Monthly Archives: July 2017

Missouri House Policy Development Caucus to Seek Public Input on Missouri’s Transportation Funding Issues 

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – The members of the Missouri House Policy Development Caucus will spend the next several weeks touring the state to seek public input on the funding problems plaguing the state’s transportation system. State Rep. Jeff Messenger, who serves as chairman of the group, said the goal is to talk to Missourians from all […]

Sealing Work Will Temporarily Close Route W

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:45 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, August 3, MoDOT crews will be doing sealing work on Scotland County Route W. There road will be temporarily closed from Missouri Route 15 to Scotland County Route M for sealing operations. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Please use alternate routes during this time. Again, this […]

Democrats’ Unprecedented Obstruction Is Hamstringing Congress, Trump’s Agenda

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:43 pm, by

by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt President Trump was sworn into office six months ago. Senate Democrats have had plenty of time to come to terms with the election results. Unfortunately, they are channeling their disappointment through the confirmation process by engaging in an unprecedented level of obstruction of President Trump’s well-qualified nominees. It’s nearly August, […]

Hospital Board Hears Updates on 911 System, Daycare

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:32 pm, by

The Scotland County Hospital Board of Directors met in open session June 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the SCH Library. Present were   Joe Doubet, Vice Chairman; Judy Wilson-Secretary, (arriving at 6:05pm); Robert Neese, Treasurer; members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk. Chairman Curtis Ebeling was absent. Also attending the meeting were Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr. […]

Hyde Reunion

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:05 pm, by

The annual Hyde Reunion was held at the Grand Hall in Memphis on Sunday, July 16, 2017.  60 descendants of Hollis and Nellie Hyde and Virgil and Helen Hyde gathered to enjoy the meal catered by Elaine Forrester and the Rutledge School Restoration Committee.  They spent the afternoon  visiting, watching a CD of pictures put […]

Health Departments Report Missourians are Dying Every Day From Opioid Overdoses

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:01 pm, by

Health Departments across the state of Missouri have announced support of the recent executive order by Missouri Governor Eric Greitens targeting the growing opiod epidemic. Scotland County Health Department Director Margaret Curry shared a state health department release, highlighting the fact the opioid crisis in Missouri has reached epidemic proportions. According to the state health […]

Living Life Over

Written on July 24, 2017 at 9:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The traditional attire of Catholic nuns is called a habit.  While many of the characters in the upcoming Memphis Community Players’ summer production will be adorned in the customary nun garb, the play’s title, “Drinking Habits” reveals that this isn’t your everyday convent. Cast members include Lynnette Dyer, Angela Westhoff, Lori Fulk, […]

BRUCE K. TAGUE (2/26/1929-7/23/2017)

Written on July 24, 2017 at 9:52 pm, by

Bruce Kenneth Tague, 88, of Wyaconda, formerly of Gorin, died Sunday morning, July 23, 2017 at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. He was born the son of Charley Evert and Elsie L. (Boltz) Tague on February 26, 1929 in Gorin. He graduated from the Gorin High School in 1947.   Bruce served in the U.S. Army […]

DANNY EUGENE SIMERL (2/28/1963 – 7/18/2017)

Written on July 24, 2017 at 5:15 pm, by

Danny Eugene Simerl, 54, of Brock, Missouri, passed into the hands of God and his Angels on Tuesday afternoon, July 18, 2017, following a prolonged illness. The first son of Jackie Eugene Simerl and Nora (Levonne) Greene, Danny was born February 28, 1963, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Hannibal, Missouri. A lifelong resident of Northeast […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on July 24, 2017 at 5:04 pm, by

MENU Thursday, July 27 – Roast Pork, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Ice Cream Friday, July 28 – BBQ Fish Fillet, Macaroni Salad, Baked Beans, Cornbread, Strawberry Shortcake. Monday, July 31 – Chicken Strips, Scalloped Cabbage, Buttered Carrots, Bread, Watermelon, Cantaloupe Tuesday, August 1 – Tenderloin/Bun, Onion Slice, Pasta Veggie Salad, Green Beans, Watermelon, […]