Monthly Archives: February 2018


Written on February 27, 2018 at 1:19 pm, by

Trenton and Erin Tallman of Memphis are the parents of a daughter, Georgia Kate Tallman, born February 19, 2018 at 5:10 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Georgia weighed 10 lbs 4.4 oz and was 22.5 inches long. Siblings are Charlotte, Weston and Zane. Grandparents are David and Carla Pullium of Greentop;  Douglas and […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:49 pm, by

Thursday, March 1 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, March 2 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, nail care, etc. Blood draws from 8-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, and […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:48 pm, by

MENU Thursday, March 1 – Tuna Noodle Casserole, Lettuce Salad, Pinto Beans, Pineapple Bread, Oatmeal Cookie Friday, March 2 – Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Buttered Corn, Marinated Carrots, Bread, Coconut Crème Pie Monday, March 5 – Creamed Chicken/Biscuit, Mixed Vegetables, Buttered Beets, Mandarin Oranges, Cookie Tuesday, March 6 – Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli, […]

Nourishment and Energy: A Dancing Rabbit Update

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:39 pm, by

by Liz One of the jokes that Californians often chuckle over is how much we talk about the weather even though it doesn’t change much. But here in northeastern Missouri, the weather changes pretty much hourly. Liz here, with more of the latest from Dancing Rabbit. And so many kinds of weather! I feel as […]

Church People… Who Believe We Are Always Right

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:37 pm, by

I love being a part of church. Admittedly, it has its challenges. But, so does it also have its incredible fascinations. Lately, there has been a stirring of conflict and accusation of which I seemed to have landed in the middle. Therefore, I have a few words to say to any who care. I’m tired […]

LINDA C. DAVISON (6/10/1944 – 2/22/2018)

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:34 pm, by

Linda C. Davison, 73, of Quincy, IL, passed away at 11:42 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018, at Good Samaritan Home. Born June 10, 1944, in Kirksville, Linda was a daughter of Roy B. and Bertha L. Henry Norton. She was married to Carl D. Davison, and from this union three children were raised. Linda was […]

DON E. MCCAIN (1/7/1947 – 2/20/2018)

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm, by

Don E. McCain, 71, of Quincy, Illinois, formerly of Palmyra, Missouri, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his home. Funeral Services were held Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel, Palmyra, Missouri. Reverend Drew Sutor officiated. Burial will be at a later date. Don was born January 7, 1947, in Jacksonville, Florida, to […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:16 pm, by

Thursday, February 15, 2018 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling was absent; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Commissioner […]

Articles of Confederation

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:14 pm, by

Following the Declaration of Independence in 1776, significant changes began to affect American life. The individual states had declared themselves united and therefore needed to set up a permanent central government. Shortly before the Second Continental Congress declared independence, it had appointed a committee to draw up a form of government for the colonies. A […]

Fishing Buddies

Written on February 27, 2018 at 12:11 pm, by

Some of my most vivid memories come from the days of being on the lake. I can remember catching stripe bass as fast as I could cast, but I can also remember being scared to death because I had not left early enough to beat the lightning storm.  It seems we always think there’s enough […]