Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lady Tigers Land Three on Lewis & Clark All-Conference Lists

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:39 am, by

After dominating the Lewis & Clark Conference in the school’s inaugural season in its new league, Scotland County was rewarded with three players heading up the all-conference honors. After completing  a perfect 8-0 record in league play, Scotland County had two players tabbed for first team all-league honors. Calesse Bair and Chelsea Wood took the […]

Food & Fundraisers

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:37 am, by

Barbeques, cheesy potatoes, and cinnamon rolls…oh my!!!  Tired of cooking, too rainy to light the grill?  No worries.  Let some of our area organizations do the work for you. This Saturday, April 1st, two opportunities are being made available for some delicious homemade food and barbeque.  In Memphis, Hillside Gun Shed is hosting an Open […]

Truman State University to Offer Workshop to Prep for Summer Eclipse 

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:33 am, by

KIRKSVILLE, MO — In preparation for the total solar eclipse set to occur Aug. 21, 2017, Truman State University will host a free eclipse workshop, April 1. Faculty members and students from the Stargazers astronomy club will provide an overview of planned events for the community and invite ideas and suggestions to implement them. The […]

Scotland County FFA Students Advance to Districts

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:31 am, by

FFA members recently competed in the Area III Leadership Development Events with six Scotland County R-1 FFA students advancing to District competition March 27th at Monroe City High School. Brock Aylward, Avery Shultz, Katie Campbell, and Parker Triplett, this year’s FFA Knowledge Team, placed in the top seven teams at the Area contest.  The Knowledge […]

Scotland County Hospital Chief of Surgery Offers Advice on the Prevention of Colon Cancer

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:24 am, by

by Celeste Miller-Parish, DO   Did you ever wish you could prevent cancer?  It is possible with one type of cancer, Colon Cancer. Most cancers can only be treated after they show up.  Colon cancer has about a 10 year process of developing from polyps before it becomes a cancer.  During this time, if the […]

LAVAUGHN MCKNIGHT KETCHUM (6/18/1920 – 3/17/2017)

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:23 am, by

Mary LaVaughn McKnight Ketchum, 96, of Memphis, MO went to be with her Lord on March 17, 2017 while residing at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis. The daughter of Dale and Nell Myers Rice, she was born in Scotland County, MO on June 18, 1920. On September 1, 1937, Mary LaVaughn Rice married […]

WILLIAM FRANCIS “BILL” DELANEY (9/14/1934 – 3/19/2017)

Written on March 30, 2017 at 10:20 am, by

William Francis “Bill” Delaney, 82, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida, formerly of Peoria, Illinois and Baring, Missouri, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at the Ponte Vedra Palms in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Bill was born near Baring, Missouri on September 14, 1934, the son of William Nicholas and Grace Cecilia Kurth Delaney. He attended Kiley […]

Scotland County Historical Society Moving Forward With Relocation of World War 1 Memorial

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:56 pm, by

The Scotland County Historical Society met on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Downing House Museum. Those present were: Laura Schenk, Joe Fulk, Willa Prather, Janet Hamilton, Elaine Forrester, Sandy Childress, Boyd Bissell, Jeanie Bissell, Rick Fischer, Teresa Fischer, Jim Cottey, Beau Triplett, Leon Trueblood, David Wiggins, Carl Trueblood, Julie Clapp, Harold […]

Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club Hosts March Meeting

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:47 pm, by

by Sadie Davis President Owen Triplett called the March meeting of the Gorin Go-Getters 4-H club to order on March 19th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Gorin Christian Church. The pledges were led by Emma Gist and Kallen Hamlin. Secretary Lauren Triplett called roll by asking each member what their favorite thing about spring is. […]

SCR-I Artist Honored at Culver-Stockton College Visual Arts Day

Written on March 28, 2017 at 6:39 pm, by

A record number, more than 350, local high school students from 12 area schools participated at Culver-Stockton College’s annual Visual Art Visit Day on March 21st in Canton. Participants learned about art education through workshops and participated in art competitions. Student participants displayed their work for the juried art exhibition located in the W.A. Herington […]