Monthly Archives: June 2018

SCAMP to Host Talent Contest at 2018 Scotland County Fair

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:09 am, by

With the search for the next great performers filling the television airwaves with program’s such as America’s Got Talent, it only seems fitting that local entertainers be able to get into the act. The Scotland County Association of Music Parents (SCAMP), the booster organization for school’s music programs, will be hosting its own version of […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:05 am, by

MENU Thursday, June 28 – Ham and Beans, Carrot-Pineapple Salad, Buttered Beets, Cornbread, Cake Friday, June 29 – Turkey, Dressing, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Buttered Peas, Hot Roll, Pumpkin Bars Monday, July 2 – Chicken Strips, Scalloped Cabbage, Buttered Carrots, Bread, Watermelon and Cantaloupe Tuesday, July 3 – Tenderloin/Bun, Pasta Veggie Salad, Green Beans, Apple Crisp Wednesday, […]

Scotland County Health Department Schedule

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:05 am, by

Thursday, June 28 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-10 a.m. for immunizations. Friday, June 29 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-3:30 p.m. for fasting blood sugars, cholesterols, blood pressure checks, immunizations, and nail care.  Blood draws from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 – Walk-in clinic hours from 8-9 a.m. for fasting blood […]

State Fire Marshal Urges Caution With Fireworks As July Fourth Holiday Approaches  

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:04 am, by

JEFFERSON CITY – Ask Missourians for examples of potentially dangers fireworks and sparklers would not rank high on the list. But sparklers – which burn at over 1,200 degrees and are often handled by children – are one of the leading causes of fireworks injuries and are strong reminder of the dangers consumer fireworks can […]

Treasurer Schmitt: State Investments In Missouri Small Businesses And Agricultural Operations On The Rise

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:03 am, by

 State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced he has approved over $41 million of new investments in Missouri-based small businesses and agricultural operations since launching his Missouri FIRST initiative in March. In the same time frame, over 70 new Missouri FIRST applications have been approved and eight new banks have applied to become participating lenders in […]

Effective Stillbirth Prevention Campaign Launches In Missouri

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:01 am, by

Goal to save 119 Missouri babies every year, reducing the stillbirth rate by 26 percent JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is announcing a partnership with Count the Kicks, a proven stillbirth prevention public health campaign. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Missouri has the […]

McCaskill Voices Opposition to Pension Cuts for 2.6 Million Workers

Written on June 28, 2018 at 9:01 am, by

Senator: Sharply cutting worker pensions, including for 50,000 Missourians, mid-career or mid-retirement isn’t fair WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill recently called on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to maintain retirement benefits for 2.6 million federal workers, approximately 50,000 of whom live and work in Missouri. She joined 25 of her Senate colleagues in […]

Soil and Water Commission Releases Acres for Grazing as Result of Drought

Written on June 28, 2018 at 8:59 am, by

In response to the extended dry weather since last fall, the Soil and Water Districts Commission granted a statewide variance during their June 13th meeting allowing grazing until September 1, 2018, in livestock excluded areas that are under maintenance of a state cost­share contract. This releases approximately 112,780 acres statewide for grazing. The variance applies […]

Bigger Is Not Always Better

Written on June 28, 2018 at 8:56 am, by

I am what some folks here would call an “outsider;” one from California at that. But before I go on, I must tell you that I am really a Missouri girl, having been born in Kirksville in a hospital that is long gone, to a mother that was born and raised in Granger and Memphis, […]

SCR-I Buses Earn Total Fleet Excellence Award From Highway Patrol

Written on June 26, 2018 at 5:40 pm, by

Grade cards were sent home from school months ago, but Scotland County R-I recently learned it had earned a positive report card of its own when the results of the 2018 school bus inspections were released last week by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The SCR-I District presented 17 vehicles for inspection and received a […]