Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Memphis FFA Girls’ Trap Team Takes Third at State

Written on May 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm, by

The Memphis FFA trap shooting program traveled to the Linn Creek State FFA Trap Competition on Saturday, April 27th.  The Memphis Girls’ Team took third out of 21 teams. “Congratulations to our girls,” said team co-captain Jared Dunn. “They have done really well this year.” Fellow co-captain Gabe Shultz ended up scoring 98/100 for the […]

Feeney Named to Columbia College Dean’s List

Written on May 14, 2019 at 1:35 pm, by

COLUMBIA – Abigayle Feeney of Memphis has been named to the Columbia College dean’s list for the Spring Semester (January-April 2019). To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale. Founded in 1851 in […]

Downing Depot Museum News

Written on May 14, 2019 at 1:18 pm, by

Donations are coming in for both the Depot Fund and items for the Door Prize drawing during the upcoming Smorgasbord. Remember to bring your family to our annual feast on June 2, starting at 11:30 a.m. It’s a free-will donation to partake in some of the best cooking on the planet, or at least in […]

Downing Depot Museum News

Written on May 9, 2019 at 3:11 pm, by

Spring Greetings. We’re hard at work getting ready for our annual fundraiser, the 2019 Depot Museum Smorgasbord. This year it will be held on Sunday, June 2. Food will be served starting at 11:30 a.m. Get in line early if you want ALL the best choices. As several of our committee members are under constant […]

Calesse Bair Named to Graceland University Spring 2019 Honors List

Written on May 7, 2019 at 3:12 pm, by

The honor roll lists for Graceland University’s 2019 spring term have been announced, and Calesse Bair of Memphis, MO, has been named to the honors list. Graceland University students with a GPA between 3.65 and 3.99 are named to the honors list. Congratulations, Calesse! Graceland commends you on your academic success. Founded in 1895 and […]

Bruner, Blevins Announce Engagement

Written on May 7, 2019 at 12:50 pm, by

Drew Bruner and Taylor Blevins, along with their parents, are pleased to announce their engagement.  Drew and Taylor live in Maryville, MO and are both teachers at Northeast Nodaway R-V School District at Ravenwood, MO.  A November 9, 2019 wedding is planned.  Drew’s parents are Jim and Terri Bruner of Downing, MO.

Season Passes Go On Sale for 2019 Scotland County Fair

Written on April 30, 2019 at 3:46 pm, by

The 2019 Scotland County Fair will be held July 7 through July 13 and season passes are now available to purchase.  Prices remain the same as last year; May 1 – May 31, $30, June 1 – June 30, $35 and July 1 – 9 will be $40.  This year’s entertainment at the fair will […]

Superintendent’s Corner

Written on April 30, 2019 at 3:03 pm, by

The conclusion of another school year is rapidly approaching at the Scotland County R-1 School District.  The 2018-2019 school year has included many successful experiences inside and outside the classroom and our staff and students have been working hard to achieve at high levels.  As we approach the end of the school year, there are […]


Written on April 30, 2019 at 2:14 pm, by

Featuring the: Downing House Museum, Boyer House, Memphis Depot, Carriage House, Summer Kitchen, Soldier in the Field Statue, & Gorin School Bell The Museum at 311 S. Main Street is getting ready to reopen for the 2019 season on May 1. It will be open each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through September 5 from 1:00 […]

Jauflione Chapter DAR to Co-Host Genealogy Workshop With Clark County Group

Written on April 23, 2019 at 4:26 pm, by

The Jauflione Chapter NSDAR met in regular session on April 5th at 2:00 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church hospitality room. The meeting was opened in ritualistic form by Vice Regent Reta Stott. Opening Prayer was given by Chaplain Nelda Billups. Roll Call, “A Favorite Missourian” was answered by 12 members and one Children of the […]