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Written on August 15, 2017 at 12:07 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Liberty Energy (Midstates) Corp., d/b/a Liberty Utilities, has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission to change its Infrastructure System Replacement Surcharge (ISRS). Liberty Utilities is seeking the adjustment to reflect infrastructure replacement investments made by the natural gas company from October 2010 through May 2012.  These costs for natural […]

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Written on August 8, 2017 at 1:08 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A housing rehabilitation grant dating back to 2004 is continuing to assist the City of Memphis in clean-up efforts. More than $400,000 was funded through a Community Block Development Grant as part of the Federal Neighborhood Development Program, administered by the Missouri Department of Economic Development via the NEMO Regional Planning Commission. […]

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Written on August 1, 2017 at 9:54 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO In spite of the hot, dry weather the Community Garden is bearing fruit and producing fresh vegetables for the needs of the community.  Recently, because of the weather, the green beans have stopped producing; however, the tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers and some squash are beginning to produce ripe fruit. No pesticides or […]

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Written on July 24, 2017 at 9:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The traditional attire of Catholic nuns is called a habit.  While many of the characters in the upcoming Memphis Community Players’ summer production will be adorned in the customary nun garb, the play’s title, “Drinking Habits” reveals that this isn’t your everyday convent. Cast members include Lynnette Dyer, Angela Westhoff, Lori Fulk, […]

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Written on July 17, 2017 at 5:39 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A rural Scotland County farmer lost a large storage shed and the bulk of its contents to a fire Monday afternoon. The Scotland County Fire department was dispatched to the Clyde Zimmerman farm on Route H north of Arbela at 4:33 p.m. with a report that a 40×50 foot machine shed was […]

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Written on July 11, 2017 at 10:02 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO For the first time since 2003, a portion of the customers of the Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 (CPWSD#1) in Scotland County were drinking water produced right here at home. At around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 6th, the switch was turned east of Memphis to reopen the supply line between […]

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Written on July 3, 2017 at 4:43 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan today announced the Scotland County Memorial Library received an eReader Exploration Grant in the amount of $1,145. The grant will provide funds to public libraries to help library staff, volunteers and patrons learn about eReader devices through a hands-on experience.  This allows public libraries that participate […]

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Written on June 27, 2017 at 10:26 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO With the start of services just weeks away, the Memphis City Council put some of the finishing touches on the creation of the Memphis City Sanitation Department at a special meeting on June 21st. Residential trash will be picked up on Tuesdays and Fridays by the city beginning July 2nd.  Locations on […]

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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 […]