Monthly Archives: August 2018

Oaks to Perform ‘The Legend of Wiley Jack’ at First Christian Church

Written on August 30, 2018 at 11:42 am, by

Tommy and John Thomas Oaks will be in Memphis September 22-23, 2018, to perform a musical, “The Legend of Wiley Jake” and speak at the First Christian Church. Tommy has the distinction to be the first person to graduate from East Tennessee State University with a Master’s degree in Storytelling! He also graduated from Johnson […]

Jolly Jacks & Jills 4-H Club Hosts August Meeting

Written on August 30, 2018 at 9:02 am, by

The August meeting of the Jolly Jacks and Jills 4-H Club was called to order by President Elsie Kigar on August 7, 2018 at the SC Fire Station. The pledges were led by Kenna Campbell and Sadie Jackson.  Who is your favorite teacher was answered by 17 members for roll call.  There were also 10 […]

Setting the Record Straight

Written on August 30, 2018 at 8:57 am, by

Dear Editor, This is a response to the SCH Board Meeting notes from July 26th, 2018, which were published in the Memphis Democrat on August 16th, 2018. Specifically, I want to set the record straight regarding the quote by Dr. Tobler to the Board of Directors, where he stated the reason for SCH failing to […]

David, RaElla Wiggins Inducted Into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Written on August 30, 2018 at 8:51 am, by

SEDALIA, Mo. – “Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, David & RaElla Wiggins of  Memphis  was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. They were among 50 inductees from 38 counties establishing a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. […]

Vehicle Enthusiasts Brave Heat for 2018 Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show

Written on August 30, 2018 at 8:49 am, by

The Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show was held Saturday, August 25, 2018 following the parade on the Memphis City Square. Many people returned from previous years as well as first time exhibitors in 2018, including the People’s Choice Award winner. Ballots were counted as quickly as possible to get the participants back to their […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on August 30, 2018 at 8:45 am, by

MENU Thursday, August 30 – Swiss Steak, Hash Brown Casserole, Cauliflower Blend Veggies, Bread, Pudding & Fruit Friday, August 31 – BBQ or Plain Pork/Bun, French Fries, Mixed Veggies, Applesauce, Cake Monday, September 3 – Labor Day, Center Closed. Tuesday, September 4 – Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli, Peaches, Slice Bread, Pudding Wednesday, September […]

Scotland County R-1 Elementary Menus

Written on August 30, 2018 at 8:45 am, by

Breakfast Thursday, August 30 – Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, August 31 – Sausage/Gravy Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Blueberry Muffin, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday, September 3 – Labor Day, No School. Tuesday, September 4 – Breakfast Pizza, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Rings, Juice/Milk Wednesday, September 5 – Bacon/Egg/Cheese Sandwich, Choice […]

ROSCOE REX EASTIN (3/13/1933 – 5/14/2018)

Written on August 28, 2018 at 5:08 pm, by

Roscoe Rex Eastin, age 85, of Zavalla, Texas, formerly of Arbela, Missouri  passed away on May 14, 2018, at Twin Lakes Care Center in San Augustine, Texas. Roscoe was born March 13, 1933 in Farmington, Iowa to James Ray and Cecil Dorothy (Nichols) Eastin.  He enjoyed fishing, tinkering, and visiting with anyone. He is survived […]

NORMA LEE (WHITE) WATKINS (11/13/1929 – 7/24/2018)

Written on August 28, 2018 at 5:05 pm, by

Norma Lee (White) Watkins, 88 of Lancaster, Missouri passed away on July 24, 2018 at her home in Lancaster, Missouri. The daughter of James and Laura Lillian (Tadlock) White, she was born on November 13, 1929 in Kirksville, Missouri.   She was united in marriage to Charles Edward Watkins on October 27, 1951 in Mountain Home, […]


Written on August 28, 2018 at 4:59 pm, by

I know many of you have been having lots of Hummingbirds at your feeders this past two weeks. Mine has been keeping me busy.  I have to make four cups of sugar water per day. The last couple of days my population has decreased quite a bit. I am not sure why this has happened.  […]