Monthly Archives: June 2019

Additional Highway Funding Could Expedite Several Scotland County Projects

Written on June 25, 2019 at 1:59 pm, by

With approximately $350 million in additional funding to work with, the Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking local input to help earmark the budget increase for next year. MoDOT officials met with the Northeast Missouri Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) at the Northeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission conference room on June 19th to discuss the estimated […]


Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:48 pm, by

Look at the hospital agenda for this Thursday, June 27, at 5:30. Item E. is: “approve Manager Agreement for CQRP Board.” What does that mean? What affect does that have on OUR hospital? The elected board and CEO should answer questions in an open public forum. It is not good judgment to have private meetings […]

Hospital Releases Revised Agenda for June 27th Meeting

Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:45 pm, by

SCMH District Board Meeting – June 27, 2019 5:30 p.m. Amended (On 6/18/19, this Tentative agenda was submitted for newspaper publishing. Amended 6/24/19. Added Items IV B, VIII, D and IX G. I. Call to Order A. Approval of Open Session Agenda B. Approval of Executive Session Agenda        pursuant to Missouri Sunshine Law 610.021 Sections […]

Aaron Buford Named to SCC Spring Dean’s List

Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm, by

Aaron Buford of Memphis has been named to the 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List at Southeastern Community College in Burlington, IA. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have attempted a minimum of 12 semester hours of course work and achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.

Cory Friendshuh Graduates from Carleton College

Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:23 pm, by

NORTHFIELD, MN – Cory Friendshuh of Memphis, graduated from Carleton College on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Friendshuh studied Psychology and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Friendshuh was among 459 to graduate with the Carleton Class of 2019. “Just as the Class of 2019 will together carry the spirit of intellectual humility in aspiring to […]

JOY B. ROBERTSON (11/6/1932 – 6/22/2019)

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:53 am, by

Joy B. Robertson, age 86, of Wyaconda, MO, passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in the Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Joy was born November 6, 1932, in Kahoka, the daughter of Erbie and Thelma Hayden Young. She was a graduate of Kahoka High School. On December 9, 1951, she was united in marriage […]

Why Church Is Exciting

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:50 am, by

Truthfully, I never saw it coming. I’ve been to church since a little kid. Parts I liked. Parts I didn’t. The Kool-Aid and cookies were my big draw! The rest was simply a matter of putting in my time. It’s the latter that I find sensed by so many… in church. And, I’m not critical […]

MARIETTA (FERRIS) FOWLER (3/28/1938 – 6/16/2019)

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:45 am, by

Marietta (Ferris) Fowler, 81, of Greentop, Missouri, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at her home. She was born March 28, 1938 in Memphis Missouri, the daughter of  Olin and Edith (Bleything) Ferris. On July 18, 1955 Marietta was united in marriage to Francis Fowler at Fort Riley, Kansas. To the union two sons were […]


Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:40 am, by

Nicholas and Jessica Smith of Green City, MO are the parents of a son, Boone Henry Smith, born June 11, 2019 at 7:22 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Boone weighed 7 lbs 3 oz and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Bob and Paulette Thompson of Kirksville; Margaret Smith of Kirksville; and Phillip […]


Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:26 am, by

BelleMae Sparks and Seth Groseclose of Glenwood, MO are the parents of a daughter, Hudsin Beverly Arlene Groseclose, born June 10, 2019 at 10:13 a.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Hudsin weighed 6 lbs 5 oz and was 20 inches long. Siblings are Robert, Seth, and Audrey.