Monthly Archives: February 2019


Written on February 28, 2019 at 11:10 am, by

PROFESSIONAL ADMINSTRATION SERVICES The Region C Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District (NEMOSWMD) is seeking proposals for Administrative Services, Grant Coordination Services, and office space to be funded through a formula allocation received from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program (MDNR).  The NEMOSWMD serves the counties of Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, […]

Bus Bids

Written on February 28, 2019 at 10:47 am, by

The Scotland County R-1 School District in Memphis, Missouri will accept bids on complete unit school buses described herein until 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019.  Please submit bids and spec sheets on the following: Option 1:  One (1) new 2018, 2019, or 2020 model – 71 passenger conventional school bus with luggage compartment […]


Written on February 26, 2019 at 5:35 pm, by

Our family is thankful to have S.C.M.H. We are blessed to have quality doctors. Doctors: Davis, Wilson, Martin, Hoyal, Nissembaum, Rollins, Miller-Parrish, Baily and others have brought David thru numerous critical and acute health issues. The Nursing Staff, along with Radiology, Lab, OT, PT have provided consistent quality care over the years. This letter is […]


Written on February 26, 2019 at 5:34 pm, by

We’re all affected, every day, by the arrest of one of our community members several weeks ago. Liz here, with the difficult and delicate task of writing about life at Dancing Rabbit. While I could use this column to express how it has affected me, it seems pale in comparison with how it has affected […]

Scotland County Sweeps Campus Bowl Doubleheader

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:50 pm, by

Scotland County swept a campus bowl doubleheader on Thursday, February 21st in Memphis, picking up wins over Schuyler County and Westran. SCR-I defeated Schuyler County 280-90 in the opener. This year the sport features a new format, with two 13 question halves, with all questions including three bonus answers. After Adam Slayton nabbed the first […]

GARY D. BROWN (2/23/1948 – 2/26/2019)

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:49 pm, by

Gary D. Brown, 71, of Luray, Missouri went to his home in Gloryland on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Parkview Manor in Wellman, Iowa. He was born on February 23, 1948 to Franklin and Audrey Ferrel Brown around the Turkey Scratch area of Selma, Iowa. He graduated from Keosauqua High School in 1966 and joined […]


Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:41 pm, by

I do hope the person who picked up a black billfold in the parking lot at Gas-N-More on Valentine’s Day reads this.  I am so thankful to you for your honesty.  When I realized I did not have my billfold, I was not as concerned about the cash, as I was my driver’s license and […]

Donate Blood in Memory of Chester Robinson

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:22 pm, by

Chester Robinson was 18 years old when he passed away in May 2016 in an automobile accident.. He was a letterman on the Scotland County High School football team. Chester donated blood, worked for many farmers in the community and belonged to the Memphis FFA Chapter. The Red Cross asks community members to please give […]

School Board Approves Two Saturday Makeup Days

Written on February 26, 2019 at 4:07 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education had a Public Hearing on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 4:00 p.m., to review the proposed 2019-2020 School Calendar prior to the February board meeting. President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order at 4:20 p.m. with seven board members present.  Mrs. Waltedda Blessing and the FFA Livestock […]

Health Department Asking for Tax Levy Increase on April Ballot

Written on February 26, 2019 at 3:59 pm, by

The Scotland County Health Department has proposed a tax increase to voters of Scotland County on April 2, 2019. The district’s ballot issue proposes to increase the tax levy from $0.15 to $0.30 to help pay for maintenance of the county health center and operations of the facility and staff. The Health Department has continually […]