Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Recent Arrivals at Scotland County Memorial Library

Written on July 19, 2019 at 12:19 pm, by

Adult Fiction Time After Time, by Lisa Grunwald The Perfect Plan, by Bryan Reardon The Summer of Sunshine & Margot, by Susan Mallery Their Little Secret, by Mark Billingham Wherever You Go, by Tracie Peterson Sisters of Summer’s End, by Lori Foster Summer on Mirror Lake, by JoAnn Ross One Small Sacrifice, Hilary Davidson Lost […]

Mauck Directs America’s Farmers Grow Communities Donation to SCR-I School District

Written on July 16, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

Each year, the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partners with local farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits. Scotland County farmer Emily Mauck recently has directed $2,500 to Scotland County R-I School District through the project. Sponsored by the Bayer Fund, the program provides farmers the opportunity to support and give back to nonprofit organizations […]

Phillips and Shultz Families Gathered For Their Annual Reunion June 30th

Written on July 8, 2019 at 4:09 pm, by

The descendants of Judd and Hannah Phillips and descendants of Charley and Minnie Shultz met at the Rutledge School on Sunday, June 30, 2019 for their annual reunion. Larry Phillips asked the blessing on a delicious carry-in meal. Those attending were Larry and Sharon Phillips, Olathe, KS; Dale Hatter, Huntley, IL; Dick Kilian, Roselle, IL; […]

Rotary Presents Scholarships, Installs New Officers at Annual Banquet

Written on July 8, 2019 at 1:41 pm, by

The Scotland County Rotary Club held its annual banquet on June 26, 2019, for the purpose of new officer installation and scholarship check presentation. A catered meal was served, followed by the scholarship check presentations. The scholarships totaled $3,000 this year and $500 checks were presented to six Scotland County R-1 Seniors. The scholarship recipients […]

2019 Scotland County Fair Set to Kick Off Sunday

Written on July 5, 2019 at 10:38 am, by

The 2019 Scotland County Fair will kick off Sunday with the opening installment of the livestock and animal shows followed by the  crowning of the 2019 State Fair Farm Family and the Scotland County 4-H Royalty. The opening act will be the 4-H Dog Show which will get underway at 1 p.m. The Farm Family […]

Royalty Contest Will Cap Off Busy Monday at 2019 SC Fair

Written on July 5, 2019 at 10:37 am, by

The Scotland County fairgrounds will be filled with hustle and bustle on Monday, July 8th as well as with a few bangs and pops. The Scotland County Shooting Sports teams will be action starting at 8 a.m.  competing in .22 rifle action, archery, trap shooting, and hunting and outdoors skills. The action will shift to […]

Comedian Jerry Carroll to Take the Stage July 9th at the SC Fair

Written on July 5, 2019 at 10:32 am, by

The Scotland County Fair has a long tradition of farm-related activities and 2019 will stick to that theme while still being able to branch off into a new event. Tuesday evenings grandstand event will offer to tickle guests funny bone while sticking to the agriculture background of the event. Comedian Jerry Carroll will take the […]

Cooley, Kliethermes Named to UCM Dean’s List

Written on July 2, 2019 at 11:43 am, by

 Warrensburg, MO — Two local students have earned a spot on the University of Central Missouri Dean’s List. Each semester, the Dean’s List is divided into two parts. The first list includes the names of students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average, and the second list includes the names of students who […]

Woods Reunion Was Held Sunday, June 23rd at the Rutledge Community Center

Written on July 2, 2019 at 11:28 am, by

The 2019 Woods family reunion was held Sunday, June 23rd at the Rutledge Community Center. Sixty persons were registered and hailed from Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri.  Randy and Charles Woods hosted the reunion.  Fried chicken, potatoes and gravy, and a vegetable were catered.  Attendees brought desserts and other delicious food stuff to complete a delicious […]

Aaron Buford Named to SCC Spring Dean’s List

Written on June 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm, by

Aaron Buford of Memphis has been named to the 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List at Southeastern Community College in Burlington, IA. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have attempted a minimum of 12 semester hours of course work and achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.