Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Local Students Receive State FFA Degrees

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:45 pm, by

Four members of the Memphis FFA Chapter, Calesse Bair, McKaela Bradley, Sadie Davis, and Lane Mohr, received their State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at the state level. The Memphis FFA members were 4 of 761 degree recipients who received the honor during the State FFA Degree Ceremony at the 89th Missouri […]

SCR-I Band Members Earn Top Ratings at District Contest

Written on April 25, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

On April 1, 2017, 36 students from Scotland County R-I High School attended District Solo/Small Ensemble Contest at Kirksville High School. A number of the Tigers band members received top rankings. Earning 1 ratings were: Sadie Davis-Flute Solo Avery Shultz-Flute Solo Ariel Quenneville-Clarinet Solo Slade McAfee-Alto Saxophone Solo Christian Siver-Marimba Solo Elijah Cooley-Snare Solo Sadie […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Hosts April Meeting

Written on April 25, 2017 at 2:26 pm, by

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR met in regular session Friday April 7tth at the Presbyterian Church Hospitality Room. The meeting was opened in ritualistic form by Regent June Kice. Roll Call, A Quilt I Remember, was answered by 13 members and 1 CAR member CAR Katie Miller led us in singing the Star-Spangled Banner. Ann Jutte read […]

School Board Approves Roof Repairs, Building Trades Proposal at April Meeting

Written on April 18, 2017 at 3:16 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order. The board voted 7-0 to certify the April 4th election results: For Proposition 2 – Yes 422; No 443 Scotland County; Yes 1; No 5 Clark County. The […]

Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club Makes Plan for Fair at April Meeting

Written on April 18, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

by Sadie Davis Vice President Morgan Blessing called the April meeting of the Gorin Go-Getters 4-H club to order at 2:00 on April 9th, 2017 at Gorin Christian Church. Pledges were led by Anna Triplett and Will Montgomery. Joanie Baker called roll by asking each member what they liked best about living in Scotland County. […]

Sew & Go Quilt Guild Hosts April Meeting

Written on April 18, 2017 at 2:01 pm, by

The Sew & Go Quilt Guild met Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Memphis, MO.  Delicious refreshments were served by Virginia Mullenix and Marilyn Blessing. Treva Wittstock brought the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  Virginia Hoyal won the “April Fool” raffle bag. Thanks so much, Angela Neese! The minutes were […]

Hite Honored in 2017 Missouri Scholars 100

Written on April 18, 2017 at 11:15 am, by

High school senior Evan Hite of Scotland County High School has been selected an “Honorable Mention” student in the 2017 Missouri Scholars 100, a statewide program that honors 100 of Missouri’s top academic students in the graduating class of 2017. The announcement was made by Kirk Stott principal at Scotland County High School. Missouri Scholars […]

Scotland County Area Moving On Will Meet April 25th

Written on April 18, 2017 at 11:00 am, by

The Scotland County Area Moving on Program will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Methodist Church and this month’s program will be presented by Lisa Hatfield with RAIL (Rural Advocates for Independent Living Inc.). Refreshments will be served. If you have suffered […]

NEMO Genealogical Society to Meet in Memphis

Written on April 18, 2017 at 10:59 am, by

The Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society will hold their first meeting of the year on Saturday, April 22 at 10:00 a.m., at Keith’s Cafe, located at 470 South Market St, in Memphis, Missouri. The Scotland County Historical and Genealogical Societies will host the meeting. Sharon Harrison, newly elected president of the Northeast Missouri Genealogical Society, will […]

Jolly Jacks & Jills 4-H Club ‘Cleans Up’ At April Meeting

Written on April 17, 2017 at 5:11 pm, by

The Jolly Jacks and Jills 4-H Club held their monthly meeting on April 4, 2017, at the Bible Grove School House.  Prior to the meeting, members and parents picked up trash on Missouri Route T between Hwy 15 and Bible Grove, which is the club’s “Adopt-A-Highway” designated area. Following trash pickup, members and parents enjoyed […]