Monthly Archives: November 2017

Memphis to 36th Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday

Written on November 28, 2017 at 1:39 pm, by

The 36th Annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Epsilon Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi at Memphis, MO will be held Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, at the Scotland County High School from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Admission is FREE! A food stand will be open all day. Doughnuts and coffee will be available in the […]

Decades-Long Battle Over State-Line Mailing Addresses Finally Resolved

Written on November 28, 2017 at 1:29 pm, by

For decades, a small number of Scotland County residents in the northern most part of the state have been battling with the United States Postal Service regarding their state of residency. Despite the fact their property was legally located south of the state line, the USPS insisted on maintaining Iowa mailing addresses for the Missouri […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on November 28, 2017 at 12:59 pm, by

MENU Thursday, Nov. 30 – Swiss Steak, Scalloped Cabbage, Buttered Peas, Slice Bread, Pudding/Fruit Friday, December 1 – Fish Fillets, Scalloped Potatoes, 7 Layer Salad, Fruit Juice, Cornbread, Cherry Crisp Monday, December 4 – Beef Stew, Lettuce Salad, Buttered Corn, Hot Roll, Baked Apples Tuesday, December 5 – Sausage Biscuits/Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Applesauce, […]

SCR-I School Menus

Written on November 28, 2017 at 12:59 pm, by

Breakfast Thursday, November 30 – Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, December 1 – Sausage/Gravy, Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Juice/Milk Monday, December 4 – Donuts, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Fruit Medley, Juice Milk Tuesday, December 5 – Cinnamon Rolls, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Slices, Juice/Milk Wed., December 6 – Bacon/Egg/Cheese […]


Written on November 28, 2017 at 12:55 pm, by

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF SCOTLAND COUNTY, MISSOURI PROBATE DIVISION In the Estate of JOSEPHINE E. HOLTON, Deceased Estate Number: 17SE-PR00005 NOTICE OF FILING OF FINAL SETTLEMENT AND PETITION FOR DISTRIBUTION To All Persons Interested in the Above Referenced Estate: You are hereby notified that on January 2, 2018, or as may be continued by […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on November 28, 2017 at 12:01 pm, by

Martin Guinn and Reva Hustead hosted a Thanksgiving meal on November 19th.  Those attending were Randy and Jenny Walker, LaCrisha Wagy, Ivy and Travis, LaKaylee, Austin, and Elijah Mead, Penny Hustead, Will Hustead, Waid Kaylor, Neta Phillips, and Teddy Ammons.  Also celebrated was Ivy’s 10th birthday (Nov. 20). Dale Tague and mother, Doris Day, went […]

VALERIA ANN ROOT (3/31934 – 11/27/2017)

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:37 am, by

Valeria Ann Root, 83 of Keokuk, IA died Monday, November 27, 2017 at the River Hills Village in Keokuk. She was born March 3, 1934 in Kirksville, MO the daughter of James and Martha Spriggs Mobley.  On September 15, 2006 she was united in marriage to Robert Root. He survives. She is also survived by […]

MARILYN C. COWELL (11/11/1934 – 11/19/2017)

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:34 am, by

Marilyn C. Cowell of Marana, Arizona and previously of Memphis, Missouri died peacefully at home on November 19, 2017. The daughter of Chandler Hezekiah and Velma Dietrich Bull, she was the second of twin daughters born on November 11, 1934 in Ottumwa, Iowa. Her mother died following complications of childbirth and Marilyn and her sister […]

The Gigantic Size Of Life

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:31 am, by

Trying to negotiate the twists and turns in our trek can be both fascinating as well as disturbing.  Little goes on well but what upset or interference….interferes.  We can’t seem to catch a break.  Our intentions are good.  We even find that we have succeeded in places.  But the DistractorFactor walks right in and sits […]

Living Life Over

Written on November 28, 2017 at 11:08 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Oakwood Industries celebrated the company’s 25th anniversary with a special open house sales event during the week of November 29, 2012. What began as a husband and wife business in Memphis making unfinished hand-crafted chairs has grown into a multi-lined furniture manufacturer that does business across the Midwest. In October 1987, Clay […]