPA Rule  

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:54 pm, by

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves issued the following statement after President Trump today took a step towards permanently eliminating the Obama Administration’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. Trump instructed federal authorities to review and work towards repealing WOTUS, which gave the EPA the authority to regulate small bodies of water on private […]

SCAPP to Host ‘Night on the Red Carpet’ Daddy/Daughter Dance on March 25th

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:48 pm, by

It’s that time of year again…and the Scotland County After Prom Parents are rolling out the red carpet for this year’s annual Daddy/Daughter Dance on Saturday, March 25th at the SCR-1 Elementary School Gym. This is a magical evening and a great opportunity for dad’s to make lasting memories with their little girls, whether they […]

Auxiliary Donates Training Manikin to Care Center 

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:35 pm, by

The Scotland County Care Center/Scotland County Hospital Auxiliary recently made a contribution to the Scotland County Care Center in order for the Nursing Department to purchase a training manikin.  The new manikin offers a complete life-like range of motion for realistic patient positioning and moves like a person.  The manikin is lightweight and simulates a […]

Redmon Report

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:31 pm, by

99th General Assembly We are in the last weeks of February, can you believe it?! Time flies here at the Capitol as session continues to keep me busy between Budget Committee, chairing my Appropriations Committee and keeping up with all of my bills! This week’s Capitol Report will highlight Truman Day at the Capitol, passing […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:23 pm, by

Thursday, March 2 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, March 3 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8:00-3:30 for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood draws, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Tuesday, March 7 –Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols and blood draws, and from 12-2:30 […]

SCR-I School Menus

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:22 pm, by

Breakfast Thursday, March 2 – Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, March 3 – Sausage/Gravy/Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Blueberry Muffin, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday, March 6 – Donuts, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Apple Wedges, Juice/Milk Tuesday, March 7 – Cinnamon Rolls, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Rings, Juice/Milk Wednesday, March 8 – […]

Austin Ambrose, Hannah Campbell Crowned 2017 Spelling Bee Champions

Written on February 28, 2017 at 5:02 pm, by

Scotland County R-1 held its 35th annual Spelling Bee on Friday, February 17, 2017 at the elementary school gymnasium.  This year’s competition featured two categories. The first category was a competition for second and third grade students. The second category included students in grades four through six. The winner of the second and third grade […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on February 28, 2017 at 4:44 pm, by

MENU Thursday, March 2 – Tuna Noodle Casserole, Lettuce Salad, Pinto Beans, Pineapple, Bread, Oatmeal Cookies Friday, March 3 – Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Marinated Carrots, Buttered Corn, Crème Pie Monday, March 6 – Creamed Chicken/Biscuit, Mixed Vegetables, Buttered Beets, Mandarin Oranges, Cookies Tuesday, March 7 – Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli, Applesauce, […]