Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

Written on October 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Despite an obvious apprehension surrounding theaters, Abraham Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd Lincoln will be the guests of honor for a special program to be held at the Memphis Theatre on Wednesday, March 24th at 7 p.m. It won’t be the famous couple’s first trip to town.  Max and Donna Daniels […]

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Written on October 10, 2017 at 2:06 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A Memphis residence was damaged by fire on Friday evening.  The Memphis Fire Department was dispatched to the David and Kary Curry residence on 717 W. Jefferson Street at 6:26 p.m. The rear of the home was engulfed in flames when the first responders arrived.  The fire department was able to limit […]

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Written on October 3, 2017 at 9:22 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Memphis Community Players are pleased to announce that the Memphis Cinema will reopen on Friday, October 5th.  Movies will be shown on the new digital equipment that was installed last week by Sonic Equipment of Iola, KS.  The theater will open this weekend with the animated summer hit “Ice Age-Continental Drift”, […]

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Written on September 26, 2017 at 12:18 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Just three days into the voting in U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Communities campaign, more than 250 schools had jumped into the race to win a share of $1 million in the company’s fourth annual campaign to support education. On September 18th, the carrier released the first list of the 100 schools leading […]

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Written on September 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Doc Donelson celebrated his 50 years in his dentist practice at the dentist office on the west side of the Memphis square at an open house Monday, September 24th. Though he had intended to settle in Canton, MO and open his practice there, Doc and his late wife, Joyce, eventually decided to […]

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Written on September 12, 2017 at 1:36 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO This week MoDOT and its contractor W. L. Miller Company began the construction of ADA improvements to the sidewalks located along Business 136 in Memphis.  The work area will begin at US 136 and go north for approximate 0.2 miles. The contract was awarded for $46,338.  Once the contractor begins, they have […]

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Written on September 4, 2017 at 9:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Elvis Gundy was crowned Queen at the Scotland County Care Center Pageant held during National Nursing Home Week in 2011.  She then traveled to Hannibal in May 2012 to compete in the District 6 Pageant held along with the Golden Age Games.  After being crowned Queen of this Pageant, Elvis was then […]

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Written on August 29, 2017 at 4:59 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Bruce Childress was among the 53 inductees in the 2012 class of the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame, who were honored August 18th during a ceremony at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Inductees from 43 counties established a legacy totaling 1,625 years of service to 4-H.  Family members and friends […]

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Written on August 21, 2017 at 9:38 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A Saturday afternoon fire destroyed a machine shed and all of its contents north of Gorin.  The Scotland County dispatcher received a call at 5:29 p.m. reporting a possible fire on the property, owned by Chad Winters. The Gorin Fire Department responded to the structure fire call and placed a mutual aid […]

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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 […]