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FIVE YEARS AGO Motorists don’t expect to have to dodge animals inside city limits, and generally most drivers are on the lookout for deer. But on June 17th a Downing man was fortunate to escape a one-vehicle accident with only minor injuries after the car he was driving struck a horse on the west edge […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO Northeast Missouri Community Action Agency, through Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding, has established and maintained an active group of youth volunteers in Scotland County for the past 7 years. The youth group called, Kids Can, engages youth between 5th and 12th grades in service activities that contribute to the local community […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in the national Click It or Ticket mobilization conducted May 24 – June 6. During the enforcement effort, officers issued a total of 24 traffic tickets including 18 for seat belt violations, four speeding tickets and one other traffic violation. One felony arrest was also […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO Changing technology has introduced computers, cellular phones, fax machines and much more to most homes. Unfortunately ever-changing technology has insured most homes also have plenty of out-dated technology, as constant improvements and updates leave folks with lots of old technology just lying around the house. Summit Electronics of Keokuk, IA, is targeting […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO A fresh coat of paint brightens up any room, and this summer Scotland County R-I will receive up to 40 gallons of paint to refresh its learning environment. SCR-I was selected as the winner of a paint grant through Memphis Farm & Home’s partnership with True Value Foundation’s “Painting a Brighter Future” […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO Officers from the Scotland County and Schuyler County sheriff’s departments as well as the Missouri State Highway Patrol converged on an area north of Downing Sunday morning in search of a stolen vehicle. Turned out there was little chance of a quick getaway for the suspects, who were piloting a stolen bulldozer […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County Memorial Hospital opened its doors at 8 a.m. on July 20, 1970.  At that time it had the capacity of 30 beds.  A lot has changed in the last 40 years at your local hospital and there is even more positive change for the future.  The public is invited to […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO The Rotary Club has collected nearly 1,000 pairs of new shoes to be donated to the Shoes for Orphan Souls. The charity program is a ministry of Buckner International and has distributed more than 1.8 million pairs of new shoes to at-risk children in the United States and to orphans in 68 […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO In today’s workforce, a lot of folks put the miles on their vehicles driving to and from work. But a Kentucky family that passed through Scotland County last weekend may have the record for the longest commute to the job place. Marvin and Debbie Carlton and their son Jesse are currently en […]

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FIVE YEARS AGO The Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual customer appreciation breakfast this Saturday, April 17th.  MACC members will host Pancake Day at the Memphis Fire Station beginning at 7:00 a.m.  The meal will be served until 10:00 a.m. Area merchants and business owners will join forces to cook pancakes, eggs, […]

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