Monthly Archives: July 2018

Bair Earns NAIA Scholar Team Honor with Graceland University Women’s Basketball

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:58 pm, by

LAMONI, IA – Calesse Bair of Memphis, was a member of the Graceland University women’s basketball team, which earned the distinction of a scholar team for the 2017-18 academic year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). For a team to be considered for the NAIA Scholar Team award, it must have a minimum […]

Voting No on Proposition A

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:51 pm, by

Dear Mr. Editor: I feel that defeating Proposition A is important to Missouri, but especially to the families that depend on wages earned for skilled and professional services. Voting NO, on Proposition A is to overturn the contested legislation, Senate Bill 19, which would enact a right-to-work law to mandate that no person can be […]

Cinder Seal Overlay Operations to Close Route JJ in Scotland County

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:41 pm, by

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, MoDOT crews will be doing cinder seal overlay operations on Route JJ in Scotland County. The road will be closed on August 6 from Scotland County Route B to Scotland County Route N. Work will be completed between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during […]

Missouri Sales Tax Holiday August 3rd-5th Will Benefit Back-to-School Shoppers

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:32 pm, by

With the start of school approaching, summer vacations are coming to a close. However that doesn’t mean all breaks have passed. Missouri and many of its communities will once again be celebrating a sales tax holiday Friday August 3 through Sunday August 5th. According to the Missouri Department of Revenue, certain back-to-school purchases, such as […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:17 pm, by

MENU Thursday, August 2 – Taco Salad, Lettuce, Beans/Chips, Tomatoes, Peas, Applesauce, Cookie Friday, August 3 – Fish Fillet, Scalloped Potatoes, Carrot-Pineapple Jell-O Salad, Italian Veggies, Cornbread, Cake Monday, August 6 – Juicy Burger/Bun, French Fries, Cauliflower Blend Veggies, Mandarin Oranges, Cake Tuesday, August 7 – Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli, Peaches, Slice Bread, […]

Hospital Board Approves Contract With MU Healthcare for Employee Health Plan

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:14 pm, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Present were Curtis Ebeling, Chairman; Joe Doubet,  Vice Chairman; Judy Wilson, Secretary;  Robert Neese, Treasurer,; and members Dwight DeRosear and Lori Fulk.  Others present were Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr.  Jeff Davis, CMO, Dr. […]

Missouri Soil and Water Districts Commission Aids Agriculture Community Facing Drought

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:06 pm, by

Actions will assist counties affected by severe, extreme and exceptional drought according to the U.S. Drought Monitor The Missouri Soil and Water Districts Commission has approved the following five actions in response to Governor Parson’s Executive Order 18-05 Drought Alert: Require soil and water conservation districts to move landowners completing the drought practices listed below […]

Summer Close Out

Written on July 31, 2018 at 6:01 pm, by

August 1 – Summer is on the downhill slide.  And don’t ask where it has gone – I don’t know. It seems like just yesterday we were all talking about receiving snow in April. My Cabin Robins have flown, now I am wondering if I take the nest down will she build a third one. […]

SCR-I Campus Upgrades Will Continue As New School year Sets to Kickoff

Written on July 31, 2018 at 5:09 pm, by

Things are going to look quite a bit different on the Scotland County R-I campus this school year, even if it won’t all be completed when classes start later this month. The district is undertaking a $1.225 million expansion, adding a roughly 5,000 square foot addition between the high school and elementary school to house […]

Library Opens Great American Read Display as Part of PBS Top 100 Novels Series

Written on July 31, 2018 at 4:57 pm, by

While most people think of television when they hear PBS, the Public Broadcast Service is doing its best to shine the light on books and the Scotland County library is hoping to take advantage of the publicity. On May 22nd, PBS launched a special program entitled the Great American Read. The eight-part series explores and […]