Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on November 13, 2018 at 11:54 am, by

Thursday, November 1, 2018 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. […]

Ebeling Wins Lone Local Race on November 6th Ballot

Written on November 8, 2018 at 11:35 am, by

Perhaps it was only one local contested race, but less than 55% of the registered voters in Scotland County took time to cast their ballots in the November 6th general election. A total of 1,616 votes were cast among the 3,045 registered voters in Scotland County The only contested local race was for Scotland County […]

Downing Board Moving Forward with Plan to Improve Water Pressure

Written on November 6, 2018 at 5:09 pm, by

The Board of the City of Downing convened at 6:00 pm on November 5, 2018 with Mayor Alan Garrett presiding. Present were Aldermen Bill Anderson, Ray Bange, Gene Bruner, City Clerk Carol Dryden and Water/Waste Water Operator John Petary. Copies of the agenda, minutes of the last meeting, deposits and disbursements, monthly water report, account […]

Aaron Dale Appointed West Ward Alderman at November Memphis City Council Meeting

Written on November 6, 2018 at 5:06 pm, by

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall.  Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen answering present were:  Tom Glass and Chris Feeney; Alderman Lucas Remley was absent.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe; […]

County Pursuing Expansion for Road & Bridge Shop

Written on November 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm, by

With equipment continually getting larger and more expensive, the Scotland County Commission this week put the finishing touches on preliminary plans to expand the road and bridge shop, located on Highway 15 near the north edge of Memphis. “Our equipment has simply outgrown the facility,” said Western District Commissioner David Wiggins. “We have been studying […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on November 6, 2018 at 12:21 pm, by

Thursday, October 25, 2018 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. […]

City Asking Voters to Again Consider Changing Elected Marshal to Hired Chief of Police

Written on November 1, 2018 at 2:18 pm, by

Residents of the City of Memphis are again being asked to consider the future of the city marshal position. After failing in April, the city council has placed a ballot issue again seeking voter approval to transition the police department leadership from an elected city marshal position to an appointed chief of police position. Proposition […]

Congressional Candidate Henry Martin Makes Stop in Memphis

Written on October 30, 2018 at 2:49 pm, by

Missouri  congressional candidate Henry Martin stopped in Memphis on Friday, October 26th as part of a tour of the 36-county 6th Congressional District. The Democratic candidate was concluding his “Missouri Matters” RV tour. “I want to be the voice for the teachers in Maryville and Kirksville and for the police officer in Hannibal. I understand […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on October 30, 2018 at 12:15 pm, by

Thursday, October 4, 2018 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. […]

SCR-I Students Attend Future Leaders Academy Hosted by Congressman Graves 

Written on October 23, 2018 at 10:49 am, by

Nearly 100 high school students from across North Missouri came together at Hannibal-LaGrange University on Tuesday, October 16th to take part in Congressman Sam Graves’ annual Future Leaders Academy. “These students are among the best and brightest in North Missouri,” said Graves. “I believe the Future Leaders Academy is a great opportunity for these students […]