Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Pruetts to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Written on December 12, 2017 at 11:36 am, by

Dick and Faye Ann Pruett of Wyaconda will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. On December 15, 1957, Dick Pruett married Faye Ann Waterman in Wyaconda, MO. The children of the couple will be having an anniversary party for them on December 17, 2017, at the Wyaconda Fire Station in Wyaconda, MO from 11am to 4pm. […]

SCR-I High School Announces 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Written on December 5, 2017 at 12:40 pm, by

Scotland County R-I High School has released the first quarter honor roll for the 2017-18 school year. Named to the A Honor roll for the 12th grade were: Alyssa Clair, Andrew Ebeling, Annie Hyde, Ashleigh Creek, Brett Monroe, Cheyenne Frederick, Cody Miller, Connor Payne, Dylan Karsch, Gage Dodge, Harley Saulmon, Heather Cunningham, Jessica Salmons, Kyle […]

Jolly Jacks & Jills 4-H Club Hosts November Meeting

Written on November 21, 2017 at 3:31 pm, by

The November meeting of the Jolly Jacks and Jills 4-H Club was called to order by President Elsie Kigar. The pledges were led by Alyssa Kirchner and Mason Mallett. Song Leaders, Hannah Whitney and Laney Mallett led the group with the Turkey Hokey Pokey.  What is your favorite food at Thanksgiving was answered by 29 […]

McKee, Hunt Accepted to Culver-Stockton’s Class for Fall 2018

Written on November 21, 2017 at 12:53 pm, by

Two local students are among the members of the prospective Culver-Stockton’s fall 2018 incoming class set to head to Canton next August. Meghan McKee and Lydia Hunt of Memphis have been accepted by Culver-Stockton College, for entry into the four-year residential institution, which is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). C-SC specializes in […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Hosts 14th Annual ‘Thank You Veterans’ Reception Event

Written on November 14, 2017 at 11:04 am, by

The ladies of the Jauflione Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution hosted their 14th annual “Thank You Veterans” reception on November 3rd at the Residential Care Facility. Regent June Kice opened the reception, welcoming the 20 veterans who attended. There were also people there who were representing family members who were veterans as well.  The […]

Card Shower Requested for Mildred Pence

Written on November 14, 2017 at 11:02 am, by

A card shower has been requested for Mildred Pence of Memphis, who will be celebrating her 85th birthday on November 28th. Cards and correspondence may be mailed to RR 3 Box 173, Memphis, Mo 63555. She would love to hear from friends and acquaintances.

Happy Red Hatters Meet in Downing

Written on November 14, 2017 at 11:01 am, by

The Happy Red Hatters of Downing held their November 9, 2017 at the Hammermill in Downing. Hostesses were Lena Gallagher and Margaret Kinard.  Present were Lena Gallagher, Betty Anderson, Maudie Oliver, Arlene Stice, Marilyn Blessing, Louise Newland, Betty Duncan, Anita Jackson, Barbara Blessing, Virginia Mullinix, Carol Scurlock, Carolyn Schmitter, Margaret Mobley, and Rosalie Kinney. Betty […]

Eddie See Initiated into Colony Chapter Order of the Eastern Star

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:14 pm, by

On Saturday afternoon, November 4, 2017, a special meeting was called to initiate Eddie See at Colony Chapter #543.  Also Emmett and Maxine Phillips received their 50-year pins. The evening started with the opening of the Chapter and the initiation of Eddie See.  Chapter was then closed and the ceremony of presenting two 50-year pins […]

Wyaconda Tractor Pull Honors Memory of James Dalton

Written on November 7, 2017 at 1:49 pm, by

John Steele presented the James Dalton family a memorial plaque for his dedication to the sport of antique tractor pulling. James Dalton, 49 was born on March 12, 1968 and left this world on April 22, 2017. He was a devoted family man with a wife (Laura) of 27 years, 3 children (Brian, Elizabeth and […]

Class of 1967 Honored at Annual Gorin Alumni Banquet

Written on October 31, 2017 at 1:53 pm, by

The 1967 Class of Gorin R-III was honored at this year’s Gorin Alumni Banquet on October 14, 2017.  Also honored were the 60 year class of 1957 and the 70 year class of 1947.  The evening began with the doors opening at 4:30 in the old Gorin High School gym.  Despite some heavy rain at […]