Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Memphis FFA Chapter to Host Annual Coon Hunt November 21st

Written on November 13, 2018 at 6:16 pm, by

The 2018 Memphis FFA Coon Hunt will be held on Wednesday, November 21st.  Registration will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Scotland County Fairgrounds in the Art Hall.  The teams will be released to hunt at 7:00 and will all need to be checked back in at the art hall by 10:00 p.m. The cost […]

SCR-I Board of Education Discusses Green House, All-Weather Track Projects

Written on November 13, 2018 at 5:15 pm, by

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, November 8, 2018.  President Christy Aylward called the regular meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. with five members present, Mr. Tippett and Mr. Triplett were absent. The facility tour was conducted between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.  President Aylward brought the meeting […]

Duley, Johnson Exchange Wedding Vows

Written on November 13, 2018 at 12:10 pm, by

Anna Duley and David Johnson were united in marriage on September 29, 2018. Anna is the daughter of Phil and Diane Duley of Memphis. David is the son of Roger and Connie Johnson of Kirksville and a great-nephew of Norma Monroe of Memphis. The couple had a small ceremony at the First United Methodist Church […]

State Regent Visits Four Area DAR Chapters in Memphis

Written on November 6, 2018 at 6:07 pm, by

State MSSDAR (Missouri State Society DAR) Regent, Cynthia Suich was honored October 7, 2018 by four area DAR Chapters with a morning reception held at the Christian Church in Memphis. Local Chapters honoring her were Ann Helm, DAR of Adair County; Schuyler County Chapter, DAR; Clark County Chapter, DAR; and Jauflione Chapter of Scotland County. […]

Azen Jolly Timers Install New officers at October Meeting

Written on November 6, 2018 at 5:33 pm, by

On October 3, 2018 the Azen Jolly Timers met for their October meeting at the Methodist Church in Memphis. The meeting was called to order by Baileigh Phillips. Pledges were lead by Zada and Cora Ketchum. Roll call was answered with “Favorite Halloween Candy.” There were 34 members, two leaders, and 23 others present. The […]

Annual Winn Reunion Held August 26, 2018

Written on November 6, 2018 at 5:21 pm, by

The annual Winn Reunion was held August 26, 2018 in the big shelter house at the Downing Appreciation Days Park.  A good sized group attended and enjoyed a delicious carry-in lunch.  Wayne Win asked the blessing. Those attending were Eugene and Lila Spray; Jessica Spray, Delsen and Tessa Holt; Rex, Beverly, and Lynnedie Winn; Kaylan […]

Gorin Go-Getters 4-H Club Hosts October Meeting

Written on November 6, 2018 at 5:19 pm, by

The October meeting of the Gorin Go-Getters was held after the 4-H Sunday church service on October 14th.  The meeting was called to order by Lauren Triplett, President.  The pledges were led by Abby Perrilles and Will Montgomery. What has been your favorite Halloween costume was the question asked for roll call. Hannah Campbell was […]

Gorin Alumni Banquet Honors Classes of 1958, 1968

Written on November 6, 2018 at 2:30 pm, by

The 2018 Gorin Alumni Banquet was held at the old Gorin gymnasium on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  The doors opened at 4:30 to start the evening of fun and food with old friends.  The 50 year class of 1968 and the 60 year class of 1958 were honored. The Alumni were welcomed by President, Billy […]

Missouri DNR Grant Awards $232,060 Toward All-Weather Track at SCR-I High School

Written on October 31, 2018 at 9:44 am, by

A Land and Water Conservation Grant (LWCF) through the Missouri Department of Natural resources (DNR) will help save local tax payers some dollars when a new all-weather track is constructed at the Scotland County R-I High School. State officials announced last week that the school’s project was among the recipients of LWCF funding in a […]

Rutledge School Restoration Society to Kick Off Winter Fund Raising

Written on October 30, 2018 at 5:24 pm, by

Spring and summer have come and gone, fall is upon us, and winter is soon behind!  The Rutledge School Restoration Society volunteers are gearing up for a busy winter schedule of fund raising.  The first such fundraiser kicks off the season with a full-course meal to be served from the Memphis Fire Station on Mid-term […]