Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 23, 2016 at 1:31 pm, by

Thursday, August 4, 2016 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Sam Graves to Hold Town Hall Next Tuesday in Memphis 

Written on August 16, 2016 at 6:03 pm, by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Sam Graves will be hosting a town hall next Tuesday, August 23, in Memphis. The forum at the Wiggins Family Museum will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and is open to the public. “Town halls are a great opportunity to have a face to face discussion with people […]

City, Rural Water Ventures Make State Drinking Water Revolving Fund Projects List for 2017

Written on August 16, 2016 at 5:55 pm, by

While the check is not in the bank, a pair of local water providers have recently been placed on the fundable project lists for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for fiscal year 2017. The intended use plan will head to the Safe Drinking Water Commission in September for final […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 9, 2016 at 10:01 am, by

Thursday, July 28, 2016 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Voters Back Incumbents, Shoot Down School Levy Again at August 2nd Primary

Written on August 4, 2016 at 1:29 pm, by

The third time was not the charm for a proposed tax levy to allow the Scotland County R-I School District to fund the construction of a new early childhood development center and make other campus upgrades. Voters in the August 2nd primary election again defeated Proposition 1 which would have increased local property taxes by […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on August 2, 2016 at 10:01 am, by

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Redmon, House Appropriations Committee for Agriculture, Conservation, and Natural Resources Continues to Work through the Interim

Written on July 25, 2016 at 7:11 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While the Missouri General Assembly concluded the 2016 legislative session in May, members of the Missouri House of Representatives have remained busy throughout the interim with committee work and research that will pave the way for the next budget process. State Rep. Craig Redmon and the members of the House Appropriations […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on July 19, 2016 at 2:47 pm, by

Thursday, July 7, 2016 PLACE OF MEETING: Scotland County Courthouse Commission Chambers The meeting was called to order at 8:30 a.m. PRESENT WERE:  Presiding Commissioner, Duane Ebeling; Eastern District Commissioner, Danette Clatt; Western District Commissioner, David Wiggins;; and County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. […]

Write-In Candidate for U.S. Senate Visits Memphis Democrat

Written on July 12, 2016 at 9:38 pm, by

A write-in candidate for U.S. Senate insists he isn’t seeking his 15 minutes of fame, and to prove it, he is asking just nine minutes of time from new media outlets as he tours the state trying to “kickoff” his campaign. Patrick Lee visited the Memphis Democrat on July 7th, asking for just nine minutes […]

Transportation Commission Approves MoDOT’s New Five-Year Construction Plan

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:38 pm, by

  Two Scotland County bridges will be replaced but no money is earmarked for resurfacing Highway 15 or 136. Several highway resurfacing projects and bridge repairs or replacements are just a few of the projects now funded in Missouri’s five-year Statewide Transportation Program, or STIP.  The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the STIP at […]