Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

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Written on August 23, 2016 at 2:37 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO International Eyecare Center is opening an office in Memphis at the Scotland County Hospital this month. “This partnership with IEC is a huge benefit to the residents of Northeast Missouri,” said Marcia Dial, Scotland County Hospital CEO.  “We need vision care that is accessible in this area and we are so pleased […]

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Written on August 16, 2016 at 12:38 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO What started out as a part-time book keeping position has turned into six decades of life in the lumber business for Downing native H Middleton.  The owner and operator of Memphis Lumber is celebrating sixty years in the business. Middleton got his start with the Downing Lumber Company, when he was hired […]

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Written on August 9, 2016 at 9:54 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Gov. Jay Nixon today asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct damage assessment reports for all 114 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis to determine the extent of damage to crops and livestock because of the excessive heat and severe drought conditions persisting throughout the […]

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Written on August 2, 2016 at 1:33 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO As more customers choose to conduct their postal business online, on their smart phones and at their favorite shopping destinations, the need for the U.S. Postal Service to maintain its nearly 32,000 retail offices – the largest retail network in the country – diminishes.  To that end, the U.S. Postal Service announced […]

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Written on July 26, 2016 at 11:37 am, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Residents will have a front row seat to one of nature’s most spectacular shows in the upcoming weeks. Friday night, the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will become visible to stargazers, marking the start of a double meteor shower that will last into August.  As the Delta Aquarid shower concludes, the Perseid meteor […]

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Written on July 19, 2016 at 1:55 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Tri-County Electric Cooperative, a member-owned, locally-operated, electric utility that serves 6,300 homes, farms and businesses in Adair, Schuyler, Scotland and portions of Macon, Putnam, and Sullivan counties in northeast Missouri, held its 72nd Annual Member Meeting on July 14, 2011.  The meeting took place at the Kirksville Middle School in Kirksville, MO. […]

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Written on July 12, 2016 at 5:02 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO The University of Missouri Extension Council of Scotland County proudly announced its 2011 State Farm Family during a special ceremony July 5th at the fair.  The David and RaElla Wiggins family received the honor. Each member of the Wiggins family have been committed to 4-H.  They each have exhibited livestock and Art […]

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Written on July 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO On Wednesday, July 14, Scotland County residents will once again reap the benefits of living between St. Louis and Chicago.  Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band, a children’s music band from Philadelphia, PA, will make a stop in Memphis to play a free evening show at 6 p.m. on the Courthouse Lawn. The […]

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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 […]