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Lunar Trifecta to Occur January 31st

by Andrea Brassfield Mother Nature did not cooperate with Northeast Missouri last fall, Monday, August 21st, when clouds moved in, hiding the Total Solar Eclipse that was predicted to be “one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights”.  However, weather permitting; sky watchers are being given another opportunity to witness a rare astronomical event. This phenomenon known […]

Former Grads Visit SCR-I to Help Prepare Students for Post-Secondary Options

  by Andrea Brassfield Scotland County R-1 High School welcomed back several recent SCR-I graduates and some older graduates on Friday, January 5th.  These former students were asked to conduct a Question & Answer session with senior English classes. The seniors were given an opportunity to ask questions of the panel of recent graduates before […]

Duane Arnold Retires from USPS

Duane Arnold retired as a USPS rural mail carrier from the Memphis Post Office on December 29, 2017. Duane was hired as a substitute rural carrier in May of 1982. He subbed for Route 3 for Ora Armstrong and a short time on Route 2 for Ted Gundy before he started carrying full-time September 24, […]

Living Life Over

FIVE YEARS AGO A Saturday afternoon fire destroyed a machine shed and all of its contents north of Gorin.  The Scotland County dispatcher received a call at 5:29 p.m. reporting a possible fire on the property, owned by Chad Winters. The Gorin Fire Department responded to the structure fire call and placed a mutual aid […]

Plants and Natural Remedies Used to Repel Insects

by Andrea Brassfield With threats of a buggy spring and summer, enjoying the great outdoors might be a little trickier, especially if you aren’t a fan of chemical pesticides and bug sprays.  Fortunately, some selective planting in your landscape can also help with pesky, unwanted guests who want to crash your party. Many decorative flowers […]

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