Category Archives: LIVING LIFE OVER

Living Life Over

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 […]

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Written on February 7, 2017 at 12:25 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO A Kansas City man entered a plea agreement on February 2nd ending a year-long saga involving a number of thefts from area vending machines. Oren G. Gamble, Sr., was arrested by the Memphis Police Department on January 16, 2011 in Memphis and charged with the theft of $550 in cash from a […]

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Written on January 31, 2017 at 1:37 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Brenda Roberts, recently of Des Moines, IA, now of Memphis, is the owner of a coffee shop, R~n~B on the east side of the square in Memphis in between the police station and Lighthouse of Faith Church. Brenda has a host of businesses in her little shop.  Besides the coffee shop, Roberts […]

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Written on January 24, 2017 at 3:40 pm, by

FIVE YEARS AGO Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, MO, opened its doors last week to the new Surgery Center which features the latest advanced technology in the operating suite and procedure room, and a comfortable family waiting room with coffee service and beverage vending.  “Our previous surgery suite had served us well for over 40 […]

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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 […]