Monthly Archives: January 2019

Memphis Man Facing Felony Charge for Gun Theft

Written on January 29, 2019 at 6:04 pm, by

A Memphis man is behind bars facing felony theft charges after he allegedly stole a firearm from a Memphis residence. According to the Memphis Police Department Mark Pender, 30, was arrested on January 16th after he was found to be in possession of a stolen firearm. According to court documents, Pender allegedly stole a .22 […]

Filing Closes for April Election With Just Two Races for Public Office

Written on January 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm, by

Filing closed for the local April 2019 elections without any last minute rush of candidates. As a matter of fact, January 15th came and went without a single new candidate filing, leaving just two races, both in the City of Memphis. The villages of Arbela and Granger didn’t have a single candidate file to serve […]

Scotland County R-I High School Releases 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:15 pm, by

Scotland County R-I High School recently released the names of students placed on the district’s 2nd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-19 School year. Named to the 12th grade A honor roll were Breauna Altobelli, Kaylyn Anders, Jaycen Bair, Alicia Bishop, Abby Blessing, Madie Bondurant, Sydney Buckallew, Kyle Childress, Nova Cline, Austin Cochran, Haley Darcy, […]

February is American Heart Month

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:13 pm, by

American Heart Month first started in 1964 with a declaration by President Lyndon B. Johnson.  Since then, February has been dedicated to promoting the awareness of cardiovascular health.  Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  Statistics for both men and women are alarming and in an effort to empower people […]

Funeral Services Saturday for Harold Gore

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:12 pm, by

Harold Gore, 89, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri.  Visitation and funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church in Memphis on Saturday, February 2, 2019.  Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be in […]

Holt Named to CMU Fall 2018 Dean’s List

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm, by

FAYETTE, MO – Central Methodist University has announced its Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester and Megan Holt of Rutledge has been recognized. Holt, an education major, studies at CMU’s main campus in Fayette. This outstanding academic achievement is awarded only to students who maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.50 or above […]

Perrilles Named to Buena Vista University’s Dean’s List

Written on January 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm, by

STORM LAKE, IA – Lucinda Perrilles, of Memphis has been named to the Dean’s List at Buena Vista University for terms one and two. She attends BVU’s Ottumwa site. Students named to the Dean’s List must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the two terms, based on a 4.0 grade point system, […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center 

Written on January 29, 2019 at 3:17 pm, by

MENU Thursday, January 31 – Tuna Noodle Casserole, Lettuce Salad, Pinto Beans, Pineapple, Bread, Oatmeal Cookie Friday, February 1 – Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Buttered Corn, Marinated Carrots, Bread, Crème Pie Monday, February 4 – Creamed Chicken/Biscuit, Mixed Veggies, Buttered Beets, Mandarin Oranges, Cookie Tuesday, February 5 – Baked Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Buttered Broccoli, Applesauce, […]

A week past

Written on January 29, 2019 at 2:52 pm, by

A new baby boy was born to Burl and Troy during the recent full moon eclipse at Dancing Rabbit, before the moon had reemerged from Earth’s shadow. I struggle to credit that it was just a week past. Perhaps it is the innumerable snowflakes that have fallen since (seemingly every day) blurring my recall, but […]

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin Supports Pay Increases for Correctional Officers

Written on January 29, 2019 at 2:37 pm, by

Last week, the governor proposed merging two correctional facilities both located in Cameron, Missouri, in order to save taxpayer dollars, increase wages among correctional officers and ensure the safety of the prisoners and the officers on staff. Under the governor’s plan, the Crossroads Correctional Center will be consolidated with Western Missouri Correctional Center. According to […]