Monthly Archives: May 2018

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Hosts Memorial Service for Care Center Veterans

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:26 pm, by

Tuesday, May 15th, the  Jauflione Chapter DAR members honored veterans living at the Scotland County Care Center and the Residential Care Facility with a Memorial Day Service. A candle lighting ceremony honoring deceased veterans who had resided at the Care Center was conducted. Those honored were: Richard Allen, Clifford Wilson, Sterling Forrester, Vern Howard, Larry […]

Gorin American Legion Post Plans Memorial Day Gathering

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm, by

The Leslie Chambers #395 Gorin American Legion Post will be hosting its annual Memorial Day gathering on Sunday, May 27th. There will be a carry-in dinner at 12:30 p.m. at the Gorin Christian Church with a program following the dinner. The Post will present military services at the Gorin Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. and everyone […]

County, Mapping Solutions to Host Public Hearing May 30th to Close out 911 Addressing Project

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:07 pm, by

Just over three years after the proposal initially was approved by the Scotland County Commission, the 911 addressing and mapping project for the region will officially come to a close on May 30th. Service provider Mapping Solutions will join with the Scotland County Commission to host a public hearing on Wednesday evening, May 30th at […]

Hospital Recognizes Employees’ Years of Service, Awards Scholarship

Written on May 25, 2018 at 2:01 pm, by

The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Committee in Memphis recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and awarded service pins this month during National Hospital Week.  The Hospital is in its 48th year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors on July 20, 1970. There are several employees […]

Irritable Jowl Syndrome

Written on May 24, 2018 at 12:36 pm, by

I once made a ‘feller’ down around Rutledge, MO so mad, with one of my letters to the editor, that he went into the “Constricting Heaves”, which then caused “Abdominal Vapors”, complicated by “Carbonic Bunions” on his toes! He hopped around for three weeks, like a ‘Frozen Toed Rooster’, until he finally calmed down! Yes, […]

New Replacement Trees Planted by Rutledge School Restoration Society

Written on May 24, 2018 at 9:58 am, by

One more entry has been removed from the bucket list of the Rutledge School Restoration Society. Bob Hunolt, Lonnie Triplett, Oren Erickson, and Leon Trueblood recently rounded up their spades, water buckets, and measuring sticks to get two new American Linden trees planted (exactly as instructions for planting read) in the school yard. These trees, […]

Three Teens Hurt When Vehicle Crashes Into Bridge

Written on May 24, 2018 at 9:55 am, by

Three area teenagers were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Schuyler County at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 17th west of Greentop. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Allyssia J. Jackson, 17 of Queen City, was southbound on Ranch Road when she lost control of the 2003 Ford Escape on the gravel and collided […]

Memphis Man Killed in Crash Near Arbela

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:49 pm, by

A Memphis man was killed and another seriously injured in a two vehicle accident over the weekend in rural Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Harley D. Stone, 24, of Memphis was killed when the 2015 Polaris Can Am all-terrain vehicle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on a hill […]

SCR-I Band to Make ‘Long March’ to Washington DC to Take Part in National Memorial Day Parade

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:37 pm, by

As residents of a rural school district, Scotland County R-I students are used to long bus rides. However on Thursday, some three dozen SCR-I musicians will be boarding a bus for a trip that will exceed their bus mileage for the year, just one-way. At 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 24th the Scotland County R-I […]

Larry Gieseke to Address 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services

Written on May 22, 2018 at 6:18 pm, by

Larry Gieseke will be the featured speaker on Monday as the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars hosts the 72nd Annual Memorial Day Services on the lawn of the Scotland County Courthouse. The services will begin at 10 a.m. with Post Commander Lloyd Erickson and program chairman Donnie Middleton […]