Monthly Archives: November 2019

BABY SENSENIG

Written on November 26, 2019 at 1:12 pm, by

Curtis and Lisa Sensenig of Rutledge are the parents of a son, Austin Lee Sensenig, born November 20, 2019 at 2:51 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Austin weighed 9 lbs 8 oz and was 22 inches long. Siblings are Kayla, Kirsten and Andrew. Grandparents are Jay Lloyd and Anna Sensenig of Rutledge and […]

BABY BONTRAGER

Written on November 26, 2019 at 1:12 pm, by

Leroy and Luella Bontrager of Milton, IA are the parents of a son, Leandrew Wayne Bontrager, born November 21, 2019 at 9:11 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Leandrew weighed 8 lbs 4 oz and was 21.5 inches long. He has a sister, Luetta Fern. Grandparents are Delmar and Pauline Weaver of Milton, IA […]

BABY YODER

Written on November 26, 2019 at 1:11 pm, by

Jerry and Arlene Yoder of Bonaparte, IA are the parents of a daughter, Bethany Rose Yoder, born November 14, 2019 at 2:44 p.m. at Scotland County Hospital in Memphis. Bethany weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 21.5 inches long. She has a sibling, Jessica Renae. Grandparents are Alan and Esther Yoder of Butlerville, IN […]

RAYMOND LEE BLAKE (4/14/1940 – 11/16/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

Raymond Lee Blake, age 79, of Gatesville, Texas, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 in Waco, Texas. He was born April 14, 1940 in Laconia, NH to Clyde D. Blake and Gladys E. (Grant)   Blake.  He was born into a large family whose brothers and sisters loved him.  He worked in Laconia, NH for a foundry, […]

NORMA RUSSELL (4/22/1928 – 11/20/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:11 pm, by

Norma Russell, age 91, of Hidden Lakes Care Center, Raytown Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. She was born the daughter of Albert and Ola (Clapham) Reeves on April 22, 1928 in Mercer, Missouri. Norma grew up on the family farm as the youngest of five children. As a young child she remembers […]

DALE EDWARD RUTH (9/22/1939 – 11/20/2019)

Written on November 26, 2019 at 12:01 pm, by

Dale Edward Ruth, 80, of West Burlington, IA died Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington. Born September 22, 1939 in Downing, Missouri he was the son of Raymond and Celia Farnsworth Ruth.  He married Barbara Jones May 21, 1961. Dale attended high school in Memphis, Missouri and graduated […]

Living Life Over

Written on November 26, 2019 at 11:59 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Service men and women, past and present, were the guests of honor at Branson’s Veteran’s Homecoming Celebration that was held the week of November 5-11.  But these heroes graciously shared the stage with a young lady from Memphis, Conner Wiggins. The eighth grader at Scotland County R-1 High School presented homemade badges […]

JFK

Written on November 26, 2019 at 11:18 am, by

John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston, on May 29, 1917 to businessman Joseph P. Kennedy and his wife, Rose Kennedy. JFK was one of nine children – the second oldest of the siblings, with one older brother, Joseph, Jr. Kennedy was the youngest U.S. president to ever be elected, […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on November 26, 2019 at 11:17 am, by

Thursday, November 14, 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. […]

Deserving

Written on November 26, 2019 at 11:15 am, by

For nearly twenty years I have made my way to the barn during rifle season. It’s an easy place to go while enjoying so much. I park on one side, climb up the ladder, and walk to the other side where I’m sitting right now. At the moment, I’m penning this article while being warmed […]