Category Archives: COMMUNITY

McBee, Alexander Named to Truman State University VP’s Honor Roll

Written on February 21, 2017 at 8:51 pm, by

The Office of the Registrar at Truman State University has released the Fall 2016 Vice President for Academic Affairs’ List. To qualify for this list, an undergraduate student must attain a semester 3.50-3.99 grade point average and must complete 12 semester hours of credit. Scotland County R-I graduates Lorrin McBee and Morgan Alexander were named […]

Jolly Jacks & Jills Make Valentines Cards for Meals on Wheels Deliveries

Written on February 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm, by

The Jolly Jacks & Jills 4-H Club held their regularly monthly business meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rotary building on the east side of the Memphis square. President McKaela Bradley called the meeting to order.  Pledges were led by Kadance Burnett and Mason Mallett.  The Roll Call question was, […]

Memphis FFA Celebrates FFA Week February 18-25, 2017

Written on February 14, 2017 at 3:01 pm, by

Memphis FFA and FFA chapters across the nation will celebrate National FFA Week, February 18th-26th.  The theme this year is Transform Purpose to Action.  Chapters have activities planned to raise awareness about the National FFA Organization and the role it plays in the development of the agriculture industry’s future leaders and the importance of agricultural […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Hosts February Meeting

Written on February 14, 2017 at 2:49 pm, by

Jauflione Chapter NSDRA met in regular session Friday February 3rd, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church Hospitality Room. The meeting was called to order by Regent June Kice. Roll call, a Lincoln or Washington fact, was answered by 15 members and 1 CAR member. This meeting was opened in Ritualistic form. President General Message was read […]

Scotland County Advances in WGEM Academic Challenge at JWCC

Written on February 14, 2017 at 2:34 pm, by

Members of the Scotland County High School Quiz Bowl team advanced to the semifinal round of the WGEM Academic Challenge Quiz Bowl Tournament with a 270 to 230 win over North Shelby High School on Saturday, February 11.  This match was the second in a seven-part television series airing weekly on WGEM NBC, WGEM FOX […]

Memphis Red Hats Gather at Nutrition Site

Written on February 14, 2017 at 1:48 pm, by

The Memphis Red Hats met February 1st at the Nutrition Center in Memphis at 11:30 p.m.  Shirley Ruth was the hostess. Those attending were Marcine Evans, Elaine Smith, Nancy Eaves, Vera Monroe, Helen Clough, Marlene Cowell, Nelda Kirkpatrick, Nelda Billups, Benji Briggs, Pat Wiggins, Barb Creath and Shirley Ruth. The next meeting will be March […]

Buford Earns UCM’s Red and Black Scholarship

Written on February 14, 2017 at 1:46 pm, by

WARRENSBURG, MO (Feb. 9, 2017) – Dedication to academic success in high school has earned Aaron Buford, son of Matt Buford and Alta Koser, Memphis, a Red and Black Scholarship in the amount of $1,500 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri. The Red and Black Scholarship is awarded to incoming UCM freshmen […]

Scotland County Genealogy Holds February Meeting

Written on February 14, 2017 at 1:44 pm, by

The Scotland County Genealogy group met February 13, 2017.  The meeting was called to order by President, Darlene Johnston and reports were given by Secretary, Connie Bratton, and Treasurer, Rhonda Davis.  Thirteen members were present. There was no old business to discuss.  New Vice President, Terry Arnold, gave a report on the agenda for monthly […]

Musician With Local Ties Enjoying International Success

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:22 am, by

Ying-Yu Emily Yeh (Emily) and her piano duet partner Dr. Ying-Yu Linda Chen of Overland Park, KS recently participated in the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition. The team received First Prize in the professional chamber music division. They were invited to perform in Royal Albert Hall in London on December 13, 2016. The London […]

School Board Places $1.6 Million Bond Issue on April Ballot

Written on February 10, 2017 at 11:15 am, by

Targeting improved student safety by bringing more of the district’s program’s under one roof,  the Scotland County R-I Board of Education unanimously approved a $1.6 million bond issue to be placed on the April 4th ballot for local voters. The board voted 6-0, during a special January 17th board meeting, to place Proposition 2 on […]