Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on January 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO “It will cost just a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States,” said Postmaster Monica March.  “The increase, effective January 22, is the first price change for First-Class Mail stamps (Forever stamps) in more than two and a half years.” Highlights of the new single-piece First-Class Mail […]

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Written on January 10, 2017 at 10:31 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Two of the nation’s leading Midwest-based general merchandise retail chains, Shopko Stores and Pamida, announced on January 4th they will merge to create one of the largest U.S. retailers focused on serving smaller and rural communities. The combined entity will have nearly 350 locations in 22 states, including Memphis, with plans for […]

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Written on January 9, 2017 at 5:40 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The first baby of the New Year was born at Scotland County Hospital at 4:40 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2012. Cash Arrin Cochran weighed seven pounds and 14 ounces and was 21 ½ inches in length.  The first baby of 2012 was born to parents Anna Buckallew and Darrin Cochran of […]

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Written on December 20, 2016 at 10:47 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The 2011 Scotland County Adopt-a-Child Santa’s Helper program has once again come to a close.  This year, the program was able to help 28 families within Scotland County, which consisted of 61 children. The actual Santa’s helpers do a little bit of everything – from picking up the sign-up sheets, filling out […]

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Written on December 13, 2016 at 11:09 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Less than one week after U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill called for a five-month delay in postal facility closures, the U.S. Postal Service agreed to put any potential closures on hold until May 15 to allow time to implement cost-saving reforms. Rutledge officials have learned this reprieve will include the small town’s post […]

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Written on December 6, 2016 at 10:36 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO After pursuing a number of options for the future expansion of the Memphis Cemetery, the city council on December 1st, approved a contract to purchase 20 acres of ground adjacent to the site. The board of aldermen voted 4-0 to enter a contract with Davis and Melinda Burrus to purchase 20 acres […]

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Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:41 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO, successfully opened its doors to the first Emergency Room patient in the new Emergency Department just after 7 a.m. this morning, Tuesday, November 29, 2011.  The Hospital has been under construction, and remains under construction, since the summer of 2010.  As part of President Obama’s American […]

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Written on November 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Former Scotland County resident Denise Howard’s art career is continuing to climb.  Her portrait of Elena Myers, a 17-year-old motorcycle racer and the first female to win an AMA Supersport race, is featured in “Amazing Pencil Portraits 3”.  The book is published by Platte Productions Publishing and is available via 222.Blurb.com and […]

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Written on November 15, 2016 at 9:40 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The City of Memphis looked within to fill a key vacancy in the water department earlier this month when it was announced former Superintendent Dennis Howard’s replacement had been named.  However, the board of alderman had to dip into another department to find Howard’s successor. Stacy Alexander was selected from amongst the […]

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Written on November 8, 2016 at 8:47 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Jauflione Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, hosted its annual reception to honor veterans on Friday, November 4, 2011 at the Presbyterian Church in Memphis.  Chaplain Grace Brown assisted at the guest book. Veterans and guests were welcomed by Regent Susan Miller.  She thanked all the veterans for their service.  She spoke […]