Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fromm Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:58 am, by

Will Fromm scored his 1,000 career point during action at the North Shelby Tournament this season. He was presented a commemorative game ball by Coach Kyle Ellison to honor the achievement.

Stott Bookkeeping and Tax Service Opens in Memphis

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:54 am, by

Corey Stott was looking to get back to his roots. The Scotland County R-I graduate recently launched a new business in Memphis, Stott Bookkeeping and Tax Services. With a degree in agri-business and local family ties, the move made sense on more than one front. “I had been considering launching my own business and this […]

Scotland County Livestock ‘Weighing-In’ on Community’s Future With Major Renovation

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:52 am, by

Most building renovations involve revamping floor space,  updating fixtures and a covering it all up with a few coats of paint. That wasn’t the case at Scotland County Livestock, where the Blomme family literally took the roof off for a complete remodel of the livestock sale arena. “Fortunately we had some really good weather to […]

China Trip – Final Installment by Stan Hildebrand

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:48 am, by

12/14 Transit from Shanghai to Fujian I take the Metro to the domestic Shanghai airport; for me, this place is a nightmare – very few English signs. I am waiting for a flight to Xiamin and then a train to Fujian. They throw away my water bottles at security – I was hoping they would […]

14th Snow Day May Push SCR-I School Year Past Memorial Day With 10 Makeup Days

Written on February 15, 2019 at 11:41 am, by

Classes were cancelled for the fifth consecutive school day on Tuesday, February 12th as road conditions continued to be a safety concern for the Scotland County R-I District. Weather cancellations have cost the district 14 days of classes and now will require SCR-I to schedule the maximum number of makeup dates, 10, as required by […]

Moore Received Master’s Degree from Northwest Missouri State

Written on February 12, 2019 at 6:15 pm, by

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Office of the Registrar and the Graduate School at Northwest Missouri State University have released the names of students who completed requirements for degrees at the conclusion of the 2018 fall semester. Michael Moore of Memphis received his Master’s Degree in Education in curriculum and instruction.

Memphis Man Arrested on Felony Domestic Violence Charge

Written on February 12, 2019 at 4:58 pm, by

A Memphis man is behind bars and facing a felony domestic assault charge following his arrest by the Memphis Police Department on February 3rd. Nicholas J. Hays, 25, of Memphis, was taken into custody following a domestic disturbance at his residence when he allegedly choked a female victim. Hays has been charged with the class […]

Memphis Man Hurt in Crash on Highway 15

Written on February 12, 2019 at 4:54 pm, by

A Memphis man sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon on Highway 15 south of Memphis. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Travis B. Martin, 31, of Memphis, was southbound in a 2006 Mazda 3 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway. The driver overcorrected and the vehicle […]

Scotland County Senior Nutrition Center 

Written on February 12, 2019 at 4:45 pm, by

MENU Thursday, February 14 – Roast Pork, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Wax Beans, Bread, Cake Friday, February 15 – BBQ Ribs, Parsley Potatoes, Coleslaw, Hot Roll, Strawberry Shortcake/Topping Monday, February 18 – Chicken Strips, French Fries, Breaded Tomatoes, Applesauce, Bread Slice, Pudding Tuesday, February 19 – Tenderloin/Bun, Onions, Lettuce Salad, Cauliflower/Cheese Sauce, Carrot-Pineapple Salad, Rice […]

Lady Tigers Earn #1 Seed in District Tourney, Boys #6 Seed

Written on February 12, 2019 at 4:01 pm, by

The Scotland County girls earned the #1 seed in the Missouri Class 2 District 6 Tournament bracket that was announced this week. Coaches from the eight district schools met last week to determine the teams’ seeding. The Lady Tigers took the top spot and will face #8 seed Putnam County (5-17) in the opening round […]