Monthly Archives: August 2019

Parker Leading Neuroscience Research Attacking Depression, Addiction

Written on August 29, 2019 at 10:02 am, by

What if there was a way to help the human brain to allow us to battle addiction, ward off stress and anxiety and even prevent depression? That is the monumental task being undertaken by a former Scotland County R-I graduate as part of a neuroscience research team at Washington University in St. Louis. Kyle Parker, […]

The Barons Get Back Performance Highlights 1969 Class Reunion in Memphis

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:52 am, by

Over 50 years ago, music proved to be the instrument that allowed a new Memphis resident to fit in, and it proved to these very same tunes that brought a band of four friends back together to take the stage at the Memphis VFW as part of the Class of 1969 50 Year Reunion held […]

Antique Fair Releases Tractor Show Results

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:44 am, by

The Scotland County Antique Fair Association hosted a number of events as part of the annual tractor show during the festivities August 21st-25th in Memphis. The oldest tractor award went to David Mohr for his 1930 IH Regular. The farthest distance traveled honors went to Dewey Sedore of Moberly. The most original trophy went to […]

Police Investigating Rash of Thefts From Vehicles

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:41 am, by

The Memphis Police Department is investigating a series of thefts from motor vehicles that occurred overnight on August 21st. The incidents occurred in the 600 block of West Mety, 600 block of West Missouri and the 400 block of Forrest Avenue. Investigators indicated that cash, wallets, checkbooks and a wide range of personal items were […]

Hatfield Becomes Youngest Champion With Top Time at Antique Fair 5K Run

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:35 am, by

Elias Hatfield became the youngest winner in the history of the Scotland County Antique Fair 5K Run. The 13-year-old crossed the finish line on Saturday morning in a time of 23:49. Becky Davenport was the fastest female, finishing the race in 25:59. Hatfield paced the 14 and under division. Tristan Miller was second in 28:04 […]

All in the Family

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:32 am, by

On Thursday,  August 22, 2019,  Ensign Zachary Neil Owings (great-grandson of Dixie Garrison) accepted a commission into the United States Navy.  This commissioning  ceremony was extra special due to his father and paternal grandfather having important roles in the ceremony.   Zachary is the grandson of Newt Owings (formally of Memphis, and currently resides in […]

Tigers Playoff Path Changed as MSHSAA Releases District Assignments

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:28 am, by

Lady Tigers softball district assignment remains unchanged for 2019 Scotland County will battle against some familiar foes in 2019 but will also face a much different path toward a state playoff berth after the Missouri State High School Activities Association released the class and district assignments for this year’s sporting activities across the state. The […]

2019 Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show Brings Them From Near And Far

Written on August 29, 2019 at 9:26 am, by

Fabulous weather brought 98 vehicles out to show their stuff this past Saturday for the 2019 Scotland County Antique Fair Car Show. The crowd of people meandered around the vehicles and enjoyed the festivities offered.  This year’s winners are: All makes and models 1900-1939 cars: 2nd place Charlie and Susan Brown driving a 1934 Dodge […]


Written on August 27, 2019 at 1:01 pm, by

Luna Lee Cochenour was born July 29th. She was 4 lbs 11 oz and was 18.5 inches long. Parents are Nicholas Cochenour and Abby Smith of Keokuk, IA. Grandparents are Jeremy and Dorrie Cochenour of Keokuk, IA; Diane Cochenour of Keokuk, IA; and Lee Ann Shaffer and Matthew Smith of Keokuk, IA. Great-grandparents are Jerry […]


Written on August 27, 2019 at 12:59 pm, by

Alexander and Melissa Fox of Memphis are the parents of a son, Kriston Blake Fox, born August 16, 2019 at 5:49 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Kriston weighed 7 lbs 10 oz and was 20 inches long. He has one siblings, Meika. Grandparents are Roger and& Shirley Burkholder of Stevens, PA; and Alvin […]