Category Archives: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Memorial Day

Written on June 4, 2019 at 11:42 am, by

Dear Editor, I visited a country cemetery today, and I’m glad I did. Memorial Day has always been a special holiday to me. Not only a time to remember and honor our fallen veterans, but also for remembering loved ones, family and friends that have passed on. I didn’t develop an appreciation for this National […]

S.C.M.H… OUR Hospital

Written on May 28, 2019 at 12:51 pm, by

The CEO announced on May 23, Crossrivers Quality Health Partners, has the 1st Right of Affiliation with Our hospital. The CEO will be meeting with Blessing in early June. The CEO also announced he is a board member of Crossrivers. (see Crossrivers web site to verify his status and S.C.M.H logo). What a deal! No […]

Farewell Nursing

Written on May 28, 2019 at 12:49 pm, by

As May 22nd comes to a close, I am no longer employed with Scotland County Hospital rural clinics. I find it hard to continue to work for management that does not take into consideration the needs of their staff. As I complete my nursing career, I thank all of the nurses that I have worked […]

More Track Pictures

Written on May 24, 2019 at 8:57 am, by

I was delighted to read in the May 16th paper that thirteen SCR-I athletes advanced to the state championship in Track & Field. As a former track athlete, I know the dedication and perseverance it takes to get to that level of competition. Great work, kids! I would love to see more photos of our […]

Unity and selflessness

Written on May 21, 2019 at 1:56 pm, by

Unity, selflessness and wise planning are vital elements of a successful, thriving community. I grew up outside a small rural community in Indiana, so small town life is nothing new to me. I say this so that people will understand when I say that the people of Memphis and this area have a strong sense […]

Responding to the FCC, Wireless Investment Partnership, and Federal Airways & Airspace

Written on May 9, 2019 at 3:14 pm, by

I submitted the following response to the FCC, Wireless Investment Partnership and Federal Airways & Airspace after receiving their response to my request for an environmental review for the proposed cellular tower on Lindell Street. This is a reply to the Response to Pleading from Federal Airways & Airspace representing Wireless Investment Partnership, dated April […]

Tower’s Unknown Effects

Written on May 7, 2019 at 4:59 pm, by

I am writing this letter in regards/concern of the proposed 303′ tower to be built at 619 Lindell Blvd. property here in Memphis, MO. This proposed tower will be the equivalent of a 30 story building emitting Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) into our neighborhood. The Electromagnetic Field (EMF) up to 400 meters (1312.4 ft) from the […]

Proposed Tower(s)

Written on April 30, 2019 at 1:37 pm, by

In the April 4th, 2019 publication of the Memphis Democrat a Legal Notice was made public. It was a notice from Wireless Investment Partnership that they were processing a new application with the FCC to install a 303’ AMSL Lattice Tower to be located at 40°27’58.72” N, 92°10’55.89” L. The physical location of the proposed […]


Written on April 18, 2019 at 1:19 pm, by

Doctor Tobler, on behalf of the Board, sent the following letter in response to my Request of Proposals (RFP’s), It reads: Re:  Request for Public Records, March 28, 2019 Dear Ms. Shultz, I am the custodian of records for the Scotland County Hospital District (the “Hospital”). This will confirm that on March 28, 2019 I […]

S.C.M.H. – Our Hospital

Written on April 9, 2019 at 4:23 pm, by

Outsourcing of jobs and services is becoming the norm at the hospital. What business agreements arrangements have been put in place affecting our hospital and community. The following request was presented to the board and administrator at the March 28th board meeting. A request for a public forum to address issues had been presented to […]