Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Happy Red Hatters of Downing Host Gatherings

Written on October 18, 2017 at 8:26 am, by

The Happy Red Hatters of Downing, MO met on Thursday, October 12, 2017, for lunch at the Hammermill in Downing. Hostesses were Virginia Mullinix and Rosalie Kinney. Present were Margaret Mobley, Marilyn Blessing, Rosalie Kinney, Verna Weilbrenner, Barbara Blessing, Sheri Laws, Arlene Stice, Maudie Oliver, Betty Anderson, Anita Jackson, Glennis Ward, Louise Newland, Carolyn Schmitter, […]

SC Genealogy Hears Program on Sons of Confederated Veterans

Written on October 18, 2017 at 8:25 am, by

The Scotland County Genealogical Society held their monthly meeting Monday, October 9, 2017.  Terry Arnold, Vice-President, brought the meeting to order.  Eleven members, along with five guests, were present. Under old business: Joann Aylward donated files of families she had done research on from Scotland County. Under new business: June Kice made a motion to […]

Azen Jolly Timers 4-H Club Installs New Officers

Written on October 17, 2017 at 2:22 pm, by

The Azen Jolly Timers 4-H held a regular monthly meeting on October 8, 2017 at the United Methodist Church in Memphis, MO with 21 members in attendance. The meeting was called to order by Brock Aylward, with the Pledges led by Laney Doster and Lilly Frederick. Roll was called by Kendal Anderson with “What is […]

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR Host’s October Meeting

Written on October 10, 2017 at 5:16 pm, by

Jauflione Chapter NSDAR met in regular session on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church Hospitality Room with Regent June Kice calling the meeting to order in ritualistic form. Roll call, Your Favorite Hot Tea item was answered by 17 members and one CAR member. There were two guests present. Prayer and Scripture were […]

Azen Jolly Timers Celebrate National 4-H Week

Written on October 10, 2017 at 5:06 pm, by

This past National 4-H Week (October 1-7, 2017), was a fun kickoff for the Azen Jolly Timers 4-H club members to celebrate the experiences that 4-H offers young people.  Nationally, 4-H is the largest youth organization with more than six million young people enrolled. The Azen Jolly Timers club is an active, Scotland County 4-H […]

SCR-I Marching Band to Perform at 26th Annual Parade of Champions 

Written on October 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm, by

Marching band fans will have a chance to see over fifteen bands in action at the 26th Annual Parade of Champions parade and field show competition at Kahoka, on Saturday, October 7th. The competition, sponsored by the Clark County R-1 Fine Arts Boosters, will begin with the parade, starting at 2:00 p.m.  Thirteen bands including […]

Memphis FFA Trap Team Takes Top Honors at Area Contest

Written on October 3, 2017 at 7:22 pm, by

The Memphis FFA Trap Team claimed top honors at the Area Shoot in Macon on September 26th, besting the complete field of 40 teams. Ten members of the Memphis FFA trap shoot program traveled to Macon for the Area Competition, where all 10 shooters compete for each team, with the top five scores representing the […]

Local 4-H Club Inducts New Officers at October Meeting

Written on October 3, 2017 at 5:26 pm, by

The Jolly Jacks and Jills 4-H club kicked off National 4-H Week by hosting a fish fry at the Bible Grove School Shelter on October 1, 2017.  More than 80 members, families, and friends gathered to enjoy the carry-in and visiting. Following the meal, new club officers were installed.  They included President:  Elsie Kigar, Vice-President:  […]

Gooden-Emons and Kinney-Zaerr Descendants Gather at Downing Depot

Written on October 3, 2017 at 10:43 am, by

The descendants of Gooden-Emons and Kinney-Zaerr families gathered Sunday September 24, 2017 at the Downing Depot in Downing Mo with 40 family members present from several states. Janet Fishback offered grace and everyone enjoyed delicious fried chicken and carry-in side dishes and desserts on an unusually hot day with temperatures in the 90’s. The families […]

Scotland County R-I Celebrates 2017 Homecoming

Written on September 26, 2017 at 6:47 pm, by

Scotland County R-I hosted its annual Homecoming festivities on Friday September 15.  The whole week was filled with activities such as student Spirit days, tailgating, float building, the parade, the community pep rally, the football game, crowning ceremonies, and the homecoming dance. As part of the Spirit days throughout the week, students gave back to […]