Category Archives: COMMUNITY

At Halfway Mark, SCR-I Expenditures at $2.79 Million

Written on January 18, 2017 at 11:27 am, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, January 12, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.  President Trinity Davis called the meeting to order with six members present. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial report for the district, which recently reached the halfway mark of the fiscal year. Year-to-date revenues are $2,331,017.41 […]

27th Annual SPRINT Quiz Bowl Tournament Being Held January 21st

Written on January 17, 2017 at 2:59 pm, by

The 27th Annual SPRINT Quiz Bowl Tournament is being held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at the Scotland County R-1 Elementary School.  Ten area schools will be involved in the tournament this year. This tournament features two divisions of play with 12 teams in each division this year.  Division 1 consists of 5th/6th grade teams and […]

Jennifer Miller Named to Dean’s List

Written on January 17, 2017 at 1:09 pm, by

Columbia, MO – Jennifer Miller of Memphis, MO, was named to the first semester high honors dean’s list for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Students who attain high honors must have finished at least the equivalent of 12 credit hours and achieved a grade point average of 3.8 to 4.0. Miller is an SCR-1 graduate and […]

Happy Red Hatters Meet in Memphis

Written on January 17, 2017 at 9:01 am, by

The hostesses for Happy Red Hatters of Downing, MO were Barbara Blessing and Betty Anderson. We met January 12, 2017 for lunch at Sweet Treats in Memphis. Those present were  Bette Herbert, Margaret Mobley, Betty Duncan, Louise Newland, Virginia Mullinix, Liz Reel, Rosalie Kinney, Barbara Blessing, Maudie Oliver, Marilyn Blessing, and Betty Anderson. Barbara read […]

Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club Hosts January Meeting

Written on January 16, 2017 at 3:36 pm, by

by Sadie Davis President Owen Triplett called the meeting of the Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club to order on Sunday, January 8, 2017 at Gorin Christian Church in Gorin. The pledges were led by Hugh Baker and Jillian Crane. Secretary Lauren Triplett called roll and read the minutes of the last meeting. Parker Triplett moved to […]

JWCC’s Fall Dean List Announced

Written on January 16, 2017 at 2:10 pm, by

Three hundred twenty-eight students at John Wood Community College have been named to the dean’s list for the 2016 fall term, including a pair of former Scotland County R-I graduates. Tasha Eggleston-Wood and Taylar Eggleston-Wood of Arbela were among the students honored by the Quincy, IL school. To be named to the dean’s list, a […]

VFW Auxiliary Receives New Members

Written on January 10, 2017 at 3:03 pm, by

The Auxiliary of the Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars met for the first meeting of 2017.  Two individuals were voted into the membership. Other business included finding workers for the theatre on January 8th and the high school basketball concession stand on January 30.  Please call President Eggleston […]

Shannan Named to MVC’s Fall Dean’s List

Written on January 10, 2017 at 3:02 pm, by

MARSHALL, MO – Dr. Diane Bartholomew, vice president of academic affairs for Missouri Valley College, has announced the Fall 2016 Dean’s List. The requirements for the Dean’s List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average; at least 12 graded hours for the semester and no “D,” “F,” or “Incomplete” grades for the semester.  Claire […]

SC Genealogical Society Installs New Officers

Written on January 10, 2017 at 2:36 pm, by

The Scotland County Genealogical Society met January 9, 2017 for their monthly meeting.  President Darlene Johnston called the meeting to order with ten members present. Ancestry quarterlies were donated by the library for research. Officers for the 2017-2018 year were installed by Marlene Cowell.  This year’s officers are: Terry Arnold, Vice-President; Connie Bratton, Secretary; Bonnie […]

Missouri FFA Members ‘Find Their SUPER POWERS’

Written on January 10, 2017 at 1:25 pm, by

Over 4500 first year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri High Schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, learning to get involved, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school and community at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences. These conferences, presented by […]