Monthly Archives: June 2019

Rutledge Renegades

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:18 am, by

Matin Guinn and Reva Hustead went to a carry-in picnic of the Historical Society at the Baring Country Club. Martin and Reva went to Ivy Wagy’s baseball games at Ewing and later at Kahoka. Victor Childers of brought his daughter Jean and her son Teddy Arnold, all of Indianapolis, to the family farm in Sandhill. […]

What’s the purpose of knowing?

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:10 am, by

I have often said God inspired two books. The book of nature and the Bible. Even though this two-book thought scares some of my Christian friends, it’s really easy to defend. David, the revered king of Israel wrote, “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth […]

Liberty Bell

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:09 am, by

The Liberty Bell – tradition tells of a chime that changed the world on July  8,1778, with the Liberty Bell ringing out from  the  tower of Independence Hall summoning the citizens of Philadelphia to hear the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence by Colonel John Nixon. The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered the bell in […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:08 am, by

Thursday, June 13, 2019 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Living Life Over

Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:02 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Scotland County Fair Board, to be applied toward the cost of repairing and painting grandstands and bleachers. The MFA Oil Foundation which was established in 1998, provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a […]

Hospital Presents Service Awards, Scholarship, Honors Retirees

Written on June 25, 2019 at 10:58 am, by

The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Committee in Memphis recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and awarded service pins recently. The Hospital is in its 49th year of providing healthcare services in the community and opened its doors in July 1970. Officials from the Scotland County Care Center and the Scotland County Hospital […]

Hospital Affiliation Committee to Meet With Blessing Health Systems This Month

Written on June 25, 2019 at 10:53 am, by

The Scotland County Memorial Hospital (dba Scotland County Hospital) Board of Directors met in regular session on Thursday, May 23, 2019.   Board Present: Curtis Ebeling-Chairman, Joe Doubet- Vice Chairman, Lori Fulk-Secretary, Robert Neese-Treasurer, Members Dwight DeRosear and Joni Lloyd. Also present: Dr. Randy Tobler; CEO, Dr. Lisa Rollison, COS, Michael Brandon, Controller, Elizabeth Guffey, RN, […]

Recent Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Written on June 25, 2019 at 10:47 am, by

Adult Non Fiction Teach Yourself Visually Office 2016, by Elaine J. Marmel Forever and Ever, Amen: a Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life, by Randy Travis Sacred Duty: a Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery, by Tom Cotton The Home Education Handbook: a Comprehensive and Practical Guide to Educating Children at […]

Thunderstorms, fireflies, and whatever else the warm season may bring you

Written on June 25, 2019 at 10:45 am, by

Happy summer, friends! Ted here to bring you the news from Dancing Rabbit in this week of longest days and shortest nights. Not to mention a good bit more rain and some hyper-local lightning storms here in northeast Missouri. We’re in the thick of the early berry harvest, plucking raspberries nearly every day, with black […]

Railroad Crossing Work Rescheduled This Weekend

Written on June 25, 2019 at 10:42 am, by

Weather permitting, June 29th and 30th, BNSF Railway will be doing work at the railroad crossing located on Route A in Scotland County. The road will be closed at the intersection of route A and Route U in Gorin. The continuous closure is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. on June 29 to 5:00 p.m. on June […]