Monthly Archives: June 2017

Might We Need To Change Our Inner Password?

Written on June 27, 2017 at 6:22 pm, by

I don’t know how to say what I’m about to say–what I want to say–to you at this very moment.  Believe me.  My (com)passion is charged and ready to express in deep meaning the value that I see in you and how much I believe that each is basically unaware of your own profound depth […]

SCAPP to Host Celebrity Showmanship Event at 2017 Fair

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:59 pm, by

The Scotland County After-Prom Parents are teaming up with the 2017 Scotland County Fair to bring some new entertainment to the summer event while helping raise money for the 2018 SCR-I after-prom party. The group will host the Celebrity Showmanship contest at the fair on Wednesday, July 12th at 6 p.m. Nominations are being accepted […]

Gilliam Family Illusions, United FMX FreeStyle Stunt Team to Perform at 2017 SC Fair

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:41 pm, by

Gilliam Family Illusions will open Tuesday evening’s grandstand entertainment at this year’s Scotland County Fair on July 11th starting at 6:00 p.m. Gilliam Family Illusions is a show involving their entire family.  They offer a fast-paced, contemporary presentation for audiences of today.  Energy level is kept high with the use of a lot of music.  […]

Missouri Street to be Resurfaced This Summer

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:22 pm, by

Missouri Street in Memphis is set to get a nearly $85,000 facelift this summer after the Memphis City Council approved a bid from W. L. Miller Company of Hamilton, IL to resurface the city street. The contract calls for roughly 58,000 square feet of asphalt to be installed by the contractor to create a new […]

NEMO Open Livestock Show Schedule at 2017  Scotland County Fair

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:17 pm, by

The Northeast MO Open Shows takes place Saturday, July 8, 2017 during the Scotland County Fair in Memphis, MO. Following is the day’s agenda: Pig Show: Check-in from 7:00-9:00 a.m.  Showtime is at 10:00 a.m.  The entry fee is $10.00 per head.  Purebred animals must show all breed characteristics.  The show includes Market and Breeding […]

Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club Hosts June Meeting

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

by Sadie Davis Vice President Morgan Blessing called the June meeting of the Gorin Go-Getters to order on June 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the Gorin Christian Church. Pledges were led by Dawson Crane & Tracy Huber. Secretary Lauren Triplett called roll by asking each member what their summer vacation plans were. Lauren also gave […]

City Of Memphis Participates in Regional Cybersecurity Workshop

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:08 pm, by

COLUMBIA, MO  –  The City of Memphis municipal utilities services participated in a regional Improving Cybersecurity Workshop and Cyber Mutual Assistance Orientation, held by the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA). Memphis Utilities Superintendent Stacy Alexander attended the June 9 workshop in Columbia, among 42 representatives attending from 24 Alliance-member cities and utilities. The workshop was […]

Grant Funding Helping to Enhance Memphis Recycling Program

Written on June 27, 2017 at 3:05 pm, by

Another round of grant funding from the Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District is helping enhance the City of Memphis’s recycling program. Earlier this month the city council approved a contract with Memphis Lumber for the construction of a new 20×28 post frame building and a 18×53 lean-to to be added to the existing recycling […]

Annual Woods Reunion Held Sunday June 18th

Written on June 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm, by

With fifty-seven family members and friends gathered at the Grand Hall in Memphis, Sunday, June 18th for the Woods family reunion.  Fried chicken was furnished for all attending, as was a beautiful layered cake honoring all fathers there – it was also Father’s Day – and others brought salads, desserts, and veggies.  Lucille Woods Cossel […]

Wright Graduates from MSU

Written on June 27, 2017 at 2:43 pm, by

SPRINGFIELD – Missouri State University conferred 2,651 degrees to students at its 2017 spring commencement May 19 at JQH Arena. A total of 1,995 bachelor’s degrees, 554 master’s degrees, 93 doctorate degrees and nine specialist degrees were conferred. Shaye Wright of Memphis, Missouri, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.