Category Archives: GOVERNMENT

City of Memphis Marks Earth Day With Tree Plantings

Written on April 28, 2016 at 9:06 am, by

An estimated one billion or more people in 192 countries commemorated Earth Day on Friday, April 22nd, including the City of Memphis. Superintendent Roy Monroe reported a pair of trees were planted in Johnson Park as part of the celebration that fosters environmental awareness while promoting such activities as community clean ups, and like this […]

Dana Glasscock Attends Recorders Association of Missouri Training Conference

Written on April 26, 2016 at 1:40 pm, by

The Recorders Association of Missouri held their 2016 Training Conference at the Elms Hotel & Spa in Excelsior Springs, MO on April 12th-15th.  Attending was Scotland County Recorder, Dana Glasscock, who received her Recorder’s Certification for completing the required 20 hours of annual training relating to the operations of the Recorder’s office as required per […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 26, 2016 at 11:31 am, by

Thursday, April 14, 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; County Clerk, Batina Dodge. Commissioner Wiggins moved to approve the consent agenda; seconded by Presiding Commissioner Ebeling. Motion […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm, by

Thursday, April 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. […]

Memphis Celebrates Arbor Day With Cedar Planting

Written on April 12, 2016 at 7:18 pm, by

To promote tree planting, Memphis recently celebrated Arbor Day with the planting of some native conifers.  The Cedar also called “true” cedar is a coniferous genus and species of trees in the plant family Pinaceae.  They are most closely related to the Firs, sharing a very similar cone structure.  Most true, old-world cedars seen in […]

City Set for Test Run for Curbside Recycling

Written on April 12, 2016 at 7:17 pm, by

With cardboard recycling in full swing, Memphis City Sanitation is set to kick off a test run for curbside recycling as part of an attempt to secure grant funding to support the future program. City Superintendent Roy Monroe indicated that the city’s trash collection service will begin offering curbside recycling pickups for paper, cans and […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 12, 2016 at 11:49 am, by

Thursday, March 31, 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. […]

City Sanitation Offering Annual Spring Cleanup

Written on April 5, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by

Lawn mowers running, garage sale signs appearing and warmer weather gradually appearing. With the signs of the season change here, thoughts are turning toward the traditional spring cleaning season. Memphis City Sanitation will be pitching in with its annual spring residential bulk pick-up. Residential customers of the City of Memphis may place bulk items at […]

Scotland County Commission Meeting Minutes

Written on April 5, 2016 at 12:44 pm, by

Thursday, March 24, 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. […]

County Races Take Shape as Election Filing Officially Closes

Written on April 5, 2016 at 11:05 am, by

Three of the six county offices up for election in November will feature races in this year’s elections after filing officially closed on March 29th for the August 2nd primary election and the November general election. Incumbents filed for re-election in all six offices, sheriff, coroner, public administrator, assessor, eastern district and western district commissioners. […]