Monthly Archives: July 2018

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on July 10, 2018 at 5:25 pm, by

MENU Thursday, July 12 – Meatloaf, Macaroni and Cheese, Fruit Juice, Pickled Beets, Peas, Slice Bread, Cookie Friday, July 13 – Hot Beef Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Coleslaw, Buttered Carrots, 5 Cup Salad Monday, July 16 – Spaghetti/Meat Sauce, Buttered Corn, Buttered Broccoli, Garlic Bread, Cake Tuesday, July 17 – Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Veggie Jell-O […]

Conservation Conversations – Frogging

Written on July 10, 2018 at 3:37 pm, by

by Conservation Agent Nate Carr When I was a child the best way for my brothers, friends and I to beat the heat was to jump in the pond and go for a swim. The day usually consisted of cannonballs off the bridge and catching as many frogs, turtles, and crawdads as we could. Exhausted […]


Written on July 10, 2018 at 3:10 pm, by

Kyler Gage Humes was born at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, IL on June 13, 2018 at 4:26 p.m. Kyler weighed 7 lbs 13 ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Christopher and Kelsey Humes of LaGrange, MO. Grandparents are John and Beth Davis of Kahoka, MO; Joe and Lisa Humes of Wyaconda, MO. Great-grandmothers […]


Written on July 10, 2018 at 3:08 pm, by

Ryan and DeLayna  Mahoney of Belleville Illinois are happy to announce the birth of their son, Gibson Hagers on May 23rd at 3:35 p.m. He weighed 8lbs 3oz and was 20 inches long.  Proud grandparents are Brent and Dana Bondurant of Memphis and Kevin and Mickie Mahoney of Swansea, Illinois.

Hite Receives $10,000 Honeywell Scholarship Through Horatio Alger Association 

Written on July 10, 2018 at 2:14 pm, by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced that 10 students pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) will receive scholarships of $10,000. The scholarships, sponsored by Honeywell, […]

Woods Reunion Held Sunday, June 24, 2018

Written on July 10, 2018 at 2:09 pm, by

Sixty-nine persons ventured out to attend the Woods Reunion Sunday, June 24, 2018, which was held at the Grand Hall in Memphis.  J’s fried chicken arrived at 12:00 and was enjoyed along with dozens of other salads, veggies, pastries, and beverages brought by the attendees.  The blessing was given by Leslie Woods of Edina. Visiting […]

Rutledge Renegades

Written on July 10, 2018 at 2:06 pm, by

Reminder: Ruby Red Hats of Rutledge will be going to King’s Restaurant in Kirksville on Monday, July 16, 2018.  We are to meet there at 11:00 a.m.  For those carpooling, meet at Zimmerman’s at 9:45 a.m. Martin Guinn and Reva Hustead went to Baring for lunch at I.D.K. restaurant.  Martin and Reva went to Hurdland […]

Downing City Board Addresses Abandoned Vehicles on Right-of-Way

Written on July 10, 2018 at 1:56 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 p.m. on July 2, 2018 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Ray Bange, Bill Anderson, Hannah Poe, Gene Bruner. City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator John Petary. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the last meeting, deposits & disbursements, monthly water […]

MDC Grant Aids Gorin Fire Department

Written on July 10, 2018 at 1:53 pm, by

The Gorin Fire Department will be receiving new equipment thanks to a recent Missouri Department of Conservation grant through the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program. The fire department purchased two sections of suction hose, two 4-inch to 2.5 inch adapters, a low level strainer and a portable pump at a cost of $6,000. As part […]

ERIC MICHAEL ZORR (11/13/1974 – 4/19/2018)

Written on July 10, 2018 at 1:48 pm, by

Eric Michael Zorr, 43, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Austin, TX; Richmond, VA; and Dell Rapids, SD, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, April 19, 2018, at his home of natural causes. His Memorial Service was held Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids. Visitation with the family present was Tuesday, April […]