Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Volunteers Continue to Restore Historic Rutledge School Building

Written on July 30, 2019 at 1:12 pm, by

If you have followed the conversation over the past several years, you are aware there is a group of volunteers who call themselves the Rutledge School Restoration Society.  This is not a get-together group who sits around the table and visits or makes plans for a trip here or there, it is a hard-working organized […]

Genealogy Society Visits Schuyler County Museum

Written on July 30, 2019 at 9:24 am, by

Scotland County Genealogical Society met July 9th at the Genealogy building in Memphis. Those present were: June Kice, Connie Bratton, Ruthie Tague, Max Hamilton, Nancy Platz, Terry Arnold, Twila Stevenson, Treva Wittstock, and Rhonda Davis. After a short business meeting we all traveled to Lancaster for a tour of the Schuyler County Museum. We were […]

Hyde Family Reunion

Written on July 23, 2019 at 12:57 pm, by

Descendants of Hollis and Nellie Hyde, and Virgil and Helen Hyde gathered at the Scotland County Health & Fitness Center community room in Memphis on Sunday, July 21st for the 44th annual Hyde Reunion.  Following a blessing given by Mr. Gary Winkler and a delicious catered lunch provided by Steve’s Family Dining of Kahoka, MO, […]

Scotland County Parish Of UMC Hosts Christmas in July Celebration

Written on July 23, 2019 at 11:18 am, by

The sun was shining brightly, a slight breeze came out of the north, and the forecast made no hint of snow!!  It was a beautiful day to celebrate Christmas – Christmas in July,  that is.  The Scotland County Parish parsonage at 202 N Adams in Memphis was the place to be Sunday, July 21, from […]

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 […]