Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Cookie Bridges

Written on March 21, 2019 at 1:40 pm, by

Girl Scout Troop 9085 recently donated Girl Scout Cookies to the Scotland County Road & Bridge Department. Troop 9085 would like to thank the Department for all of the hard work that they do for Scotland County. Troop Leaders are Michelle VanGorkom and Pam Chance. Girl Scouts are Lena VanGorkom, Addy Chance, Brenan Douglas, Willow […]

Career Day

Written on March 21, 2019 at 1:38 pm, by

SCR-I ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAREER DAY – Scotland County Elementary School held the annual Career Day, Monday, March 11th.  Presenters included: Jordan Fulk and Stacy Alexander (City of Memphis), Monty Mumford (Shelter Insurance), Andrew Duley and Nick Kratzer (MoDOT), Tacey Monroe (Scotland County Library), Erick Byrn and Nikki Long (SC Ambulance), Morgan Milligan (E911), Derek Weber […]

Board of Education Approves Purchase of Four New 2020 School Buses

Written on March 19, 2019 at 5:07 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, March 14th, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.  President Christy Aylward called the meeting to order with seven members present.           Consent Agenda  The board voted 7-0 to approve the agenda.  The board voted 7-0 to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda: […]

Moving On Group Will Meet Tuesday, March 26

Written on March 19, 2019 at 12:34 pm, by

The Moving On Group is for anyone who has lost a spouse, family member or friend.  The group meets on the last Tuesday of the month at the Nutrition Site in Memphis. Special thanks to the group’s sponsors who include Countryside Flowers, Memphis Funeral Home, Gerth Funeral Service, Payne Funeral Chapel, Rose Hardware, Bank of […]

Happy Red Hatters Travel to Bloomfield

Written on March 19, 2019 at 11:44 am, by

The Happy Red Hatters of Downing met Thursday March 14, 2019 at The Red Shed west of Bloomfield, IA for lunch.  The hostess was Louise Newland.  Those present were Virginia Mullinix, Betty Anderson, Marilyn Blessing, Lena Gallagher, Louise Newland, Carol Scurlock, Carolyn Schmitter, Barbara Blessing, Rosalie Kinney, and Verna Weilbrenner.  Louise had a fun short […]

Cedar Grove Club Meets at Nutrition Site

Written on March 19, 2019 at 11:42 am, by

The Cedar Grove Club met on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Nutrition Site in Memphis.  Members present were Betty Bissell, Peggy Cumby, Christine Musgrove, Joy Musgrove, Reta Stott, Virginia Woods, and hostess, Phyllis Heckethorn. The meeting was called to order after lunch.  Since the February meeting was cancelled because of weather, the minutes from […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Discusses Plans for Website During March Meeting

Written on March 12, 2019 at 5:11 pm, by

The Jauflione Chapter NSDAR met in regular session on March 1st at 2 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church hospitality room. The meeting was opened in Ritualistic form by Regent Deborah Kauk. Opening Prayer was given by Chaplain Nelda Billups. Roll Call, “My Favorite Antique” was answered by 14 members. Those present were: Terry Arnold, Nelda […]

VFW Auxiliary Makes Plans for April

Written on March 12, 2019 at 4:25 pm, by

The ladies of the Memphis VFW Auxiliary will be serving a dinner on Friday, March 22nd. If you are able to supply a dessert or help work, please contact Shirley. There is a co-ed dinner on Thursday, March 21st and will feature ham and beef.  We will not have a stagette in March, and our […]

Birthday Gifts

Written on March 12, 2019 at 4:22 pm, by

This year for the Jackson girls’ birthday gifts they asked for donations to go to help with the Tiger Pack Program of Scotland County.  They collected $453 combined.  This will help purchase enough food for three weeks. This is such a wonderful program that helps insure that kids have food at home on the weekends.  Eligible […]

Sandhill Cemetery Association Discusses Finances at February Meeting

Written on March 4, 2019 at 10:07 pm, by

Minutes of the Sandhill Cemetery Association- February 23, 2019 The Sandhill Cemetery Association met in Memphis on April 28, 2018 at the United Methodist Church basement to discuss the care and finances of the cemetery. Chairman Darrell Shultz called the meeting to order at 9:40 A.M. by asking Secretary Paige McClamroch, to read the minutes […]