Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on September 10, 2019 at 11:31 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A local business has been selected to participate in the 23rd Annual Best of Missouri Market and More at the Missouri Botanical Garden.  Milkweed Mercantile, maker of organic jam, jelly, chutney, granola, and sorghum near Rutledge, will join the more than 30 new vendors adding to the more than 120 outstanding Missouri […]

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Written on September 3, 2019 at 11:42 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The red carpet was rolled out for six area veterans, albeit in whirlwind fashion as the former soldiers and seamen were guests of honor on Mission #26 of the Great River Honor Flight program that traveled to Washington D.C. on August 28th. World War II veteran Ivan Woods along with Korean War […]

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Written on August 27, 2019 at 10:52 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The 2014 Scotland County Antique Fair royalty include King Leon Wheeler, Queen Linda Wheeler, Prince Brody Wheeler, and Princess Halle Miller. Top times for the annual Fun Run were Austin Smith with 21 minutes and 39 seconds and the top female performer was Lisa Murguia with a time of 23:38. TEN YEARS […]

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Written on August 20, 2019 at 11:17 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO New officers were inducted at the Scotland County R-1 Booster Club meeting August 13th at SCR-1 high school as the group gears up for the start of the sports season at the school. Matt Buford, who previously served as vice-president, will take over at the helm for Chuck Kigar.  Debbie Blessing was […]

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Written on August 6, 2019 at 11:01 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Nearly 1 in 3 voters turned out for this year’s August primary elections.  Amendments #1 and #7 were hot items this year with Scotland Countians saying no to both the Right to Farm bill and the highway sales tax. A pair of amendments did gain support however.  Amendment #5 providing state constitutional […]

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Written on July 30, 2019 at 10:57 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Typically the aroma of steaks grilling fills the air at Keith’s Café but on Monday evening, employees noticed the odor of a possible fire and were quick to call the Memphis Fire Department.  The volunteer department was dispatched to a possible structure fire at the restaurant at 7:46 p.m. on Monday evening, […]

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Written on July 23, 2019 at 12:21 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Top performers at the 2014 NEMO Fair IDOL were Jade Herron (1st place), Shelby Westhoff (2nd place), Becky Reeves (3rd place), and A.C. Watt (crowd pleaser award).  In addition to cash prizes, the winners also earned the honor and privilege of opening for the three musical acts at next year’s NEMO Fair. […]

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Written on July 16, 2019 at 11:49 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Wednesday, July 9th, Scotland County Hospital CEO, Marcia R. Dial, announced to all employees that her last day would be September 30th.  Dial has been the CEO for Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO since 1988.  Prior to that, she was part of the accounting staff for the hospital. She has […]

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Written on July 8, 2019 at 12:12 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Elizabeth Duzan was crowned Queen of the 2014 Scotland County Fair after winning the talent and essay contest portions of the event held Monday night in the Art Hall.  Natalie Miller was 1st Runner-Up and Sarah Sites was 2nd Runner-Up. The 2014 Scotland County Fair 4-H Royalty were crowned July 6th.  Kylee […]

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Written on June 25, 2019 at 11:02 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Scotland County Fair Board, to be applied toward the cost of repairing and painting grandstands and bleachers. The MFA Oil Foundation which was established in 1998, provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a […]