Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Shoes From the Heart Visits SCR-I Elementary

Written on March 21, 2017 at 4:42 pm, by

by Andrea Brassfield Shoes From the Heart, a ministry whose mission is to provide brand new shoes to children, visited Scotland County’s Elementary school Tuesday, March 21st, handing out 30 pairs of shoes to children there. Donnie Bonuchi and his late wife, Cindy, started the ministry in Macon, MO in 2012.  At that time, their […]

Happy Red Hatters Travel to Memphis

Written on March 20, 2017 at 8:08 pm, by

The Happy Red Hatters of Downing met Thursday, March 9, 2017, for lunch at Sweet Treats in Memphis, MO. Hostesses were Louise Newland and Glennis Ward. Those present were Lena Gallagher, Sherry Laws, Margaret Mobley, Virginia Mullinix, Louise Newland, Arlene Stice, Marilyn Blessing, Rosalie Kinney, Betty Anderson, Bette Herbert, and Liz Reel.  The April 14th […]

School Board Seeking Projects for 2017-18 Building Trades Program

Written on March 20, 2017 at 7:54 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Monday, March 13th, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  Vice President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with four members present. Gary Miller and Trinity Davis were absent.  Trinity Davis arrived at the meeting at 7:22 p.m. Financial Update Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a […]

VFW Auxiliary Makes Plans for March

Written on March 14, 2017 at 2:37 pm, by

March will be a busy month for dinners for the Memphis VFW Auxiliary. We will be serving on the 10th and 24th. Anyone that can help work or prepare desserts, please contact Shirley. The auxiliary donated $500 to the Scotland County Cancer Society for their annual fund-raiser. Our March co-ed dinner is on the 16th […]

Reckenberg Named to Dean’s List at St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Written on March 14, 2017 at 2:37 pm, by

St. Louis – Kristine Reckenberg, of Memphis, has been named to the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester. Reckenberg is the daughter of William and Rachel Reckenberg, and  is a 2012 graduate […]

John and Carole Aylward to Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Written on March 14, 2017 at 2:24 pm, by

John D. and Carole S. Aylward of Memphis, Missouri will celebrate 50 years of marriage on March 31, 2017. John Douglas Aylward and Carole Sue Teague were united in marriage at the Troy United Methodist Church; Troy, Missouri. They are parents of two children: Doug (Christy) Aylward of Memphis, MO and Cara (Tim) Reuschel of […]

Sew and Go Quilt Guild Hosts Monthly Meetings

Written on February 28, 2017 at 4:25 pm, by

December 13, 2016 Refreshments were brought by everyone and enjoyed by all. President Tina Newcomb brought the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.  The raffle bag was won by Tina! 23 members answered roll call with their favorite Christmas tradition. The minutes were read and approved. The Treasurer’s report was given and approved.  Michele Drummond handed […]

Fischers Celebrate 30th Anniversary

Written on February 28, 2017 at 11:40 am, by

Rick and Teresa Fischer celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on March 1st. The couple was married in Memphis on Sunday, March 1st, 1987 with the late Rev. Beryl Cragg  performing the services.

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, […]