Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on April 18, 2017 at 8:41 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The Scotland County R-1 Board of Education met in regular session on Thursday, April 12, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. Following the election of new officers, the board turned its attention to consideration of a proposal to refinance the district’s debt load from the 2007 campus renovations. The board voted 7-0 to pass […]

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Written on April 11, 2017 at 11:20 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the March 2012 National Overview report on April 10th, confirming that March was more than just a month of scattered warmth – it shattered records across the U.S., becoming the only month ever recorded, except for January 2006, that had surpassed its record by such […]

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Written on April 4, 2017 at 10:14 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Due to the commitment and generosity of local citizens, businesses, organizations, and several in the surrounding areas, the Pheasant Airplane Committee of the Scotland County Historical Society has met its goal of raising the $75,000 needed to purchase the Pheasant Airplane that was manufactured here in Memphis, MO in January 1928. The […]

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Written on March 28, 2017 at 12:19 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO KMEM radio station is celebrating their 30th anniversary with the public on Friday, March 30th.  The station’s first day on the air was March 29, 1982. KMEM was founded in 1982 by Sam Berkowitz and his family.  The radio station was located in the east end of what is today the Sunrise […]

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Written on March 21, 2017 at 10:15 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Continued transitioning of state-based testing systems to computer-based formats has forced the SCR-1 School District to undertake a technology upgrade. The board of education voted 7-0 at the March meeting to enter a three-year lease purchase agreement through the Bank of Kirksville to finance approximately $40,000 worth of technology upgrades for the […]

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Written on March 14, 2017 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO More than $8.6 million in prizes of $1,000 or more were awarded to Missouri Lottery players during February, including three local players.  Thousands of other prizes of less than $1,000 also were awarded during the month. Winners of $1,000 or more in February included Scott Goff and George Mendenhall, both of Memphis […]

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Written on March 7, 2017 at 1:31 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Miss Loren Smith-Roberts, daughter of Chuck and Audrey Roberts of Memphis, has been selected finalist for Missouri’s 32nd Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held March 10, 2012 at the Tiffany Greens Golf Club in Kansas City, Missouri.  She is the Scotland County School Homecoming Queen. Missouri’s 2012 Homecoming Queen will receive […]

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Written on February 28, 2017 at 11:06 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Steve Oliver, alumnus of Gorin High School (’63), and his wife Suzanne Asbury-Oliver, were inducted into the International Council of Airshow (ICAS) Hall of Fame in December 2011.  Every year, ICAS recognizes the industry’s top performers.  Recipients are nominated by their peers.  To qualify, nominees must have made a contribution through showmanship, […]

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Written on February 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Feb. 15th Judge Karl DeMarce, a judge on the 1st Judicial Circuit (Scotland County) sat by special designation with the Supreme Court of Missouri.  DeMarce was sitting in the place of Judge Mary R. Russell who was recused from one case argued today. In place of Russell, DeMarce heard the first […]

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Written on February 14, 2017 at 11:34 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Those Scotland County voters who bothered to go to the polls during Tuesday’s presidential preference primary election, followed the statewide trend for candidate choices. The bulk of those casting votes selected Republican tickets, both in Scotland County and statewide.  In Scotland County, Rick Santorum topped the full list of candidates, earning 130 […]