Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Evan Hite Travels to Washington D.C. for NEMR Telecom Youth Tour

Written on June 28, 2016 at 4:02 pm, by

A pair of local students were among the 110 high school representatives who participated in the 22nd Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour. Each summer the FRS Youth Tour brings together high school students from across rural North America to visit the nation’s capital and learn about rural telecommunications. The tour provides a forum for […]

Sew & Go Quilt Guild Holds June Meeting

Written on June 28, 2016 at 3:05 pm, by

The Sew & Go Quilt Guild met on June 14th at the Downing Christian Church. Food was supplied by Sarah Myers and Jan Morrow and it was very, very tasty Virginia Hoyal President called the meeting to order.  Betty Duncan passed out a quilt pattern called Molly’s Rose Garden. Debbie Payne won the raffle. Several […]

Howard, Sears Named to MU Spring Dean’s List

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:04 pm, by

The University of Missouri in Columbia has released the 2016 Spring Semester Dean’s List. Local students honored included Kathryn Mary Howard of Memphis, a junior Health Professions major; and James Rodney Sears of Memphis, a senior Education major.

Shannan Earns Honors at MVC

Written on June 28, 2016 at 2:02 pm, by

Dr. Parris Watts, vice president of academic affairs for Missouri Valley College, has announced the Spring 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 Shannan, a Junior, […]

School Buses Get Perfect Score in Annual Inspection

Written on June 28, 2016 at 1:04 pm, by

School is out for the summer, but the Scotland County R-I School District is still passing tests with flying colors. The local district received a 100% score on recent safety testing of the district’s bus fleet performed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Officers in the Motor Vehicle Inspection Division recently visited Memphis and inspected […]

Bar B Saddle Club Announces Poker Ride Winners

Written on June 28, 2016 at 12:06 pm, by

The Bar B Saddle Club of Bible Grove held a Horse and ATV Poker Ride Sunday, June 19th.  Kena Frederick was the winner in the horse division and Kelle Gunnell won 1st place in the ATV division.  2nd place in the ATV division was Terry Johnson.  Winners won a Polaris oil change kit, donated by […]

Annual Armstrong Reunion Held June 11th

Written on June 28, 2016 at 11:44 am, by

The annual Armstrong Reunion was held on June 11, 2016 at The Catfish Place Pavilion near Arbela.  A carry-in luncheon was held and the following attended: Gary, Chris and Brock Armstrong, Bryan Armstrong, Logansport, IN; Vancel Armstrong, Lucerne, IN; Dallas and Alden Armstrong, Shelbyville, MO; Lori Shelley and grandson, Christian, Monroe City, MO; Pat Armstrong, […]

Kristine Reckenberg Named to Dean’s List at St. Louis College of Pharmacy 

Written on June 28, 2016 at 11:38 am, by

(ST. LOUIS) – Kristine Reckenberg of Memphis, Mo. has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2016 semester at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. To make the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.  She is a graduate of Scotland County R-1 High School. Reckenberg […]

Enlow, Smith-Roberts Graduate From Truman State University 

Written on June 21, 2016 at 4:27 pm, by

Truman State University hosted spring commencement ceremonies May 7 for more than 1,000 students. Local students earning their degrees included Kelsey Kay Enlow and Loren E. Smith-Roberts, both of Memphis. Smith-Roberts was  master’s degree recipient. Founded in 1867, Truman is Missouri’s public liberal arts and sciences university. Truman has the highest graduation rate among the […]

Dana Glasscock Presents Program to SC Genealogical Society

Written on June 21, 2016 at 4:09 pm, by

The Scotland County Genealogical Society held their monthly meeting June 13, 2016 with ten members, one new member and a guest present.  Darlene Johnston called the meeting to order.  She asked for the secretary report which was given by Terry Arnold.  The treasurer’s report was given by Rhonda Davis and both reports were approved. There […]