Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Tague Family Enjoys Christmas Gathering

Written on December 2, 2019 at 3:22 pm, by

It’s the Christmas season and the family of the late Charley E. and Elsie Boltz Tague gathered to celebrate Christmas just like they have done since 1946 when brothers Jean, Evert, Weldon and Don, were all home from the war.  That year it was without their mother Elsie who passed away in 1945 while the […]

Scotland County 4-H Shooting Sports Hit Their Marks at State Events

Written on November 25, 2019 at 8:07 pm, by

Members of the Scotland County 4-H Shooting Sports participated in the Missouri 4-H State Shooting Sports events in August and September, bringing home numerous awards, including a first place overall finish in the state for one shooter. Elsie Kigar, age 14, took First Place Overall in the Intermediate Division by participating in all state shotgun […]

Scotland County Takes 3rd Place at State Cheerleading Competition

Written on November 22, 2019 at 11:31 am, by

The Scotland County cheerleaders typically are the ones rooting for their teams, but on Sunday afternoon on the campus of Lindenwood University in St. Louis, they got to take a bow and receive the applause for their efforts at the 2019 Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association state championship events held November 16th and 17th. The SCR-I […]

Giving Thanks With The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance

Written on November 19, 2019 at 1:56 pm, by

Scotland County is a giving community! The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance partners with area congregations, community organizations and local business regularly for the benefit of the residents of Memphis and the surrounding towns. The cooler temperatures in September and early October remind us to promote a “Coat Drive” for the Clothes Closet.  Over 100 coats […]

School Board Approves Snow Removal Bid at November Meeting

Written on November 19, 2019 at 1:42 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, November 14th. President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. with six members present, Mr. Berkowitz was absent. Consent Agenda  The board voted 6-0 to approve the following items on the consent agenda: Approve Extended Holiday Request Minutes […]

Memphis FFA Chapter to Host Annual Coon Hunt November 27th

Written on November 19, 2019 at 10:55 am, by

The 2019 Memphis FFA Coon Hunt will be held on Wednesday, November 27th.  Registration will be from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Scotland County Fairgrounds in the art hall. The teams will be released to hunt at 7:00 and will all need to be checked back in at the art hall by 10:00 […]

Ministerial Alliance Hosts November Meeting

Written on November 19, 2019 at 10:01 am, by

The Scotland County Ministerial Alliance (SCMA) met November 6 at 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Church. Those in attendance were:  Mark Appold, Karen Biggs, Pam Glasgow, Dan Hite and Jack Sumption.  Several different topics were reported on during the meeting. Pastor Hite reported that the response to the coat drive has been good.  A generous […]

Scotland County Elementary School Releases 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Written on November 5, 2019 at 1:42 pm, by

Scotland County R-I Elementary School has released the first quarter honor roll for the 2019-20 school year. Named to the A Honor roll in Class 3A were Denny Black, Reagan Brewer, Christopher Cowell, Brenan Douglas, Brody Drummond, Hilary Hamm, Rebecka Henn, Justin Holland, Emit Long, Bronson Mallett, Kayleigh Mathes, Jace McMinn, Kierstyn Moore, Urijah Richmond, […]

Luke Triplett Receives Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarship

Written on November 5, 2019 at 12:13 pm, by

Luke Triplett of Rutledge was awarded the Orscheln 4-H Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 on Friday, Sept 27, 2019 at the Missouri 4-H Foundation’s annual scholarship and awards banquet in Columbia. The foundation awarded 68 scholarships totaling $66,000 to 4-H youth throughout the state. Triplett is studying Agricultural Systems Management and Agronomy at University […]

Scotland County R-1 High School Releases 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Written on November 5, 2019 at 12:05 pm, by

Scotland County R-I High School has released the honor roll for the 2019-20 first quarter. Students in Grade 12 earning A Honor Roll status were Brock Aylward, Lathe Bair, James Briggs, Jacob Buford, Katie Campbell, Micah Cooley, Katie Feeney, Maycee Ferrel, Allison Herring, Claire Hite, Jaden McAfee, Kaitlyn McMinn, Jada Miller, Lane Parsons, Abigail Salmons, […]