Category Archives: COMMUNITY

SCR-I to Host Homecoming September 27th

Written on September 20, 2019 at 9:41 am, by

Scotland County R-I High School will celebrate the 2019 Homecoming next week capped off with a community pep rally and parade on Friday, September 27th followed by the football game versus Salisbury that will feature the crowning of the royalty at half time. Theme for the 2019 festivities is “There’s No Place Like Homecoming.” Homecoming […]

Celebrating the Foundation of America – DAR Promotes Constitution Week

Written on September 17, 2019 at 1:49 pm, by

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual […]

Downing Depot Museum News

Written on September 13, 2019 at 10:48 am, by

Submitted by Judy Sharp We hope you enjoyed the 2019 Downing Appreciation Days as much as we did at the Depot Museum. We’ve posted on Facebook about some of the details (https://www.facebook.com/DowningDepotMuseum/). For the next several articles (there are seven sections) we’re going to include a part of the 1929 school picture. We’d like to […]

Arbela United Methodist Church Plans Revival

Written on September 13, 2019 at 10:34 am, by

Arbela United Methodist Church of the Scotland County Parish is excited to announce there will be a three-day revival held at this little white church on the hill on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday evenings, September 15, 16, and 17, 2019, at 7:00.   Grandpa John and Debbie (aka John and Debbie Gorham) will be bringing their […]

Sew & Go Quilt Guild Meet in Downing

Written on September 10, 2019 at 11:46 am, by

The Sew & Go Quilt Guild met at the Downing Christian Church in Downing, MO on August 13, 2019.  The meeting was called to order by President, Barbara Blessing. Those attending enjoyed a delicious salad made by Angela Neese and Amy Ahrens. Linda Marlowe, in absence of Treasurer Jeannie Childress, gave the Treasurer’s report. Michele […]

Bar B Saddle to Host Club Poker Ride October 5th

Written on September 10, 2019 at 11:41 am, by

The Bar B Saddle Club of Bible Grove will have a Horse and ATV Poker Ride Saturday, October 5, 2019.  Riders can sign up at 12:30 p.m. and the Ride will start at 1:00 p.m. Poker hands are $10 each and there will be a cookout following the ride starting at 5:00 p.m. For more […]

Lee, Racheal Briggs to Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Written on September 10, 2019 at 11:18 am, by

On September 19, 1969, Richard Lee Brigs married Racheal Elaine Grubb at the home of Reverend Kenneth Campbell in Memphis, MO.  To this union, two children were born, Linda Lea and Brian Allen.  There are also three grandsons; James, Levi, and Cody. The children and grandsons will host an open house for them at the […]

Price Reunion

Written on September 8, 2019 at 4:05 pm, by

The Price Reunion was held on June 9, 2019 at the Rutledge Community Building with the following people present: Samuel Peterson; Dorothy Boyd; Debbie Briggs; Jeff Givens; Brad, Tessa, Mathias & Max Thomas; James Huling; Kenny and Julie Huling; Ronnie Comley; Ryan Comley; Megan Barry; Jaxon Barry; Dan and Joyce Peterson; Kelly, Kris and Branden […]

Notebook Clips From Rutledge School Restoration Society

Written on September 8, 2019 at 4:03 pm, by

Well, here’s hoping you enjoyed the Downing House Lawn Party Saturday, August 24, during the 2019 Scotland County Antique Fair where folks were sitting around “talking about the old ways” of yesteryear and partaking of the delicious meal served by the Rutledge School  Restoration Society.  The sun was shining, the air was cool, and the […]

Price Family Reunion

Written on September 3, 2019 at 12:49 pm, by

The Price Reunion was held on June 9, 2019 at the Rutledge Community Building with the following people present: Samuel Peterson; Dorothy Boyd; Debbie Briggs; Jeff Givens; Brad, Tessa, Mathias & Max Thomas; James Huling; Kenny and Julie Huling; Ronnie Comley; Ryan Comley; Megan Barry; Jaxon Barry; Dan and Joyce Peterson; Kelly, Kris and Branden […]