Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

Written on June 13, 2017 at 11:25 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Shopko announced Monday, June 4th that the liquidation sale has ended and the store conversion process to Shopko Hometown will begin immediately at the Memphis, Pamida store. The store will remain open during the entire conversion process which will last between five to six weeks. TEN YEARS AGO A California man apparently […]

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Written on June 6, 2017 at 1:27 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO It is commendable to see the results of a community working hard to improve itself.  Such is the case in Scotland County and Memphis, MO.  Recently, the City of Memphis was made aware that an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at the swimming pool would improve safety for the patrons of the pool […]

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Written on May 30, 2017 at 12:35 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Whispering Pines Winery has once again struck gold.  The Keosauqua, IA vineyard, owned by Steve and Becki Tucker, learned earlier this month that the locally produced 2011 Ramblin’ Rose New York 100% Cranberry wine had won a gold medal at the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition in Mendon, NY. In its 12th […]

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Written on May 23, 2017 at 10:34 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 Veterans of Foreign Wars will host its 66th Annual Memorial Day Services beginning at 10 a.m. on the Scotland County Courthouse lawn on Monday, May 28th.  John Eggleston of Memphis will be the featured speaker at the event coordinated by VGW program Chairman Donnie Middleton. Eggleston […]

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Written on May 16, 2017 at 12:12 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Dave Spence, Republican candidate for Governor, made a stop in Memphis today to tour Oakwood Industries.  Oakwood is a furniture manufacturer that has provided quality jobs and furniture since 1987.  The tour was led by Luke Fox as he shared the company’s use of oak, cherry and maple products used in the […]

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Written on May 9, 2017 at 11:09 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A successful advertising campaign at the Johnson Park ball diamond has allowed the city to purchase new basketball backboards for the city parks.  Park Director, Allen Garrett, indicated approximately 12 advertising signs have been sold and installed on the outfield fence at the ball diamond.  Proceeds from the sales will help fund […]

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Written on April 18, 2017 at 8:41 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County R-1 Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Following the election of new officers, the board turned its attention to consideration of a proposal to refinance the district’s debt load from the 2007 campus renovations. The board voted 7-0 to pass […]

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Written on April 11, 2017 at 11:20 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the March 2012 National Overview report on April 10th, confirming that March was more than just a month of scattered warmth – it shattered records across the U.S., becoming the only month ever recorded, except for January 2006, that had surpassed its record by such […]

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Written on April 4, 2017 at 10:14 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Due to the commitment and generosity of local citizens, businesses, organizations, and several in the surrounding areas, the Pheasant Airplane Committee of the Scotland County Historical Society has met its goal of raising the $75,000 needed to purchase the Pheasant Airplane that was manufactured here in Memphis, MO in January 1928. The […]

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Written on March 28, 2017 at 12:19 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO KMEM radio station is celebrating their 30th anniversary with the public on Friday, March 30th.  The station’s first day on the air was March 29, 1982. KMEM was founded in 1982 by Sam Berkowitz and his family.  The radio station was located in the east end of what is today the Sunrise […]