Monthly Archives: March 2019

Wyaconda Alumni Banquet to be Held May 11th

Written on March 26, 2019 at 5:16 pm, by

Plans are being made for the 104th annual Wyaconda C-1 Alumni Banquet to be held Saturday, May 11. The banquet will be at the Clark County Middle School gym in Kahoka. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., with the meal served at 6:00. Reservations are due by May 1st. The cost for the meal in advance […]

PSC Decision on Grain Belt Express Will Mean Lower Power Costs for Memphis

Written on March 26, 2019 at 5:01 pm, by

The Missouri Public Service Commission PSC) has approved a request filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt) which sought Commission authority and a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) to construct, own, operate, control, manage and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within eight Missouri counties (Buchanan, […]

Light Voter Turnout Expected for April 2nd Election

Written on March 26, 2019 at 4:58 pm, by

With a limited number of issues on the ballot, voter turnout is expected to be light in Scotland County for the April 2nd election. The City of Memphis will feature a pair of contested races. Voters in the West Ward will select an alderman. Aaron Dale, who was appointed to fill the unexpired term of […]

County Commission Approves $568,893 Project for New Courthouse Roof

Written on March 26, 2019 at 4:56 pm, by

With a price tag coming in at more than half a million dollars, it might be hard for anyone to see a bargain, but that isn’t keeping the Scotland County Commission from feeling it has received a good deal to replace the roof on the courthouse. The commission voted 3-0 to approve the bids for […]

Scotland County R-I Elementary Menus

Written on March 26, 2019 at 4:36 pm, by

   Breakfast Thursday, March 28 – Breakfast Burrito, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Wedge/Grapes, Juice/Milk Friday, March 29 – Sausage/Gravy Biscuits, Choice of Cereal, Cinnamon Toast, Banana, Juice/Milk Monday, April 1 – French Toast Sticks, Choice of Cereal, Fruit Medley, Juice/Milk Tuesday, April 2 – Cinnamon Rolls, Choice of Cereal, Toast/Jelly, Orange Slices, Juice/Milk Wed., […]

Health Department Tax

Written on March 26, 2019 at 4:16 pm, by

Dear Editor, As the Administrator of the Scotland County Health Department for the last 25 years and an employee for a total of 31 years I feel obligated to speak directly to the people of Scotland County regarding their health department services and the upcoming ballot issue. The one thing I hear most often is […]

Retired Teachers Association Making a Difference in Scotland County, Across Missouri

Written on March 26, 2019 at 4:00 pm, by

As part of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association, the Scotland County Area Retired Teachers and School Personnel Association (SCARTA) works to further the education needs of its community and others across the state. The MRTA recently presented a check representing nearly $18 million in community service hours donated in 2018 to Missouri’s citizens. MRTA members […]

Nelda Hilpert Funeral Services Set for Wednesday

Written on March 26, 2019 at 3:44 pm, by

Funeral services for Nelda Hilpert will be held Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Memphis with Pastor Dan Hite officiating. Interment will follow in the Providence Cemetery in rural Scotland County, Missouri. Visitation was scheduled for Tuesday at Paynes’s from 12 to 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends that […]

JOANN LYNN (BRIDGEMAN) JACKSON (11/26/1959 – 3/20/2019)

Written on March 26, 2019 at 3:31 pm, by

Joann Lynn (Bridgeman) Jackson, 59 of rural Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at her home. The daughter of Thomas E. and Mary Josephine (Christy) Bridgeman, she was born on November 26, 1959 in Ottumwa, Iowa.  On November 11, 1978, she was united in marriage to Jasper Lee Jackson and to this […]

Funeral Services Pending for Arlo Trueblood

Written on March 26, 2019 at 3:27 pm, by

Funeral services for Arlo Trueblood, 83, of Arbela are pending with the Gerth Funeral Service.    Arlo Trueblood died Monday, March 25, at Scotland County Hospital.