Monthly Archives: October 2018

Opening Night of Fall Nationals Draws 148 Racers to Scotland County Speedway

Written on October 23, 2018 at 11:15 am, by

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Friday, October 19, 2018) – Friday night October 19th opened up the Fall Nationals at the Pepsi Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri. Even though it was a late October night, the weather for this time of year wasn’t too bad to bare. That showed as 148 cars signed in […]

Superintendent’s Corner

Written on October 23, 2018 at 11:00 am, by

by Ryan Bergeson National School Bus Safety Week Theme: “My Driver – My Safety Hero!” National School Bus Safety Week is October 22nd through October 26th. It is an excellent opportunity for parents, students, teachers, motorists, school bus drivers, and school administrators to join forces and address the importance of school bus safety. Designed to […]

SCR-I Students Attend Future Leaders Academy Hosted by Congressman Graves 

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:49 am, by

Nearly 100 high school students from across North Missouri came together at Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday, October 16th to take part in Congressman Sam Graves’ annual Future Leaders Academy. “These students are among the best and brightest in North Missouri,” said Graves. “I believe the Future Leaders Academy is a great opportunity for these students […]

GEORGIA DEAN (FULLERTON) TRIPLETT (8/18/1927 – 10/20/2018)

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:37 am, by

Georgia Dean (Fullerton) Triplett, 91 of Unionville, Missouri, formerly of Livonia, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Putnam County Care Center in Unionville, Missouri. The daughter of Clarence Orval and Verona Georgia (Gray) Fullerton, she was born on August 18, 1927 in Unionville, Missouri.  Georgia was raised in Unionville, Missouri and […]

Alexanders Celebrate 70th Anniversary

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:29 am, by

Charles and Ruth Alexander will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on November 5th. A card shower has been requested to help the couple celebrate the momentous occasion. Correspondence may be sent to Charles and Ruth Alexander at the Scotland County Residential Terrace at 434 E. Sigler, Room 3B, Memphis, MO 63555. Charles and Ruth were […]

Statue of Liberty

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:27 am, by

The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor was dedicated by President Grover Cleveland on October 28, 1886. The statue’s full name was Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World. It was a gift to the United States from the citizens of France, in recognition of the mutual commitment to democracy and liberty, and their alliance […]

Don’t Be The One Who Gets You Down

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:25 am, by

Whew! Challenges x struggles x bewilderments = well… more whew! It ain’t easy being a person. I’m highly sympathetic to your treacherous moments. I think about you/us a lot; what to do, how to help, etc. Here’s what I know. Much… very much… of our difficulties develop within our two ears; how we evaluate, surmise, […]

DIXIE JO HYDE (3/9/1954 – 10/17/2018)

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:21 am, by

Dixie Jo Hyde, 64, passed away on October 17, 2018. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, October 28, with a memorial service following at 4 p.m., at Grandon Funeral and Cremation Care, 414 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa. Dixie was born March 9, 1954 in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri […]

Briggs Smith Memorial Airport Pursuing Runway Reconstruction Project for 2020

Written on October 17, 2018 at 2:58 pm, by

With deteriorating surface conditions on the existing runway, a new landing surface has become a top priority for the Briggs Smith Memorial Airport west of Memphis. The City of Memphis is currently working to secure federal funding that would allow the construction of a new runway at the facility, possibly as soon as 2020. Through […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center

Written on October 17, 2018 at 2:54 pm, by

MENU Thursday, October 18 – Turkey Tetrazzini, Tomato and Zucchini Blend, Lettuce Salad, Bread, Fruit Salad Friday, October 19 – Hot Beef Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Buttered Carrots, Strawberry Shortcake Monday, October 22 – Chicken and Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Lima Beans, Mandarin Oranges, Hot Roll, Cookie Tuesday, October 23 – Swiss Steak, Scalloped Cabbage, Buttered Peas, […]