Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

Written on June 28, 2016 at 10:59 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Ashley Tague, a recent graduate of Scotland County R-1 High School, has earned a position on the Iowa State high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyoming from July 17th-23rd to compete at the Annual National High School Finals Rodeo (NHSFR) in the barrel racing. Featuring […]

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Written on June 21, 2016 at 9:30 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO High gasoline prices are taking their toll on summer vacations and adding to costs for farmers. The price at the pump was also looming for the City of Memphis with the impending installation of the new electric substation. The city is faced with the daunting task of maintaining full generation for city […]

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Written on June 13, 2016 at 1:29 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On May 18, the Memphis FFA Chapter held its annual Spring Banquet where one member of the community received a coveted award for his outstanding dedication to the chapter and in particular the Trapshooting team. Dave will tell anyone his most recent achievement was helping the FFA Trapshooters win District and have […]

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Written on June 7, 2016 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Larry Frederick, a dairy farmer from Baring, was among more than 65 Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) Board members and Young Cooperators (YCs) who visited Capitol Hill last week to discuss issues affecting the dairy industry. DFA members and staff convened in Washington, D.C., for the Cooperative’s annual D.C. Board Meeting […]

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Written on May 31, 2016 at 3:33 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Anna Hirner and Brandon Monroe have been awarded the American Youth Foundation’s National Leadership Award in recognition of personal integrity, balanced living and potential for leadership.  The honor was presented by Brent Bondurant at their award ceremonies held at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 16th. TEN YEARS AGO The State Board of […]

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Written on May 24, 2016 at 1:49 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Despite being at the opposite end of the state, Joplin was close to the hearts of Scotland County residents on Monday morning as the southeast Missouri community began recovery efforts following a massive tornado that devastated the town of 49,000. Published reports on Monday morning put the death toll at 89 from […]

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Written on May 17, 2016 at 1:19 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Missouri Health Care Association (MHCA) District VI held the annual Golden Age Games competition and Ms. Missouri Nursing Home Pageant for area long term care residents on May 13, 2011 at Hannibal LaGrange College. Over 120 residents, representing 15 facilities attended the event. “My favorite part of the day is seeing the […]

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Written on May 10, 2016 at 5:03 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Monday April 11, Scotland County recognized Patricia Brock as the 2011 Volunteer of the Year.  A party was held in her honor at Keith’s Café in Memphis. Patricia Brock of Gorin was born in New York City and moved to Missouri about six years ago. She has two sons, five step-children, […]

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Written on May 3, 2016 at 5:01 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO As one cleanup project on the city square is coming to an end, another situation is looming on the opposite corner. On April 28th the City of Memphis ordered the properties of 100 and 102 East Madison Street to be vacated in an emergency action due to the declining structural integrity of […]

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Written on April 18, 2016 at 2:14 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County R-1 standout Ashley Tague will continue her basketball career at the next level after signing a letter of intent to play hoops at Culver-Stockton College in Canton. She will join Coach Seth Minter’s program that is looking to improve on an injury-plague 6-22 season in 2010-2011. Minter, who led Canton […]