Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Junior and Millie Elliott Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Written on July 26, 2016 at 10:02 am, by

Junior and Millie will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, hosted by their children on Saturday, August 6th at the Downing Park Shelter House from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Junior Elliott and Millie May Mounce were married on July 29, 1956 at the United Methodist Church in Memphis. They are the parents of four children, […]

RV Reunion Held at Catfish Place

Written on July 26, 2016 at 9:40 am, by

The annual reunion of residents of “Lake Josephine RV Resort” in Florida was held at the Catfish Place in Arbela, MO on July 11, 12 and 13. Guests arrived from Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Florida and Missouri. Everyone enjoyed dinner on Monday night at Keith’s Café.  The activities included golf, fishing, shopping, card games […]

Robbins, Sayre Announce Engagement

Written on July 26, 2016 at 9:32 am, by

Carlon and Shirley Sayre of Memphis along with Kim Robbins and Rodney Robbins of Hull, IL are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Tanya Sayre and Greg Robbins.  A September wedding is being planned.

Hyde Reunion

Written on July 25, 2016 at 7:34 pm, by

The annual Hyde Reunion was held at the Grand Hall in Memphis on Sunday, July 17, 2016.  Those in attendance believe this to have been the 41st reunion.    Over 70 descendants and friends of Hollis and Nellie Hyde, and Virgil and Helen Hyde gathered to enjoy a catered meal prepared by the Rutledge School Restoration […]

Dauma to Celebrate 95th Birthday

Written on July 25, 2016 at 6:47 pm, by

Dorothy Verlee Chambers Dauma will be celebrating her 95th birthday on July 31st. She was born in 1921 in Scotland County. Verlee was married to Harley Wayne Dauma for over 70 years prior to his death in 2012. The couple has three sons, Kenneth A. Dauma, Stephen S. Dauma, and Jon A.C. Dauma; six grandchildren, […]

Scotland County Genealogical Society Holds July Meeting

Written on July 19, 2016 at 7:58 pm, by

The Scotland County Genealogical Society held their monthly meeting on Monday, July 11th with ten members present.  In the absence of President Darlene Johnston, Vice President, Twila Stevenson, called the meeting to order. First, the secretary’s report was given with one correction being made followed by the treasury report.  Both reports were approved. Under old […]

Area Moving On Program to Meet July 26th

Written on July 19, 2016 at 7:23 pm, by

The Scotland County Area Moving On Program will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Methodist Church starting at 1:30 p.m.  This month’s program will be Soap, Socks and Such by Leslie Eggers and refreshments will be provided by Memphis Funeral Chapel. If you have suffered a loss, the Area Moving […]

Scotland County R-I Junior-Senior High School Registration & Orientation 

Written on July 19, 2016 at 4:07 pm, by

Scotland County R-1 Junior-Senior High School registration will take place on August 1st, 2nd, and 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students and parents are encouraged to attend registration to sign up for classes and have yearbook pictures taken. To reduce wait times, registration days have been divided up by class: Juniors and Seniors […]

Annual Martin Reunion Held July 2nd

Written on July 19, 2016 at 3:12 pm, by

The annual Martin Reunion was held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the farm home of Pat and Ronda Kirchner in Kahoka, MO.  A catered dinner was served at noon and was attended by the following: Carolyn Paris and Tammi Morris (Waldorf, MD); Andy Wright and Josh Smart (Indianapolis, IN); Margaret Witmer (Cocoa Beach, FL); […]

Happy Red Hatters Travel to Kirksville

Written on July 19, 2016 at 3:08 pm, by

The Happy Red Hatters of Downing met for lunch July 14, 2016 at Rose’s Cafe in Kirksville, MO. Hostesses were Virginia Mullinix and Anita Jackson. Those present were Louise Newland, Virginia Mullinix, Glennis Ward, Rosalie Kinney, Sherrie Laws, Arlene Stice, Betty Anderson, Margaret Mobley, Maudie Oliver, Marilyn Blessing, Betty Duncan, Margaret Kinard, Liz Reel, and […]