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Susan Miller Attends 124th NSDAR Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.

Susan Miller Attends 124th NSDAR Continental Congress in Washington, D.C.

Missouri State Society Daughters of the American Revolution State Schools Chairman and member of the Jauflione Chapter NSDAR of Memphis, Susan Miller recently attended the 124th NSDAR Continental Congress in Washington DC. Susan traveled with 57 “Missouri Bluebirds” who flew to Washington D.C. for eight days of touring historic places in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington […]

Gorin Graduates Serve In Military

by Sherrill Tague Clatt One significant affect the Gorin School had on its graduates was in the shaping of many of our young men to serve in the military.  Some even left school before graduation to serve our country.  Wayne and Donna Tague Bailey (class of 1968) developed, and presented to the Gorin Alumni banquets […]

Zachary Kapfer, Shelby Bennett Announce Engagement

Zachary Kapfer, Shelby Bennett Announce Engagement

Mike and Lida Bennett of Donnellson, Iowa, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Shelby Ann Bennett, to Zachary Edward Kapfer, son of Carl and Nancy Kapfer of Memphis, MO. The future bride is presently employed as a sales associate at Kohl’s in West Des Moines, IA. The future groom is employed as a Quality […]

Scotland County Oats Bus Holds July Meeting

The Scotland County Oats Bus meeting was held at the Nutrition Site July 21, 2015. Those present were Barbara Cantril, Benji Briggs, Patti Brookhart, Dorothy Boyd, Lavaughn Ketchum, Peggy Garrett, Clifford Ketchum, bus driver and four children. The meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. by Chairman Patti Brookhart with all repeating the Lord’s […]

Former SCR-I Classmates Meet in Washington, D.C.

Former SCR-I Classmates Meet in Washington, D.C.

Two Scotland County friends recently met at the 124th Daughters of the American Revolution Continental Congress in Washington, D.C. Janet “Ewing” Deaton and Susan “Phillips” Miller graduated from Scotland County R-1 school and have remained friends for over forty years. Janet is a member of the Alabama State Society DAR, and has in the past […]

Bette Wiley Hosts Family Guests

Tary and Yukiko Wiley of Woodbridge, Virginia, and Ben Wiley of Charlotte, North Carolina visited Bette Wiley in Memphis July 26th, through the 30th. Ben’s wife Loren was unable to make the trip because of work. The family enjoyed dinner Thursday evening at the Catfish Place with Setsuko Adams and Ruth Ludwick.

Purvis Family Hosts Reunion

The Purvis reunion was held at the Scotland County Nutrition Center on Sunday, July 19, 2015. The blessing was offered by Elmer Fuller and a potluck brunch was enjoyed by all. Those attending were Rick and Betty Jo Purvis of Sedalia; Larry and Lenora Purvis of Columbia; Carol Vance of Weldon Spring; Jerry Watson and […]

I Remember:  More Memories Of My Days At Gorin School

by Linda Jo Childress Kapfer  One of my oldest and fondest memories was watching a community amateur show some time in the 1950’s (I assume admission was paid and used for a good cause).  Two performances have stuck in my memory.  The first was how proud I was of my parents, (Harold and Dorothy Childress) […]

McClamroch Crowned Champion of 2015 NEMO Fair Idol Contest

McClamroch Crowned Champion of 2015 NEMO Fair Idol Contest

Scotland County singer Paige McClamroch was crowned the champion of the 2015 NEMO Fair Idol contest. The singing competition was open to up to 50 contestants, competing nightly during the fair for a $100 top prize. Nightly winners then competed on Saturday for the Idol title as well as a $500 grand prize. Pictured (L […]

Doc Wiggins Receives Rotary Club’s 2015 Civic Award

Doc Wiggins Receives Rotary Club’s 2015 Civic Award

The Rotary Club of Scotland County recently held their annual Installation of Officers & Awards Banquet.  The Rotary year begins every July and this year’s officers are President-Bill Kiddoo; Secretary-Karl DeMarce; Treasurer-Jeff Behrens; Sergeant at Arms-Rayburn Snell and Past President-Brent Walker.  Rotary District 6040 Governor, Ralph Cupelli, of Kirksville, was on hand to install the […]

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